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7 Items Literally Every NYC Girl Is Wearing Right Now

7 Items Literally Every NYC Girl Is Wearing Right Now

New York City is already considered to be one of the world’s most stylish cities, but I think it’s important to point out that its inhabitants are also especially masterful at seasonal dressing. After all, they (actually we) have to figure out how to tackle beyond-freezing temperatures in the winter, high heat and humidity in the summer, and even transitional dressing for those fleeting moments in spring and fall when the weather is just perfect—all while walking around a lot.

That’s why, when I see that my fellow New Yorkers are all wearing different versions of the same thing (or, in today’s case, things), I feel compelled to share them with all our readers because I know they must not only be cool in fashion but functional too. So what pieces are all over the streets of NYC this summer? Just keep scrolling to see and, … Read the rest

I Moved to New York and Learned 4 Valuable Fashion Lessons

I Moved to New York and Learned 4 Valuable Fashion Lessons

I’ve spent most of my life in Los Angeles. Between growing up there and moving back after college, it’s the place I truly call home. If you live in L.A., you know it to be true that practicality of clothing isn’t really a factor in L.A. style. Want to wear sweatpants anywhere? You can do it. Want to wear a dress in the winter? You can do it. Want to stay inside all day and avoid responsibilities when it’s raining? Yep, you can even do that too. 

So when I moved to New York in November of last year, you can imagine it was a big shock to both my life and my wardrobe. Suddenly it was no longer acceptable to wear baggy sweats everywhere and I definitely needed to invest in a raincoat and a pair of gloves. Throughout my now nine months of living in Manhattan, I … Read the rest

I Live in NYC But Want to Live in L.A.—These Are the 5 Trends I'll Ditch First

I Live in NYC But Want to Live in L.A.—These Are the 5 Trends I'll Ditch First

There comes a pivotal moment most transplant New Yorkers hit a decade into living in the city. They have to decide between one of two things: 1) They’ve become a New York–for-lifer, or 2) it’s time to get the hell out of Dodge. I’ve recently found myself falling into the latter camp. I still love New York, but I love the idea of a backyard; boots that aren’t marred by snow, slush, and salt; and a quiet commute from the comfort of my own car even more. Returning to L.A. has quickly risen to the top of my to-do list.

With dreams of year-round temperate weather, I’ve already let my mind wander toward a new, less frenzied me, both in spirit and in fashion. L.A. is its own unique style hub, and I’ve already started curating a list of trends I’ll be waving goodbye to in my rearview mirror. … Read the rest

NYC Girls Won't Go Near These Current Trends

NYC Girls Won't Go Near These Current Trends

There are trends, and then there are NYC trends. New York fashion girls have more than just the seasonal hype of a product to consider when choosing which trends they want to invest in, including functionality, breathability, and much more. Thanks to the infuriating heat and unavoidable walking and schlepping, rocking the latest heel trend might be tempting, but it can be far from practical. Get the picture?

Ahead I reached out to some of my favorite NYC girls to find out which fashion trends they are hating at the moment, in addition to the ones they are loving. Luckily, there are a lot of kitschy summer 2019 trends to consider, meaning the styles listed below are both exciting and practical.

“Platform sneakers are having a moment right now, but they’re just not for me. At 5’8″, I’m not dying for a height boost, and when I do want … Read the rest

The Fashion Mistakes New Yorkers Cringe Over

The Fashion Mistakes New Yorkers Cringe Over

Even the most hardcore New Yorker finds themselves trapped in a torrential downpour once or twice. It’s a rite of passage to experience the worst parts of the city (pizza rat, anyone?) and in some small part, they help us appreciate the nicer perks of living in NYC. But when we see others going through it, we can’t help but cringe a bit—because, well, we all know how it feels to get a shoe stuck in a sidewalk grate.

Below we’ve compiled a list of the cringe-worthy mistakes that most New Yorkers have gone through and would now just rather leave in the past. Then to help prevent you from falling victim to these NYC fashion fiascos yourself, we’re offering up some solutions too. Armed with the fashion first aid kit to help you avoid the grimace-worthy mistakes NYC women go through, you’ll be prepped to avoid the … Read the rest

New York Girls All Love to Shop Here

New York Girls All Love to Shop Here

New York City is the undisputed fashion capital of the United States. It’s a mecca for major designers and up-and-comers alike, and let’s not forget the shopping. No vacation is complete without a stroll through the streets of SoHo. But insiders know the best way to shop the city is by visiting the New York City boutiques that set the Big Apple apart.

Tucked into the coolest neighborhoods are a handful of shops that insiders constantly have on their radars. Stocked with buzzy brands like Vetements and Attico, as well as more budget-friendly (but equally chic) picks, this is the real way to shop like a New Yorker. Below we’re highlighting 12 shops New York girls frequent. Pull out Google Maps, plug in these addresses, and prepare yourself: You’re about to have the best shopping trip of your life.

What started out as an obsession with the perfect
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Don't Visit New York Without Stopping By These 6 Stores

Don't Visit New York Without Stopping By These 6 Stores

As someone who quite literally shops online for a living—and loves it—it takes a lot to get me out of my e-comfort zone and into an actual store. After all, I pride myself on being able to track down pretty much any item on the internet within seconds and have a weekly excuse to peruse all my favorite sites’ new-arrivals sections—making me pretty familiar with all that’s out there.

However, once in a while it does happen, mostly thanks to a handful of boutiques that have managed to curate such a good selection, it’s worth the trip every time. So which are the stores one simply must visit when in New York? Just keep scrolling to read about all six and (because I couldn’t help myself) do a little online shopping along the way.

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