Minty Fresh

Sweater: Eileen Fisher (old, but similar here). Skirt: H&M (old, but similar color here). Shoes: Alexander Wang (old, but similar here). Clutch: BCBG (old). Necklace: Johnny Ramli and Tiffany & Co.

Mint chocolate chip has long held its place in my heart as my favorite ice cream. Those who share my affinity for this flavor know that there are some brands that make it in a white color. I don’t know if it has anything to do with the actual taste, but I’m very particular about my frozen treat being green. With that in mind, it may be why I was so drawn to this romantic, sheer, pleated skirt. The mint green looks so fresh and so clean, clean! 

For the high midsummer temperatures in New York on Sunday, I wanted to pair this breezy ankle-length garment with an equally effortless top. It was the perfect opportunity to wear this lightweight Eileen Fisher sweater for the first time. My good friend Simone (see: Style Therapy) gifted me with this versatile separate a few weeks ago, and I was itching to wear it out on the town. Add a coral clutch for a fun pop of color and ground the look with neutral shoes, and I’m ready for my favorite meal of the week…brunch. Followed by two scoops of mint chocolate chip ice cream, of course!

7115 by Szeki

7115 by Szeki

Inspired by the subject of today's Style Profile feature, I have invented a new mathematical theorem: 

Robot Programmer + Pop Star = Fashion Designer

Alright...maybe this equation doesn’t work for everyone. But it certainly does if you’re the sublimely talented Szeki Chan. I, however, would be doing a disservice to her and her clothing/accessories line 7115 by Szeki if I didn’t elaborate further. 

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When Stars Align

When Stars Align

Picture a dark and stormy night, rain ceaselessly beating down on the roof of a cocktail bar where two ladies have come together to talk over candlelight. No, this isn’t the opening of some Hitchcockian suspense thriller. This was the scene I found myself in with Rachel Levin of Rachel Levin Style to find out about how she parlayed several years of experience with luxury retail into her own entrepreneurial adventure.

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#TBT: Sunnies Lament

#TBT: Sunnies Lament

Today’s #TBT was inspired by our last post on Pas De Deux (if you haven’t read it yet, you really must!). As I was listening to the recording of my interview with Ashley and Tiffany, there was a point early on in the conversation where I was telling them about a pair of exquisite sunglasses, by a brand called Costalots by M. Costa, that I had previously purchased from their store.

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Peace and Quiet

Peace and Quiet

Having now lived in New York for 12 years, I have become exponentially less fond of large crowds. Times Square and the Macy’s on 34th Street are equivalent to the 7th circle of hell for me, which may be indicative of a mild case of claustrophobia…but it’s more likely just because I’m growing more ornery with age. The cure for my as-yet-to-be-verified-self-diagnosis is to find little pockets of tranquility in this crazy town. 

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From Comics to Cuffs

From Comics to Cuffs

If you have older siblings, I’m sure you looked up to them like I did when I was little. I anxiously (annoyingly?) tagged along behind my two brothers and did whatever they did, liked whatever they liked. They watched sports, collected football cards, watched G.I. Joe and were always reading comic books. So I did all of that, too. I’d pick up their well-worn issues of Superman, Batman, Aquaman and sometimes I’d get lucky to come across a female character that I could relate to.

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