Our Trip to NYC

by Shalice Noel

Why we went

Myself, Reid and Levi are in New York city all week for work meetings and reunions with friends. It wasn’t easy leaving the four older siblings at home, but I worry less knowing they’re in good hands with my dad watching them. Funny enough, we really miss the kids help with Levi. My oldest is so helpful changing his diapers and holding him so I have a little break. This week, I had some really exciting meetings, more of which I can share later.It was a highlight to be able to meet up with my friend Laura from Brooklyn, and do a little shopping in Soho. I forgot how good the NYC shopping is and HOW GOOD the style here is. The NYC girl surely knows how to dress: from classic trench coats, to simple totes, and stunning boots. See below what I wore, and where we ate. Let me know in the comments if I missed anything. Next visit, Guggenheim is on the list! Can’t wait to go back.

What I wore:

paper bag shorts similar // sweater (only $25.99!) // red sandals // earrings

blazer c/o/ Veronica Beard // crop top // black orchid denim similar jeans // white sandals // snake bag // earrings

kate jeans c/o Marissa Webb denim similar // crop top // trench coat similar // red heels // my Chanel diaper bag // Longchamp bag //

Sweater // jeans under $80 // Orange sandals // Turquoise Ring

White flowy pants // Anine Bing Tee // Sandals // Brahmin bag

Where we ate:

Estancia 460 // 460 Greenwich St. // I ordered salmon, Reid ordered the fried chicken.

Le Mercerie // 53 Howard St.// lunch and star sightings. I sat by Ina Garten!

ABCv // 38 E. 19th St. // breakfast vegan yumminess

Laduree // 398 W. Broadway// I had a meeting with Lago’s for breakfast I got the sunny side up eggs and almond milk latte.

Maman // 205 Hudson // We went there for lunch, sandwiches and coffee. Cutest southern frenchie vibe

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Our underwear often doesn’t take the front seat in fashion, but as we all know, there is nothing quite like a good bra. Or let me say it this way: we often forget about the comfortable bra (or undies), but remember distinctly when one doesn’t fit right. So in this third installment of the series I’m doing with Hanes, I thought it only appropriate to share how my Hanes’ ComfortFlex Fit bras without wires and the Hanes Cool Comfort Cotton Bikinis let me focus on the rest of life, specifically transitioning to fall. #becomfydent.  

4 Tips to Best Transition to Fall:

  1. Get the palette right: jeans, a trusty chunky knit, button up, turtleneck, etc. When you have the right basics, it’s all about mixing, matching and the right accessories.
  2. Stretch out summer by adding tights (Hanes are my favorite!) to summer dresses and sandals with fall favorites. 
  3. Keep wearing SPF! UVA Rays are as strong in January as they are in July. Use proper coverage to avoid fine lines and aging. Yikes!
  4. Start afresh. I get all new undergarments every couple of months or so. At the moment I’m loving the Hanes Cool Comfort Bikini with its light material and comfy cut. I also like the Hanes ComfortFlex Fit bra; it works great with sweaters for that “off-duty” look. 

With fall just around the corner be prepared with the right basics, an edited but functional closetprotected skin, and the right undergarments. Share how you best transition to fall by using the hashtag #becomfydent.

As a heads up, I’m partnering with Hanes for a couple months sharing how I, as a busy mom, wear comfy undergarments that keep me feeling confident. Read more at www.Hanes.com. Thank you Hanes for partnering on this post!