*DIY* Gingham Strap Spring Shoes

So I’m sort of obsessed with espadrilles, especially the ones with straps that you can wrap endlessly around your ankles. My legs aren’t long, and sometimes the straps cut my ankle off and make my legs look shorter. BUT, I just always feel very Penelope Cruz a la Pedro Almodovar’s Volver whenever I wear them. […]

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Pinkish Wall, Pinkish Coat

COAT     SHIRT     SHOES     JEANS     SUNNIES: Elizabeth & James, old Hope everyone had a lovely Valentine’s Day! I wore this outfit for a lunch date a few days ago. Obviously, really feeling the fishnets + jeans trend. I wore fishnets a lot in the 90s, so I’m partial to […]

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Happy Valentine’s Day

We took some random pictures of the twins holding heart balloons for Valentine’s Day. This was actually the second set of 3 balloons, because of the first 3, 2 popped and Kaan killed the other one. I couldn’t resist buying more because they’re $1 each from the Dollar Store near my apartment. Oh my goodness, […]

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Brunch at The Plaza Hotel, NYC

 SheIn Gingham BLOUSE    Banana Republic FLATS    Vintage Purse & Pants Rose’s tights & shirt  Oshkosh Jacket  boots & dress Last weekend I took Rose for a mommy daughter brunch at The Plaza Hotel. They renovated the interior and the menu a few years ago, and I hadn’t been since the renovation. They’re known […]

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Brooklyn Bridge

old COAT    Rebecca Minkoff SHOES Rose: Gap SHOES, Rothschild COAT    Kaan: Gap COAT We took the twins to walk across Brooklyn Bridge the other day. *For my Turkish readers, Brooklyn Bridge is an old, iconic bridge connecting Manhattan and Brooklyn, with a raised pedestrian walkway down the middle.* Kaan is really into cars, which he calls trucks, […]

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Christmas Celebration with Friends

   DVF Vintage TOP     Thrifted Velvet SKIRT     Topshop HEELS sold out SIMILAR & SIMILAR Kaan’s Gap SHOES     Rose’s Pediped SHOES Ilona’s Zara TOP This past weekend my friends and I had an early Christmas celebration/sleepover in New Jersey and we had such a great time. It’s not often that us three […]

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Russ & Daughters Babka

Russ & Daughters is a NYC institution and has been around since 1914. The same family has been running the same business in the same spot for over 100 years! It’s one of the last “appetizing” (Jewish, bagel accompaniments) stores around. They’re known for smoked salmon and caviar of course, but I’m absolutely obsessed with […]

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Top of the Rock

Nasty Gal FAUX FUR COAT     Zara STILETTOS     Banana Republic EARRINGS vintage Gucci BAG About these pictures: 1. For my birthday a few weeks ago, I told my husband I wanted to go to Top of the Rock. We’ve lived here for years and never been. I assured him there was no […]

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Astoria Park, NYC

  Chicwish SWEATER       J.Crew JEANS       Sole Society BOOTS Rose’s Zara DRESS Last week we took the twins for back-to-back, doctor and dentist appointments. So much fun for them! 😉 I had no idea you’re supposed to take your kids to the dentist shortly after they start getting teeth. Now you know. Since both doctors are in […]

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Cafe Henrie, NYC

  Leopard J.Crew PURSE       Pleated pleather J.Crew SKIRT       Asos FLATS Camel J.Crew COAT, old  Vintage Guerlain L’heure Bleue PIN       Guerlain L’heure Bleue PERFUME I’ve been wanting to go to this downtown, pink-tabled cafe for a while now. The menu does not disappoint. Food is healthy, colorful and delish. They put tahini in […]

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