Friday, June 28, 2013

this & that

First on my trip bucket list: Washington Square Park

As you may have spied around on the interwebs, the man friend and I escaped San Francisco last week for a whirlwind NYC vacation. I've been looking forward to this trip for some time now for a number of reasons, the main two being: a.) I've been having serious summer weather withdrawals lately. While I love San Francisco to pieces, a girl sometimes needs something above 65 degrees to really don her new spring dresses and b.) I feel like every time I'm in New York, I'm rushing around for work and don't really get a chance to just get lost for no reason. 

As you can imagine, there were plenty of meals and one too many cocktails to be had and it was just what I needed! New York, you sure know how to show a girl (and her man friend) a good time. We'll be back very soon!

Shhhhhhh! The Rose Reading Room at the New York Public Library // Finally seeing the Punk: Chaos to Couture exhibit at The Met.

The most delicious goat cheese tart in the Upper East Side.

Obligatory hot dog shot (eaten on the Met steps. Blair would be proud). // View from our room at The Empire (I guess that would make Chuck proud?). 

Walking across the Brooklyn Bridge. 

Sheep's Meadow in Central Park // Watching Tom Hanks in the Broadway play "Lucky Guy" -- one word: AMAZING.

View from the top of the Empire State Building.

My first reaction to this window at Barneys: "Uh oh" as I proceeded to walk in. // The tastiest (and prettiest) treats at Lafayette Bakery. 

View from the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir in Central Park

Hands down, this dress was the best packing decision. Loved wearing this around the city. 

Ground Zero // The sweetest park bench dedication I've ever read. 

An eerie super moon over Lincoln Center on our last evening in NYC.


  1. great snaps !!!

  2. I LOVED this post today! Thanks for sharing some pictures from your trip! Everything look amazing and looks like you had a fantastic time... here's to the same for the weekend!
    xo, Meg

  3. Such a beautiful photos and a great post!

  4. That bench dedication is amazing and so touching. Great NYC story told in pictures.


  5. Lovely photos! Glad you had a great time in NYC, what a lovely holiday :)

    Away From Blue

  6. Ny is just great and I loved going through all these images :)!

    lens & anything else

  7. Great Post....W S.Francisco...W New York...W U.S.A !
    Viva l'America!

  8. Gosh it's insane how much I need that dress in my life! I can't wait to get to NY next year!

  9. New York looks good on you :)

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  11. looks like you had a lovely time -- I love ny! xo

  12. beautiful shots! & i love the gg references ;)

    x dipped in yellow

  13. I love all the GG references! Looks like your trip was fabulous!

  14. Looks like you had an amazing time!

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  15. Looks like a great trip! It's on my list hopefully to see soon as well.

  16. Nice ! Looks like you really made the best of NYC...

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  17. So glad you and the man friend enjoyed NYC! I wish to go with my man friend as well soon! Yes one does need a day or two that's higher than 65F (Portland too lol)

  18. Salivating over that goat cheese tart!

    xo Jennifer

  19. Great pictures - looks like you had fun! :)


  20. I'm going to NYC next week for the first time and I'm so excited & looking for all of the suggestions I can get. I also absolutely love the little shout out to Chuck & Blair... eating on the Met steps is a must! Great post!

  21. God these pictures make me miss New York so bad!! Beautiful shots though and I agree, this red looks great on you!
    xo Andrea

  22. I wish I could be in NYC and just get lost! And I love it when you make a really good packing decision :) Its so satisfying :) hhaha

  23. Cute dress;-)
    Check out Erica B's DIY Style blog, June 15 entry....nice coincidence.

  24. NYC is so beautiful! I wish I can visit some day!
    So glad you had fun!

    with love, Cassandra xx

  25. Ahh New York... so gorgeous and has a magic all its own. Love your photos!
    Yasmine xx

  26. That dress is amazing, love thhe moments captured

    Style n love, jamaica

  27. great dress!

    - Anum


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