NYFW F/W 2017 Recap

Another February NYFW complete. It's been a whirlwind of events, but so many beautiful moments from shows, events, exploring the city, and seeing friends. I wanted to put together a summary of my trip and show you guys a little bit of what I did and saw. Hope you enjoy!

Verdad Fall/Winter 2017

Visiting Bollare's Havana themed suite 

Thanks to The Daily Edited for custom monogrammed pieces 


Backstage with Aveda with Hellessy

Details from my outfits throughout the trip shoppable below:

Exploring The Garment District NYC

NYC has been amazing this week and with an afternoon free, I wanted to explore The Garment District since I haven't spent too much time in the neighborhood. There were a few spots I wanted to try out since I already had a favorite in the area, Culture Espresso, who make some of the best chocolate chip cookies I've ever tried. 

The Garment District has evolved so much lately and I started my morning out trying a new coffee shop called Ramini Espresso bar & Cafe

Ramini was the first stop of the morning with some pretty delicious lattes and pastries. It was similar to Turkish pastries I miss so much. Not to mention, the banana bread slices are more than enough for two people to share and it's one of the best I've tried. 

My next stop for lunch was on the rooftop of the Refinery Hotel. I fell in love with its charming aesthetic as soon as I entered. It felt like an open garden with a beautiful view and bright lit seating area.  

Some of my favorite picks: truffle fries, meatballs in a yogurt tomato sauce, and a kale cashew salad. 

I continued to explore the surrounding streets and even a bit of Times Square. 

I can't wait to be back to try more places around the city. Be sure to check out these spots in the area if you're visiting :) Hope you enjoyed!

Photos: Elizabeth Catalano

Staying Cozy With Aerie

Hello from Los Angeles! I just finished a week in NYC for Fashion Week and it was a nonstop few days. In the midst of it, I had to find little moments to step away and take a break for myself to recharge. I love having off time to check out new spots I haven't been to or just walk around the city. 

During this trip, instead of staying at a hotel, I chose an Airbnb to make it feel more like a home. For a while I've wanted to make NYC my home, so just being able to look out my bedroom window in the morning or walk outside to the nearest coffee shop made it seem a little more real. 

With all the outfits I had to plan for this trip, I loved planning for the comfy and cozy ones too. I'm thankful to partner with Aerie again to feature some of my go-to pieces for my off days. Since we had so much snow, I resorted to spending a little more time in the warmth. 

Views like this never get old

Always needing some warm coffee around the corner :)

Check out some of my current favorites from Aerie below:

Welcome To New York

Hello from NYC! I've been here for the past few days starting this years Fashion Week in a snowy blizzard. It's been a challenging weather situation, but overall so excited to be back in one of my favorite cities again with some close friends.

I pulled out some classic basics with a few edgy details on the bag, hoodie, and booties. As you know, I'm in love with any black outfit with unique detailing and thought this New York sweater was perfect.

All pieces are some of my current favorites from Urban Outfitters's new arrivals and I'm excited to be sharing them this month with you all. Take a look below for more details:

Photos: Bethany Marie


Can't get enough of these views!

Attending my second Fashion week has been a crazy ride! I wanted to recap some of my highlights throughout the trip, and also a special thanks to Dream Hotel for making it just that: a dream. Detail outfits, places to eat, and more are below. Hope you enjoy :)

Our home for the week at Dream.

Bollare's amazing rock n' roll gifting suite 

Fashion Week's beauty picks: 

MISHA SS17 Collection

Rosemary's. // One of my favorite spots for brunch or dinner in West Village. 

Two Hands. // One of my favorite spots for breakfast/brunch/coffee.