This could be the perfect time to pick up a new coat or splurge on a pair of Tory Burch boots. Or stock up on dresses for the holidays! I’m really loving this Alice & Olivia dress. I think it’s the perfect holiday dress that can move right through December into January and February. The blue and grey is too gorgeous.
Hi Carly! I've been thinking about getting a monogrammed GiGi New York Teddie Tote ever since I saw it on your blog! Would you recommend a neutral color (like stone) or a pop of color? If I go for a color, I'm torn between either purple or green... Thanks in advance!
Hi! I stumbled upon your blog online while looking for the Longchamp tote bag in navy. I saw your post (posted a few years ago) on your blog about the tote bag and just wanted to know where you bought it? I really love the bag and am thinking of purchasing it! Also was the bag you purchased the Le Pliage tote bag in a size large or something different?
HI Carly, I know Georgetown didn't have sororities and therefore you were not a part of one. I was just wondering what your opinions on them were? and why you chose a school that didn't participate in them? I don't have an opinion on them, just curious! Thanks!
I think a lot of people were surprised that I wasn’t interested in a sorority because of the way I dress, but it’s really not my thing. I don’t have an opinion of them in one way or another, except for that it’s just not my kind of personality.
Looking at colleges, I definitely considered schools that had a strong Greek life and was relieved that I didn’t have to make the decision to join or not join at Georgetown. I will say that being on the rowing team gave me that sense of community within the school that I imagine is similar to Greek life.
Here’s the ONE thing I can comment on, again… I wasn’t in a sorority and don’t know too much about it other than what I’ve heard from friends and my sister (who was in ZTA at University of Florida). I loved that Georgetown wasn’t divided between those who participated in sororities/fraternities and those who didn’t. Sports teams and student organizations (like GUSA, The Corp, and the Credit Union) provide that small sense of community, BUT we’re all “Hoyas” at the end of the day. All teams/organizations have the same goal: represent Georgetown in the best way. As a result, there’s a great sense of community throughout the school.
Hi Carly! I am on the hunt for the perfect winter coat in chilly NY! What have you had your eye on lately? I love the long camel look but can't find the perfect one! Thanks so much, love your blog xo Liz!
I alternate between my Clarisonic and this new little sponge. Basically, I’ve been really into gentle exfoliation and LOTS of moisturizing. It takes a long time (especially at night when I’d rather just wash my face and get right into bed), but committing to taking the time has made a huge difference.
I also have been getting facials every four weeks or so and that’s been 100% amazing.
Hi Carly! I absolutely love your blog and all of the fashion inspiration it provides. Since fall is coming up I have a question about Bean Boots; I'm very petite (4'11") and I think the 8" would be too tall on me, would you recommend the 6"? This is my first pair so I'm pretty confused with what I should get and what would fit me best! Thank you! :)
I would go for the 6”! That’s what I have, they might look like the more traditional 8” on you though because you’re shorter.
They used to have gumshoes for women and the perfect height for shorter girls…. I would keep your eye on them and see if they restock!
Hello Carly! You helped me find some great flats, now I need boots haha. I'm looking for leather riding boots in two tone (black and brown) under $120. Could you possibly help me out? Thank you so much!
I've never had a pair of riding boots before, and I was wondering if you recommend getting black ones or brown ones. I do have some black clothes, and I'll probably wear the boots with leggings a lot, but I feel like brown can also be really versatile . Which color would you recommend?
Hi Carly! I just started college at Fordham and am honestly overwhelmed by the city! Do you have any tips onto how to get integrated and learn what all New York has to offer?
I would find a friend or two who also wishes to explore the city more so you can do it together. The first thing is going to be getting comfortable with the subway system because then the whole city opens up to you. Google Maps is great, but HopStop is a good option too. I recommend just picking a thing or two every week/weekend and doing it!
When I was a senior, I started coming up to the city quite often on the weekends. (I’d take the Bolt Bus up on Friday or Saturday and back home on Sunday.) Every weekend I was in a new area of the city and it started to feel a LOT more familiar after only a few trips!
(This was the same thing I faced in DC… I definitely waited too long to familiarize myself with the city! So I recommend doing it your freshman year!)
I bought the scalloped dress from J Crew Factory for a wedding the first weekend in October. What shoes should I wear with it? Presently all I have that aren't summery are your standard black pump. Thanks!