Monday, May 16, 2011

City Lovin' & A Big Day

Sunglasses - NYC Street Vendor, Blazer, bracelets, and ring - H&M, Sweater and Dress used as skirt - Forever21, Bag - Thrifted
As you all may remember from my previous post, Brett and I went to New York City last week and we decided to go to the West Village and save a trip to South Street Seaport for a warmer day. We ate cupcakes from Magnolia Bakery, hot dogs from a random street vendor, walked around at least a billion times just to see all the pretty brownstones and find some cobblestone streets, and ended the day with a very satisfying dinner before heading back home and watching hulu for the rest of the night. Day dates are definitely underrated and can easily turn into evening dates! :) Plus, we always have so much fun when we go into the city and we always find a new place as we explore and this time was no exception. While wandering around the West Village, we stumbled upon Hudson River Park (I really don't know why I had never been there before considering how often I go to the village) which offered views of Hoboken and Jersey City but also a pretty nice view of the Empire State Building. I'll admit though, I was possibly a little more excited about seeing the Jersey City and Hoboken skyline, haha. It's rare for me to see the skyline of my town since I'm always in it rather than looking at it but the view of the Empire State Building was stunning nonetheless. It is, after all, quintessential NYC. :)

I bought this pale pink blazer from H&M recently and I'm already in love. My craze for blush/coral/pink obviously has not subsided and every time I find an amazing piece in this color, it only fuels my obsession. Oh blush/pinks/corals, where have you guys been all my life?! 

Oh, and yesterday was my college graduation! Although a little stressful and ridiculously hectic with over 10,000+ graduates, it was definitely a memorable day. Toni Morrison was our commencement speaker which I was so happy about, especially because as an English major I've read at least 4 of her novels (Is anyone as obsessed with Beloved and Song of Solomon as I am?!) anddd we even got a special shout out from Mario Batali because he also graduated from Rutgers. As exciting as it all was, it also means I'm officially a Rutgers alumni now. Ahh, that still sounds weird or well ... reads weird? You guys catch my drift, haha. Care to see a sneak peek of my grad pictures? I'll be sure to post more once I have all of them. :)

Happy Monday!
 Sorry for not posting in a while! Between moving back home, getting ready for graduation, and blogger actin' all types of crazy this past week, I found myself short on time and energy but I am back to my normal schedule, especially now that I don't have much to do this summer except work Mon-Thurs so definitely expect a Friday Fancies post next Friday. :)


RainCooper said...

Very cute outfit. And congrats on graduating. X

Steph said...

Love the outfit!


Sam {} said...

the blazer is just lovely!! you look great :)

Nevena Š. said...

congrats on your graduation! :)
the outfit is absolutely wonderful... the skirt, the blazer, everything! :)

Vida said...

Aw Stef that's such a cute graduation picture!

Meagan said...

Congratulations! And lovvve the outfit, especially that big ring. And I'm really jealous of your trip!

Julie Khuu said...

Love this look Stef! Great printed shorts with a preppy chic blazer...beautiful combo that totally works for day! YOu look lovely sweets!

Peace. Love. LOL!

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Ashley said...

ok first congrats on graduation because that is HUGE!

secondly - i'm going to need you to march yourself down to the nearest H&M and demand to be their newest and best model! you rock!


fabulous blazer! xo

Jane said...

Gosh your day in NYC sounded so fun! The pink of your blazer looks really good with the floral as well. Conrgats on graduating!

Anonymous said...

Congrats on Graduation! I love your style, you're so gorgeous and trendy! That soft blazer is to die for with the floral skirt! Great post.

Chezka said...

I love your hair and that lovely peach blazer, still havent found one in that shade :(

Anyways, love your style, and congratulations on graduating!!

- Che

Sophia said...

congrats on graduating—that huge!! :)
I just stumbled upon your blog and this post made me so happy. I'm moving to the lower east side in NYC next year for college and i'm so nervous and these few word just solidified my excitement.

ps: i love that floral skirt, looks great with the neutrals :)



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