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in adoration of the little black dress

In Adoration of the Little Black Dress

Part of me feels like it’s boring to adore the little black dress. There are so many other types of clothing to find adoration for in life. Why did I choose the little black dress? It feels too basic and cliché. It even has its own acronym. It’s quite possibly the most universal item of clothing in existence today. It’s somehow simultaneously always on trend and passé at any given moment. It’s everywhere. Yet, I love it despite what I’m afraid it says about me.

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An Army Green Slip Dress

The army green slip dress. Its lightweight material hugs every curve and bump. And yet, it’s difficult to move through a clothing rack and not stop to

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Great Coffee Shops in Philadelphia

One of my favorite weekend morning activities is going to a local coffee shop and having a good cup of coffee. Sunday mornings are for taking your time. Here are some of my favorite coffee shops in Philly:

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The Last Days of Summer

My Outfit Details: T-shirt: Target | Skirt: Express | Sandals: Rebecca Minkoff via Shopbop | Denim Jacket: Halogen via Nordstrom | Lipstick: Turkish Delight by NARS Ever since I had Perry, I’ve been living in sweatpants and a t-shirt with messy hair and no makeup on. That in itself combined with baby isolation mode lead to a strong urge to get […]

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Street Style

Am I the only one longing for fall to come around? I’m dreaming of leather jackets, ankle boots, and infinity scarves. All the light summer dresses and tank tops have me longing for a pair of skinny jeans. As you can see, I’m ready! My Outfit Details: Top: Windsor, sold out (similar here and here) | Jeans: J […]

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Tale as Old as Time

My Outfit Details: Sweater: Pepe, sold out (similar here) | Striped shirt under sweater: Cache, sold out (similar here) | Jeans: Rag & Bone | Shoes: Guess, sold out (similar here) | Purse: Danielle Nicole via lou lou | Lipstick: Snob by MAC via Nordstrom I’ve always loved a good pair of black pants or jeans that you can dress up or down, depending on the accessories you […]

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Roses are Red, Violets are Blue

Day two of Independence Day celebrations involved going to Penn’s Landing to see fireworks and stopping by Spruce Street Harbor Park (SSHP) on our way to dinner. SSHP is a gorgeous pop-up park on Columbus Boulevard & Spruce Street with a boardwalk, lily pad gardens, games, food trucks, and pretty much anything else you can think […]

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25 Ideas for How to Spend a Summer Day

1. Visit a local flea market for some unique finds. 2. Reorganize your closet and create piles for donating clothes to charity, selling clothes to a consignment shop, and clothes destined for the trash can. 3. On a rainy day, binge watch a new TV series or host a movie marathon pajama party. 4. Pretend […]

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La Vie en Rose

We all have those days when we wake up, stand in front of our closets and think “what can I possibly wear today?” When I’m having one of those mornings, I tend to gravitate towards black and white, my safe haven. In this case, I decided to stray outside my comfort zone and try a […]

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