Beaches and Creme

So in spite of my geographical location, I don’t have a huge spring/summer wardrobe.

I own about 5 pairs of sandals (I think), not a whole lot of color, and not one maxi dress. Don’t get me wrong, I live near the beach, so I own bathing suits and shorts, they are all just black and white. I guess I prefer a liberal interpretation of warm weather wear, and don’t necessarily want to give up my aesthetic when it gets warmer.

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Romper Roast

I’m the queen of versatility, if I can’t style a piece 2 ways or more, it does NOT see the inside of my closet.

Naturally, basic silhouettes and neutrals are the best recipe for a versatile piece, but this deliciously fun romper I found on LETOTE.com by Collective Concepts is an exception. It fits like a dream, which can be challenging for a curvy and petite frame like mine. I cooked up two looks, one on duty and one off duty.

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Skeletons in my Closet

I consistently get asked two things: “How often do you shop?” and “How big is your wardrobe?”

Answer: not very often and pretty small. I pride myself on being a very stringent editor, I blame it on OCD and living in tiny NYC apartments. I don’t keep anything I don’t wear for 4 months (with the exception of seasonal and outerwear), and I don’t buy anything that I can’t make two or more outfits with. So what stays? My skeletons.

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Work it Out

Shout out to all the women who ROCK the “I just came from the gym” look.

No evidence of sweat, not a hair out of place, and flawlessly coordinated pieces. I on the other hand, even post Fabletics subscription, can’t seem to channel the effortlessly chic athletic look that Kate Hudson deems attainable.

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