Don’t Forget to Pack THIS for a Winter Weekend Getaway

Don’t Forget to Pack THIS for a Winter Weekend Getaway

WHERE I’m headed, WHAT I’m packing, and WHY I need these to be my best self!

You all know I am OBSESSED with every season and adventure that crosses my New York City path! BUT with spring break quickly approaching (adults spring break too, right?), the idea of escaping this city for a winter weekend getaway is RULING my thoughts lately. So to relax and re-energize I’m heading on an adult spring break, winter weekend getaway to Mount Snow, Vermont!

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Make the Most of #SelfLoveFebruary

Make the Most of #SelfLoveFebruary

Despite the crazy cold here in NYC (curse you polar vortex!) February is one of my favorite months of the year! Though it may be the shortest (and coldest) month, there is no shortage of excitement…HELLO New York Fashion Week AND Valentines Day!

But with so many great happenings, life comes at us fast! I mean, we’re already in the second month of 2019!

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New Year, New(ish) Wardrobe: MUST Shop Semi Annual Sales

New Year, New(ish) Wardrobe: MUST Shop Semi Annual Sales

I know it’s cliche to say but seriously…how is it 2019? This holiday season was a whirlwind AND honestly the very best yet. I firmly believe in foreshadowing, and this season has simply been preparation for an incredible year ahead.

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*Attempting* to be Timely for NYE (and 2019)

*Attempting* to be Timely for NYE (and 2019)

Chatting with my mom the other day, she reminded me what a last minute/procrastinator I CAN be.  Honestly I took the accusation quite personally (acting as if I wasn’t already aware).  For a second I let those words creep in (that second can do a lot of damage) and  began to question my self worth on the small fact that I tend to arrive exactly on time or 5 fashionable minutes late to almost everything.  My poor mother-she taught me to be at least 25 minutes early, always.

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My Black Friday MUST HAVES

My Black Friday MUST HAVES

Not only is Thanksgiving TOMORROW (crazy, right?) but every fashionistas favorite holiday is right around the corner too!

I am religiously a Black Friday shopper.  To be honest, even when I was working in retail I shopped Black Friday sales before or after my shift (if you love a great piece at an even better price, you understand)!  But for me, although the prices are unbeatable, Black Friday shopping is more than shopping; it is a time for me to spend chatting and laughing with my cousins and close friends who are crazy enough to stand by my side in outrageous lines at 2 a.m.

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3 Winter Coat Styles Under $150

3 Winter Coat Styles Under $150

Let me be honest-I picked up this jacket on sale last winter season but isn’t she a beauty?  Throughout the chilly months over the past year, I’ve received countless compliments and questions on the faux fur leopard coat so I’m excited to finally share it with all of you!  BUT not only am I sharing this trendy fur, I’m also leaving a list of my favorite winter coats at the best prices for the chilly weather.

Plus, stick around for some tips on exploring one of my favorite NYC views!

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From London to New York- TopShop IT @ Nordstrom

From London to New York- TopShop IT @ Nordstrom

So if you’ve visited A Grim Sense of Style before, you likely know my obsession with New York City.  BUT did you know that before New York there was London?  That’s right. Flash back four and a half years (it’s crazy to think it was that long ago!)- I was living abroad while studying at the UAL: London College of Fashion. I would not trade that experience for the world!

London had its tough moments.  My school was on Oxford Street where ALL the high end retailers were located, so I’m sure you can imagine my struggle as a broke student.  But of course, I didn’t let that stop me!  Like clockwork after fashion class I would pop in the stores to simply collect inspiration.  As a true fashionista I am unashamed to admit this remains one of my favorite memories.

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