Ensemble, Food

New Sunnies, Churros, & a failed trip to Dough Loco.

This weekend, as Le Boyfriend & I were driving from Brooklyn, he looks up at me and says in a really somber voice, “You know what? …I could really go for some donuts.”

Of course, I’ve been saving a cheat day to finally pay Dough Loco a visit – this donut shop in East Harlem which serves up Miso Glazed donuts. MISO GLAZED?! Miso intrigued.

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My wardrobe is tame in the winter time.

I’m pretty sure that anybody who lives in the east coast has either uttered and/or heard this phrase at least once a day these past weeks: I’M SO SICK OF THIS WINTER.

I’ve personally been saying it as a sort of mantra every time I open my wardrobe to pick out something to wear. Which is probably why I’ve been in this rut of all black errthang, errday.

So here’s a pop of color by way of photo editing.

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What snow?

A friend of mine from the Philippines (who currently lives in Malaysia) recently got a hold of the Kate Spade All Typed Up Clyde bag after searching online endlessly for months. Which got me thinking – when was the last time I wore mine? I decided to whip the baby out last week, snow and sleet be damned!

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Ensemble, Food

Le Bernardin

I’ve been shamelessly eating my way through Zagat’s list of Best Food in New York City. On every anniversary, le boyfriend and I go to a fine dining restaurant. It’s a rare indulgence and I look forward to it every year. So far, we’ve been to Bouley, Per Se, Jean-Georges, & Daniel (and AOC Bedford which sadly closed years ago).

Last night, we went to Le Bernardin to celebrate being together for 9 years without killing each other. If you have an occasion like this that deserves celebrating, you should consider French fine dining. It’s an elegant experience. The food is spectacular, the wine is overflowing, and the staff will dote on you all night.

(And if you’re a raging glutton/wine lush/narcissist like me who loves being doted on then it’s heaven on earth).

// Prada dress // Kate Spade coat, earrings, & book clutch // J Crew necklaces // Miu Miu mary jane heels //Saint Laurent Paris rings // Gucci watch //

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Fair warning: I’m about to sound preachy. Like a hermit, doling out sage advice regardless of whether you want to hear it or not.

I’m currently going through a lot of changes in my life. Changes, for a creature of habit like myself, are pretty scary. It’s like I’ve been sitting comfortably on this couch while there’s a Golden Girls marathon on the Hallmark Channel and you’re asking me to move to another apartment? You’re insane. Comfort is key. Unfortunately, comfort also makes a person stagnant. I had to make a conscious decision to accept change – because I have two options: I can either go through this kicking, screaming, and being dragged by my hair. Or I could accept it and move on. I choose to accept it. Because I like my hair.

Right now, I’m outside of my comfort zone. I’m being challenged which means I’m learning. And if I’m learning, that means I’m growing. And as much as I love me some Golden Girls, I’d rather grow first.

/ Kate Spade necklace & pyramid stud bangle / Banana Republic dress / Badgley Mischka crossbody bag / Gucci Watch / Saint Laurent Paris Arty Ova;e ring / door-knocker earrings from Ricky’s / Vince Camuto suede boots / Cynthia Rybackoff plain brass rings

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