LOVING LATELY: SUZANNE’S PICKS

Hi strangers. Remember us? It’s been a busy summer for both of us. We both moved: me to the Upper East Side and Lindsey, back to Northern Virginia. I took a long vacation and traveled through Paris and London. I’ll let Lindsey update you on how she’s been filling her days, but needless to say, we’ve both had our hands full.

Anyways, here are a few things I’ve been loving lately, enjoy! xx

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  1. Faceted Mirror: I had been looking for the perfect mirror to hang above my bed for a few weeks. It’s been the last thing on my list to feel like my apartment was really finished. I’ve been here for 4 months now, and generally I’m someone who moves in completely almost immediately. I’ve had things anchored in the walls for months and once I saw this gorgeous mirror, I knew it was the one.
  2. Slip Silk Pillowcases: I’ve been a long time lover of silk pillowcases, these ones from Slip are uber chic and offer more colors than the usual suspects.
  3. Pave Link Bracelet: A bit of a basic bitch purchase, but I picked this up to stack among a few other bracelets for a wedding a few weeks ago and haven’t taken it off since. It’s so versatile and easy to wear, why would I ever not wear it?
  4. Zara Gingham Top: Something that I’m quick to admit but have no plans to make changes is the fact I have the least flattering taste. For my body atleast. I love oversized things, things that are ill fitting, drapey, fashioney and are generally not great looking on people bigger than a size two. This is a prime example and also my favorite top of the moment. Sorry y’all.
  5. alo Leggings: A few months ago, I rejoined Classpass and rediscovered my love of barre. It’s basically the only class I take and jump around from studio to studio so that I can use all of my classes on it. Part of the barre game is fashion, especially when you’re practicing at studios in Manhattan. I recently discovered the brand alo at Nordstrom and I’m super loving their fun leggings.
  6. Steve Madden ‘Imala’These shoes are magic. I’ve owned them since August and have worn them nearly every day. I get compliments on them from all types of people in my life, with all different tastes and styles. These shoes transcend them all.
  7. Rifle Paper Co. Notebooks: I’ve been trying to get back in the habit of journaling and these precious notebooks are so motivating.

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COACHELLA PACKING LIST: LINDSEY

coachella style - LGi’m not one to back away from a challenge, so here you go blog world, here’s my coachella packing list! unlike suz, this is my first trip west for the most instagram-able music festival of the year and to be honest, i’m not sure what to expect. the only vision i’ve had in my head has been vanessa hudgens, queen of coachella, and that’s just not the route i’m trying to take haha.

i didn’t want to spend a lot of money on themed pieces that i wouldn’t wear again so my game plan was to exaggerate my every day style with fun accessories. i incorporated favorites out of my wardrobe (like the Free People Austin Dress — i own it in 2 colors) and added things that would work with the festival vibe & warm weather: like these gladiator sandals (who am i?!) and this floppy hat (my new favorite item!).

one thing suz and i do agree on though? converse sneakers are the best way to jam out.

shop everything in my suitcase below!

 

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COACHELLA PACKING LIST: SUZANNE

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It’s just about that time of year again, time for my annual pilgrimage to Palm Springs for Coachella. At the risk of sounding super basic, it’s always one of my favorite weekends of the year. For those who don’t know, I am an East Coaster to the bone, but a few days in the California sun always does me well.

As for packing, I always make a few purchases before heading west. My wardrobe tends to be pretty typical New York, lots of black, dresses and airing on the side of formal. I always struggle to find the balance of my typical structure, ultra feminine style and festival street-style. Here’s a peak into my packing list thus far. Lindsey, I’m challenging you to show off what’s inside your suitcase for our trip next month.

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LINK LOVE: 3.4.16

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  1. Suze got an amazing deal on this Chanel wallet on Tradesy this week. Check out the deals for yourself.
  2. Even the most overworked Manhattanites will be inspired by this one: How Oprah manages stress
  3. We’re eyeing another pair of sneakers we’re eager to add to our (overflowing) collection
  4. Fun Fact: Lindsey and Kaley Cuoco both made their Cosmopolitan debut’s in the same issue. and Kaley’s getting ready to make her second!
  5. Custom Snapchat filters? This might be the coolest thing ever
  6. We finally got to try the famed #rainbowbagel and it did not disappoint
  7. There were almost too many sales to keep up with this week. Our favorites were Kate Spade & Shopbop
  8. Brilliant extension of the #LIKEAGIRL campaign that tugged at heartstrings last year
  9. Dying to try Birchbox’s new ARROW makeup line. Anyone give it a shot yet? (ha!)

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SALE ON SALE: KATE SPADE EDITION

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whattttt a post on a thursday? we’re risking the confusion this may cause to show you our favorite pieces from Kate Spade’s sale section. Today, every thing is an additional 25% off with the code #YESPLEASE.

with manners like that, you can definitely justify a couple of these gems! here are our favorites:


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