thanks for having me, oscar de la renta!

i, laura, had the amazing opportunity to work at the oscar de la rents headquarters in new york city on thursday and friday of last week! i assisted with photoshoots from their runway collection and their spring/summer commercial collection. it was a magical opportunity and i'm very excited to have gained more experience in the… Continue reading thanks for having me, oscar de la renta!

weekend adventures

the temperatures in philly this weekend reached the upper 70's. this obviously called for numerous walks and excursions to soak up the last taste of summer before winter weather. keeley and i, jane, started our weekend with a saturday morning walk to coffee and pastries at la columbe and sweet freedom. sweet freedom is known… Continue reading weekend adventures

sunday inspiration

jane and i are both tired after long weekends of travel and school work. it's a grey day in new york, but here's some color from around the web that caught my eye today. happy sunday, more good stuff coming this week 🙂

fall look (part 2)

i stumbled upon this bold yellow top on my trip to tokyo and was instantly obsessed. since then, i've been on the lookout for unique and similar tops that i can buy closer to home. check out these: here, here, here, and here also, i have been loving zara's jeggings. these black ones were the perfect addition… Continue reading fall look (part 2)

fall look (part 1)

today, i'm sharing one outfit from a collection of fall looks i have put together for my favorite season of the year. more layers could easily be added under both the top and skirt to provide extra warmth. shop a similar look- sunglasses: ray ban white cropped sweater: here green corduroy skirt: here white shoes:… Continue reading fall look (part 1)

day trip to nyc

i, laura, took a day trip to nyc with a few girls one saturday.  we embarked on our adventure with two goals: to shop and to eat a nice lunch. it was so nice to get off campus and enjoy a nice sunny day in the city. more good things to come! happy thurs.

day trip to philly

although i've explored downtown philadelphia many times, my day trip on labor day felt unlike my other adventures. i took the train in the morning with no specific schedule or agenda, other than a craving for a good cheesesteak. this gave me a lot of flexibility in where to go and what to see. abby… Continue reading day trip to philly

healthy habits – college edition

moving onto a college campus has been a big adjustment for both of us. i, jane, have been trying to focus especially on staying healthy in food choices and being active. some of my favorite healthy and dorm friendly meals and snacks are below. smoothies in our ninja blender-  ice cubes, handful of spinach, frozen… Continue reading healthy habits – college edition

summer according to my camera

it's time for me, laura, to move out to new york and start my freshman year! it truly is a bittersweet feeling, but i know that this new chapter in my life will challenge, change, inspire, and teach me so much. nevertheless, i will miss minneapolis, my family, my dog, and my friends. it was… Continue reading summer according to my camera

new place on the block

today, i (jane) checked out the newly opened penny's coffee shop in the linden hills area. this new location opened just last friday and marks the second mpls penny's location, joining the hennepin ave. one.  i tried their nitro cold brew and avocado toast- both of which i would highly reccomend. aside from the delicious… Continue reading new place on the block