Hot Pants From Louis Vuitton Resort Collection To Best-Selling Book By Marie Kondo On This Week's Style Diary
1. Louis Vuitton Resort '16
A few weeks ago I revealed my love for the "no pants" look. I didn't take the approach as literal as some of the looks from the Louis Vuitton 2016 Resort show that debuted a few days ago but I must say, I am a fan.
2. Sundaes & Cones
Well, I'll be the first to say that I will not be pulling off any hot pants if I continue to divulge in dessert. Sometimes I just do not have self control, especially when I walk by an ice cream parlor like Sundaes and Cones where I can smell the goodness of waffles cones baking from blocks away.
This was my first visit to Sundaes and Cones (I swear) and it definitely takes the cake on being the best ice cream I've had so far in New York City. My recommendation? Try the green tea ice cream!
There isn't much more that makes me as happy as flowers do, especially when peonies are in season! As I walked home from work this past week, I stopped by one of the many flower shops near my apartment and snagged my first bouquet of white peonies.
I typically purchase myself flowers every week or so, it is something so little that truly affects my mood. And I must say, they are quite pleasing to look at!
4. '60s Psychedelic Print Romper
I've let you in on my little shopping secret before and I just have to share with you all my most recent purchase from Vintage Thrift Shop in Gramercy. Every time I go into this vintage shop I leave with something and I happily snatched this 1960's psychedelic print romper for $20.00!
I don't think you can beat the price and I couldn't be happier with the fit and the perfect mixing of colors for spring! If you are a lover of vintage like myself, I suggest you make your way to the shop.
5. "The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up" x Marie Kondo
I know I just admitted to purchasing a new romper, but I've truly begun reevaluating how I shop and what to keep in my apartment. The global, best-seller, "The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up" by Marie Kondo has been a major influence in my spring-cleaning this year.
Every 3 to 6 months or so, I enjoy going through my clothing, footwear, accessories and any other collection of items and I like to shed anything that I am not using and donate it. This year I read this book before I attempted my next clean out and it truly took decluttering to an entirely new level.
I've always been very organized, but I can admit that I love to shop and sometimes I purchase things on impulse and later realize I may not have needed that. This book has reminded me to take a step back and evaluate my needs versus my wants and if something truly doesn't bring my immediate happiness or joy, I can discard it.
So, now every time I am shopping or when I am cleaning things out, I can appreciate the item, but decide whether it truly is worth keeping or parting with. I highly recommend this read, even if you think of yourself as tidy and already organized — you can always learn something new!