Saturday, November 22, 2014

Sophisticated Sportswear









TALK NERDY TO ME iphone Case by Mobile Togs 

LA Beanie Hat: Charlotte Russe | Champion Printed Leggings: Target | Jewelry: Freida Rothman
Skater Slip Sneakers: Sam Edelman 

One thing I always admired about West Coast style, is their ability to rock casual sportswear when not working out and still look effortlessly cool. I am pretty much always dressed up Monday-Friday, so on Saturdays & Sundays if I'm just hanging around my neighborhood in BK, I keep it really casual.  I've mentioned the brand Cushie B a few times on my blog, but I really want you guys to know how much I truly love the line. Simple, classic, and well made styles with the perfect fit. Sometimes it's worth investing in the black cardigan that is going to last all season, instead of buying 3 of them from Forever 21 (you know what I mean?) Cushie B's quality in their knitwear is really hard to find.  Also, I kind of have a thing for awesome phone cases, I like to change it up depending on what I'm wearing.  I consider my phone case part of my outfit, it's an accessory to your look. This particular designer case by Mobile Togs, says "Talk Nerdy to Me" on the back with a full mirror and bottom slip for my credit or metro card. (functional and cute) I completed the look with blue printed champion leggings from Target, Sam Edelman skater slip sneakers, a white 90's style beanie hat, and of course jewelry from Freida Rothman. 

What's your Saturday style like? 



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Thursday, November 20, 2014

Haute Holiday Looks



I seriously can't believe how time flies. It's already the end of November, Thanksgiving is next week and Christmas is right around the corner.  That can only mean 1 thing, HOLIDAY PARTIES! (a whole bunch of them. So brace yourself, and get it together girl!) Seriously, you need to stop wearing that same basic dress you wear every year, and invest in some classic holiday looks for your closet. If you are a little bit more daring, and willing to go on the trendier side I have something for you too! I am basing this off of pure experience (and desperation) because over the next few weeks almost every night I have a holiday party, birthday party, fashion event, work function, wedding, concerts… and the list goes on and on.  I hate leaving things for the last minute, when it comes to my wardrobe/personal style I am a compulsive planner (yes I am already planning my Birthday outfit now lol). Call me crazy, but I would rather know I am putting my best food forward, looking my best at these events, and serving up a plate of killer confidence so bam take that! Rule #1: you can NEVER be overdressed. 

For those of you who HATE shopping, like my own sister, (totally don't even know how we are related) I am talking to you. I literally am doing all the work for you guys, scouting out the best outfits and the best deals. You can avoid the mall, the crazy holiday rush, and long lines. Just click through to each website mentioned and get your shop on.  As requested by a few readers, I am even taking care of all body shapes and sizes. My skinny bitches to my bad ass curvy gals I gotchu! Here goes nothing…








Hope this was helpful to everyone! I have some serious style posts coming this week stay tuned xo 





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Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Fall'14 Obsession: The White Coat #Trending















Geometric Printed Dress: ASOS | Vest: Target | Booties: Michael Kors | Rings: Freida Rothman

The most important piece of clothing in your wardrobe for Fall & Winter is a great coat. Not only does a fab outwear piece keep you warm, but it makes a major fashion statement and impression on your style. You can't leave the house on a brisk day without a nice warm coat right? So why not make it stylish and feel good about the change of seasons. I know this might sound cheesy, but growing up I always wanted a beautiful crisp white winter coat. I was never allowed to get one because of the fact that it will get ruined too quickly. I was told it gets dirty, it's not flattering, makes you look heavy, and now I say BULLSHIT to all of the above. Throughout the years as my style developed I always stayed away from white because of those thoughts in the back of my mind...until recently.  
I love winter white, I think it's extremely chic and can be worn with just about anything. So I may have to take it to the dry cleaner a few more times then a black piece but so what?! 

I will officially say that my #1 outwear trend for Fall 14 has to be a beautiful white coat with a big collar. I am OBSESSED with this particular one by Jessica Simpson from HeyGoregous.com. I saw the pieces in their Fall 14 campaign, and instantly fell in love. I was literally "craving" this coat. Hey Gorgeous is an online retailer catering to curvy women by bringing a great selection of trendy, stylish, and affordable options to the table. (Can I get an AMEN?) I love everything on the website, they have impeccable taste and some wonderful options for every occasion. HeyGoregous.com (based in Brooklyn woowoo!) has become one of my new online retail destinations. You have to check it out! 

Show me your Fall'14 style #BlazersandBellinisFall 





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Sunday, November 9, 2014

The Art of Brunch: Anthony David's, Hoboken











Anthony David's 953 Bloomfield, St Hoboken NJ | 201 222 8399

Sunday should always be a day of rest/relaxation and of course some really good food! I have been hearing some amazing things about Anthony David's in Hoboken, NJ and had to try it for myself.  Over the next few weeks the ELITE NYC crew & I are scouting the best brunches in NYC/NJ, and this was definitely Elite worthy.  Tucked away off the hustle and bustle of Washington Street, Anthony David's corner indoor/outdoor dining really had some charm. This gem on Bloomfield St. was so packed there was a line around the corner, BUT to our surprise the service was super fast and accommodating.  You can tell this is a Sunday local brunch destination. The menu was classic with a little twist, and I especially loved the remixed benedict selections.  Anthony David's is BYOB so if you want to booze it up at brunch bring the champagne and they will provide the OJ. I'm detoxing on the drinks & opted for a hot green tea with lemon and some honey. Since I am such a sucker for Eggs Benedict I tried the crab-cake version and they were literally OFF THE CHARTS.  My brunch partner had a classic burger with aged cheddar and fries which was also amazing. Did I mention that the restaurant serves an all day brunch 7 days a week? Score! You MUST try this place, two thumbs up. 

…until next time 



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Friday, November 7, 2014

A Neiman Marcus Night With Daily Fashionista















What I'm Wearing 
Floral Sheer Sleeve Dress: Forever 21 | # Beanie: ASOS | Pointy Toe Flats: Sam Edelman 
Jewelry: Freida Rothman

Last night I attended a fun event in NJ at Neiman Marcus hosted by blogger babe, writer, and all around awesome fashionista Dana Prigge (who is also the founder of DailyFashionista.com & Features Editor for Bella NYC MAG).  Dana has worked within this industry for so many years, and started her career by working for PR power woman Lizzie Grubman. She has interviewed celebs, hosted dozens of events, and has written for the most impressive Magazines. Last night Dana spoke about blogging in the industry, and about making your brand stand out.  She shared some great insider secrets and tips for us "bloggers on the go". We chatted winter 2014 fashion trends, accessories, and beauty looks for the season.  It was a great night! Fittingly so, I got to spend it with one of my best friends/soul sister Drea (I love you girl!). What more can a girl ask for? Fashion & good friends, cheers to that! 



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Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Mom Can't Make This: NORMAS BRUNCH













Norma's at the Le Parker Meridien, 119 W 56th Street NYC | Ph. 212 245 5000


Ok so here's the scoop, I recently teamed up with a new App that's launching, Elite Restaurants & I'm helping them scout the very best spots in NYC & NJ.  This app is exclusively for high end diners, and fellow foodies to connect with the most elite restaurants locally (whatever city you may be in).  As you know, Blazers & Bellinis is really BIG on brunch so naturally I decided to start visiting all of my favorite hot spots.  My 1st stop… NORMA'S! Literally one of the very best brunches in Manhattan, located at the fabulous Le Parker Meridien hotel on 56th Street.  Norma's has that uptown class with a cool casual vibe. Walking into the stunning lobby of white marble with magnificent columns will definitely put some pep in your Sunday step. 

Something I should mention, you really should make a reservation for this brunch. It gets PACKED and if you don't feel like waiting I highly suggest you plan it ahead of time. (Click here to reserve your table).  When you first sit down your waiter will start you with a "smoothie shot", which changes daily. It is sooooooo good and a great palette cleanser before your meal. Last Sunday they served a mango blueberry concoction which was to die for.  The smoothie is immediately followed by a tall glass of fresh squeezed OJ (can I get a hell yes?!).  Their clever menu is simply marvelous, taking all of your childhood breakfast favorites and remixing them with a culinary flare.  My brunch partner had the seared rock lobster & asparagus omelet, and I opted for the breakfast dumplings stuffed with scrambled eggs/shrimp/mushroom, both plates were so good! As we were just saying how amazing the food was our lovely waiter (and restaurant manager) surprised us with this DEADLY chocolate decadence french toast covered in strawberries, pistachios, and valrhona chocolate sauce.  (Boom, done, ova! Literally had to roll us out of there) Not only was the food fabulous, but the service is increadiable. Definitely elite worthy, two thumbs up for Norma's. 


I have eaten here almost a dozen times and always wanted to feature Norma's on the blog so here it is! Some mouth watering content on your morning commute #SorryNotSorry Until next time…




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