Category Archives: East Village

Friday Lingerie Lust: Maison Close

I first read about lingerie brand Maison Close on some of my favourite blogs before I stumbled across their designs in that little gem of a lingerie boutique ‘Azaleas‘ in the East Village, NYC.  I’ve featured them before as a Friday Lingerie … Continue reading

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New York, I Love You (& Further Adventures…)

I’m packing up my East Village apartment this week, Blog Reader.  There is a lot of travel ahead – First things first, I’m starting with a trip back home to London (bit of a last minute thing, I know, I … Continue reading

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Yan To and Young British Designers.

Earlier this year I was the lucky winner of the Young British Designers (YBD) competition to win a dress by Yan To.  YBD is a collective focusing on new and emerging designers in Great Britain, providing a dedicated retail environment for those in … Continue reading

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Dancing With Florals…

This afternoon in New York City – a lot of spring sun and a little free time, a chance to visit some of my favourite places; the first trip of the year to Sundaes and Cones (not called ‘the journey … Continue reading

Posted in Amber Sakai, Anthropologie, belt, Black, Bodysuit, Cartonnier, Dorothy Perkins, East Village, Fashion, floral, Guess, Karen Millen, Style, Summer Body, Sunglasses | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 27 Comments

“Life is change. Growth is optional. Choose wisely.” ~ Anon.

This week is a special week for me.  It marks one whole year of New York living and two years of blogging.  Moving to New York has been a huge challenge but right now life feels a big adventure.  The … Continue reading

Posted in Black, Black Dress, Dorothy Perkins, Dress, East Village, Fashion, Favourite Looks, London, Looking Ahead, Lydia Hudgens, Manhattan, NYC, Reiss, Shoes, Style, StyleOnTheCouch | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 59 Comments

A Case of The Mean Reds

In Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Holly Golightly uses the phrase “the mean reds” to describe her generalised anxiety: Holly Golightly: You know those days when you get the mean reds? Paul Varjak: The mean reds. You mean like the blues? Holly … Continue reading

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StyleOnTheCouch Loves: Lydia Hudgens Photography

When I moved to New York last year I never dreamt I’d have the amazing opportunities that I’ve been presented with in this exciting city.  I recently started writing a column for the online fashion community Lookbooks, focussing on designers I’m inspired … Continue reading

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