Ciao! It's been a wild three weeks here in Florence (it's been three weeks already?!) and we're currently attempting to fit a weeks worth of clothes into one carry-on for Paris and Marseilles (please pray for me), but before heading off to Francia, here's one of my favorite dresses, which was sent to me by Shein!Read More
Ciao from fair Verona. My roommates and I spent the weekend exploring this romantic and beautiful little city, and I can say that none of us wanted to leave it! We visited Romeo and Juliet's house, castles, palaces, gardens, and hiked up to Il Belvedere! Check out a few photos I snapped from the weekend and a full Vlog down below!Read More
Ciao! I've finally settled into my apartment and a routine here in Florence, and shortly after moving in, I took a day trip with about 20 other girls in FIT Florence to Siena and San Gimignano! We loaded up a bus at 9 am and spent about two hours in each city, wandering the streets, seeing piazzas and churches, and of course, eating lots of pizza and gelato! Here are some of my favorite pictures from each city!Read More
Sorry for the lack of posts, over the last two weeks I've been packing up New York and flying across the pond for a semester abroad in Florence, Italy!! Even crazier, school dorms don't exist here, so we sent the first few days juggling orientation and apartment hunting! But that's finally settled, and I've found a beautiful little apartment with four other girls on the South side of the Arno river!Read More
Even though summer is almost over, there's always time to squeeze in another book or two! (and in my case, an 8 hour plane ride to Germany!) A few of these I've already read, and a few of them I'll be ordering for my long-haul flight, but no matter if you're taking a red-eye to Europe, or snuggling in on your couch, these are gerunteed to be great reads!
I've always loved Garance's blog, and her book gives so much insight into her as a person, as well as funny tidbits on everything from style to dating.
I read this a few years ago, and it's great for when you need that pick-me-up in a rut, or just motivation to be a #girlboss!
Diane von Furstenberg
DVF is an amazing woman, and her newest book shows you why. From her mother's heartwrenching story, to DVF's journey through love, career, family, and finding herself, it will make you rethink the woman you want to be
What are some books you would recommend??
I've passed this little spot for almost a year and never stopped in until I needed a quick brunch spot right before work. This casual little cafe has a gorgeous industrial retro inside, and on a nice day, a huge patio outside that's great for people watching in Union Square, while smelling the fresh lavender from the farmers market only a few blocks away on weekdays!
The menu is clean and classic, Hillary and I chatted at brunch over pancakes, french toast, coffee, and mimosas while sitting on the covered patio on a warm summer day!Read More
I have a ton of Style posts with great, sometimes over-the-top accessories (and if we're being real, my statement earring collection has no rival) but do I dress like this every single day? Unless I'm going to work, no. If it's a day of school, homework, errands, etc, you'll find me in pixie pants (let's be honest, they're thick leggings with a fancy name) a comfy shirt, and some fairly basic accessories. Though these do get mixed into my more flashy wardrobe, so I'm generally wearing them every day!Read More
What goes best with bright pink bow-tie shorts? More pink. I spent several hours trying to pair these shorts with various colors, a grey tee, a white button down, a back tank, but they all ended up making me look twelve years old. So why fight the pink? Embrace it. Hence, I threw on a pink button down and pink tassel earrings and went all-out instead of toning it down!Read More
Bar Primi is a cute little Italian spot in the East Village with more pasta than you could ever eat and some pretty stellar cocktails (I can vouch for the frose and the frescante!) My friend Meghan and I had brunch here a few weeks ago, and sitting out on the patio with glasses of frose is what NYC summer is all about!Read More
It's been quite a while since I last dumped out my makeup bag to show you. Being a beauty blogger, I try out a ton of different products, but the daily routine usually stays more-or-less the same with the exception of a single-item swap here and there. I've finally gotten to a collection of products that I love, and work really well for me, so read on to find out what they are!Read More
Every pale girl has known the struggle of being told they need to "get a tan" or "go outside more", only to find that they'll burn instantly without wearing SPF 70. We're cleverly nicknamed "Casper", and flash photography commonly turns us into a version of Lord Voldemort with better lipstick and eyelashes.Read More
I have never been particularly confident about my smile until recently. In middle school, I went from a messed-up snaggle-tooth, to a full mouth of braces (with colored rubber bands, anyone else remember those?). When I finally got that metal out of my mouth, my teeth were never particularly bright-white. My budding, (and now full-fledged) coffee addiction didn't help out either, since things like coffee and red wine stain your teeth. Dang.Read More