Friday, February 19, 2010

city lights will inspire you

Hi All!
Well, I'm finally back from New York. The travelling there and back was hellish (I'm not a fan of flying), but the trip itself was absolutely fantastic! I had so much fun exploring the city, eating at fabulous restaurants, and shopping. It was especially great to meet some readers, thanks for introducing yourselves, it's always such a highlight to meet people who read the blog. The only strange part of my stay was not being legal drinking age there... It's hard enough looking 16 when the drinking age is 19. I definitely can't pass for 21 even though it's only 4 months away... but thankfully all waiters either took pity or were clueless and served me anyhow.

As promised, I said I'd list some of my favourite spots:
Le Pain Quotidien for brunch, Opening Ceremony for letting me come face to face with Adam Levine (who is 100x hotter in real life, if that's possible), Daha Vintage for fabulous vintage coats and bags, Tokio 7 for well curated consignment, Fabulous Franny's for wicked vintage eye wear, Baja News Cafe for the largest rack of fashion magazines I'd never even heard of, Buffalo Exchange, where you can occasionally find fantastic scores, Acapella for old school dining and impeccable service that doesn't exist anymore, and The Ritz-Carlton for the city's best concierge, staff, bar food (hello parmesan and truffle french fries!) and for letting me steal as many pens as I wanted.
There were many other places that I'm forgetting, and so many other places on my list that I never got a chance to visit. I guess this just means I've got to go back again soon!
xo E

85 comments:

  1. So glad you had fun!! What were some of your fav shows? Beautiful and and wonderful scarf. :)

    Amber
    ambersmouthwash

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  2. God i love NYC!!!!!! These pictures are all gorgeous in their candour and you KNOW i LOVE LOVE LOVE that scarf. this is a great nyc jaunt outfit- comfy chic, just the kind of thing i woud have packed and lived in on a similar trip.
    im soooo scared of flying too so i can relate to how you felt (in fact i won't do it without knock-out presciption drugs going forward lol!) and i know the weather was particularily conducive to turbulence around the time you went so i sympathize completely :)

    Did you bring home any great pieces?


    xx

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  3. I definitely feel your pain on the drinking age here. It's so idiotic - but I'm 21 in 2 months, at least. & how funny, I saw Adam Levine once too at a restaurant near LA. He is definitely a looker. Love the crocheted scarf.


    I like the header, too.

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  4. Oh the drinking age. We manage to survive until we're 21, here. You just have to be clever. but it's odd, isn't it? I LOVE that big scarf. Fantastic. And your outfit is so New York (and I live here, so I have some expertise!)
    xox

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  5. You look lovely! Looks like you had a great time! That jacket and scarf combo, is tres chic.

    XOXO

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  6. you are so amazingly beautiful <3

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  7. I like NY, your Blog and your photos (:
    Greets from Germany
    <3

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  8. nice scarf and coat. I like its shape. You look really nice in grey colors ;)

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  9. Beautiful pictures and you are such a pretty girl!

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  10. I WANT TO BE A PART OF IT
    NEW YORK NEW YORK!

    YOUR LOOKING GREAT LIKE A REAL NEW YORKER :)
    <3

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  11. I love your hair! It looks amazing to the outfit.=)

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  12. love your oversized scarf and boho bag!! so jealous you got to go to new york! miss it so much :-)

    http://fashionhedonism.blogspot.com

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  13. love the coat and the scarf! you look beautiful!

    xo

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  14. you look amazing! and i love the scarf!

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  15. WOW, GREAT PICTURES AND GREAT OUTFIT... LOVE YOUR MAXI SCARF AND YOUR BLAZER! *_*

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  16. you look so nice!
    love the coat!
    xoxo amber

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  17. Love the outfit, I'm becoming more and more convinced I need a pair of leather pants in my life.
    And I love NYC, must check out all these places next time I'm up.
    Ahh and I hate traveling in airplanes as well!

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  18. omg! love your legs and boots.
    amazing combination.
    xxx

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  19. You look so chic yet warm and cozy!! Glad to hear your trip to NYC was so great! I have the same boots in white - love them :) xo, Mel

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  20. you look great in those pics. love the scarf.

    xoxo,
    F

    lekisskiss.blogspot.com <-- Texas gal bloggin fashion from NYC!

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  21. You look fantastic !! And oh god, N-Y... hope you did enjoy it !!!

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  22. beautiful!
    that is such an amazing scarf
    and i am so jealous - i love new york!

    x

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  23. Beautiful photos - I love your scarf and it looks like you had an amazing time in one of my very favourite cities!

    x

    http://sparklesmiledance.blogspot.com

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  24. I'd kill to be there...NY is my dream. You're so luky, and also stylelish! lovely pics

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  25. Ohh I'd love to go to NYC! Love the infinity scarf!

    xoxo
    J

    www.talkprettytome.blogspot.com

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  26. sooo chic!! love ur shoes and ur scarf!! =D

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  27. Yeah I know, in Norway the drinking age is 18! And I come here, turned 20 yesterday and can't legally drink! haha, but still, as you said - they serve us anyway!

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  28. aah i want to go to NY!
    love your scarf and bag!
    and your header is gorgoues bt :)

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  29. beautiful outfit! love your beautiful hair :)
    -x-

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  30. I adore the black & white pictures.
    And I'm sooo soo into those type of scarves layered with winter coats.

    FABULOUS photos, FABULOUS blog!

    xx, Hayley
    hayleyesque.blogspot.com

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  31. me too, love the black and white photos!!
    Your hair looks amazing!!

    fashionableroad.blogspot.com

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  32. Fabulous!!love this big, warm scarf!!and your hair is fantastic!!!:D

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  33. you look so cute i love the heavy knit i want something like it so bad but its almost summer so the purpose would be obselete for me lol

    glad you enjoyed yourself.... oh there is a buffulo exchange in my town. my friends and i go there when we are stressed from studying

    XX
    Vi from Cali

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  34. I really love that scarf on you. Looks very warm and very cozy. And that last picture of you is stunning.

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  35. Great outfit! Loving the black and white photographs.

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  36. envious of your visit to n.y..badly want to go there too...
    you look really cute. i especially adore the scarf. wish you an great sunday, take care
    xx ediot

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  37. So amazing! Love the outfit!

    lifeinleather.blogspot.com

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  38. you look like a newyorker!

    but did you find that people there weren't as stylish as you thought?

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  39. You look amazing! I def want to steal that huge knitted scarf from you lol... it's so warm for this cold east coast weather! xo Jessica

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  40. I love your outfit. That scarf looks amazing! I've never been to NYC but I hope to go someday. It looks like you had an amazing time.

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  41. aw sounds like you had an amazing time! i love and miss nyc soo muchhh ahhh.
    you look lovely.
    xx

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  42. i am enamored. http://enamored-alifeofindulgence.blogspot.com/

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  43. fab outfit!, love ur scarf soo much

    xxx

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  44. Love your outfit from the head to the toes especially your scarf, coat, leggings and bag! I think the colours are great!

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  45. Love the knitted scarf soooo much! It should be so warm!

    www.abitoffashion.com

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  46. Awww I'm glad you had a fantastic trip. New York is my dream location. One day I hope to visit it. One day Fari, one day. You look beautiful, always. Naturally beautiful at that!

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  47. may i ask where Le Pain Quotidien is located ... i'll look it up on ggole but can you let me know your favorite thing there.. i would love to go

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  48. ahhh! my dear you look so wonderful in new york!! I absolutely love your scarf! It's great to know that you had fun there!

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  49. you look amazing!
    http://www.etsy.com/shop/OkSiMoRa

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  50. funniest thing ever but RC makes the best pens ever!

    Glad you had a great time. :-)

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  51. i love your blog,i love your style

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  52. Cute outfit, you have such a beautiful face.

    Come by and say hello sometime :)

    iliketweet.blogspot

    x

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  53. You looked so beautiful in NYC. Gotta love that town :)

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  54. i really love your style. that cross necklace u wear is amazing. love the scarf in this post.

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  55. Wow, you look gorgeous in these shots ! Just a small question though... Were you featured in one of those fashion spot on eTalk?

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  56. i LOVE that oversized scarf ! its perfect with those leggings

    xx lue

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  57. you have such a beautiful blog :) if you have time would you look at mine?
    http://shelovesvelvet.blogspot.com/
    thanks and keep up the great posts :)
    xx

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  58. Gorgeous photos! I adore your chunky scarf!!
    xoxo
    Giovanna
    www.bohomarket.blogspot.com

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  59. I love your blog. You are at my Best blogs list, just in the sidebar of mine.
    losts of kisses from http://ulifestyle.blogspot.com/

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  60. glad to know youve had tons of fun deary!

    and whattt? is the legal drinking age in ontario 19? bogus.

    xx raez

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  61. beautiful look, love the colors and the chunky scarf!

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  62. nice outfit! :)

    and haha, in the first picture you look like cassie from skins! :D in the link there's a photo of her.

    http://pleasepassthepopcorn.files.wordpress.com/2009/03/hannah-murray-shockwaves-nme-awards-2007-red-carpet-arrivals-1ktimz.jpg


    xx
    http://raita2.blogspot.com/

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  63. Oh I really love that outfit!!!! The coat is amazing!!!
    Glad your trip was fun....that drinking age thing is hilarious though....it's only 18 over here!

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  64. Wow! I need a scraf like this! Your BW pictures are very cute, glad you had a nice stay!

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  65. Sounds like you had an amazing time in NYC! I love your big scarf!! xxooxoxox

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  66. love your outfit! great scarf.


    www.mode-damour.blogspot.com

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  67. THE CITY MATCHES YOUR OUTFIT. Perfect. xx

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  68. love your blog!
    amazing style.
    xo Veronica
    http://fashi0npassi0n.blogspot.com

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  69. Lovely outfit and great pictures. So glad you had an amazing time

    xx

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  70. Can't imagine waiting to be 21 until I could get legally shit faced :| and to think too that when I was in school in Europe, kids as young as 15 were clubbing and it was absolutely normal haha. I guess Canada's the happy middle :)

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  71. Beautiful scarf!! (where is it from? ^^)

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  72. NICE PHOTOS I LOVE YOUR LOOK!

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    http://blog--gossip.blogspot.com/

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