An Antique Autumn Lookbook

I feel like I cheat on the present with the past on a daily basis. The past is evocative. The past is romantic. It’s a hopeless love affair that I cannot seem to quit and frankly, refuse to. I want to keep reading classic literature. I want to keep watching period dramas (Downton Abbey and […]

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Fashion From the Fourth

How did I celebrate my Independence this Fourth of July? In the most poetic way possible: I left Britain for America, and am still trying to figure out how to be emotionally independent from Britain, where my heart still resides (study abroad withdrawals, are quite real). With that being said, I do love America with […]

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Coffee With a Side of Cognition

Studying for finals while studying abroad in London is like the carriage in Cinderella turning back into a pumpkin. One minute, you’re staring at a photography exhibit for Julia Margaret Cameron at the Victorian and Albert Museum, and the next your computer screen, creating an outline for your British History essays. The reality is, studying […]

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Struttin’ in Stratford

Stratford Upon Avon is a charming little town that is known for its Shakespeare heritage. As it is the place where he was born, wrote some of his plays, got married, and is buried, the town is high on the list for any literary lover.     However, it is more than a Shakespeare sight. It […]

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Court-Chic: What I Wore To Hampton Court

As a young girl, I always dreamt about being a princess. Didn’t we all? With Disney Princesses and Story Book royalty as our guides, nothing probably suited us as five year olds more than the idea of wearing a gold crown and holding the keys to a kingdom. Therefore, a girl with these dreams may […]

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Fashion and Festivities: Why Turning Nineteen is Monumental

Birthdays: a wonderful time to remember how blessed you are by what you have and those who surround you. Even more so than thanksgiving, I feel the most grateful on my date of birth. Yesterday, I turned 19 and had the privilege of celebrating with my family, some insanely delicious Italian food, and a delectable […]

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