Black Friday Weekend Holiday Gift Guide: Spoil Others (Or Yourself!)

Note that these prices are accurate as of November 25, 2017 but subject to change 🙂 Under $25 Forever 21 Active Camo Print Leggings, $23 I know I’m getting these for Christmas because-spoiler alert-I already bought them for myself. They look a lot like some other leggings I was eyeing from Bandier, but at a…

Shopping For The Suitcase (And Snapchat)

There is something about booking a vacation which practically mandates you to splurge on a new wardrobe. Frenemies may glaze over that Snapchat of you at a blah bar in Murray Hill or yet another group Insta at the tired Italian place you always frequent, but you better believe that the second you hashtag #mykonos or #vegasbaby, you will fall…

Actively Saving On Activewear

Last December, before I started working out, my best friend, Kari came to visit me in Miami. [Yin and yang] Kari and I met when we were paired as roommates in Spain, and even amidst cien pecaditos, she annoyingly managed to be perpetually skinny and fit. While the rest of us were gaining 15 pounds…

An Analysis of Vibes and Spring 16 Virtual Vision Board/Archetypes

“That shirt is so your  vibe” “Her Instagram is not my vibe, ew” “I’m literally obsessed with this baroque villa vibe” Those are the types of (cringe-worthy?) Millennial statements which Robby and I could not stop uttering whilst in LA. Sound familiar? Robby’s vibes are definitely different than mine; lots of PNW nature porn, flannel,…

11 Days, 1 Carry-On

I am about to begin day 8 of an 11 day trip across 3 cities, staying in 5 different hotels/friends’ apartments/Airbnbs, living solely** out of a carry-on suitcase. [Friends forever lending fun flannel items… Thank you, Robby!] Generally, I wait until the morning before my trip to pack, and then grab an assortment of things,…

Out in Japan, We Be Counting That Yen: Part I

[Is a popcorn tee-shirt for you? Or do you seek to KNOW YOURSELF FIRST?] Even if you are not Queen Nicki and don’t have enough yen to brag about counting (yet), there are still some quintessentially Japanese items which are worth the spend. Now that we have discussed how to save in Japan, read on…