I’m excited to share the first (of many) outfits from my latest trip to New York!
It all started with a cupcake date on the Georgetown canal with one of my best friends, Erin. We talked about where we drew our inspiration and we both waxed poetic about recent trips to New York - the streets, the lights, the FOOD, the coffee…inspiration on every corner. Literally. “We should totally go together sometime” one of us said. And instead of my usual, ‘will get back with you when I check my calendar,’ we immediately found a day that worked for both of us and started planning. And it quickly became clear that we’re traveling soul-mates.
We spent the next few weeks texting each other Airbnb listings, cute coffee shops and stores we wanted to visit. And of course, outfit options. ;) When the day came, we hopped onto the bus and were off for our (very) quick trip to New York.
I’ll be covering more on how we jam-packed ALL THE THINGS into a quick 24-hours soon, but before I do, let’s talk about what I wore for wandering around Soho.
When choosing which outfit to wear for an afternoon of shopping, it was clear these shorts had to be in the mix. I got these at Take 5 Boutique (they have stores in Mosaic and Tysons) and have been my most complimented item of the summer. It’s funny - anytime I buy something at Take 5, it always seems to become my most popular piece. Think about it - this sweater, these shoes, and these shorts!
Maybe it’s their uniqueness or how luxe they look, but I also think a big part is the versatility. I’ve dressed these up with heels on many occasions, but are just as darling dressed down with a pair of patent leather flats.
I chose this adorable pair from Ukies because I wanted something chic (because NEW YORK) but also comfortable. You guys know me - if it’s not comfortable, I’m not wearing it.
I bought this black silk tank from Anthropolgie years ago and it still remains a staple in my closet. It’s super lightweight and is oh-so flattering. And for good measure, I added my newest Banana Republic find, this longline vest. It’s funny - as soon as I saw it in-store, I knew it’d become a staple in my closet. And as a testament - I’ve worn it twice a week since I bought it last month. It’s THAT good.
This necklace from Sophie Blake is part of her latest collection, which launches next Saturday at her Mosaic District location! You KNOW I’ll be there to snag a few pieces before they sell out. I learned the hard way years ago when I fell in love with my first Sophie Blake piece. One day, it was there. The next when I decided I HAD TO HAVE IT - GONE. I’ll never let that happen again. ;)