My Teen Vogue Experience

As you may or may not already know but this past weekend I went to New York City for Teen Vogue’s Fashion University. It is a weekend where young adults from 16-21 can go and take classes with insiders in the fashion industry. I applied over the summer and then, I got accepted! It was such as great experience and I had an amazing time. Since a picture is worth a thousand words, I thought would share a few with you.


On Friday night, they had a party at the Juicy Couture store on 5th Ave.


I walked to the Hudson Theater to check-in all by myself. I was quite impressed with myself for navigating the city so well.


My first class was Teen Vogue 101 where a panel of Teen Vogue experts answered any questions you had about Teen Vogue. From left: Amy Astley (Editor-in-Chief), Gloria Baume (Fashion Director), Eva Chen (Beauty and Health Expert), Danielle Nussbaum (Entertainment Expert), and Andrew Beven (Associate Director)


Me with designer Reem Acra. She had an amazing story and she is such a lovely person. I absolutely love her work.


My camera takes awful photos but here is a picture of Amy Astley with designer Thakoon. I absolutely love his feminine designs. You should definitely check him out!


My last class was with these young, amazing fashion bloggers. The one on the left is Lauren McGrath and on the left is Julia Frakes. Arabella Sicardi is not shown but they are all truly amazing. They are all so young and they have such established blogs. Yes, I do aspire to be them one day!


Again, my camera is awful so I apologize. Here is Diane von Furstenberg. She was an amazing speaker, and she is just gorgeous. I love her and her work and everything she stands for. The was truly inspiring .

For the graduation, Teen Vogue took the photos so I will post the picture of me with my diploma as soon as I receive it!


The Best of Fall

It is defintely starting to get cooler outside! I have compiled a list of jackets that are a must for this fall and winter. I just love this time of the year!

The Cape

I am in search of the perfect cape and I absolutely love this one by Dunderdon. Capes look great with trousers, jeans, skirts, dresses plus more. This one is $219 at

The Long Peacoat

Kenneth Cole New York Hooded Peacoat

This peacoat by Kenneth Cole New York is so chic and adorable. I love that it has a hood as well, which is very rare to find on peacoats. The peacoat also comes in charcoal and black. It is on SALE for $98 at

The Boyfriend Blazer

ELLE Boyfriend Jacket

I have been looking for a boyfriend blazer that is cute but it won’t break my bank. This one by ELLE is perfect. Don’t worry, you can remove the silly flower they added on there. It is very cute and fully lined. It is on SALE for $33.99 at

The Leather Jacket


This leather jacket by BDG is great for this time of the year. I am constantly wearing my leather jacket. This one comes in 2 other shades of brown that I absolutely love. It is great to pair with jeans, dresses, skirts, etc! It is exclusive to for $128

Down Puffer Jacket

This down jacket is so cute. It is definitely the chicest down jacket I’ve seen. I like it becuase it doesn’t look too sporty. It also comes in black, maroon, and grey. It is $159 at

Fur Jacket

Belted Fur Jacket in Cream - Miss Me

This faux-fur jacket by Miss Me  is so cute, and I love that it is belted. It is definitely perfect to wear to parties and such. It is $150 at

The Tiny Tulip

When I was born, one of my mom’s friends, Barbara, wrote a poem for me called the “The Tiny Tulip.” To this day, the tulip is one of my favorite flowers. The think that I love about tulips is that they bloom in colder weather. I love their shape as well. That is why today’s post is all about tulip skirts and dresses. These are perfect for this fall and winter. Pair them with tights when it gets cooler outside and then, you are good to go. Check them out!

This floral skirt is precious. I love the classic look to it. It is $17.80 at


This fleece skirt is perfect for this fall and winter. It is very cozy. It comes in 11 colors. It is $32 at

Thread Social Silk tulip mini skirt

This skirt by Thread Social is so elegant and perfect for the office or a date. It is extremely versitle. It is $290 at

This is the perfect LBD for this fall/winter. You can definitely spice it up with glamorous shoes and jewels. It is $32.99  at

Larok Tulip Petal Dress

This skirt by Larok is so adorable. It is now on SALE for $178 at

Silence & Noise Tulip Dress

This dress by Silence and Noise is perfect for layering. It also comes in coral and purple. It is on SALE for $39 at

I’ve Seen Purple Daze

Purple is THE color of the season. Every store I go in, purple is everywhere. Purple haze has definitely arrived, there is no question about it. I found some great piece that follows this fantastic trend.

This dress by Jovani is perfect for cocktail parties this holiday season. It is $370 at

This graphic tee by Marc by Marc Jacobs is so cute. It is great for layering for this upcoming winter. It is $88 at


This tie is great for a classic black suit.  It is great for parties. It is $65 at

Line Purple Long Sleeve Open Front Cardi

This cardi sweater is the best piece for layering. It looks so cozy too. It is $179 at

This chiffon scarf by Collection 18 is so pretty. I wanted it now. It is $24 at

City Stretch Belted Flannel Pencil Skirt

This pencil skirt is so classic for work. It is on SALE for $19.99 at

Now, you can warm up this winter with this purple pea coat. I saw this in the store, and I fell in love with it. It is $99.50 at

Swank Satin Halter Top in Purple  - Click Image to Close

This top is great for a date or having drinks with friends. It is $46 at

Shoes Galore

I love shoes! I just can’t help it! No matter what, shoes will always seem to fit every woman, man, and child. I didn’t fit into a woman’s shoe until I was about 14 or 15. I prayed every night that my feet would grow so that I could wear fabulous shoes like everyone else. Today, I am the perfect sample size shoe, and I love it! Today, I just wanted to feature some shoes that I have become obsessed with. I’m not following a particular trend today. It is just show and tell, and they are all under $150! Enjoy.

Pedra Chain Sandal

These shoes came straight off the runway and they are really great. I love the chain on the shoe, it gives it an edgier fell to it. They are $149 at

My mom has these shoes in black, but I love this neutral color. These shoes are fantastic and my mom said that they are pretty comfortable too (if she says so, then it must be true). They also come in black, blue, pink, and leopard print. They are $99.95 at

I am always looking for a great ballet flat with a fancier feel to it. These shoes by Chinese Laundry are the perfect pair. They are $70 at

Dollhouse Bayard Peep Toe Platform Bootie

I am in love with these suede booties by Dollhouse. They are super cute and they also come in black. They are $44.95 at

I love the architecture of this boot. It is definitely something you don’t see everyday. They also come in black and orangy-brown. They are $110 at

Chinese Laundry 'Trust Me' Over the Knee Boot

These over the knee boots by Chinese Laundry are perfect for this upcoming season. They also come in black. They are $99.95 at

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