Dog Days of Summer

Hello! I figured that I would check in with a quick life update. This is my last week of work before August break. I’ll have two weeks of vacation, and I cannot wait!! I’ve mostly been lazy this month as I anticipate vacation, but I’ve managed to do some interesting things. I’m currently reading In […]

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My Favorite Room from the Kips Bay Decorator Show House

This was my first year visiting the Kips Bay Decorator Show House, and it was all that I imagined it would be. The Kips Bay Boys and Girls Club chooses a location each year (usually a townhouse), and they select a group of decorators to design a different room in the house. It is wonderful, […]

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Stained Glass at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Above: Louis C. Tiffany, Tiffany Studio, View of Oyster Bay (detail), 1908 German, The Deposition (detail), 1444 William Jay Bolton and John Bolton, Miriam and Jubal (detail), 1842-48 Above and below: Attributed to Agnes Northrop for Tiffany Studios, Autumn Landscape (detail), 1923-24. C.C.B.B

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We’ve Moved!

The bad news: I haven’t written in a week. The good news: My boyfriend and I moved into our new apartment! We are almost completely set up, and I hope to have some photos soon. Our new neighborhood is higher on the Upper East Side, much more residential than where we were before. ย In the […]

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A Gloomy Day in Central Park & Winter Wardrobe Classics

It was like a spooky October day in Central Park today! Despite the gloom, it’s been warm enough to wear a lighter coat. It’s been giving me some serious spring fever. I’m wearing my Via Spiga Trench Coat in sand (on sale!). It’s water resistant for rainy days, and comes with a detachable hood. I’ve […]

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Carl Schurz Park

Does anyone else love Carl Schurz Park? It is my go-to spot in the city for when I need some peace and quiet. As much as I love Central Park, it can get WAY too crowded with tourists. Carl Schurz is a great alternative, but also a wonderful park in its own right. I really […]

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Autumn in Central Park

One upon a time, my parents said to me, “CCBB. Do not ever go in Central Park. You will never come out.” I do not think they realize how gorgeous and clean the park has become since their 1970’s New York. These photos contain no drug dealers, no syringes, no graffiti, and no hulking presences […]

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