Insta-Crush: @heynataliejean









There are few instagram feeds that make me smile more than that of Natalie Holbrook. We were on a social media panel together a couple years back and I instantly took a liking to Natalie’s refreshingly candid approach to blogging and well, life. She’s got killer style, a heart of gold, and a rare genuineness that instantly endears you to her. Natalie’s irresistible instagram feed is full of her NYC adventures with her handsome ginger husband and their cute as pie son, Henry (known as “Huck”). Photos of Huck at the Met Museum and strolling the streets of Brooklyn never fail to warm my heart — what a special experience to raise a child in New York City. You can bet Alfred and I are inviting Natalie and Huck over for a play date when we return! In the meantime, we’ll be following their escapades on Natalie’s charming instagram feed here.


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Dear Santa

katie-armour-wish-listA handful of goodies on my wish list (if only my mother read my blog…)!

1. Fisherman Cable Knit Turtleneck – love the texture and oatmeal color // 2. Tortoise iPhone Case – great stocking stuffer // 3. Mini Stud Earrings – teeny tiny which I love // 4. Phillip Lim Pashli Satchel – downtown chic // 5. Nine West Pointy Flats – under $70 and so classic // 6. Orbit Ring – super sleek with a J.Crew price tag //


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Off to San Francisco!


I’m off to San Francisco this morning for a little getaway with my mom, Grandma Rita, and Aunt Shaun. Let me know if there’s anything we must see or do! I always love your suggestions. You can follow along on my adventures on my instagram and now, the Buddy Editions instagram! Wishing you all a lovely Sunday!


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Jenna Lyons in New Orleans


jenna-lyonsJenna Lyons may well have been the best-dressed guest at Solange Knowles’ wedding in New Orleans this past weekend. Lyons always looks like a million bucks and it would seem her ability to mix and match is unparalleled. Above are some finds inspired by her stunning neutral ensemble. Now we just have to find ourselves some floor-length feathers…

1. Warby Parker Winston Frames – may have to start pretending I need glasses… / 2. Kate Spade Tiny Faux Pearls – under $50 and I love the setting… / 3. J.Crew Crisp White Bib Shirt – a classic, always and forever piece… / 4. Topshop Faux Fur Coat – the statement piece… / 5. Essie Nail Polish in Tiny Winey – a great red… 6. Giles & Brother Cortina Cuff – she is often spotted wearing one on each wrist, SO chic… / 7. Clare V Metallic Dot Clutch – understated with a hint of sparkle… /

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