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April 17, 2013


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Hope find your scent! My favourite is pure grace.. I wear it every day


That's the only photo of you in NY? Seriously? I must love myself a lot because I gotta get in the shot sometimes during my travels - even if it's a selfie (helps to have long arms).

I love your blanket.


Ooooh, love ANYTHING Kate Spade....:))
Well done for not being tempted to buy things just because you were there!

I also rather like all this navy that is creeping in LOL


great pics Benita, thanks for sharing! i love your outfit with the new sneakers - what grey sweater top/dress is that? looks lovely!!!


GAAAH - I long SO much for my Chicago trip this fall, I have so much shopping I need to get done! :-D First however, a trip to Paris tomorrow - I think I´ll manage to do a little shopping there as well..! ;-)


I liked all your NY posts very much! Thanks for sharing :-) (and thanks for helping me to convince my daughter NY is an awesome place to visit... she had a strange bias agains it!)
I love aswell your grey dress... comfy and lovely,

Of course, Bonus couldn't miss where is a good and warm spot! :-D


It's this one: http://bit.ly/11bZT4E
Those leggings and that sweater dress is what I wear all the time on weekends at home. I have two of the grey and two of the blue. People must think I never change my clothes :). I love it (them) because of its pockets and the fact that it's heather grey (and blue...) and that it's like a long sweatshirt basically.

Sandy (USA)

I giggled at your comment about your proof of being in NY. I don't like having my picture taken and you so sounded like me! I see a camera point at me, I pretty much dodge it. Hmmm, I wonder if thats a Sagittarian thing. Anyway, if interested, you can take the itchyness out of the wool blanket by using either white vinegar or hair conditioner ... at least that's what I've read in several mags. Totally love your gray tunic with the leggings. Wish it was an American site. Oh btw, if you would like to try a nice clean/soft cologne/perfume, try CKBe by Calvin Klein. I often get compliments on the fresh clean fragrance.

Heather P.

Shopping while on vacation is always tricky - no matter how much you LOVE something, it's always in the back of your mind that you have to get it home! I try to leave a little bit extra room in my bag, but alas, sometimes that's just not enough!


Ooh, I'll check that out!


Maybe to try niche parfums? Some fresh and clean is Aqua Universalis (beautiful parfum interpretation von Frische und Reinheit - as they say). It is from Francis Kurkdjians.
Mainstream in the same directions I had: Lancome green De L'Orangerie, Prada Infusion d´Iris, Bvlgari Omnia Green Jade, Estee Lauder Pure White Linen, I even had from Clean their parfum Clean Cotton but people kept asking who washed the laundry in the office LOL
I know you didn't even say what are you searching for, but I imagine you in some fresh, clean scents...
Will you review the book?
Your blanket looks great! Could it be washed in the washing machine?


Total score on the blanket! I'm surprised the Jonathan Adler store is so cluttered and full, so opposite of the website-- but my kind of eye candy. :) Interesting that American bookstores are so different than what you have at home, and super sweet of Donna to send you gift cards. It seems you've been looking for a new bag for a while now. Sorry you didn't find it in NYC. Like Wille's sunglasses, I'm sure it will present itself to you soon!


Your trip looked like fun!

perfume: I have worn Pure Grace (by Philosophy) for eight years. It has this clean, fresh fragrance that works well with my body chemistry, and I picked it up because the aroma reminded me of Dawn Dishwashing Detergent! (a friend tried Pure Grace but it didn't work for her). I get compliments all the time about how pretty I smell - then they say "You smell great all the time!" and I know it's the Pure Grace perfume they're talking about!

Have you tried any of the scents yet that you bought?

I too love your dress and leggings outfit. Comfy and chic!


The Philosophy perfumes are really delightful. I don't where it every day, but when I do, it's usually a guarantee that someone will say I smell nice. :)


P.S. The blanket rocks!


Love the blanket! For perfume, check this!



You answered my question about the tunic. I would live in this too.


Thanks I'll check some of those out, scents are tricky with me, what I love on others smells horribly stinky on me.

I 'm not planning on reviewing the book. It's basically "just" a compliation of mages a items that inspire the teamat Kate Spade. Almost scrap book like, with color themes and so on. I find it really inspiring.

The blanket has already been in the machine on the wool setting and no problems :)


It was kind of a small space with a lot of stuff at JA :).


I have tried them all but I'm kind of surprised how discreet the scent is. I can't really tell myself that I'm wearing any. Will have to ask someone if they can smell it on me or else I might splash on too much where I can't smell it and everyone else goes Whoa when I enter the room :).


Peekskill! I moved to Peekskill a couple of months ago and am entirely amazed by the history here. Every couple of weeks I seem to stumble upon another interesting tidbit about the town's rich past. It is very cool that you got to take home a relic :-)


Go Peekskill!


I'm so glad you remembered to bring something back for Bonus. Hopefully he will share it with Mini. :)


I thought Domino had folded years ago! Is it back, or was that an old issue?


They have brought back "special issues". I didn't keep my Dominos but it appears to be mosty "old" material presented in a different way + a few things that seem to be new (or that I don't remember).

Vicki K

I'll be curious how you like Amazing Grace...I absolutely love the "Love, Sweet, Love" in the same line, but it seems like the scent disappears immediately.


Vicki - Amazing Grace is OK. It's not a favorit and the scent does dissappear SO quickly.

Kosia (Soronko Style Decor & Lifestyle Blog)

Love that Jonathan Adler Sheetgs

By the way i love your blog :)

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