on insecurity.

here’s the thing about blogging– it takes any self criticism that we all have from the voice in our head, and it triples it. i like myself, i really do (i think i am sort of funny, and the right amount of weird) but that definitely does not mean that i don’t harbor a great deal of insecurity. and lately the blog just does not…

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that new york light.

i see the world in colors. i know it seems obscure, but after being in art school for so many years everything is just a negative and positive space with very distinguished color. my preference is of course warm colors, and to be in places where the light feels fuzzy and orange. i am convinced that is why i subliminally prefer to be in the…

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a sunflower statement X H&M.

 last nights beautiful hazy walk on the boardwalk to eat dinner at my cousins house. every day i stop and just think “wow, i am lucky.” it is really so pretty here. it has been cooling off at night, so it was the perfect opportunity to wear these 90s style quirky high waisted pants from H&M that make me feel like Michael Jackson. they are…

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in the present.

Who is ready for fall, and who is okay with summer? For once in my life, I don’t really mind if the summer stays a little longer. Summer here means… – perfect 70 degree days – sunshine, especially at this magical hour of the evening – weekend adventures – some layers, but not a definite need for pants or tights what could really be better?…

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NY daily diary.

exploring our new home in NY with our friend tony. good thing we all love photography, and we each bring along a camera. nobody ever captures matt and i, so here’s a few! photos by Tony Wilde…

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vintage overalls on the vineyard.

there’s this one street in marthas vineyard behind my parents house that i see when i close my eyes and am in a meditative state. on days when i am really tired, or extraordinarily relaxed i can see myself walking toward the sunshine on this particular street and it is later in the day. I am passing the overflowing pink flowers and the white picket…

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This vintage floral dress & Martha’s Vineyard.

Hello from Martha’s Vineyard! We travel here every year for family vacation, you can see past years here, here, here and here. I realized this year that it’s actually been twenty years since I began to come here. Time is flying by! I am absolutely smitten by this vintage floral dress; in my mind it is the perfect “vacation” dress to throw on. and the back…

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Exploring Rockaway Beach ♥

Even though I have lived in NY 3 times before this (til’ I was 8, in college and after college) I never had a car here. It’s been really fun actually learning my way around more than just manhattan, and realizing how the suburbs connect to one another. My dad grew up in Rockaway Beach, so we decided to check it out last night for…

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My Brooklyn & NYC Vintage Guide: Part 1

There’s two mentalities with vintage hunters: 1. keep your go-to places top secret. 2. bask in the excitement of sharing them. In miami there was not that much vintage to go around, so of course i had my secret spots 😉 in NYC, i don’t think we’ll be running out of vintage anytime soon. So here is my Brooklyn and NYC vintage guide Part 1;…

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NYC Vintage is my favorite vintage.

It hasn’t quite sunk in yet that I can hop in my car and drive to anywhere in NY, including my favorite vintage shop in Brooklyn, Urban Jungle. NYC Vintage and Brooklyn vintage is my favorite; a gold mine. Just to prove that I could, we spent an afternoon thrifting in Brooklyn and wandering around. LIVING HERE IS SURREAL GUYS. I am not sure when…

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i’m here!

After 48 hours of driving, two days of packing and unpacking and a hotel stay in Virginia we are finally in our new home of Long Beach, NY! we have tons of reasons why we chose to live outside of brooklyn and NYC, a few of them being: my family all lives on long island my new job is on long island we love being…

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