on my mind…

One of my favorite blogs is the Lil Bee. Every Monday morning she posts what’s on her mind so here’s my attempt. On my mind this Monday morning: I need to tap into my creative spirit. Potentially take knitting classes? Any ideas from the peanut gallery.  I’m thinking of photography. I think if I could…

vday va va voom

You’ve seen her here before, and I know you love her. Whitney from CityClectic is back to give us some much needed advice on her new favorite lingerie lines. Take notes ladies and then let’s go shopping… ____________________________________________________________________________ As good ol’ Saint Valentine’s Day approaches, some of you might be wondering whether suiting up in…

weekend couture

A little couture to kick of the weekend. Elie Saab  Valentino Giambattista Valli Chanel I may or may not be sporting a cobalt blue pleated maxi skirt tonight for dinner and drinks out with some friends. It’s not even close to couture, but it makes me feel special all the same.  Do you have an…

hat attack

I am on the search for the perfect winter hat. I am in love with the cat hat in the first picture. It’s semi batman, badass-esque. I’ll take it.  Do you wear hats? 1. jak & jil, 2. teen vogue via vogue and coffee

birthday cards

A few friends of mine have birthdays on the horizon, and I need to be prepared. Can’t get over these cute cards from Petite Alma…maybe you’ll be receiving one soon ! Cheers! xoxo B birthday card set

juxtapose i suppose

Here are some texture combinations for you to ponder for the day. I love the juxtaposition of mixing a cotton sweatshirt with lace, or a mesh long sleeve top with a bold, romantic statement necklace.  Which is your favorite look? 1, 2, 3

snowy white kitchens

I love my small NYC apartment, but from time to time I miss having a big, spacious kitchen to cook in. I am loving the clean, crisp look of these white kitchens below – especially the first one that has an old fireplace and brass fixtures. Sigh, the large dinner parties will just have to…

melissa joy manning jewelry

I am loving these pieces from Melissa Joy Manning. They are handmade in her studio in Berkley, California. Just some pretty baubles to stare at on this lovely Sunday afternoon. The diamond ‘nugget’ ring is my fave. bracelet, earrings, ring


I have been waiting to do this post forever! That random snow storm in November didn’t count. Today is officially the first snow of the year, and “I’m in love, I’m in love and I don’t care who knows it.”  These videos were taken last year – with the main actress being my sweet friend…

happy weekend

I hope your spending your weekend with someone special. xxb image

black and white

My friend Ali and I just ate at a little french place called Buvette in the West Village. We sipped some wine, ate some delicious french food, and made a new friend (our waiter was so nice – shout out to Antoine!). I felt like I was in a small cafe in Paris. We sat…

i agree with marilyn

I couldn’t agree more.Sorry for lack of posting – more to come soon!xxb nails, quote, dress