altered state




Dress: Zara; Clutch: Lauren Merkin (similar style here); Sunglasses: Kate Spade; Watch: Rolex; Shoes: Christian Louboutin


hidden objects



One of my least desirable talents is the ability to hide things from myself. This talent is showcased too often than I’d like to admit, and this suede and leather Zara skirt is evidence. I purchased my skirt last fall, and somehow it landed in the black hole that doubled as my closet. Our recent move forced me into a search and rescue operation that hailed this find. I’m confident this article of clothing was relieved to finally have its price tag removed and feel loved on a cool fall day.

Skirt: Zara (similar here); Sweater: Talbots; Scarf: Zara (similar here); Shoes: Christian Louboutin; Sunglasses: Tom Ford

coffee date




I love Saturdays when we’re home with few plans. We seem to stay on the go, which is also fun, but there’s something to be said about days when you can take your time reading the WSJ, drink multiple cups of coffee and enjoy a casual breakfast at the bakery.

Shoes: Charles Phillip Shanghai; Boyfriend Jeans: Joe’s Jeans; Sweater: Joe Fresh; Scarf: Blue Sky Outfitters; Coat: Zara (similar here); Sunglasses: Old Navy; Watch: Rolex; Earrings: gifted


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Truth: this outfit was inspired by the popular Netfilx series Orange is the New Black. It’s a fun twist on a show that’s just a little too serious for me.

Sunglasses: Kate Spade; Skirt: Ann Taylor (similar here); Top: Ann Taylor (similar here); Clutch: Tory Burch; Earrings: gifted; Shoes: Zara (similar here); Watch: Michael Kors; Bracelets: Kate Spade


Simple Statement


My workday calls for conservative dress, so getting it right takes extreme balance. The LBD is a staple in my closet, as are accessories in fun prints like the leopard belt here or a punch of red lipstick. I find that some of the simplest pieces, combined together can make the perfect statement of “responsible, hard worker who loves to squeeze in a bit of fun.” Besides, I am only 29 (at least for another month)!


Dress: Zara (similar here); Belt : Talbots (currently on sale; similar here); Shoes: Christian Louboutin; Purse: DKNY (gifted); Watch: Michael Kors; Earrings (gifted); Sunglasses: Target