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Perfect Day in NYC :: Canvas skirt & Comfort of candles

Fashion September 23

8 years ago

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It’s been a month since I moved to NYC and I can honestly say I love every minute of it.  What I love most about this city are the gems waiting to be discovered around every corner… that little coffee shop a street or so down, a charming bookstore a few minutes away…  And every discovery calls for a rediscovery to fully take in the charm of each place.  It was just one day out of the many days that reminded me why I love this city so much.

I spent the morning grabbing coffee at The Elk in West Village and afterwards headed to the Chelsea Flower Market.  After picking up some fresh blooms, I took a stroll to the Housing Works bookstore in SoHo.

Vince light turtleneck | Marissa Webb skirt | Gianvito Rossi boots | Henri Bendel sunglasses

I ended the day decompressing by surrounding myself with heavenly scents, cuddling with Sammie, and getting lost in a book.  I find that lighting candles help me de-stress and reset.  There’s a sense of peace and calmness about it that helps put my mind at ease.  I personally love clean earthy floral scents.  Of the Henri Bendel candle collection, my favorites are Eucalyptus & Sea Salt, Lemon & Fig, and Vanilla & Sandalwood.  Laced with notes of peach, rose, and vanilla, the Vanilla & Sandalwood candle evokes the smoky aromas of autumn mornings.  Pairing citrusy bergamot and lemon with elements of Mediterranean fig, the Lemon & Fig candle strikes a balance between earthy and crisp accords.  Capturing the essence of rolling waves, the Eucalyptus & Sea Salt candle perfectly balances the brightness of chilled orange and freshness of eucalyptus leaves.

Henri Bendel candles | Henri Bendel candle wick trimmer | Henri Bendel lacquered box | Henri Bendel stack rings

I hope you enjoyed the photo story and styling.  Happy Friday and thank you so much for reading!  And special thanks to Henri Bendel for partnering on this post!

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