white out

with yet another nor’easter storm (UGHHGHGHhhh) arriving this morning, the weather gods do not seem to be honoring my request for spring weather. since this means i remain stuck in my daily ensemble of jeans, boots and a baggy sweater, i’ve decided to incorporate some fresh footwear into the mix with a white ankle boot. while not the easiest to pull off, this look has been a big celebrity favorite, esp. among the jenner/hadid model crowd.

i plan to pair mine with warm neutral basics for now, and transition them to a spring-y skirt or dress later (i love how hello fashion paired a silk scarf dress with the stella mccartney tortoise heel ones). check out more of my favorite options, including topshop, asos, these rag & bone, a suede m.gemi version, mid calf height by via spiga and this pair by schutz.

best buy

i bought these Schutz sandals on the shopbop extra 25% off sale a few weeks ago for a cool $79 and have been wearing them non-stop. if you are a size 6, 7 or 8 snag a pair while they still have them… plus there are a bunch more sizes available here. other sandal steals worth nabbing? another pair by schutz, these wrap style stuart weitzmans and some very wearable strappy silver slides

wear them with…1- janessa leone packable hat

2- linen wrap dress

3- colorblocked box bag

4- braided sandals

5- fendi geometric sunnies

6- tata harper beautifying face oil

7- supergoop lip + cheek color

summer calling

ring ring, summer here. this weekend new york officially became the sweaty steampot it can be (a season officially marked once the sidewalk garbage starts to smell- blech). this is actually happy news for a summer girl like me, as I for one would rather be sweating than freezing in most scenarios.

if you’re a fellow summer birthday like this Cancer, you live for the days of long nights and bare legs. in honor of this most holy of seasons, I rounded up some shorts + sandal combos to carry you all season long.

for the romantic…

subtle shorts


shorts: rebecca taylor

sandals: schutz

sunnies: warby parker

for a tropical jaunt…. bahama shorts

shorts: j.crew

sandals: ancient greek

sunnies: ray ban

for the girl next door… 

all american

shorts: madewell

sandals: vince

sunnies: dior

to make shorts not just a daytime thing… 

city slicker shorts

shorts: topshop

sandals: zara (also try the nude version)

sunnies: prada

to get the right kind of attention…

patterned shorts

shorts: zara

sandals: l*space by cocobelle

sunnies: illesteva

groundhog day

This whole winter in the north east thing is no joke. (and no, i do not look like the girls below when I am commuting to work) Not sure what struck me today other than pulling on my snow boots for the millionth time this week, but I have decided I am officially over winter. Unfortunately for me, that devil creature Punxsutawney Phil says I have to deal with this for 6 more weeks…but he definitely can’t stop me from starting to peruse the worldwide web for some warm weather inspiration.

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First up, a fresh face line I recently discovered, fittingly called May. Their spring selection is full of tropic prints, great cut outs and sheer material. I especially love this halter holiday print dress, this simple white tank style and of course a sassy cut out style. Best of all– they’re all under $200 so if you’re like me and tire of pattern easily, you don’t have to make a major commitment.

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Next, this tropical wonder from tibi. The combo of the peplum and the crop top scare the bajeezus out of me but hopefully will motivate me to hit the gym/stalk the mall for something high-waisted to pair with it

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Finally, I saw this pair of sandals and they called to me. I usually steer clear of anything pearl ever since I went through a bad overly preppy phase in middle/high school (my nickname for a time was unfortunately “ribbons”), but this pair is so simple the pearls add a polished touch. Love that you could dress them up for work or down to play with a pair of torn blue jean shorts.

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Here’s to new spring clothes and warmer weather to come!!