Axe Throwing in Brooklyn

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Yes, axe throwing! And believe it or not, it wasn’t my first time giving it a try. My brother in law manages Hatchets & Hops, Buffalo’s first axe throwing club. I’ve stopped in a few times to just watch and even throw. I just have to say how fun and entertaining the entire experience is! And it’s catching on! There’s more to be coming to the big Apple soon. It's definitely different and harder than expected, but if you're looking for a group date night or an adult birthday gathering this definitely checks a ton of boxes! We actually first discovered this spot when attending a friends 30th last winter and once we moved to Brooklyn we realized it’s so close to us now. I'm not "axepert" but happy to share the details. I recommend KickAxe Throwing in Brooklyn or Hatchets and Hops in Buffalo, NY. It’s a great indoor winter activity to plan with groups and there’s even a bar and snacks at most locations. 

This night I just dressed casual, comfortable shoes are best but I’d be lieing if I said I’ve never thrown in heels 👠

Love the bright magenta of this oversized cardigan from Express and this is my go camisole top I know I'll be wearing into spring and summer again. It has adorable back detailing and also goes well under leather jackets and blazers. My necklace is from bauble bar and I also found two other great sale finds in the y style here and here.  

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November Sales

There’s some really great sales this month leading into the holiday season so I’ll be rounding up some of my top pics that are versatile for yourself or would make for a great gift. I’m always eyeing something that can be personalized or made practical enough for whomever you have on your shopping list.

I’ve been really loving cozy fleece pullovers, especially on weekends and during errands. I can’t ever get enough of over the knee boots since they’re not just fashionable but for myself, they keep my legs warm! It’s always hard for me to find a pair that will stay up on my thin calves and are tall enough for my longer legs (human giraffe over here) so when I find a pair that works I can’t hold back.

Living in NYC I literally am walking every day all day so finding shoes that are comfortable, yet fashionable are always on my radar. I’m careful of the ones I splurge on and try to wear them only for date nights or special occasions. I feel like I go through shoes so quick here but really try to weatherproof the winter ones. This Marc Fisher pair are a great quality but still less than the Stuart Weitzman style (which is the only kind that stay up! :( and I love the shape of the toe and the colors it comes in.

This season I’ve seen some of my long term favorite sweaters marked down especially over the holidays and the softer the sweater and the longer the tunic are perfect for me! This cashmere one I have LOVED for so long and was excited to see it on sale. So much so I have it in my shopping cart and debating a neutral or pop of color again. It is super soft & warm without being too heavy and the perfect length for leggings. I have a bright magenta one I’m wearing here from a few years ago. If you take good care of the cashmere, especially when packing away seasonal clothes it will last. The Laundress shampoo for this fabric works so well too.

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My new obsession for a little statement coat for winter that’s a less traditional is this lavender wrap coat! I LOVE the color because it stands out from my other winter neutrals and I was able to find it marked down both here and here. It runs true to size and the color is much richer in person with a long length. Also on sale is this pear & grey version that I think is gorgeous and would be perfect for dressing up a simple outfit or pairing with a dress.

Many of the sales are offering up to 40% off! Much of which will most likely be further marked down for Black Friday. So book mark this post so you can retrieve it quickly while shopping. Be sure to click on the different photos in the widget below for details one each sale. Happy Shopping!

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Click the photo below or scroll to shop the items all on sale!



Winter Wear

Sweater: Express sold out similar style I like (on sale!)/  Leggings: Zella \ Boots: Stuart Weitzman Sunglasses: Loving this option and this option /  Beanie   On sale for under $10!

Kicking off 2018 in some brights in the snow! When I was upstate visiting family it was so special to see just how much snow my hometown received, it was a white Christmas! Fast forward a few weeks and by mid January I am ready for a warm weather escape and dreaming of palm trees. I have been a little more playful with mixing prints and I've had this beanie for a while and it's an easy way to make a statement with having everything else simple and understated. It's been on sale for quite some time too!

I love this slouchy and over size sweater since it's long enough for leggings and can be styled off the shoulder. I loved the color so much I even got it in a cardigan style- perfect for a pop of color during the winter blues and to wear in February with Valentine's Day upon us next month. Express is constantly having sales and my go to for sweaters and denim lately. I also love the online size option for tall pants, since I'm 5'10" I've always struggled to find pants that fit and are long enough! Theirs are at great price points and have become a better quality. I have some with embellishments, frayed hems, and the black skinny pants I've been over wearing to work too. 

 

There's tons of scarves on sale and I love the bright plaid, I picked mine up from TJ Maxx and it's super warm. I like the blanket scarves because they’re so versatile when styling and perfect for traveling with. I always bring one on the airplane. 

Hope everyone is having a healthy and productive start to 2018! 

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