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Valentine's Day Treats

Whether you love or hate Valentine’s Day, are single or in a relationship, can we all just agree it’s the perfect excuse to buy ourselves frivolous, girly things?! I mean come on… we could all use another luxurious candle, delicious smelling bubble bath, a pretty PJ set, a silk eye mask, or a new lipgloss! Here are a few fabulous, indulgent treats. Valentine’s Day Treats This is my favorite lip mask – I actually use it as a regular lip balm throughout the day. The vanilla scent is amazingggg. I have this robe in the shorter version, and let me tell you, it is such beautiful quality. Silky and luxurious. Treat yourself to a chic Hermes dish for your nightstand to hold rings or necklaces. This Laundress delicate laundry wash is ideal for lingerie. This silk lace cami comes in this gorgeous neutral color…swoon. These Hanky Panky thongs are the best, and this pair is extra fun! Spray just a touch of my everyday perfume Diptyque Eau Duelle for a romantic date night or night at home. Shop more goodies below, including this edible wax candle (oh la la!) and make sure to see more of my go-to Valentine’s goodies from last year!
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Snow Day

We’ve had one big snowfall this winter and I’m hoping for at least one more because it’s so gorgeous! A question I get a lot is, how do you dress for the cold, but still look cute?! This is something I’ve had to master over the years from living in NYC and now CT. The best advice I can give you is to invest in quality pieces made of warm material like wool and cashmere, and lots of neutrals so you can mix and match everything! Snow Day OutfitCamel CoatGerard Darel sent me this stunning camel coat a few weeks ago and it’s by far my favorite everyday camel coat. It’s such a rich tan color, fits perfectly (runs TTS) and it’s on sale! I love that it has a belt that cinches the waist and really locks in the heat! I linked a few other camel coats I’m loving like this one, this one and this one. Snow BootsThese Sperry snow boots are the BEST and I’ve been wearing these as my go-to winter boot for years. They’re thick and warm, but easy to walk in (that’s key), and not insanely heavy. They have a nice lining and are relatively sleek in terms of snow boot standards. Dog CoatsThis little dog coat is adorable isn’t it?! I picked it up at a store in town, but found it online here. It keeps Charlie warm for our daily walks. He’s wearing an XS and weighs about 12 lbs for reference :) Shop my snow day friendly outfit below!
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Currently Coveting

Hello! I’ve been a bit MIA because I’ve been buried in wedding planning. What everyone says is true….it really is like having a second full time job. There are SO many moving parts and details you’d never even think of! I’m excited to share more about that process, since I’ve met a ton of incredible vendors along the way! Anyways, I wanted to share a few things I’m loving right now, a few things I’ve ordered, and a few things that I’m coveting… Currently Coveting These combat boots are beautiful, on sale and come in 2 other colors. I love that they’re subtle and not super clunky looking. I ordered these ones which are similar earlier in the season. And they just came back in stock if you’re interested! I rarely see a chocolate brown leather boot like this, and these ones really caught my eye – they also come in black. I often get asked about the artwork in my living room and although the exact set of prints are sold out (they are Thom Felicia), these are almost identical and would make a great impact in any home. One of my best friends, Jesse, who also works with me, has the longest eyelashes and she told me it’s all because of Grande Lash serum. Update: after I ordered it, it sadly made my eyes red! I ordered the Grande Brow serum and have been happy with that so far, so will be keeping that. I LIVE in faux leather leggings in the winter, and you can’t go wrong with these. You will never believe that this turtleneck is from H+M and under $40!!! It looks like real cashmere, has the most luxurious (non itchy!) texture, and is the best winter staple. How fabulous is this faux croc bag? And it’s also under $40. This coat is from Topshop (I have a ton of their coats and love ’em!) and is ideal to transition into the spring with. It’s definitely one of those coats that won’t go out of style and can be worn in the fall, winter, and spring.
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Our Engagement

I am so excited to share that Thomas and I got engaged in Miami in early November! It’s been such a special time for both of us! With the holiday craziness I didn’t get a chance to post about our engagement on here. I wanted to share a few engagement details and photos with you! The Engagement Thomas flew me to Miami the first weekend of November. We checked into my favorite hotel; Soho Beach House. It was soooo nice to have a change of scenery and stick our toes in the sand. We relaxed the first day and ordered room service – their food is the absolute BEST. The second day is a bit of a blur now haha… we hung by the pool, and then that evening right before dinner, Thomas led me to the beach where he proposed! He had my favorite photographer hiding behind a beach stand capturing our special moment. I was in shock, and couldn’t stop smiling. Having this set of photos to capture that joy right during and after the proposal is truly priceless! After the proposal we took it all in, and then got ready for dinner at my favorite restaurant; Casa Tua. Engagement Outfit Details I packed a ton of white outfits for our weekend, knowing that something was up if we were flying to Miami on a whim! We had talked about a ring design together months prior, so luckily he knew exactly what shape and style I liked. This is something I suggest all couples discuss beforehand because you wear your engagement ring everyday and it’s a huge investment, so you want to be absolutely in love with it! I showed him photos of rings I loved (Amal Clooney’s was my #1 inspo) and he had it made from there. The style I ended up going with was an emerald cut diamond with tapered baguettes on each side. Classic and timeless! The outfit I wore was a two piece set I had sitting in my closet for years from Zimmermann. All of their pieces are special, intricate and feminine. While the exact outfit I’m wearing has since sold out, I’ve linked similar options below! Engagement Photos Our photographer, Bailey Ann, was so sweet and made us feel so comfortable. She snapped a ton of photos of us just being natural and elated. She is a genius when it comes to capturing those beautiful, in-between, organic moments! I was smiling ear to ear and in shock/high on adrenaline the entire time. Minutes before Thomas proposed, a hurricane was actually moving in on us, so he only had a small window (about 20 minutes) until it started to downpour! I love the moodiness and clouds that are behind us in these photos! The impending hurricane really made the pictures that much more gorgeous and ironically enough, the lighting was perfect (not too bright/not too dark.) Once it started raining, we ran up to our room and danced on the balcony and bed. My best friend had martinis sent up to our room waiting for us and Thomas had a huge bouquet of white roses on the nightstand. I’m so excited about this next chapter and feel so lucky that I get to be with my soulmate! Thank you so much for your well wishes, love and excitement – we are truly over the moon! Zimmermann top (similar, similar)Zimmermann skirt (similar, similar)Lee Brevard earrings (this charm and this charm)
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