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outside the met

the light was lovely and I caught this young woman gazing in my direction. i love people watching in and around the met almost as much as looking at the art on the walls.


fashion shoot

i stumbled across this mini fashion shoot on my way to see the lightcave installation at the standard high line. i love all of the people who are on their phones or half heartedly watching for traffic, while the model, photographer & assistant are trying to get the shot.


new york fashion week


on saturday, i headed up to the empire hotel for rewardStyle's fashion week rooftop party.

there were tons of stylish fashion blogger types there . . . to be honest, i felt a bit out of place. also? how did they all have perfect hair & makeup? it was so hot & humid, all of my makeup wore off and i was sweating up a storm. :/

still, it was a super fun people-watching event. add in some free drinks, snacks & swag, and it was pretty rad.

harley viera-newton dj-ing it up.

oh, hey there, julia engel.

beautiful jewelry on display from kendra scott.

tons of great clothes, but also some pretty outstanding shoes on show as well.

great accessories and lots and lots of dSLRs, too!

after wandering around the party for a while, i headed down to the lincoln center plaza to do some more fashion week people watching. i used to go to fashion week all the time when it was held in bryant park. this is the first time i've ventured up to lincoln square since they moved the event uptown.

LOVE the girl in the middle's entire look. so fun and colorful!

and the day was capped off with a coco rocha sighting.

until next time, fashion week! (probably shouldn't have posted my photo underneath a professional model's . . .)


new york, i love you


hiho batik

earlier this summer, i was invited to hiho batik, to make my own custom t-shirt. on a sunny saturday morning, we headed up to park slope to meet julia and get to crafting.

they have an adorable store front on 5th avenue in park slope, but the art studio in the back is where the magic happens.

julia instructed me to draw a simple picture that we could transfer on to a t-shirt for olivia. my first attempt was this silly little bunny rabbit and we all decided it was the winner. good thing all of that magna-doodle drawing finally paid off. ;)

next, julia helped me use their AMAZING light table to outline my drawing in hot wax on to a t-shirt.

then, it was time to add some color!

olivia was still a little too young to help, but i did ask her opinion on which colors to use and she added a few dots here and there.

a few days later we picked up our super cute t-shirt! olivia was very proud to model it for me. we got a size up from her current size so that she can grow in to it.

isn't it cute? i think it would be SO MUCH FUN to have a birthday party here for slightly older kids. maybe in the 5-10 year old range? if you are in brooklyn, definitely go and check them out!

thanks again to julia & robyn for having us! we had a great time!

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hiho batik: 184 5th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY

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i was not paid to write this post, but i was provided a t-shirt free of charge. all text and photos are my own.

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