I’ve been attending New York Fashion Week for five seasons now and this is the first time I’ve done fashion week completely on my own. Back when I was working at NYLON and Interview, I was able to attend fashion week on behalf of those publications. The invitations I received in my inbox were not only plentiful, but were also often first or second row seats.
If you’ve been following along for a while, you’ll know that in my sartorial life I typically like to be as hands-free as possible, which is why when I was first introduced to the crossbody bag I fell for it hard and fast. As the crossbody quickly became by go-to handbag style, I found myself putting blinders on to other bag contenders for my wardrobe.
Five years ago on this exact day, I finally moved to New York City, something I’d been dreaming about doing for as long as I could remember. Growing up in the New Jersey suburbs, New York always felt like the place I would end up.
Aside from the occasional day where I just can’t even with life, I think it’s safe to say that I am a morning person. I love getting up and starting my day and I feel like my time in the mornings really sets the tone for how the rest of my day will shake out…