Black & Gold

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Thank you all for your well wishes in Friday’s post. I’m happy to say that I’m finally starting to feel better. After a week of feeling generally crummy, I knew I was on the upswing when I regained the desire to paint my nails!

I had a pretty low-key weekend, mostly involving sleep, reading and drinking lots of tea in bed. I received a free galley of a book called Runner by Patrick Lee and I finished it over the weekend. It was a pretty fun read- action-packed and full of twists. Next on my list is Allegiant, the final book in the Divergent trilogy. After that I must get my hands on a copy of The Goldfinch. I’ve been dying to read it and everyone says it’s amazing. I’m thinking of doing a book post later this week, so look out for that!

On Saturday evening I went to Rouge et Blanc for my friend’s birthday dinner. Their menu blends French and Vietnamese cuisine and the food I ordered was pretty tasty. A friend and I split the Hanoi Fried Chicken, which was crispy on the outside and tender on the inside, and which paired really well with the spicy pickles that it was served on top of.

Sunday morning I woke up and tidied up my room a bit. I also whipped up a batch of banana bread muffins and finally tackled a pile of magazines that I’d been putting off. In the evening the roomie and I settled in to watch the Grammys. Beyonce and Jay-Z, will you please adopt me?

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I’m loving the gold cap toe on these boots. I needed a new part of tall boots and at first I thought the metallic toes would be a bit much for everyday wear, but consider me converted. They’re the perfect little detail to keep this all black outfit from being boring. I wanted to play off the gold on my feet and layer on more gold accessories, including the adorable hashtag necklace that Alex gave me for Christmas. That necklace is way too cute and so blogger appropriate. In fact, Alex coined a new term for it- #bloggerbling.

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Outfit Details: Sweater- Joe Fresh // Jeans– American Eagle // Delicate Hashtag Necklace– C. Wonder (gift from Alex) // Arrow Necklace- Forever 21 // Blue Suede Shoes Metallic Toe-Cap Boot c/o Aeropostale // iPhone case- Madewell // Lips- Mirenesse Glossy Kiss in #2 Flirty Kiss // photos- Delayed Missives