January 24, 2015

weekend



My beautiful friends Leah and Becky are the brains and talent behind Plante Clothing and their spring collection is launching in just a few weeks! They won Best Emerging Designers at Charleston Fashion Week last year and I am so proud. Be sure to check out the look book here

This home design by Bailey of Biscuit Home is AH-MAZING! The midcentury modern furniture is beautiful and the turquoise pops are perfection. 

For all the engaged peeps in the house, 10 questions you need to ask before hiring a wedding planner

A historic color book that long predates Pantone. 

I loved Meg Biram's profile of Carly from The College Prepster as part of her Get Shit Done series. 
Interesting images of what the Boston 2024 Olympics might look like should Boston win the bid. 
I hope you're staying warm and cozy on this snowy weekend!

January 21, 2015

wed / two piece dress


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I'm not even sure where I first spied this two piece stunner from Reem Acra, but I am IN LOVE. 

I love that the dress reflects the current two piece trend while also being somewhat traditional. For a bride who doesn't want to go so bare, I'm sure a seamstress could connect the two pieces with netting or lace. 


January 15, 2015

travel / brunch in nyc


Where: Hundred Acres in West Village, NYC

What to Wear: jeans or leggings and a cozy sweater

Who to go with: Friends, families, or your SO

What to order: I had the goat cheese-sage bread pudding with poached eggs and wilted spinach. It was fantastic!! I loved trying something a little different from the normal brunch fare. A had what was essentially breakfast nachos and they were delicious!

Ambiance: Bright and cozy on a Sunday morning and I imagine it's comfortable and romantic at night. 

Price: $$


January 14, 2015

wed / jewel tone florals



I spotted these jewel toned florals on Pinterest recently and don't think I could dream up a better winter bouquet myself! The deeper toned blooms are perfection this time of year and the soft colors keep it looking bridal. What flowers do you like to see in the winter?


January 13, 2015

celebrate / 101 in 1001

I'm not a big New Years resolution person, but I have been plugging away at my 101 in 1001 list and I'm excited to report a lot of new things that have happened!

I realize that January 13th is a bit late to look back at the previous year, but better late than never. 2014 started out with a very blank slate. I was just starting a new relationship, was unemployed and job hunting, and I had just turned 25. 

Happily, 2014 brought me the love of my life, an awesome new job (that came with a whole lotta ups and downs...but mostly ups), and lots of opportunities to travel. The last 12 months brought Charleston, Providence, NYC, Florida, Las Vegas, Charleston, Toronto, Grandma in Boston, Charleston, Bristol RI and NYC again. 2015 might not be as hectic, but I can't to take a vacation somewhere warm late this spring!!

And without further ado, a few new goals accomplished:

26. Added a few new coffee table books: Influence and kate space new york



30. Bought a splurge dress: a navy DVF Bentley dress


41. Order monogrammed stationery. I love these flat cards designed by Happy Menocal from Paperless Post.

45. Buy a splurge candle. Happy birthday to me! 

53. Finished a little bar area in my apartment. Now I need to host a cocktails night!


85. My incredible, wonderful thoughtful boyfriend surprised me with tickets to see The Nutcracker at the New York City Ballet. My grandpa was going to take me when I turned 12 but the trip wasn't possible at the time. The best part is that they haven't even changed the costumes since they recorded the version I watched a million times as a kid! 


What are you reflecting on in 2014 and looking ahead to in 2015?

Happy belated New Year!