Winter in NYC

Winter is my absolute favorite season of all! I love the way that the city looks during the Holidays; All of the lit up Christmas trees on Park Avenue, the giant star that hangs over 5th, and the Rockefeller Center tree is what makes this city so magical.

I don’t have school for the next two weeks and I can’t wait to explore the streets, eat new food, and just try new things!
I’ve already done quite a lot this month, so I’ve decided to put together a short (but sweet) list of some of the many reasons this city is the best during the holidays.
–  These two dinosaur Christmas trees are perched outside of the Museum of Natural history. Screen Shot 2013-12-24 at 1.07.13 PM
– This black and white film photo booth in the bathroom at the Smith restaurant seems 100x cuter when the weather is cold.Screen Shot 2013-12-24 at 1.07.47 PM
– Starbucks’ snowman cookies!Screen Shot 2013-12-24 at 1.53.11 PM– The Z100/ iheartradio Jingle Ball at Madison Square GardenScreen Shot 2013-12-24 at 1.53.17 PM
– The Boat Pond in Central Park freezes over. Many kids and adults venture onto the ice.
Screen Shot 2013-12-24 at 1.07.53 PM
– This awesome room by Yayoi Kusama opened up at the David Zwirner gallery in Chelsea.
Screen Shot 2013-12-24 at 1.08.41 PM – Christmas wreath cookies! Combine frosted flakes, butter and marshmallows. Prepare like rice krispie treats. Add Red Hots on top.Screen Shot 2013-12-24 at 1.08.05 PM – Sunsets over the Reservoir are simply magnificent.Screen Shot 2013-12-24 at 1.07.59 PM – The latte art at Maialino is better appreciated on cold winter nights. Screen Shot 2013-12-24 at 1.08.35 PMAnd of course winter dressing is the best. Here are a few of my favorite accessories for the cold.
Jacket: Canada Goose
This jacket is warm, comfortable and has a great fur hood. What more could you ask for?
Boots: Dr. Martens
I just got a pair of these and they are my new go-to boots. They give off a Chanel-y vibe. 
Wear these thick socks with the Dr. Martens and you’re good to go!
Mittens: Topshop
Mittens are just awesome. It doesn’t matter how old you are. They are great.
Hat: Brian Lichtenberg
Sunglasses: Oliver peoples
I love the round frame. 
Scarf: Topshop 
Nail: Chanel 
This matté polish makes for a great top coat and is both elegant and edgy.

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