Delacroix

“What I found so fine about Delacroix is precisely that he reveals the liveliness of things, and the expression and the movement, that he is utterly beyond the paint” – Vincent van Gogh, 1885 ______________________________________________ I was back at the Met this past weekend to catch up with one of the most famous, talented, renown,…

Parisian Chic in New York City

Outfit details: Express Sweater, Express Skirt, Spanx Tights, August Beret, Chanel Bag. Hello my lovely followers! It’s been a minute since my last blog post!! I thank you so much for your patience in waiting for me, it really means so much. This past Monday, I popped into New York City to see the Delacroix…

My 26th Birthday

Today is the first day of my 26th year! As I add another “tick” onto my age, I have been reflecting on my 25th year, which brought me so many ups, downs, lessons, and achievements. I am grateful for them all, because I am such a firm believer that everything happens for a reason. When…

My Afternoon with the Sunflowers

After a wonderful weekend that was spent visiting a county fair on Friday evening, brunching with family in New York City on Saturday, and taking some “me” time on Sunday for a massage and a facial, I capped off my action packed weekend with a trip to Sussex County, New Jersey to see the annual…

What I pack in my Beach Bag

  Being that it’s summertime, and I like so many others, want to spend more time outside enjoying the warm weather on our patios, picnicking at the local park, and lounging by the pool or beach … but all of the added sun exposure can take a serious toll on our skin! Over time, excess…

Wearing Gal Meets Glam in Sea Island, Georgia

    Outfit Details:  Gal Meets Glam dress (it’s on sale!), Tory Burch heels (similar here, and here), earrings from Express. On the last night of our getaway to Sea Island, Georgia, we decided to get dressed up and have dinner at the Cloister Hotel. The Cloister is a Five-Star rated hotel, that features some…

Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination

To me and many other lovers of art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art is already considered our heaven on earth … or at least, a piece of heaven within Manhattan. On my latest trip to the museum, I realized heaven had come to us by way of museum’s newest exhibition, Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination. Put…

All About my Weekend in Washington DC

This past weekend, after my brother graduated from Loyola University Maryland (congrats to the class of 2018!!), my family and I went to Washington D.C. for a few days to cap off the special weekend. I had been really wanting to go to D.C. for about a year now, and the city didn’t disappoint! The last…

Visitors to Versailles: 1682-1789

For those of us who have visited the famed Château de Versailles in Versailles, France, we  fondly remember the feeling of awe and unapologetic pomposity of the gilded creation that Louis XIV, made his home and the seat of French court in the 17th century. With its famed former residents, masterful works of art, French…

Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman and Designer

There is a reason that Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni is referred to as il divino, or “the divine one”. Because of the beauty and perfection of his works, it was thought that his artistic hands were an extension of the hands of God! Throughout his long life, and nearly half a millennium later, Michelangelo’s works have…