Big Apple Dreaming

"New York Is The Only Real City" – Truman Capote

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“In Difficult Times, Fashion Is Always Outrageous” – Elsa Schiaparelli

Tonight the SAG awards took place in LA, and keeping up with award season, celebrities outdid themselves; monochrome trends came out on top and black and navy were the colors of the night! Here are a few of my personal favorite looks from the red carpet!

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[Kerry Washington in Rodarte; Jaimie Alexander in Marc Bouwer; Naomi Watts in Marchesa]

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[Jennifer Lawrence in Dior Haute Couture; Nicole Kidman in Vivienne Westwood; Amanda Seyfried in Zac Posen]

‘Why Do We Overeat When All We Want To Do Is Be Slim?’ – Zoe Harcombe

There is something about New York that makes the average woman feel desperately inadequate. I am someone who is definitely overweight, and at this point in my life, I am determined to do something about it. I don’t currently have the budget to join a gym, hire a personal trainer, or buy myself the finest proteins in order to completely cut out carbs, but I am 100% behind my decision to make a change.

Perhaps my need to write this post is also down to the fact that the nationwide broadcast of Miss America (Miss New York totally won!) has obliterated my self esteem and made me realize what I am up against in this world. Is it a true basis for comparison? Absolutely not. Has it given me a kick up the proverbial ass to get started on my own image? Definitely.

Miss America

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