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Casual Critters

casualI am trying to wear a lot of green this week in honor of St. Paddy’s. Also, anyone else really, really looking forward to finally wearing a sundress or something that isn’t a sweater?? Cuz I am so ready for Spring/Summer outfits.

casual outfitBoots: Frye (old, but available on ebay) | Jeans: J. Brand | Shirt: J. Crew | Sweater: Asos (old, but love this)
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Post Christmas Food Coma

fair isle sweaterI hope you all had a very Merry Christmas! Did anyone else overindulge yesterday?

It’s ok — diet starts Jan 1, anyway.

fair isle sweater

fair isle sweaterShoes: Zara | Pants: J. Crew | Sweater: C. Wonder (on sale!)


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Balcony Diaries

fallOkay, so I am a little bit obsessed with my balcony. Even though it is just a concrete slab with a guard rail and two camping chairs that serve  as decor, I happen to think it is very fancy. These lovely Fall days are a perfect time to sit out on the balcony and do some reading and some (responsible — hello! balcony safety, people!) drinking and also some smoking of cigars if you are my husband.

what i wore

fall outfitShoes: J.Crew | Skirt: J.Crew Factory | Blazer: J.Crew | Necklace: J. Crew Factory | Shirt: American Apparel


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Time to bust out the critter sweaters

critter sweater an animal printsIf you know me, you know I LOVE a critter sweater. In fact, this very sweater I am wearing is internet famous from this post. This scottie sweater has been pinned and tumbled literally thousands of times. So I know you all love critter sweaters just as much as me!

Unfortunately, this specific sweater is no longer available. However, the J.Crew Factory has an adorable bulldog sweater that is just too cute to pass up.

animal print and crittersweater


animal printsShoes: J. Crew | Skirt: Victoria’s Secret | Sweater: J.Crew Factory


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By the Lake

fall prepThese photos were taken on sunny Lake George. I was there last weekend, and the weather was just gorgeous. Old Georgie really came through for me this weekend, as it is common knowledge that winter (my least favorite season) in upstate New York lasts from September to June.

preppy in flannel

preppy by the lake

preppyOutfit is head-to-toe J. Crew


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Big Apple Prep

preppyIt’s rare that I shoot in iconic NYC places like the theater district. The theaters are near Times Square, and Times Square is basically a square mile of hell that should be avoided at all costs. We happened to be in the neighborhood, and we miraculously found a quiet block to shoot some photos.

Now let me tell you. This location was quiet for approximately five minutes. You can’t tell from these photos but, and I kid you not, about 5 feet away from me this group of people were arguing. One lady stood between me and Matt for about two minutes yelling at a man in the street. She was completely oblivious to the fact that he was trying taking photos.

It was kind of uncomfortable, but this turned out to be a great photo location. Despite the random argument.

preppy in nyc

nyc prep

preppy lookShoes: Shabby Apple | Skirt: Asos | Shirt: Gap | Necklace: J. Crew


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Giant Scarf

tweed jacket and scarfI got this gigantor scarf for Christmas and it is amazing. It is so cozy and chunky and warm and HUGE! My neck will never feel a winter draft again. And that, my friends, is something to celebrate.

p.s. I  never realized how big my tweed blazer is without a million layers under it.

chunky scarf

IMG_9950shoes: Zara | Jeans: J. Crew | Shirt: Asos | Blazer: Zara | Scarf: Etsy


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A Casual New Year

preppyNurse your hangover in style.

Happy 2013!!

preppy blazer


blue blazerShoes: Zara | Pants: Urban Outfitters | Shirt: Ralph Lauren | Blazer: Tobi


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To the Country Club!

preppy blazer 2Have y’all seen that  Tommy Hilfiger commercial where everyone is all dressed up in their most preppy duds and they are dancing around at what appears to be a moderately fun house party? Yea, well I am hoping this outfit will gain me admission to that moderately fun party. Then, in the morning, I will  meet Daphne at the Club to nurse my hangover with a bloody Mary brunch. After brunch I will put on my tennis whites and pretend to play tennis, but really I will just sit on the Club’s south-view veranda and drink more.

Back to reality, you can tell by these photos that my hair is CRAZY dry (it gets that way sometimes — esp in the winter). I am going to try my first at-home protein treatment today. So I will let you know how it goes!

preppy blazer

preppy blazer 3Shoes: Shabby Apple | Jeans: J. Crew | Jacket: Zara (old) | Sweater: Brooks Brothers (similar here)| Shirt: J. Crew | Necklace: Macy’s


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The Preppy Girl’s Uniform

When I put on this outfit I was all like, “Oh, this is basically the quintessential preppy girl uniform.” All I am missing is a monogram somewhere. I will pick up something monogrammed for the next time I wear this. Maybe a scarf? I actually did order monogrammed pillowcases. So maybe I can put one of those over my head.

Boots: Frye | Boots: a booth in Williamsburg, Va | Jeans: Zara | Blazer: Tobi | Button Down: Ralph Lauren


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