new york november: a food tour, mostly

Spending over a week in New York for Thanksgiving enabled me to do all of my favorite things – travel back and forth from The Hamptons to Manhattan, dine out, work out, and see friends – whilst still finding time to relax and unwind. Thanksgiving dinner wasn’t the only notable meal I ate last week […]

SOR’s guide to a fall weekend in nantucket

Nantucket is a small island that resides of the coast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. It was discovered and incorporated in the 17th century and served as a whaling hub. Since it’s redevelopment in the 1950s, it is now the premier summertime destination for the perennially preppy. Since the island in its entirety is protected as […]

packing list: memorial day weekend on long island

Here’s a quick list of everything I packed in my carry on for 6 days on Long Island, NY for the holiday weekend: White jeans Boyfriend jeans Denim cutoffs Floral skirt White tee Grey tee Striped tee Chambray lace-up blouse White lace blouse Striped off-the-shoulder top Striped coverup Banana leaf print bikini Espadrilles Lace up […]

paris fashion week recap

From top: F/W 2017 RTW Chanel, Elie Saab, Valentino, Miu Miu. My favorite thing about this season’s Paris fashion week was the lightness of it all. This was demonstrated on the runways at Valentino and Miu Miu with bright, happy colors. Elie Saab’s gowns in sumptuous undulating layers and black lace exemplified the ‘Gothic Lolita’ trend […]

london & milan fashion week recap

While I love New York and Paris fashion weeks for their locations, 3 of my favorite shows – Temperley London, Gucci, and Dolce & Gabbana, take place in London and Milan. I absolutely adore what I’ve dubbed “New Gucci” under the new creative direction of Alessandro Michele since 2015. Their collections continue to inspire me and, […]

new york & los angeles fashion week recap

In recent years, fashion week has shifted it’s structure to befit the modern consumer – with things like the additions of pre-fall & resort collections, and see-now-buy-now collections on runways. These changes have reflected the instantaneous gratification of the Internet and social media era. Further changing the landscape of fashion was a shift away from […]