Saturday, October 29, 2011

and I'm back

h&m maxi skirt, free people top

it's been a week since I got back from New York, and I can't believe I haven't posted until now!

My trip was amazing.  I fell in love with the city all over again.  
I was inspired by Teen Vogue Fashion University.  All the people who spoke at the seminars were accomplished figures in the fashion industry.  Basically what I pulled from the weekend is this: do what you do, do it well, don't listen to anybody else, and just follow your dreams.  Yes, dreams mean working hard, but that is just a part of life.  You start at the bottom, and you work your way up.

Aside from the seminars, I visited NYU and Columbia.  NYU had a cool vibe and seemed to be reachable, so I am definitely applying.  Columbia was beautiful, but is definitely a stretch.  I am just applying there for giggles.  

And yes shopping was done.  I would like to say that I came back to Virginia with another suitcase full of vintage finds, but alas, time was of the essence and I was only able to shop at h&m on fifth avenue.  However, the things I bought at h&m are amazing and I can't wait to show them to you!  A particular jacket from the h&m conscious collection is my favorite purchase.

As for right now, I am stuck at home because it's a winter wonderland outside.
yet it's only October.
and it's still fall.

are you experiencing any crazy weather where you are?



  1. Cute outfit! I'm not usually a fan of maxi skirts but you can definitely pull them off and always look amazing in them. :)

    There's no crazy winter weather here, it's usually pretty tame (read: no snow last year). Now hopefully it just stays like this!

  2. Welcome back, Emily! I'm so glad to hear that you had an amazing time in NYC! I can't wait to see your H&M finds!

    P.S. You look gorg in that maxi! :)

  3. gorgeous black&whites!and that h&m jackets awesome!!!


  4. Both are good schools.. Of course Columbia is better but a lot harder to get into.. NYU is awesome though and you cant beat the location it is at.. Love the look by the way!

    Cheers! ~Angel

  5. that is such a pretty dress! I love how it's still so fitting around your waist and it drapes on the bottom :)