Welcome to New York

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On the train ride to the city, I had Taylor Swift’s song Welcome to New York stuck in my head. Seriously, that song is my anthem. For all of you who don’t know, I love New York City. I love the culture, the shopping, and all the possibilities the city has to offer. I hope within the next couple of years, I can call New York City my home. But for now, I take frequent trips to the city that never sleeps.

Last week I was on spring break. It was nice to take a break from college life and spend the week at home, catching up on sleep, relaxing, and working on my blog. One day, I was feeling adventurous and creative, so I hopped on the train and journeyed to New York City. I was determined to take tons of photos for my blog. As always, the streets of New York inspired me and I captured some great shots for this post.

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On to my outfit, I refuse to wear my winter coat anymore. I officially retired my coat for the season, despite the weather still being on the chilly side, but once it reached 40 degrees consistently this week, I am so over my bulky winter coat.

On the day I traveled to the city, it was sunny with temperatures in the high 40s. I am always cold so I had to make sure I wore several layers if I wasn’t wearing my coat. My secret was instead of wearing a lightweight long sleeve shirt under my fringe loose fitting sweater, I wore a solid cable knit sweater underneath. This sweater did the trick and I was not cold at all while walking the streets of New York City.

The focus of my outfit was my fringe sweater. Fringe is a popular trend for spring. No matter what store I go into, I always see fringe sweaters, fringe tops, or even fringe bags. I embraced this trend with my Forever 21 cream and black tribal print sweater with fringe detailing on the bottom. Black leggings go with everything, but instead of wearing a simple pair of cotton leggings, I chose to wear my Cotton On leggings in the color washed black. I love how these leggings have a panel detail at the knee, making these leggings more dressy and less boring. Another star of my outfit was my metallic pewter booties. Not only are these boots so unique and stylish but I also found them at Marshalls for only $14. What a steal! These boots will be my go-to for spring, considering they will go with pretty much anything. As always, I kept my jewelry simple with a long Brandy Melville necklace that goes with the black and gold theme of my outfit. To bring some color into my look, I chose turquoise stud earrings.

The city never fails to impress me. Until my next visit, New York City stay fabulous.

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Fringe Cardigan: Forever 21 (SIMILAR) (SIMILAR) (SIMILAR) | Sweater: Forever 21 (SIMILAR) (SIMILAR) | Leggings: Cotton On (SIMILAR) | Shoes: Marshalls (SIMILAR)  | Necklace: Brandy Melville (SIMILAR)| Earrings: Forever 21 (SIMILAR)

29 Comments

  1. March 17, 2015 / 10:36 pm

    Love this! It sounds like you had a great time.

  2. March 19, 2015 / 10:04 am

    NYC is the best, your sweater is so cute!

  3. Kiki
    March 19, 2015 / 12:18 pm

    Nice post! I adore those pewter booties, they’re great for spring! And the details on your leggings are so cute!
    xo Kiki
    https://colormekiki.wordpress.com/

  4. March 19, 2015 / 8:19 pm

    Great outfit, I love the boots! I hope you have a wonderful time in New York! It truly is a stunning city! Have a nice day,
    Vera

    The Flash Window | Bloglovin

  5. March 20, 2015 / 7:19 pm

    Haha as soon as I saw this post title I started singing Taylor Swift. So you’re not alone there!

  6. March 23, 2015 / 7:00 pm

    What an awesome find, those boots!! Sounds like your NYC adventure is off to a great start. What’s been your favorite part so far?

  7. March 29, 2015 / 10:41 am

    It is such a great city – I got the chance to go a couple of weeks ago but only a stopover to Canada so for just 2 hours! I need to go back for more…

    Thankfifi
    p.s. thanks so much for your sweet comment on my post.x

  8. April 8, 2015 / 1:48 pm

    NYC is such a fun city to visit. I’m with you on ditching the coats…great compromise with the open sweater & cable knit layered underneath!

    xo, Maddy
    http://cassidylou.com/

  9. April 9, 2015 / 5:46 pm

    I’ve only been to NYC once but I loved it! I’m a Cali girl but I enjoyed NY more then SanFran or LA. It could have been that my cousin lives in NY and was an amazing tour guide. Looks like your enjoyed your time in the city! Cute outfit!

    http://elementsofellis.com/

  10. April 14, 2015 / 4:05 am

    Wish I could visit NYC one of these days. Love your draper aztec cardigan 🙂

    xo,
    Abby of Life in the Fash Lane

  11. May 2, 2015 / 12:29 pm

    Lovely outfit again!! I’m so happy you had a good time in New York. It is am incredible city!! 🙂

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