Friday, September 13, 2019


SWEATER:: Tanya Taylor via Fred // JEANS:: Mother via Fred // BAG:: Chanel 

Happy Friday people! I'm working on finishing up some home projects- it's taking forever- and will hopefully have some rooms photographed and ready for the blog in the next few weeks. I'm still trying to figure out what I want in my living room and dining room. My mind changes on the daily and I'm really taking my time to make sure I don't make a mistake.

In the meantime, I have some fun style posts coming your way. Fall is my favorite time when it comes to dressing. I'm typically a no fuss kind of gal and want easy pieces to throw on during the week when I'm running around with the kids. Sweaters, jeans, and sneakers are my go-to. I also LOVE dressing up every now and then and typically go for a pretty midi dress or midi skirt with booties or boots and leather or suede Moto jacket.

  • I've been on a cropped cardigan kick with high waisted jeans and love this style by Something Navy. I've ordered two SN pieces and haven't been all that impressed but something is telling me third time's a charm?
  • I want everything Ulla Johnson this season. Ulla Johnson is hands down my favorite line and I love all of the new fall pieces. I might have ordered this blouse
  • I LOVE these flats and have been eying the original by Nicholas Kirkwood. These ones are now 60% off and so cute. Going to order. So much of what was included in the Nordstrom Anniversary sale is now 40-60% off! Including this leather jacket that was sold out that so many of you wanted!

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Zoe Lev Jewelry Promo Code

NECKLACES:: Horn Necklace, Initial Necklace, Haverhill Birthstone Necklace, Diamond Bezel necklace similar here

I know so many of you have been waiting for this- a promo code for Zoe Lev Jewelry! I can't tell you how many times I'm asked about my pave diamond initial necklace by Zoe Lev. I think just about daily. I discovered Zoe Lev through my sister who had a charm locket made after her daughter was born. I was obsessed with it but decided to go a different route and ordered the initial necklace with the initials of my four children. It is so special and so beautiful and I never take it off. Zoe Lev has so kindly offered my readers a 20% promo code on their site: INMYCLOSET.

All of the Zoe Lev jewelry is gorgeous. Some other favorites of mine: this horn necklace that I'm wearing above, this initial ring, love how dainty this pave eternity band is, this diamond bangle, this moonstone ring, and I could go on and on and on. I highly suggest giving the site a good browse. It's never too early to start your holiday wishlist! If you end up purchasing something, I would LOVE to see it! Xo

Friday, September 6, 2019

Fall Trend Report :: The Midi Skirt

SKIRT:: Joie // TOP:: Reformation // BOOTIES:: Alexander Wang (in black)  // BAG:: Celine // NECKLACE:: Asha, Zoe Lev, Haverhill // EARRINGS:: Madewell

I saw this Joie Pealle midi skirt back in August and purchased it on the spot because I knew it would be perfect not only for fall but all year round. It's a neutral snakeskin print in a flowy silk which allows you to wear it with a simple tee or tank in the hot summer months and with a chunky sweater in the cool months. I feel like midi skirts are a definite style staple because of their versatility. They can be dressed up or down in a matter of seconds and are so easy and comfortable to wear. I'm going to show you how to style this Joie one multiple ways a little later on Instagram stories today so make sure you check it out!

For this look, I paired my midi skirt with this simple Reformation tee which is amazing by the way. It's fitted and I love the ribbed texture. I wore it a few days ago with jeans and sandals and it will be my go to for layering this fall and winter. You know I love my gold jewelry and I layered my necklaces and some of my favorite bracelets.

I'm 100% on board with the midi skirt trend and I know it will be around for a long time. If you are looking for a style steal skirt, I love this pleated one from H&M. And I LOVE this one from Mango. This cardigan would be so pretty paired with a midi skirt- it caught my eye so quickly this morning and it was an instant "add to cart" for me. This vegan leather skirt is really pretty and luxe looking.  I've rounded up some of my favorite midi skirts as well as what to wear on top, below! Happy Friday people! xo

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Back to School Fall Finds

The kids went back to school this morning and this day is always so much harder for me than it is for them. I'm a natural born worrier and always sit and stare at the clock, waiting for pick up on the first day of school. Will they have a good first day? Will they like their teachers? Will their teachers like them? Are they ok? About a million and one questions bounce back and fourth around my head. I keep reminding myself, I'm sending my kids off to school, not war. They will be fine! I decided to distract myself with a blog post. I'm rounding up some new favorite fall finds and sharing a few new pieces that I bought recently and LOVE.

  • I shared the Mango dresses I bought last week on stories the other day and it was probably one of my most popular stories session. Do you all like to see try ons like that? I feel a little awkward doing them but know it's helpful to see clothing on. Anyways, I'm wearing this maxi dress today and it is definitely my favorite dress that I ordered from Mango. Sizes are running low! I also bought this shorter style and this fancier satin tie dress. The video and pictures don't do the satin dress justice. It is soooo beautiful in person. The material is soft and buttery and looks really luxe. I'm also a sucker for the teal color. 
  • Denim. I've had to get rid of a ton of my old jeans that didn't have a high waist. After four c sections, my incision site is still super sensitive and the only jeans that feel comfortable are my high waisted pairs. I always shop for jeans at Anthropologie because they carry so many petite lengths. I HATE hemming jeans so I always try and look for cropped styles and petite styles. My all time favorite jean brand is Citizens of Humanity. I just feel like they always fit really well. I bought this style from Anthro and they are the most comfortable thing in the world. They look vintage and stiff but they are really comfortable with a nice stretch. 
  • I'm really loving this jacket and loving the price tag as well. Looks so cozy. 

Monday, September 2, 2019

Saks Off Fifth Finds

Hello there! Hope you all are enjoying the long weekend. It's kind of an overcast and dreary day here in CT. The weather today is very fitting as it is the unofficial last day of summer and we are feeling down about it over here. I shouldn't say "we" because my kids are actually excited for the first day of school. I, on the other hand, have always been a little weary when it comes to change and would have loved another week or two of lazy days at the beach.

Anyways, I wanted to share a few favorite finds from Saks Off Fifth which is Saks Fifth Avenue's outlet site. I always find such great deals here. Some of my favorites like Joie, IRO, Vince, Stuart Weitzman are all marked down up to 65%. You can even find some great Golden Goose sneakers marked down as well.

  • Fall is the time for comfy flannel shirts and there are tons of Rails on sale. 

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

The Best of Labor Day Sales 2019

DRESS:: Rebecca Taylor

ASHA:: 20% off with code LD20. One of my favorite local designers for beautiful, every day and special occasion jewelry. I wear this charm almost daily and I'm always asked about it. Anytime I need to dress up an outfit, I always reach for these earrings. The pave detail is so beautiful.

ANTHROPOLOGIE:: extra 50% off sale items and 20% off home decor. Loving this mirror. This blouse is on sale and with an extra 50% off it comes to $35! It is beautiful and gives me major Ulla Johnson vibes which you all know is my favorite. Love that it comes in standard, petite and plus sizes. Cloth & Stone makes a good quality button down and I love this one. The olive green color is perfect for fall and with the extra 50% off it also comes out to about $35.

REBECCA TAYLOR:: extra 40% off sale with code GETAWAY40! Ugh kicking myself because I bought this dress a little while back and wish I waited for it to go on further sale. It is THE PRETTIEST. Love this blouse. And of course love this dress that is now marked down to $166. This blouse I own and LOVE.  Honestly, you just have to check everything out- so many good finds and so many pieces seriously marked down from the past few seasons.

J.CREW:: 40% off your purchase. Such a great time to grab some back to school outfits for the kids. Lila would love this dress. I love this top with jeans for casual days with the kids. Western boots are huge this season and this is a really nice pair. And love this jacket for boys. 

MANGO:: 20-30% off with code LBR19. This sale seriously frustrates me because I just made a purchase on Monday and emailed asking if the discount could be applied to my order that was made less than 48 hours ago and they said no! Talk about horrible customer service. I DIGRESS... Anyways, it's 30% off purchases over $100 and 20% off orders over $45. I ordered this mini dress, this midi dress (looove and really hope it is as pretty as it is in the picture- got it in the aqua green color) and this maxi dress that I thought would look nice belted with some booties. Loving the structure on this coat- very chic. The color of this leather Moto jacket is perfect for fall. This is a great sweater. I wanted to order this sweater on Monday but it wasn't available and now is. I think it would look great paired with high waisted denim and or a midi skirt of some sort. I also love this chunky knit grandpa cardigan.

VINCE:: shop up to 75% off sale. I have been waiting for this cami to drop down even lower and I'm so happy I did. It is absolutely stunning in the cream color. I have a version of this blouse and it's a perfect year round piece.

THE OUTNET:: Net A Porter's outlet site and they always have amazing deals. Up to 85% off for Labor Day. Love this DVF dress for 76% off- I picture it with grey OTK boots or booties. This IRO blazer is amazing.

Monday, August 26, 2019

The Best Coffee Table Books for Decorating

We are back from Nantucket and as much as we love that island, it is nice to be home. I have so many home projects I want to get working on and some organizing I need to finish up. I kept telling myself, "once the kids are back in school, I'll start." And now it's just about that time and I can't wait to tackle these projects head on. At the top of my list is finishing up our entry way. I have about three console tables that I love but I'm so indecisive and can't figure out which one I love most. The one thing I'm never indecisive about, Coffee Table Books. My view on them: the more, the merrier.

It's become quite an addiction. I've been collecting coffee table books ever since I moved into my apartment in NYC nine years ago and the round up above is only half of them. The others are still sitting in boxes in our garage from our move. I'll break them out once our home office and living room are set up.  My books aren't for just sitting pretty. I often find myself flipping through the pages and soaking up inspiration whether it's for interior spaces or outfits. Coffee table books aren't cheap. If a book catches my eye when I'm out and about, I always check Amazon to see if I can find it cheaper. I've also found some amazing ones at my local Home Goods store. They never used to carry coffee table books but have had such a great selection recently.

There are some books that I love but the cover doesn't quite blend with my aesthetic. I've found so many times that if I remove the paper cover, the hardcover ends up being perfect.

If you are looking for neutral and grey, I highly recommend these:: Houses that we Dreamt of // Perspective // The Kinfolk Home // Interiors // Dream Spaces // Interior Portraits // Restoration House

I also have a ton of pale blues and aqua :: Allegra Hicks // Surf Shack // Beautiful // The Decorated Home // Aspen Style // Surf Tribe

This is one collection that will never be complete!


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