A White Pencil Skirt

I bought this white pencil skirt a few months ago and it’s quickly become my go-to piece when I need to throw on something for a meeting, formal brunch or event. It’s such a flattering item and can be paired with a button down like I did here, a sweater, a bodysuit, or a flowy silk blouse. I love the subtle button details down the side. It’s sadly sold out, but this one and this one are almost identical and super reasonable. I tied this blue and white stripe button down up to make the look more playful and less corporate. I love a classic button down and tying it at the waist completely changes the vibe. A few other button downs I have my eye on are this one, this one and this one. Rails makes such great button downs. I have a ton of their plaid shirts and always pair them with my Cuyana sweatpants on the weekends. I had the best weekend celebrating my sister at her bridal shower. We rented a room at Cecconi’s in Dumbo and had 20 of her friends and family gather for a beautiful afternoon! The food, service, weather, and decor was IMPECCABLE. I can’t recommend it enough if you’re looking for a new, fun brunch spot – or event space! I’m gearing up for my sister’s bachelorette party next month and getting so excited about all of the activities and goodie bags. I’ll be doing a full blog post on the prep and tips on how to plan one. If you have any games or goodies you recommend I would love to hear them!
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Dressed up Jeans and a White T

Blue jeans and a white T. Such a classic, basic, and simple combo that always works. I’ve been resorting back to the staple pieces in my closet since moving back to NYC. It feels so good to get back to basics and not be overthinking my outfits. I’ve been wearing things that are 100% fuss free… I threw on my trusty Mango blazer (they really do make the best blazers) for a lunch meeting at Laduree and these beautiful Sarah Flint heels. Sarah’s shoes are iconic and she designs them with beauty AND function in mind. They have a thick, padded sole and buttery soft leather straps that make walking in them a breeeeeze. ——— On a personal note, I’ve been a little more silent on the blog this week because I’ve had a lot on my plate – both good and bad. The good – and there was a lot of good! – was my housewarming party, book launch party, family + friends coming in town and my sister’s bridal shower. The bad – I found out a friend and confidante who had a really positive impact on my life passed away far too soon. She was only 37 years old. I’m shocked and still fully processing her death. When things like this happen, it just reminds us how short life really is – and how important it is to be as present and grateful as possible. I learned so much from this person and I know she would want me to share some of that insight with the world. When I’m ready, I absolutely will <3
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A Classic Houndstooth Blazer

I recently bought this houndstooth blazer, which FYI just went on sale, and it has quickly become my go-to blazer to wear during the week. It’s a longer cut, with a structured shoulder and slim fit back so it elongates your entire figure. The subtle, classic houndstooth pattern along with big gold buttons makes this an iconic piece that I know I’ll be wearing in 10 – even 20 years from now. It also comes in this dreamy crisp white color. The houndstooth blazer comes from one of my favorite brands; ALC. I listened to the Second Life podcast with the founder of ALC, and it made me fall even more in love with the brand. I’ve been craving a brand like ALC for years. It’s classic and sophisticated, but also modern and feminine with just the right amount of edge. The materials she uses are all insanely high quality, and the attention to detail in every garment is obvious. Few designers today get the fit, pattern, color, and details right – but ALC does it time and time again. Speaking of podcasts, I’m SO addicted to them! I listen to them while I’m getting ready for the day, doing my hair + makeup, cooking, cleaning, or walking around the city. They always teach me something, or make me think more in depth about a topic I wasn’t familiar with before. Some of my favorite podcasts are; Second Life by Hilary Kerr, The Skinny Confidential by Lauryn Evarts, Goop by Gwyneth Paltrow, Bad on Paper by Grace Atwood, and The Skimm by Danielle Weisberg and Carly Zakin. Such an incredible and inspiring group of women!!! The founders of The Skimm are also in the book that I was recently featured in called; Earn It. I am so happy to share it’s already a BESTSELLER and encourage you to order a copy if you haven’t already. It’s jam packed full of stories and tips from women doing amazing things in their field. It really gives you an in-depth look at what it takes to succeed in the workplace today. The outfit I’m wearing here could easily be worn to work or drinks.You would never even have to change your shoes. I’ve said it before, but these heels that are from WALMART – YEP Walmart – are under $35 – and SOOOO comfortable. You’d never even be able to tell that they’re that inexpensive! I walk all over the city in them, stand in them for hours, and love that I don’t have to worry about them getting a little scuffed up or dirty. I’m tempted to order them in nude now, especially since summer is coming!
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A Pop Of Color For Spring

TGIF! So sorry for the lack of posts this week! I had an internet outage in my apartment! It took 5 technicians allllll week to fix, but now it’s finally up and running! I really missed writing and sharing updates with you this week. Exciting NewsI used the time I wasn’t writing blog posts to continue unpacking/organizing my apartment, meet with several brands I’m working with for the spring/summer, catch up with friends, and celebrate being featured in a best selling book! I am thrilled to share I am featured in; Earn It written by Daniela Pierre-Bravo and Mika Brzezinski. I am honored to be included in this book alongside some of my idols; Tory Burch, Martha Stewart and Sarah Jessica Parker! This is a great read for anyone navigating the modern work world and looking for career advice. A Blue Trench Coat For SpringThose of you who have been reading WLFK for years, know I rarely wear color, and when I do it’s on a vacation or it’s a simple pop of red. When I saw this robin’s egg bright blue trench online, I was immediately drawn to it. It’s such a gorgeous, vibrant shade and SO different from the trenches I have hanging in my closet. It’s fun and playful for warm spring afternoons and a welcome change to my sea of neutrals! It also comes in this beautiful amber color. Other blue spring jackets I’m loving are; this silky trench (on sale!), this Kendall + Kylie light blue trench, and this linen blazer. How To Wear ColorWhen it comes to wearing bright colors – you can color block and wear two different bright colors together, you can do a monochrome head-to-toe look, OR you can rock a pop of color over a neutral base like I did here. If I was going to color block – I would do mix hot pink and red – so chic. Pair Color With A Neutral BaseThese blue jeans I’m wearing here are from Abercrombie and currently under $50! They make your butt look SO good and are perfect for casual weekend outings. I paired my jeans and bright blue trench with a simple white v-neck (that I also wore here) from My Theresa. Do not even get me started on the bag + shoe sections at My Theresa…I could get lost for hours perusing their dreamy assortment. Enjoy your weekend!
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