That’s Darling – August Favorites

August lasted all of five minutes, seriously. One day I was moving into my first apartment, the next I was starting my first day of sophomore year! If I thought June and July were busy this summer, August was an entirely new beast. The name of the game has been Team No Sleep, and the school year has only just begun.


Lilly Pulitzer’s Run Around Shorts

I’ve been living in these shorts basically all summer, but especially since getting back to New York. They’re so lightweight and comfortable, and have become my go-to for running errands. I pair them with a white woven camisole and a gold heel if I’m running errands, or I’ll wear them just to work out!


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Frame Denim

I thought that I would never find jeans better than my old ones. WOW was I wrong. I gave Frame Denim a shot, and now I never want to buy different jeans again. They’re SO unbelievably comfortable, stretchy, and flattering. I currently can’t find a single negative thing to say about Frame, which is why I bought two pairs plus a t-shirt that’s made out of a heavy, high quality cotton.



I watched the reboot of 90210 through I think my senior year of high school? Regardless, I started rewatching the series this month and now I’m all wrapped up in the world of West Beverly Hills High again.



In case you’ve missed my posts on Instagram this month, my feed is taking on a more whimsical, dream-like approach with #DarlingEdits! Expect a lot more birds, balloons, and other surprises showing up in my photos. Tag your own edited photos with #DarlingEdits and you never know what might get shared! 😉


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Minimal Makeup

Saying the heat and humidity in NYC has been unbearable is an understatement. On top of that, I’m convinced that in August it rains in this city once a day, Florida style. With this uncomfortable, unpredictable weather, wearing a whole face of makeup is basically a guarantee that there will be a combination of foundation and mascara streaking down your face at any and all points of the day. My makeup routine has been cut in half this month, and it’s been saving me from a lot of makeup emergencies.

Currently on Repeat

My current favorites of this playlist include:

-“Problems” -Petit Biscuit and Lido {Petit Biscuit is always a chill fave}


-“Yikes” -Kanye West


-“Popular Song” – Ariana Grande, MIKA, and Jason Nevins {An old favorite I remembered this month}


-“All For You” – Years & Years {always underrated, in my opinion}







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