October 8, 2010

An Upper West Side Story

Basically, yesterday was the perfect fall day. At a balmy 70 degrees for almost the entire day, with bright sun shining and cool winds coursing through the streets and trees, I headed uptown to the Upper West Side with my partner in crime. We made Central Park out first destination! After a walk through the park, we headed for lunch and a museum trip, and rounded out the day with a movie in Lincoln Center that evening.


Just a little bit of remixing! That same ASOS parka you've seen me wear a million times, Swarovski embellished blouse from Topshop, Skirt from American Apparel, Handbag from Miu Miu




Upclose details: There are tiny Swarovski crystals all along the blouse! My favorite detail. Necklace from J. Crew, Sunglasses from Miu Miu, "Vamp" Nail Polish by Chanel


Chanel Classic Ballet Flats




One of the Upper West Side's best kept secrets...

Shake Shack!!! Mmm, shroom burger.



And then a turn around the corner for a trip to the American Museum of Natural History!





Outfit photos taken by Austin Manning; all others by me.
Photos taken with a Canon 5D and 50mm lens.

What autumn rituals are you looking forward to this season?? I can't wait for pumpkin-flavored-everything and warm apple cider while walking through the farmers market.

32 comments:

  1. Beautiful shots and I really like your blouse (shirt) too!

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  2. The Museum of Natural History is one of my favorite places in the whole worlddd :)

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  3. that shroom burger looks WAY awesome, nom nom!!! and I love your bag, it's very chic. The museum is so great, love the photos from there as well.

    I'm looking forward to the changing leaves of fall the most, and sweet potato pie for thanksgiving. All of the warm hearty foods that we eat in fall and winter will be a welcome change from the smoothies and lighter fare of summer.

    http://www.socialitedreams.com/

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  4. God.. this makes me EXTRA bummed I did not order that freaking parka when i had the chance. :(

    Also.. this makes me miss nyc. :(

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  5. It looks like such a nice autumn day! Today has been sunny as well over here...I love autumn season! Your outfit is, again, great. Is it one necklace? It looks very pretty. I also love your blouse, Topshop is always great for special things like that! :)

    xx

    S*

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  6. Your pictures always draw me in... I love it... poppin yo collar!!!

    ~Yoli
    Diva in Deep Thought

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  7. Gorgeous as always, Nicolette! xo

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  8. I'm looking forward to making tamales with my mom! yum!

    I dont know why I havent subscribed to your blog already, but consider me a more frequent follower now :)

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  9. I love your Bag and the Chanel flats! Looks like you had a perfect New York day! I love this city!

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  10. I LOVE New York City too! And upper west side is totally my favorite spot, it's like everything is THERE. I can spend hours at Central Park just reading. I want your hairstyle, so FAB! And your entire outfit is just gorgeous. Now may I steal your bag? LOL

    Have a wonderful weekend! (:

    Sanny's Head to Heart

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  11. Beautiful post!! I just love this time of ear so much. It's the perfect weather here this weekend too (shockingly no grey skies!) and am in Oxford for the weekend so strolled around the beautiful colleges, jumped in piles of Autumn leaves and sat dreamily in tiny cafes overlooking the dreaming spires. Also can't wait for pumpkin flavoured everything (although they don't embrace it nearly as much as I'd like here)

    Miss B xx

    http://agirlastyle.com

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  12. arf...New York!
    I think that when you're Parisian you just want to go in New York and "vice versa"

    The Museum of Natural History seems to be Great! Just as it is in London.

    By the way...really Nice bag!

    www.theworldofsanouchka.blogspot.com

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  13. I love your look, the soft pink with the tough jacket and the fab bag, wonderful! you are such a good photographer hon! <3

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  14. oh, I`m craving for some pumpkin pie atm. Love your bag and blouse dear.xx

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  15. I've been meaning to get a parka for a while now. There is one at Zara, but I just have too many coats right now. Damn. Great outfit and lovely photos. I can't wait to move to New York... hopefully. But for now, I have your blog!!! :)

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  16. your blog is FANTASTIC! your inspiration, the photos and your style is amazing. i truly feel that you love fashion and all the beautiful things in the world! love it...

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  17. I love the top you are wearing and that is such a great bag, also museum seems like it was lots of fun.

    -Azede
    http://uncouturier.blogspot.com/

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  18. This outfit is ...perfect, casual but well thought out!
    DC
    xx
    http://dentelleetchocolat.blogspot.com/

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  19. I was in the same area yesterday! What a beautiful day. Love that parka.

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  20. nicolette - have i ever commented? i dont think so. but i am a big fan - ive been reading for months! keep up the great work!

    and to be a little cheesy :) i nominated you for an award on my blog! check it out when you have a second.

    xoxo,
    jordan
    www.queenofla.blogspot.com

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  21. Monkey: Thank you!

    Ariana: It's amazing!! My favorite are the vignettes and the fossils (of course).

    Socialitedreams: The shroom burger is awesome! They're soooo rich, though, so it's definitely a rare indulgence. Your fall list is making me even more excited for the season!!

    Sarah: COME BACK. And fyi, H&M has tonnssss of similar parkas right now!

    S*: I love topshop! It's almost impossible for me not to pick something up anytime I go there. Such a sickness! And yes, the necklace is all one piece. I got it on sale several months ago from J. Crew. :)

    Yoli: Thank you!!

    Still Redheaded: Thanks!!

    Gazel: You're so sweet :)

    Eli: Tamales!!! Yum. Send me one?

    Anonymous: Thanks so much! I love NYC too

    Sanny: I like the UWS, though it always feels a bit like Disneyland to me, if that makes sense... Like it's not really real! Everything is just so.. orderly. Clean. Purposeful. I prefer the mess and chaos downtown! Hope you had a great weekend!

    Miss B: Yeah, I don't exactly think of the UK when I think of pumpkins and fall!! I do hope you get your dose of autumnal deliciousness, though.

    Sanouchka: I wouldn't mind trading places with a Parisian girl for a bit!

    ARA: Pumpkin ice cream!!! DO IT.

    Martina: Thank you! I try to capture and share all the beauty that surrounds me.

    Avalonne: Ahh I adore you! I hope you get to come to NYC soon, too. We could use one of you around these parts.

    Anika: Thanks so much dear!

    Azede: Thank you! It's great, you should check it out when you're in NYC.

    DC: Thanks so much!

    ANDWHATELSEISTHERE: Thanks!

    Eliz: It's such a gorgeous neighborhood on a nice day!

    Jordan: Thanks! You're so sweet! Can't believe how long it's been since we last saw each other.

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  22. I am glad the Chanel flat is alive these days. Don't kill it :)

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  23. I am in love with you all over again! Work it darlin!

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  24. Where are the shoes from? I am in dire need of a pair of chic black flats! Please respond!

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  25. Hi anonymous - the shoes are from Chanel. Hope you find the perfect pair for yourself!

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  26. Monkey: Thank you!

    Ariana: It's amazing!! My favorite are the vignettes and the fossils (of course).

    Socialitedreams: The shroom burger is awesome! They're soooo rich, though, so it's definitely a rare indulgence. Your fall list is making me even more excited for the season!!

    Sarah: COME BACK. And fyi, H&M has tonnssss of similar parkas right now!

    S*: I love topshop! It's almost impossible for me not to pick something up anytime I go there. Such a sickness! And yes, the necklace is all one piece. I got it on sale several months ago from J. Crew. :)

    Yoli: Thank you!!

    Still Redheaded: Thanks!!

    Gazel: You're so sweet :)

    Eli: Tamales!!! Yum. Send me one?

    Anonymous: Thanks so much! I love NYC too

    Sanny: I like the UWS, though it always feels a bit like Disneyland to me, if that makes sense... Like it's not really real! Everything is just so.. orderly. Clean. Purposeful. I prefer the mess and chaos downtown! Hope you had a great weekend!

    Miss B: Yeah, I don't exactly think of the UK when I think of pumpkins and fall!! I do hope you get your dose of autumnal deliciousness, though.

    Sanouchka: I wouldn't mind trading places with a Parisian girl for a bit!

    ARA: Pumpkin ice cream!!! DO IT.

    Martina: Thank you! I try to capture and share all the beauty that surrounds me.

    Avalonne: Ahh I adore you! I hope you get to come to NYC soon, too. We could use one of you around these parts.

    Anika: Thanks so much dear!

    Azede: Thank you! It's great, you should check it out when you're in NYC.

    DC: Thanks so much!

    ANDWHATELSEISTHERE: Thanks!

    Eliz: It's such a gorgeous neighborhood on a nice day!

    Jordan: Thanks! You're so sweet! Can't believe how long it's been since we last saw each other.

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  27. Beautiful shots and I really like your blouse (shirt) too!

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