Author: Nicole Klock

SALE ALERT : Forever 21

Hey loves! Happy 4th of July weekend! As you know, I can never pass a good sale, especially if it’s Forever21 related. Starting today, they launched their buy one on sale, get one free deal. Here’s what I picked up for a total of under $100! It was $72.45 to be exact ūüôā xx Nicole     Advertisements

Foodie Faves: Chic At Catch

Hey loves! I would like to welcome Alexandria Brooks, a new contributor to The City & Thrift. ¬†She is currently a Journalism undergrad living in New Jersey, and was featured as a contestant on Food Network’s Chopped a couple years ago (so cool right?).¬† Here’s Alexandria review of Catch, located in the Meatpacking District of NYC.¬† One of my favorite things about NYC is the food! The city is full of chefs ready to bring something new and exciting to the restaurant scene. Catch serves a variety of different seafood dishes from sushi to lobster mac and cheese. I recently went there for lunch with my mom for the first time. Upon entering the restaurant, we were led down a dark hallway to a backdrop of subtle music with lit candles providing a hint of light. We encountered an elevator that takes you to either the indoor restaurant on the second floor, which is under renovation or the rooftop on the fourth floor, our only option. The dark, mysterious vibe of the hallway and the …

Chill Out Friday

Broken Clocks – SZA Rendezvous- PARTYNEXTDOOR¬† Stay For It- RL Grime ft Miguel¬† So Young- Portugal. The Man Holding On-The War On Drugs¬† Lights On-H.E.R¬† Tangerine- Beach Fossils Malibu Man- Dan Auberbach¬† Goodbye Soleil- Phoenix¬† ¬†Perfect Places- Lorde¬†   These are my favorite singles out NOW! x, Nicole

What A Lovely Friday

So much new music this week, summer jams are coming in hot. In The News Lana Del Rey teams up with Stevie Nicks on a track for Lust for Life¬† Kodak Black is found guilty¬† Phoenix has a new album Ti Amo set to release on June 9 HAIM’s new album Something to Tell You is set to release on July 7¬† Yung Thug is releasing a singing album with Drake as executive producer¬† There is a newly unearthed outtake of The Beatles’ Sgt Pepper’s album¬† The 1975 announced they have a new album on the way called Music For Cars     One More Love Song- Mac DeMarco Love Galore – SZA ft. Travis Scott J-Boy – Phoenix Right Now¬†– HAIM¬† Young & Menace – Fall Out Boy¬† Thinking of A Place- War On Drugs¬† Wrong – A$AP Mob ft. A$AP Ferg, A$AP Rocky¬† Bon Appepit- Katy Perry ft. Migos I’m the One- DJ Khaled¬†ft. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance The Rapper, Lil Wayne Submission – Goriallz ft . Danny Brown, Kelela Calm Down – …

Trend Alert : Tassels

Tassels are all the rage right, and for good reason! They add a bit of texture and movement into your outfit for an instant tropics esque look. Here some some styles to get your swinging with the fun trend! Weekend Max Mara tassel shirt, $135¬† River Island crop frill pant, $80 Mango lace up espadrille, $40 Hat Attack purse, $110 H&M chiffon dress, $60¬† Rebecca Minkoff gladiator sandals, $125¬† Stella & Dot tassel earrings, $59¬† SIMILAR STYLE // ¬†H&M off the shoulder blouse, $18 SIMILAR STYLe // Skin cotton gauze lace shorts, $84 Sigerson Morrison sandals, $244   xo, Nicole (featured image credit : completefashion.org)

Trend Alert: Market Totes

Nothing says Parisian chic like a straw bag. While you might not have a baguette sticking out of it, the simple and sleek style will make any look simply effortless. Here are a few of my favorite styles all under $200! Sundry Sea Sun Salt tote, $125 Neiman Marcus pompom, $75  TJMaxx tassel tote, $25 Caterina Bertini cherry tote, $58 Magid striped tote, $35 KAYU stars tote, $125 TJMaxx simple tote, $24 WhiteHouse BlackMarket fringe tote, $148 Macbeth sunshine tote, $72  Stay sunny, Nicole

APRIL FAVES

April showers bring May flowers, right?¬†As the sunny days are approaching, I’ve rounded up my faves for this month! FASHION Henri Bendel¬†fringe tote – I’ve been using this bag all month, and am OBSESSED. I love fringe because it gives any outfit a carefree, free-spirited vibe that’s perfect for this time of year. Stella & Dot tassel earrings – I’m usually a stud earring type gal, but these add the perfect amount of cool girl vibes into any outfit. Stella & Dot Aven layering necklace– This 4 in 1 necklace is a must have! It can turn into a long necklace, a choker style, a lariet and all styles together. I can’t wait to bring it on vacation for any easy way to spice up any look! H&M gingham top¬†– Gingham has been on my radar, and this is just the perfect top for work and play. Boohoo off-the-shoulder playsuit– Boohoo has the best sales EVER, so I got this little nautical number for $13. It’s so easy to just throw on with a pair …

Lust For Life Friyay

Happy Fry-yay! Lana debuted her new single with The Weeknd this week, and I can say it’s honestly everything I expected from the velvety-voiced duo. I’ve been into indie tracks this week, so here are my fave! xx Nicole Lust For Life – Lana Del Ray ft. The Weeknd Oh Devil – Electric Guest The Night We Met- Lord Huron On The Level- Mac DeMarco Black Rose- Future Islands Hard Times – Paramore This Time-Beach Fossils Serve The Song – Real Estate¬† California – The Lagoons¬† Dark Days- Local Natives

Trend Alert : Gingham

Scoot over, Dorothy, gingham isn’t just for Kanas anymore. The checkered print associated with country concerts and halloween costumes is now being worn on the likes of bloggers and fashion editors. Here’s some outfits to get you going with gingham!   MANGO GINGHAM BLOUSE, $450 GAP CRINKLE PANTS, $50 STEVE MADDEN SLIDES, $70 INC STRAW TOTE, $100   SIMILAR PLAYSUIT¬† SOLUDOS ESPADRILLE , $95 FOREVER 21 GOLD HOOPS, $3   SIMILAR TOP , ASOS BOYFRIEND TIE TOP, $38 MADEWELL HIGH RISER PANT, $135 ANNE KLEIN MULE, $70 KENDALL + KYLIE CROSSBODY, $195   XX Nicole (featured photo taken from Elle.com)

Good (music) Friday

Hey babes! It’s Good Friday, and Kendrick just dropped his album DAMN. Supposedly, the rumor is K-Dot is set to drop yet another album on Sunday (pulling a Future and Jesus all in one). Love- Kendrick Lamar ft. Zacari XXX-Kendrick Lamar ft. U2¬† Pride – Kendrick Lamar¬† New Choppa- Playboy Carti ft. ASAP Rocky¬† No. 9 – Playboy Carti¬† Magnolia – Playboy Carti¬† On The Level – Mac DeMarco Harley- Lil Yachty¬† Biking- Frank Ocean, Tyler The Creator, Jay-Z¬† Pleaser- The Wallows¬† xx Nicole