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Twenty-Seven Names

I'm a sucker for court jester sweaters and mixed prints the way other bloggers go crazy over cat print--although this Twenty-Seven Names collection has those too (circled in lace and tied up with a bow). While I could care less about the fact that it's a cat print, I do love those sweet collared dresses and flippy little shorts. The color combinations enviable--would love to get my hands on a few of these pieces for fall.


I'm not really one for Instagram roundups, but sometimes there are some fun pictures on there when I actually remember my phone has a camera in it. I'm aclotheshorse if you're inclined to follow.

Ombre Nails

don't give up

ph: Erin.LilyLeigh

From the first day I met you I was hooked.. there was no going back. That one "bump" changed my life.

You always ask if I knew what I was getting myself into would I have stayed? The answer is: Yes, yes a million times. I loved you for who you are and nothing could of changed that. Distance and time, they don't matter. You've loved and accepted me for exactly who I am, you put up with my every flaw, each day I fall more and more in love with you. As you go and chase your dreams you will always have my heart. We're the dynamic duo. I am so proud of you. I love you bigger than the sky.

To everyone else: If you love him, don't let him go. Time is precious. Let the little things go and enjoy the time you have. If he makes you feel loved each and everyday, if you can be yourself when you're with him, if he can make you laugh, if he is your best friend. Don't give up, in the end it's worth it all. Believe.

Things Organized Neatly

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burning house project
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Have a relaxing weekend.

What are you up to this weekend? We're going kayaking for the first time this summer. (It's free in the Hudson River!) Also, I can't wait for the Mad Men finale. Hope you have a relaxing weekend, and here are a few fun posts from around the web...

A song to kick off your weekend.

Smashed potatoes look delicious.

Eight questions the Mad Men finale should answer.

Rad garden party.

The world's narrowest elevator. (Not good for my phobia!)

Red carpet fashion.

Sweet post about little boys.

Beautiful easy dress for the summer.

This made me laugh out loud.

Cool tents.

A Better Queue recommends great Netflix movies.

Spying on the neighbors.

Reminiscing about our wedding on Refinery29.

More on Pinterest, if you'd like. Have a good one!

(Photo by Ezra Petronio, Marc Jacobs, Wes Anderson and Jarvis Cocker in Paris by Katja Rahlwes via Vic)

Girls paper dolls

Girls seems to be one of the most controversial shows in recent years, but I have to say, I really like it. The frank dialogue is totally hilarious, and it really captures a certain group of early twenty-somethings. (I also have a girl crush on Marnie.) What do you think? Love? Hate? Either way, you have to admit, these paper dolls are pretty rad.

P.S. Downton Abbey paper dolls.

(By Kyle Hilton for Vulture)

Hazy As A Dream

This was the most beautiful, hazy evening--it had rained earlier and the humidity in the air and ground was making steam rise to nearly the thickness of a fog right as the sun was setting and turning everything gold. It's just one of those lovely moments where I'm perfectly at peace by myself enjoying the wonder of nature. As soon as I finished taking these pictures for the blog I put my camera and phone away and sat on the bridge for a little while watching the river quietly flow by.

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A Little Getaway

I'm away for a few days enjoying some time by the pool! See you in a few days and hopefully with a tan. ;)

High Point Market Highlight...

Everyone in New York gets so excited for fashion week, and I get it, but my heart seriously longs for High Point Market. the fashion week for interior designers. Is it October, yet?
 Christian of Maison21 and I shared a sponsor this last season TVILUM and we had so much fun playing around with modern furnishings and such...
See more beautiful images here>>>

Do or Don't: Bangs

The New York Times yesterday featured a funny piece about bangs. Apparently, 2012 is the "year of the bang," and you can wear them so thick you look "like one of the Beatles," or as short as "the mowed grass in Yankee Stadium." Do you have bangs? Do you want them? Bangs don't usually suit me, but I'm suddenly dying to go for it anyway.


Karen Walker Number Two sunglasses, vintage denim onesie, and Brooks Brothers oxford.

Pink and Blue

(H&M lace top, Hudson "Nebula" jeans (gifted), DKNY bag)

Can't get enough of bright, colored denim!

Flame Boots

Arson Flame Western Boot


Park Crawl

(Stylestalker tee, Free People pants, Blank denim shirt, Shoemint sandals, Jewelmint necklace, Rad+Refined bag)

 Work's been a bit crazy (I'll fill you in on what I'm working on soon!) and so I'm slowly hitting rewind and flipping through the images on my computer, recollecting moments. Honestly, so much happens in one week here in NYC that I'm kind of glad I always have my camera at hand. These little snaps were taken by a friend as we helplessly roamed Central Park in search of the big kid swings (no such luck). Anyways, I did attempt to dress playground appropriate in a pair of simple, flared pants. Dylana bought them for me at the Free People sample sale and I'm obsessed. Plus, it's the exact same print as the cover image from the catalog I shot back in October '10. Has it really been almost 2 years? My love for the brand grows more and more each day. I threw on some leopard sandals and a denim jacket to keep my bum grass-stain free. Worked like a charm.

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Neon Graveyard

Artist Jung Lee takes neon typography out of the cityscape and shines them into barren landscapes. Each installation seems full of questioning to me; like the lingering questions after a bad break-up. Perhaps most poetic is the collection of "you" screaming into a empty night--a simple pronoun that often means more than all other words. However the viewer chooses to interpret the glaring messages, the visually arresting photographs are the sort that linger in your mind long after your first viewing.
by Jung Lee