The Elevated Acre

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Thank you guys for all your great feedback on my fall capsule wardrobe post! I was really excited to share it and I’m happy to be taking you along with me while I try out this concept. I have a couple of outfit posts this week that were taken before I kicked off my fall capsule, then starting next week it will be all fall capsule outfits for a while.

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On this particular day, I’d taken the day off since my sister was visiting and we’d planned to do a bunch of things. However, it was a gray and blustery day and the activities that we wanted to do were all outdoorsy, so we decided to postpone our plans. Instead we went down to the Financial District to meet my roommate for lunch. There are a bunch of food trucks parked near his work, so we all grabbed some food and ate it in a nice outdoor space called the Elevated Acre.

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We also went down to South Street Seaport, which I’d never really been to before. There were a lot of cute shops, including a lovely letterpress stationery store called Bowne & Co Stationers. I love having my sister visiting because I have an excuse to play tourist and see a different side of New York.

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Outfit Details: Express cardigan, TJ Maxx top, American Eagle hi-rise jeggings, H&M Sneakers | Lips- Rimmel London Lasting Finish Lipstick- Kate Moss Collection in 01 | photos of me- my sister

Tell me: Are you ever a tourist in your own city?

  • It’s always nice to discover new sites in your own city! I love this outfit, you look beautiful!

    • Thank you Maru! The Elevated Acre is a really nice spot and if I worked down there, I think I’d eat lunch there a lot :)

  • I love your striped shirt and this honestly sounds like a magical day. What beautiful pictures you took!

  • That top is adorable!! I’m still loving peplum tops!
    ~Sara

    • Thank you Sara :) I’ve had this top for ages and I barely wear it!

  • Love your cute mix with the sneakers! It can be so fun to play tourist – I must remember to do it every so often.

    Chic on the Cheap

    • Thanks Lydia! It was nice to have that time off and be able to do some exploring around the city during the day :)

  • I adore this top! Stripes are my go-to. I’m hoping that now that I’m settling into DC, I can go exploring and be a tourist in my own city!

    • Thank you Natalie! I hope that you were settling well into your new place :)