Fall has officially defended on us here in New York, New York. And while the anticipation of fall was rather large, it came rather shockingly fast. On the first day of autumn…a single leaf fell on the pavement in front of me, and immediately afterwards, I shivered.

It can be a little tricky dressing for fall here because the mornings and early afternoons can be freezing. Then, the late afternoons are sweltering. What are you to do? I like to keep a t-shirt or blouse on with short sleeves, or totally made of cotton, with a jacket that’s easy to remove. 

There’s a beautiful little story behind this clutch. I first saw this in an advertistment in Cosmopolitan. I knew that one day in the future I would move to Manhattan. I remember telling my mother about it and showing her the photo. We looked high and low for the clutch and then one day… as I was walking out of a store in the mall. I saw it. I pressed my face a little too eagerly against the glass in Kate Spade and about five seconds later it was in my hands. A gift from my mom, I treasure this piece particularly. It was one I acquired from my hometown and I realized how monumental it was that I actually moved and could wear this piece. I get asked about it very often.  

Outfit Details: 

Shirt: Vintage 70′s 

Pants: AG

Jacket: Zara leather 

Shoes: 60′s smoking slippers (resoled to wear out!)

Clutch: Kate Spade

Snapshot in Paris. Shopping bags and white roses from the street. Swoon

When most people think of Paris, they think of the Eiffel Tower. 

Although Paris has so much more to offer than just the Eiffel Tower, it was on my bucket list of things to see and do while in Paris. 

The architecture structure of the tower is actually really magnificent. Even though it was really early (9am!) I was shocked to see just how many people were there. 

My favourite part of visiting the Eiffel Tower was definitely the carousel. It was a tri-level carousel. You could see the entire Eiffel Tower from the carousel and afterwards I went for a small snack, strawberries, coffee, and a croissant. 

Outfit Details:

Shirt: Urban Outfitters 

Jeans: AG

Shoes: Prada

Hat: vintage