New York Woman

   NEW YORK WOMANnew york womanI was born and raised in New Jersey, but New York was always my destination. I remember when I was a kid and anytime people would visit, my parents and I would always drive them into New York and show them all the tourist things, ending with a feisty dinner in Chinatown. When I was going to college in New Jersey, NYC was a quick 30 minute train ride away. During the summers on my days off, I would take the train into NYC, armed with a fully charged iPod, and walk from 34th street to Central Park, letting my music create a soundtrack to the city.

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So yeah, NYC has my heart and my soul and I’m utterly in love with it. Anytime I see a tee or hoodie or mug or anything touting NYC, I’m that cheesy soul that has to have it. There have been other cities that I’ve entertained the idea of living in (Barcelona, Amsterdam, coastal California) but nothing beats the gritty, beautiful, pulsing New York.

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I love the mismatched, asymmetrical hem on this denim skirt, as well as the distressed fringe and floral embroidery. 

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What I’m Wearing:

Tee || Zara

Skirt || Zara

Boots || Topshop (but no longer available)

Sunglasses || Kapten & Son

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SO TELL ME. . .

What cities you guys are from (or if you’re from NYC, some of your favorite places) and why do you love your city?

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  • Robin Rue

    I love NYC, too. I grew up outside of Boston, which I love, too, but there is something really magical about Manhattan!!

  • I’m so in love with your boots. I was so sad when I scrolled down to see that it is no longer available at Topshop. Looks like I’ll have to find another brand that makes a similar pair 🙂

  • Shasha

    I love this look! Interestingly, I was born in Queens, but my family moved to Virginia when I was five years old. I never claim New York as home, although technically it is! I’d love to rock that shirt, its so fierce! I also love how you paired it with the booties, and the patchwork on that skirt is awesome.

  • Sandra Negron

    I’m a born and bred new yorker and there’s nothing like this city! Oh and your skirt is everything!

  • There is nothing like the big apple. I totally understand your attraction to the city. It’s definitely a dream for fashionistas and bloggers like us.

  • Nikki

    I grew up in the Poconos, so NYC was always a quick trip away. I like to go on weekends, when half of NYC and NJ are in MY town, lol! Seems like a fair trade! Tourist for tourist! I love that skirt, it’s gorgeous!

  • Chandler Hennelly

    I am in love with this whole look. I hope to end up in NYC after I am done with college. I visited last over the winter and re-fell in love. It has my heart even though I currently am all the way on the west coast. You could say we are in a long distance relationship.

  • Cassie Liz

    Love the style here! That skirt is adorable too with the flowers! I dream of new york… my favourite place in the whole wide world!

  • Marcie

    That’s such an interesting skirt! I need to find something like this to embrace the embroidery trend!

  • Janel Berchielli

    I’ve only been to New York City a couple times in my life and it was so hot and humid I don’t think I had much fun. I’m a California girl and we don’t have humid summers here but we still get high hot temperatures .

  • I have actually never been to New York. I have always wanted to plan a visit, but never had the time to do it. Maybe the family and I will take a trip soon and see it for the first time.

  • Jennifer Morales

    I live in New Jersey and also love visiting NYC. Im only five minutes before crossing the tunnel and wish I could visit more often. I love to walk arpund and get inspired by so many styles and outfits! By the way I’m in love with your skirt!

  • Andrea Broom

    I love visiting NYC its been a while, i used to go all the time when I lived in boston and I so miss it and the vibe NY has. your skirt is too cute BTW.

  • I love to visit NYC, it is always so lively and vibrant, but I grew up in LA and I’m a Cali girl through and through. We have endless sunshine and beautiful beach scene.

    ~ xo Sheree
    PoshClassyMom

  • I’m from London but I absolutely love New York and I’m always wanting to come back as I love the area x

  • I am from the countryside originally but I moved to London last summer and I love it! I have always wanted to go to NYC and that distressed denim skirt looks fab on you x

  • I’m from St. Louis, a smaller city but still with its roots and traditions. I just got back from NYC and loved every minute of it!

  • Journa Ramirez

    I’m from a small city here in the Philippines and visiting New York City is one of my dreams. I’ve heard lots of positive comments about the city! Anyway, love your skirt!

  • I absolutely adore NYC. I’m also a huge fan of Charleston, Austin and San Fran. I just love the energy each place has and all the amazing places you can explore.

  • Chrissy

    I’m originally from Hong Kong! I’m in love with places like Los Angeles, Paris, New York City, and so much more. Once a city girl, always a city girl, ya know. 😉

  • I love this entire look! So many cute and unique details from the studs on your boots to the flowers on the skirt. So Cute!

  • Candace

    Before I read the post any further, I knew that skirt came from Zara. There’s honestly nothing like their pieces. This whole look is giving me life!

  • shoshana sue

    I am from Pretoria but originally from Lusaka. I would like to visit New York one day and see why it has your heart soul *wink*

  • New York, New York! Always fascinating. I love your tee & skirt, you look stunning!

    God bless!
    JM Kayne | #InMyHeart♥

  • Kristina Pache-Ferency

    Very cute outfit! I have never been to NY but would love to go! So many things to do and see I’m sure!

  • Brittany Muddamalle

    Your outfit is so cute! I have always wanted to go to New York! I want to leave the kids behind and go and explore the whole city with my husband.

  • Jeanine @ sixtimemommy.com

    What a gorgeous outfit! I haven’t ever been to NY but I would imagine being trendy and super cute with clothing choices would be a great option!

  • Amanda Love

    YEAH, girl! NYC is my favorite city just because that’s where I grew up and it’s always been amazing. I’ve been thinking about moving back there for months now. We’ll see!

  • I love that top! My husband’s family is from New York and our daughters are big fans of everything New York!

  • Rachel Catherine

    This is an adorable top. I also love your skirt and the details in it! I wish they had a Chicago one!

  • Trisha Rawlings

    I love that top! I’ve only been to New York a handful of times, but I loved every minute of my visits. There’s so much to see and do and the overall style is so eclectic!

  • Lana Luu

    I have the same skirt and I love it. I like how you matched it with this tee. Very stylish! I wish to visit New York one day, such a great city.

  • CourtneyLynne Storms

    Omg what a chic look!!! I so need to get my hands on a shirt like that. Just love it

  • Salomon Thiombiano

    The artwork on this skirt is my favorite 👌🏽

  • Jeannette

    Hey, I am from DC and I love making quick trips to NYC when I can. I love your city!