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^^ David loves doner kebabs so we found a yummy Turkish restaurant!
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^^Okay I ate a LOT of banana pudding from Magnolia Bakery, if you havent had it yet you need to fly to NYC now and get some!

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^^I was just admiring his lovely natural waves πŸ™‚

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^^David lived in Croatia for two years and is fluent in Croatian so he heard some people speaking it and ended up having a good chat with them! I still have no idea what they talked about haha

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TRENCH: BCBG / SWEATER: French Connection / SKINNIES: J Brand / BAG: c/o Rebecca Minkoff / SUNNIES: Miu MiuΒ / FLATS: Zara (old) / D LOVES A NECKLACE: c/o Bip and Bop / RING: c/oΒ InPinkΒ / NAIL POLISH: Essie ‘Bikini So Teeny’ / LIPSTICK: MAC ‘Pink Nouveau’

Well that is all! It was a fun little day trip. It is a four hour flight (we took both red eyes!) and we spent 12 hours there (for those who emailed and asked!) and it was the perfect amount of time to see the city and have a fun day. I got this new trench (HERE) which I am obsessed with and I am glad I got to wear it before it warms up too much and becomes Summer! I wasn’t sure what the weather would be like (weather apps are generally off a bit, in my experience of traveling) so I brought a Summer outfit and a Winter outfit (haha hence David’s backpack πŸ™‚ ) but turns out I needed the Winter outfit because it was FREEZING! And naturally David thought it was perfect weather, meanwhile I am literally shivering.

Pretty much the whole time we were there I was trying to convince David that we HAVE to move there. Around every corner it was, “And just imagine eating at that cute bakery for breakfast every morning….” “Now see, we can take Chauncey on walks in Central Park!!!” … you get the point. I was probably really annoying but at least I got him to agree with me! Ideally we would go move to Belgium or Germany or something -thats my dream- but I don’t think that will happen, so New York is my next option πŸ™‚ The city life is too good for me to handle.

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  1. I’ve lived in Germany for the past 2 years and it is a great place to live! I love it here. We’re really close to Belgium too. Brussels and Brugges are beautiful places to visit. I feel like Germany is not on the top of most people’s lists of places to go but there is so much to see here. And driving on the autobahn is so exhilarating!!!

  2. Love your post! NYC looks like perfect place to go to! Can i ask you what camera are you using? And say ZDRAVO to David, he will understand πŸ™‚ Visit Serbia sometimes πŸ™‚

  3. That is so cool that your hubby lived in Croatia and speaks Croatian! My hubby is Croatian and I lived there the last 2 years, now we are in Slovenia but should be moving back home to Philly soon (waiting on visa paperwork)…anyway so happy to catch up and see you guys are happy newlyweds! πŸ™‚

    1. Nikki! Oh my gosh no way?! That is so crazy!! How do you like it out there? I have been wanting to go out there for a while now! If we happen to be there at the same time lets grab lunch! xx

  4. hi amber! i LOVE your style and LOVE that trench from BCBG!
    i’m also 5’10 (so hard to find things that fit WELL).. what size is your coat?
    are the sleeves long enough (always a problem for me)?

    thx so much.. i found you on instagram and am excited to follow your blog. πŸ™‚
    ~h

  5. I’m a midwest girl that moved to NYC right out of college – it’s 8 years later and I am CRAVING rural midwest! It’s fun for your twenties…now that I’m 30 I’m ready to HEAD OUT!

    Amazing pictures! Love that trench!

    1. Oh no way?! That is so fun!! I could see how you would get sick of it after that long! I don’t think I could do it long term but it would be fun for the first 5 years of marriage or something πŸ™‚ Thanks for commenting! xx

  6. So funny to read that your dream is to live in Belgium: we don’t know each other but I live in Belgium and I read you blog everyday πŸ˜‰

    By the way you’re so pretty, and I love your style πŸ™‚

    1. No way!? Oh my gosh awesome! Yeah we want to move there so bad! So hopefully one day we will be neighbors πŸ™‚ Thanks again girl! xx

  7. Amber!

    You are too cute. I love that you mix it up and blog about things other than just outfit posts every day! It makes it so fun to follow your adorable life! πŸ™‚

  8. Hello Amber, just wanna say hello from Croatia πŸ™‚ yes, i’m from Croatia (Zagreb) and it’s funny because, just recently i have discovered your blog, thnx for sharing lovely pictures and tips, you and your husband are adorable!

    1. Martina!!! No way, my husband lived right in Zagreb!! That is so fun! We keep wanting to go back, one day we will and we will have to come say hi to you!

      bok martina! ja sam u stvatri zivio u zagrebu skoro godinu dana! na crnomerecu! bas mi fali taj grad! zagreb, ne crnomerec, ha. amber i ja zelimo vratit jednog dana, nadam se da je uskoro! fala sto si se javila! -that was from David πŸ™‚

      1. haha, world is a small place, me and my husband live near park Maksimir, and David, your croatian is great, thnx for saying hello πŸ˜€ @Amber, if you plan to come, summertime is the best time for you to see croatia, not only zagreb, the adriatic coast is great too. I follow you guys on facebook, too when i have time, so keep up the good work! Pozdrav iz Zagreba! πŸ™‚

  9. I have always wanted to move to nyc to! i lived there a little bit during college and it was magical. these pictures are amazing! i died over the one of you coming out of the subway! it was so stunning and memorable! LOVE IT! you 2 are darling!

    1. Kelsey!! Ah you did?! So much fun! I have never lived there but am dying to! And aw thank you so much that was David’s candid photo of the day award haha he ran ahead of me to take it! You’re the sweetest thing!!! πŸ™‚

  10. Ohmygosh I need that jacket, you pull it off effortlessly. Not sure if it’d look as good on me haha. And girl I totally agree with you, I crave the city life! If only the hubs felt the same way.
    xo

    1. Lauren! Oh get real girl the jacket would look awesome on you! I really think anyone can pull off a well tailored trench! Sometimes the cheaper ones are boxy.. but the well made ones form to your body better! You should try one πŸ™‚ and I know we need to talk out hubs into moving to NYC!

    1. Thanks girl!!! And I know right I am always dying to go! πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ xo

  11. Oh my heck girl!! I’m so incredibly jealous right now! After seeing these, I definitely need another trip to NYC right NOW! You look incredibly gorgeous as well, and props to your husband–he is a great photographer! πŸ˜‰ I’m currently trying to teach mine, haha.

    -Jody
    http://www.jodybchic.com

    1. Thanks girl! And YES you do!!! It is the best city ever!! πŸ™‚ and thanks yeah he does good!! xo

  12. looks like a great little day trip – i’ve had cupcakes from magnolia but never that. next time!

    1. Yeah you’ll have to try it next time you will fall in love!! xx

  13. I’m so jealous right now!!!! NYC is my dream city and I wanna move there so badly! I’m glad you had a blast!

    1. Ana! You and me both girl! And thanks so much thats so sweet! xo

  14. Your photos are amazing ! I’m from Belgium so it is fun to think you would like to move to my country ! πŸ™‚ oh and I love your blog ! πŸ™‚

    1. Sophie!! Oh my gosh I would love to move to your country! And thank you so much!! xo πŸ™‚

  15. I love your photos. Do you edit/filter them at all? The colors always look so vibrant, almost fluorescent.

    I live in the NYC area and love Magnolia but it’s pricey. I just make banana pudding at home! It’s so easy and you can take a lot of help from the store http://racheerachheats.blogspot.com/2013/02/banana-pudding.html – here’s the recipe w/ step-by-step photos from my blog :):)

    (On a side note, you misspelled ‘miu miu’ in the list of what you’re wearing. Just an FYI! My sister always lets me know when I make typos in my blog so that I can fix ’em up and keep it polished).

    1. Thank you! I actually don’t edit them color wise.. I usually brighten them a bit but other than that I am photoshop challenged so I don’t do any of that but with the 50mm lens it captures colors REALLY well so no editing is really even necessary! And ah I know I am so embarrassed my cousin just texted and told me I spelled it wrong too haha after staring at a screen for a long time my brain starts to shut down! But yeah I fixed that πŸ™‚ thanks girl!!

  16. You are GORG!! I am obsessed with you – love your style, your hair, all! And I LOVE that you mix higher end designers w/ F21, etc. for us normal girls πŸ™‚ What size is your sweater? I can’t decide & I’m close to your build. I love the fit…and the F21 blue/green/black stripe top you recently posted, size? I just want to copy EVERYthing you do! Amazing!!! You are a doll.

    1. Bella! You are the sweetest!!! Thank you so much! Okay so in this sweater I got a medium – I feel like sweaters should be a little loose ya know?! Then for the striped top I got a small! It looked like it ran looser so I went with a small!! Thanks for your sweet comment! xo

  17. Amber, it would be so cool if you added your nail polish color for all of us polish-a-holics πŸ™‚ I love all your unique colors!!! <3 p.s. I caved and bought the Revlon Posh color and have gotten so many compliments on it (sorry I copied you, but it's so hard to find the perfect shade of green!). Also I love how colorful you keep your outfits even in cold weather! <3

    1. Girl are you kidding, copy me all you want!!! That’s why I share where everything is from so you girls CAN copy me!! πŸ™‚ And good I am glad you love it! I went on a nail polish shopping spree and got tons of cute colors, I need to share them all with you girls! This one is Essie ‘Bikini So Teeny’ !!! xo

  18. Amber, what great photos! It looks like you guys had an awesome time! I love all of the beautiful colors with the fresh fruit, sunshine, people. The photo that touched me the most is the one of David with the Croatian couple. How cool is it that you can go to a city and find such a diverse population? That is what makes our country so wonderfully unique and in light of the recent tragedies it warmed my heart to see three strangers with one thing in common (language) laughing together on a street corner. That is what the U.S. is all about, people of different backgrounds coming together to find common interests. I think that if more people could speak face to face and share a few laughs, there would be a lot less hate and a lot more love. Thank you for sharing.

    1. Aw thanks so much for sharing this comment!! I know it was so touching to watch them converse and laugh together! I agree, there would be a lot less hate if we could all just talk face to face more and laugh together!! They were so happy to see an American who could speak their language so well, it was so fun to see! Thanks again for commenting!!! πŸ™‚ xo

  19. Hey girl! Just wondering how tall you are? I know you have TOTALLY answered this before – but I’m 5’9″ and those Jbrand’s fit you so well! I have trouble finding skinnies that fit right (knees always in the wrong place) being that I’m taller than most. You look fabulous!

    xo

    1. I answered my own question – checked out your ‘about me’ πŸ˜‰ Hope you guys had a blast in NYC.

      1. Dani! Yeah I am 5’10” but honestly J Brands are some of the only jeans that fit me well! I do wish these were a little longer, I usually go with 32 inch inseam but its nice to have 29 inch inseam also because they look better with flats sometimes – in my opinion!! πŸ™‚ oh the joys of finding jeans for us tall girls right?! xo

    1. Thanks Ashley!!! You are such a sweetheart and your comments always brighten my day! xo

  20. I live in philadelphia, LITERALLY 2 hrs outside of NYC and haven’t been since I was about 12? I think it’s time I go. My boyfriend and I need to do more spontaneous trips like you and David. We’re both off today, lets see if I can convince him

    1. Lauren!! Seriously do it!!! Spontaneous trips always end up being our funnest trips! Let me know if you end up going πŸ™‚ xoxo

  21. ahhh Amber you made me want to visit NYC again. It’s been 5 years since I last visited and my husband hasn’t been before. I NEED TO GO NOW! And if you guys lived there, I would be totally jealous! Love the fun fact that your hubster can speak Croatian! X

    1. Oh no way he hasn’t been?! You need to go then that would be so fun to experience it with him for his first time!! It is such an exciting city!! Thanks for all your nice comments!! xo

  22. You and David are like the perfect couple, I really hope I will find a love like this someday… Pleeease move to Germany, that would be too amazing to have you here, I’m sure you guys will love it!!!

    Hugs from Hamburg xx

    1. You will!! I used to look at my friends who were married and think the same thing and wonder if I would ever find a love that perfect- but you totally will I promise!!! And yes I am dying to move to Germany, we could be neighbors!! πŸ™‚

    1. Aw thank you!! And I know it would be so fun to live in Europe- really anywhere there! Hope you have a good day girlie!! xo

  23. I swear that all boys think they can wear t-shirts in any weather that includes sunshine. (Even if it’s sunny and 40Β°) I went to Utah last month and my bf decided to go sweaterless on a night that was VERY cold.

    1. Haha I know its true! Guys are never cold, its insane! xo

  24. Random spontaneous little trips are the best, and you guys take the loveliest pictures. And I LOVE that sweater!
    (But I’ll be honest…I did miss seeing photos of your puppy today.)

    1. Thank you so much!!! πŸ™‚ And I missed pictures of my pup too don’t worry! xo

  25. What a fun day trip!! I love your coat and turquoise ring! I was in NYC two weeks ago looking to shop but I did no shopping due to all of the food!! I saw the magnolia bakery there and should have stopped in!!
    Great pictures as always!!!!

    :))
    Kate

    1. Aw thanks girl!!! Yeah next time you go, stop by! I actually don’t love their cupcakes (everyone else loves them!) but I lovve their pies and pudding, best I have ever had! xx