Tuesday, September 14, 2010

SoHo and Central Park

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Hello!
I'm so sorry it's taking so long to get these posts done. Jen and I mainly used her camera since it's new and better than mine. It was also more accessible always being on her shoulder while mine was buried under everything in my bag. I totally forgot to get these these photos while I was there (via flash drive) so I had to wait for her to find the time to either email them to me or put them up on flickr.

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So on the second day, I ventured to the city by myself again since I had two shows to catch in the morning. I attended the Binetti show with Annie from Time Enough for Drums at the Lincoln Center. I'm so mad I didn't get a picture with her. I assumed that I would get some later on that evening during the blogger meet up she, Annie, and Starr had planned; but it ended up being cancelled since their hotel messed up their reservations. I then left for my very last show, Kaelen, which was in a different location in Chelsea. Afterward, I met Jen at Penn Station and we continued our adventures. I went for a more comfortable look that day because I knew there'd be lots of walking. I actually got this skirt during my trip to Las Vegas and I'm in love with it. I can't wait to wear it more! Green is my (and Jen's!) favorite color so I'm so glad I have found a way to incorporate it into my outfits.

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We headed over to SoHo, of course. We went to the Madewell store to check out the Alexa Chung collection, and it was amazing! But of course the prices were ridiculous! I did walk out with a bow pin that I ended up wearing to the Chictopia 10 Conference the next day. Topshop was right next to Madewell (a deadly combination) and I bought these shoes because the flats I brought along with me (the floral F21 pair) were killing my feet. I love how the laces are ribbon! I want to do this to all of my oxfords. We got hot dogs and cupcakes from food stands. They were all delicious! I got two mini ones: mint chocolate and oreo; while Jen got a big red velvet. We also went to Urban Outfitters, where surprisingly I didn't buy anything, but we did rest on a couch there for an hour. It's crazy how there are no benches around the city, but I'd take UO's air conditioning and comfy, over-priced couches any day.

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After shopping, we headed over to Central Park for outfit photos. I loved Central Park in the winter with its bare trees and being blanketed by snow, but it's so much more pretty green and luscious! This is definitely my favorite spot in NYC. I could probably spend hours here. We then got dinner at a cafe that's located in the middle of the park. I ate there before the Renegade Blogger Meet up the day before, and I'm definitely going back the next time I go. We both ordered burgers and shared a seemingly bottomless basket of chips and guacamole. With the blogger meet up cancelled, we went home early and relaxed in her apartment.

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Sorry for the lack of photos from this day...I guess Jen and I were too preoccupied with shopping that day, but we more than made up for it on the next day so stay tuned for that!

Until next post,
Jasmine

PS. I finally got a twitter so TWEET ME!

photos taken by me and jen

outfit: striped top -- gap; green skirt -- aa; red bow -- etsy; black bow belt -- h&m; tights -- f21; flats -- topshop

19 comments:

  1. These pictures are lovely! WOW I love the color of your skirt, that mint green is one of my favorite colors! And I adore your shoes, the bows are so you! I'd kill to go to Topshop, let alone a nearby Madewell store! Ahhh so much shopping to do in NY, huh? Yum those cupcakes look so delicious too! Whee Twitter, I just made one too so I shall add you!

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  2. stunning outfit, jasmine!! that skirt is just lovely!!! :D and those shoes are perfect! thanks for sharing these photos! (oohhh those cupcakes look yummy!)

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  3. i love ur skirt and new shoes! :))

    anywayy,, greattt pictss!! :DD

    xoxo

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  4. I love the triple bow Jasmine! And the color of the skirt is so unique. I want one!

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    I'm totally buying cupcakes after this.

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  5. you look so sweet.. heart your shoes..

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  6. i'm craving some of that guacamole right now. i need me some avacado! :)

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  7. Pretty skirt and yummy cupcakes, sounds like you had a lovely time!

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  8. awww! And those shoes are so sweet- almost as cute as you are :) I love the green and stripes!

    New York looks amaazing. I am dreaming of going next year...

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  9. Jas, I super love your mint green skirt! You look absolutely adorable and chic!!! i love the ribbon details. and those Topshop oxfords looks great with the skirt and striped top.

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  10. I love that skirt!! I almost picked up those shoes at Topshop, too.
    I'm so happy to have met you, even though we had to cancel our little party!

    xoxo

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  11. Fabulous pictures!

    That is so awesome you were able to go to NY during fashion week, meet other bloggers...especially Jenn!!! You guys are so cute.

    Love the stripes with the green skirt!

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  12. these photos are so amazing! I love the cupcakes and your outfit is toooo cute for words lady. Seriously, a minty green skirt? Jealous!

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  13. Everything looks so awesome :) The cupcakes look super yummy!

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  14. Those shoes are the most amazing shoes I have ever seen.. okay maybe a little dramatic but I love them soo much!

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  15. Gorgeous photos! And I love your skirt! The color is amazing!

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  16. Cute new shoes!:D Are they comfortable? I saw that cupcake truck when I was in SOHO but I was toooooo lazy to join the especially long line up :p

    And yes, I like the Alexa Chung for Madewell pieces too! The price tags are just ridonkulous! Glad to hear that you at least managed to buy something. SHOW US! :D

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  17. That skirt is so pretty! I love the colour on you. I equally love the puffy ribbon laces on your oxfords!

    NY doesn't have anywhere to sit? That's bizarre. I guess I didn't really see anywhere, last time, but it was also very chilly out!

    Oh, boo, I wish I could have come to the conference and hung with you again! Oh, well. It will happen soon! Those cupcakkies look delicious! ... Except I work in a cupcake store so the glamour is kind of lost on me at this point. D:

    Anyway, it's wonderful that you had such a lovely time.

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