Gallery Mondays: Her Conference 2016 at Old Slip

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Over the weekend I attended Her Conference 2016 at Old Slip in the Financial District of NYC. The building is super lavish, complete with auditorium space, conference rooms, and a dining hall.

At check in, I noticed these rectangular blocks of abstract art lined up in an interesting pattern on the wall. They all seem to follow the rule of thirds, with each painting pulling your attention upward diagonally from the bottom right to the top left.

I found the three with the red dots on them most appealing.

Enjoy a mini collage of photos from Her Conference 2016 featuring Windsor Western, ULTA, Rebecca Minkoff, and more!

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Fan Art Fridays: Emily Blunt

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Emily Blunt and Anne Hathaway went head to head in a rerun of Lip Sync Battle on SPIKE last night.

I’m not gonna lie, I really wanted Emily to win. I love them both, but come on!

“No Diggity”?! I’m convinced that all of the women of England have secret rap talents.

Anyway, enjoy this piece of fan art I found of Emily Blunt on Deviant Art by LisaKM. It was inspired by her role in the film Young Victoria (also known as the film that caused me to fall in love with Emily Blunt).

I still love Anne Hathaway, though.

Wardrobe Wednesdays: Pippa Middleton @ Frost Summer Party

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I’ve been a bit busy lately, but this is monumental here.

Pippa Middleton is possibly engaged? What now? Where have I been and what have I been doing since Princess Charlotte’s been born?!

Anyway, she showed up to the Frost Summer Party in the number above, hiding the engagement ring, it seems. Scandalous.

Mr. Frosty is sooooo dripping with jealousy.

Below are a few pieces inspired by the look. Enjoy!

Dress:

1. Sun & Ski, $41.98

2. Nasty Gal, $58.00

Clutch Bag:

3. ASOS, $45.50

4. Yoox.com, $37.00

Gallery Mondays? Ooops?

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So I totally fell asleep during the last two hours of Monday, July 18th. And then woke up at 12AM on Tuesday, July 19th.

I am so sorry.

I had a Gallery Mondays planned. I really did.

It’ll be back next week! Forgive me😦

Enjoy an overview of Gallery Mondays via Pinterest. 

Gallery Mondays: WHAC Mural @ 181 Street Station

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Can you believe I didn’t see this mural as I exited the 181 Street subway station in NYC a few weeks ago? It was impossible to miss on my way back home, though.

Created by WHAC (Washington Heights Arts & Comics), the mural depicts several comic-esque animals in shades of green, pink, and blue against a gray background. There’s also the occasional white and yellow creature.

It’s so hard to pick a favorite animal on this mural, but if I really had to narrow it down, I’d say the rabbit. When I stare at the rabbit for too long I start to wish it would hop out of the photo I took. It would be so fun to play with!

Interestingly, there are a lot of animals in the mural with wings (birds, butterflies, a bat, a unicorn, and a dragon). I can’t seem to figure out if that has some sort of underlying meaning. The only thing I’ve been able to connect it to is the fact the mural is temporary, which is like a bird flying away from its perch and never returning.

Learn more about WHAC at www.whac-nyc.work.