Weekend Jeans I Live In

I cannot recommend these jeans enough; the Gap mid-rise kick crop. I bought a pair over the holidays and have since bought a second pair, and a third pair in white. I ordered them in a tall and cut the bottoms to the exact length I wanted. One pair perfect for booties and the other pair for tennis shoes. They are super soft and by far the most comfortable jeans I own.

Pinterest Love

As instagram has taken over our lives {at least it seems that way to me} I am still returning to Pinterest for inspiration, ideas and tips and tricks. Being in the middle of wedding planning, I find myself on Pinterest daily and am still surprise how many things I discover. These are a few of my most recent favorites.

The most unreal light fixture.
Wedding wear inspiration.
Saved this one for my next trip to NYC.
A much, much more affordable look for less.
Getting excited to design our wedding wax seal.

My Everyday Bag

Before the holidays I began the search for a structured handbag that wasn’t too expensive, would keep its shape and would hold everything from file folders to my laptop; without looking like a piece of luggage. I stumbled upon this bag on Amazon and with the rave reviews, the price point, and the sleek, chic design (very similar to this high-end designer bag), I ordered it. A few months in and I can honestly say it is one of my favorite purses I have purchased. The quality surpasses some of my more expensive bags and the size is just large enough to tote my laptop but also small enough to head to happy hour after work without looking like I just stepped off the plane. Best part is comes 26 – YES – 26 colors!

I selected a neutral canvas with coordinating leather. Gave it one spray of scotch guard to protect the canvas and haven’t looked back! How fun is this orange for summer?!

Hello….

…is this thing on… it’s been FAR too long since my last post! So many exciting things happening – my boyfriend proposed in October, the holidays are upon us and we are in full wedding planning mode – needless to say the celebrations have not stopped!

I can’t believe the year is almost over and Christmastime is here. Every year I look forward to slowing down and enjoying the season with my friends and family. It’s a running joke in my family that once December 1 rolls around they can expect my wish list in their inbox! Sharing a peek at my wish list below.

Coffee Table Book – Being newly engaged my eyes are on all things bridal! This book was one of the first things on my list – the most chic bridal inspiration! Not to mention will look great on my coffee table.

Structured Tote – I need a new tote that I can fit everything and won’t lose its shape; this one fits the bill. And it’s on Amazon Prime – win!

Oversized Bracelets – Seems like I have been collecting bracelets lately – how great is this lucite one?!

Casual Sneakers – My white sneakers have seen better days and I am need of an upgrade.

Hyped Facial Products – In 2019 I want to take better care of my skin and this three-step process has amazing reviews.

Checked Bag – truth is I already purchased this one for myself. I needed a bag that I could check for an upcoming trip and the price and style was right on this one.

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G P & J Baker for H&M

Another H&M collaboration for the win! Working in the world of interiors I see beautiful wallpaper and fabrics daily – a favorite has always been the iconic British wallpaper and textile house GP & J Baker. They have teamed up with H&M to bring a few fabulous floral and geometric prints to an amazing line of affordable pieces. Shop my favorites from the collection below.

Cane Craze

Owning a home has been such a fun journey, however I am continuously making a list of projects I want to start or pieces I want to acquire. Recently I have been drawn to the look of natural cane and light wood. It still has an airy feel and isn’t the commitment of a dark, heavy wood piece or the opposite, a stark white piece. I purchased this credenza for my guest bedroom and absolutely love it. Now if only I could find a place for the chair below. And what a fabulous bar the armoire would make!

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Gola Sneakers

I wish I was spending my summer in sandals however I have been reaching for my sneakers due to a recently fractured foot!  I came across Gola tennis shoes and love the designs not to mention their storied past – the company dates back to 1905!  So many amazing styles that have been revived from their collections over the years – I think I found my next purchase.

SHOP GOLA TENNIS SHOES

The Art of Layering

A few months back when I was in New York I stumbled upon the new Gorjana store in the West Village. I immediately fell in love with the pieces {and the merchandising}. The girls working there were so fun and helped me layer and try on all sorts of amazing pieces. I am 5’11” and sometimes I find the finer pieces just don’t work on my frame. After a little guidance {and layering} I scooped up my first two pieces and already can’t wait to add to my collection. Best part – the fine finishes, the light weight and versatility of each piece. 

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