Apartment Finds

Fall Favorites (2)
Midsummer sales are in full swing and I’m utilizing the discounts to invest in some polished pieces for my new apartment. Half the fun of moving is decorating your room (okay, all the fun.) I’ve rounded up the chicest home decor items to ensure a cozy, humble abode come this fall.

  1. Monogram mug: a blogger favorite.
  2. Fun matches: it’s actually become a hobby of mine to find cute matchboxes, but this one takes the cake!
  3. Cozy blanket: seriously want to cozy up with this throw and a cup of tea!
  4. Decorative pillow: love the bohemian designs on this one.
  5. Diptyque candle: these candles are a classic.
  6. Art print: Something to tie a room together while still being eye-catching.
  7. Kate Spade entertaining book: this book perfects the art of being a hostess, full of recipes, stories, and tips.
  8. Photo clip lights: dainty string lights in rose gold = perfection!
  9. Confetti wine glasses: so fun!
  10. Adorable apron: to look chic while cooking… if that is possible!

Any trendy home decor items you’ve got your eye on? Would love to hear suggestions in comments below!

xx, Laina

Workwear 101

Working in the fashion industry allows for a little more creativity when it comes to dressing professionally and oftentimes the dress code is considered “smart casual.” While I could easily pair jeans with heels and a blazer and call it a day, I try to dress a bit more elevated as it gives me an extra nudge of confidence. However, I do love that I can get away with wearing trend items such as this off-the-shoulder top. I paired it with silky black trousers, a vintage neck scarf, and lace-up booties for a polished yet on-trend look.

What are you go-to pieces for work?

xx, Laina

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{Free People top, Aerie pants, Circus by Sam Edelman booties}

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{Banana Republic bracelet, Madewell ring, Dolce&Gabbana nail lacquer}

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{Kate Spade thermos, vintage neck scarf}

Life Lately

I started this blog as a platform to curate the little moments, creative concepts, and simple details that inspire me. Life lately has surely taken me by surprise and reminded me to be grateful for every moment. Here are a few things keeping me positive and inspired this week.

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{spectacular views from Sam Edelman HQ}

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{favorite funny page from How to Be Parisian}

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{dress + top from Zara}

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{when you can’t decide between a popsicle or a cocktail so you opt for both}

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{sea foam in the Hamptons}

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{brunching in the West Village}

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{selfies with my sister}

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{summer sweetness}

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{summer, simplified}

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{my summer motto via pinterest}

xx, Laina