Pink Lady

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Oh my, an outfit post! These have become rather rare around here, but this past weekend I was able to sucker a friend into snapping a few quick pictures of me.

It was another freakin’ gorgeous weekend. Seriously, I live for days like these. Saturday was Independent Bookstore Day, which is definitely my kind of holiday. You guys know that I love books, so I was happy to take a day to support some local bookstores. I roped a friend into going with me and together we hit up four bookstores in Manhattan. I got some really great books at really great prices. If you’d like to hear more about that, I should have some related videos up on my youtube channel soon!

Give a warm welcome to my trusty pink jacket- it’s back for spring. I bought that thing over four years ago for about 30 bucks. Who knew it would become such a staple in my wardrobe? I also decided to bring out my white jeans (although, it was a little warmer than I expected on Saturday, so I was a bit hot). Since I knew I’d be doing a lot of walking that day, I went with my comfy black sneakers. On top I’m wearing this lovely new tank from Loft. I picked it up a couple weekends ago and I’ve already worn it twice. I love that it’s long and flowy and the brushed polka-dot pattern is very cute. I did quite a bit of shopping on Saturday (sorry bank account) and I ended up buying this top in black too.

Over the weekend, Uber was running this promotion where’d they come and pick up your clothes and donate them to Goodwill for you. By the time I got home from my day out, I thought I would be too late, but I decided to try requesting an Uber anyway. I’ve never really used Uber before, so I didn’t realize that when I requested one, they’d come right away. That gave me about 5 minutes to toss some clothes into a bag and haul it downstairs to give to the driver. Since I was in such a rush, I’m sure I missed some stuff, but it still felt good to do a little bit of closet cleaning. I guess I had to make room for the new clothes I bought anyway!

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Outfit Details: H&M jacket, LOFT ink dot rib trim tank, American Eagle white jegging, Rose gold square aviator sunglasses c/o Aeropostale, black sneakers c/o Aeropostale, Fossil erin satchel | photos- my friend Liza

Not Quite Spring

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I’m still waiting for that nice spring weather. We got a little glimpse of it in the middle of last week, but then temperatures dropped back down. On Sunday I met up with a friend and I was underdressed (in terms of warmth). It was so windy/chilly that I had to run back to my apartment to grab a hat, scarf, and gloves!

Originally we’d planned to meet on Saturday, but it was so gross and rainy all day that we pushed our plans to Sunday. We had brunch at Mighty Quinn’s and it was quite tasty. Then we walked over to Sephora so that I could buy her birthday present. She’s talked about wanting to find a red lipstick that suits her, so I told her that we’d go to Sephora and find her perfect shade, which I’d then buy for her. Our trip was a success and she picked out a great lipstick from Kat Von D’s line. We browsed in a couple more stores in the area, but soon we started to get tired from our hearty meal earlier.

I just got this floral tee from Aeropostale and it’s so soft. It’s the perfect slouchy weekend tee. I know I’ll be wearing it again soon (hopefully without a coat next time!).

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Outfit Details: H&M coat, Express black cardigan (underneath), Floral Burnout V-Neck Tee c/o Aeropostale, American Eagle black hi-rise jeggingsblack sneakers c/o Aeropostale, Fossil Erin Satchel | photos- my friend Liza

California Winter

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As I was cleaning up my computer, I realized that I had one more outfit post from my trip to California over the holidays. Yesterday, the temperature cracked 40 degrees here in NYC. For a brief moment, we remembered what warmth was.

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This was my favorite outfit that we took pictures of while I was home. I really like the way my gray sweater pairs with the navy skirt. Also, this skirt is one of the best things I bought in 2014 (I’m still kicking myself for not picking it up in black when I had the chance). I’m at that stage where I’m totally sick of winter. I’m tired of everything in my closet and I’m tired of having to wear a gajillion layers all the time. The 40-degree weather was a step in the right direction. Do you hear that weather gods?

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I’ve been coping by doing a lot of online browsing recently. All of the spring clothes have started to arrive in stores. Although it’s not warm enough to actually wear these things yet, a girl can dream.

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It was pretty quiet around here this weekend. As I mentioned, we got new internet installed (which is a vast improvement already) and we also got cable, which means I was actually able to watch the Oscars yesterday. On my best-dressed list, there’s Lupita in thousands of pearls, Rosamund Pike in red (best she’s looked all season, though I wish she’d had a brighter lip), and I thought Zoe Saldana looked gorgeous in a blush dress. Looking back at pictures, there were a lot of safe choices and not that many stand-outs. Who are your picks for best-dressed?

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Outfit Details: Gap gray sweater, J. Crew navy skirt, H&M floral scarf, Topshop chelsea boots | Nails- Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure Wedding Glitters | photos- my sister

Borrowed from the Boys

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Most of these clothes look like they could have come from my little brothers’ closet, but I don’t mind because this outfit was so darn comfortable. Last year I fully embraced sneakers and now I wear my black pair on the regular. I also finally tracked down a plain black beanie. It was a little bit harder to find than you’d think! Most of the ones I saw had some sort of phrase on them or were surprisingly overpriced.

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When I’m wearing a more masculine look like this one, I like to add some feminine touches for balance. I got a curling wand over the holiday break and I’ve been having fun playing around with it. It makes it so easy to curl my hair, which is great for someone as lazy as I am.

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It was another quiet weekend for me. I’ve been spending most of my weekends in this month in an attempt to save money. Sometimes it sucks a little, but I don’t mind too much because my introvert self is happiest when I have an extended amount of alone time. Plus, if I really do want to work on my resolution of getting my finances in order, I had to cut back. Instead of going out, I picked up some knitting, worked on a video for my youtube channel, and sat down to write a letter. Let me know if you did anything fun this weekend and I’ll live vicariously through you!

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Outfit Details: Old Navy plaid shirtAmerican Eagle hi-rise jeggings, black sneakers c/o Aeropostale, ribbed beanie c/o Boohoo | Lips- NARS Audacious Lipstick in Charlotte | photos- my sister