What I Wore in NYC

My whole dressing motto for the year has been “shopping my closet.” I spent way too much last year on clothes and this year I was determined to mix and match pieces I already owned and also only buy pieces that can be worn year round with different items. I love obtainable pieces that don’t break the bank and the majority of items I wore in New York were under $50. If you just enjoyed reading on shortandsweetnyc.com, you’ll find they’ve suggested the best places to buy great clothes around New York. The added bonus is that a lot came from my own closet and were not special purchases just for this trip. For example, the green lace dress which I wore at Cha Cha Matcha was worn on Evelyn’s 4th Birthday, my leopard kitten heels from Sole Society have literally been attached to my feet since I got them back in November and my black moto jacket is 3 years old.

You’ll also notice that I was able to incorporate the same accessories and shoes into several looks throughout the trip. Putting looks together is one of my favorite things to do before a trip and to save time and maximize luggage space, I photographed everything I was going to wear before I packed. The amount of stress this prevented was huge and really made dressing each day easy (especially when you change 14 times in the back of a suburban!)


Grand Central Terminal: Mint Frill Dress  // Teal Earrings // Booties

Brooklyn Bridge: Nude Dress with Dots // Cropped Jean Jacket // Black Hat

Metropolitan Museum of Art: Leopard Dress // Pink Belt Back // Moto Jacket // Leopard Heels (similar)

Pizza Parlor: Red Pleated Skirt // Black Peplum Top (similar) // Star Boots // Black Hat

Airplane Outfit: Jean Jacket // Leggings // Black Hat // Leopard Flats // Pink Suitcase

Subway: Black Pleated Skirt // I LOVE NY Tee // Leopard Flats // Red Captain’s Hat // Black Backpack

Old Rose: Green Dress // Teal Earrings

NY Public Library: Belt Bag // Sweater // Leopard Heels (similar) // Body Suit

Janes Carousel: Skirt // Body Suit // Jean Jacket // Leopard Flats // Pink Belt Back // Earrings // Sunglasses

The Plaza Hotel: Black Turtle Neck // Tulle Skirt // Leopard Heels (similar) // Pink Beret // Bag // Earrings

Cha Cha Matcha: Green Lace Dress // Black Blazer // Snakeskin Belt Bag // Leopard Heels (similar) // Earrings

The Polo Bar: Tulle Skirt // Leopard Heels (similar)  // Leopard Belt // Black Body Suit // Chambray Shirt

Times Square: Pink Blazer // Star Boots // Metallic Gold Pleated Skirt // Black Hat // Body Suit // Belt Bag

52nd Street: Body Suit // Skirt // Moto Jacket // Belt Bag // Earrings


What was your favorite look? Let me know in the comments below!

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  1. Loving your old rose look!! That green lace dress?? You always work your looks!! ?

  2. Ok, I don’t have a favorite bc I basically added at least one piece from each outfit to my online shopping cart/wishlist. The Plaza hotel look is just so freaking chic though, that would have to be my fave if I’m forced to choose. @kristen_lawler

  3. First I want to say, I follow you on IG and I love your stories! They’re always so entertaining and I heard you mention a while back about recycling your closet clothes and making new outfits out of them. It inspired me to also do it, because I spent WAY too much on new clothes! ❤️
    Second, I was LIVING for your library & hotel look! So fun and gave me all the vintage vibes!

  4. Omg! How fun!! I love NYC so much. I’m going to have to choose the Plaza Hotel look, so chic! @hillwilson

  5. How on earth could I chose?! I love them all. Pretty fond of fanny packs though…. ?
    Makes me want to go get allllllll the skirts


  6. The mint colores dress looked amazing on you! I might be saying that because it’s one of my favorite colors 🙂

  7. You absolutely KILLED every look however my FAVE is the nude dress with polka dots ?? and how freakin’ amazing is the Brooklyn bridge backdrop GOSH(in my napoleon dynamite voice)

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