On Sunday, I went to the Tony Awards watch party hosted by IBM followed by the after party at the Plaza. This was my third year attending, and the excitement has not worn off. It’s such a ridiculously fun night. Super fancy dresses, an insane amount of delicious food, and celebrities everywhere.
While I think I’d prefer to just live in jeans, I do love getting to dress up in a gown for events like this! I wore this red gown that I rented from Rent the Runway. (If you’re thinking of renting it as well, the customer reviews on the site are spot on.)
Ten (!!!) things on my radar this week:
ONE // Beach Day Towel
Probably because I went to high school in Florida, but beach towels were super popular (and amazing) graduation gifts. I also think they make good hostess gifts, especially if you’re staying at someone’s vacation home! How cute is this one from Kate Spade?!
TWO // Doughnut Inspiration
I saw this inspirational post pop up on my Facebook feed, and I LOVED it!!! I’m all about the “plain doughnuts” in life. (Even though chocolate sprinkle doughnuts happen to be my favorite, haha.)
THREE // Oprah and Gayle Forever
I’ve always loved Oprah and Gayle’s friendship. They truly seem like the best of friends, and it’s something I admire.
With my Fourth of July trip approaching, I have been trying to plan what to pack. (You know completely important things.) Loving the pieces for the Draper James’ Fourth of July collection.
I’m so sensitive to anything school related, particularly first days and last days. (Don’t even get me started on parents dropping kids off for college…. I cry whenever I think about it.) A dad interviewed his daughter on the first day of every grade and, well, waterworks for me!
The girls of Ladylike (a Buzzfeed Youtube channel) fostered dogs for two weeks. I loved the video because #dogs, but also because it sheds some light on the real “fun” of having a new dog.
SEVEN // It’s Not About the Gear
You don’t need to spend a million dollars to take quality photographs. I think one of my goals for the second half of the year is to take a photography course finally. I see words like “aperture,” and I immediately freeze up… I want to eventually figure out the manual mode! (If anyone has a favorite photography workshop, let me know!)
EIGHT // Eyelet Skirt
This is the cutest video of a little girl catching a giant fish. She’s so tiny, but she reels that fish in like a pro using her pink fishing pole, no less. But the best part is the pride on her face when she holds it up at the end!
TEN // UPS Man + Dogs
Saved the best for last! I think we can all relate to this UPS worker taking selfies with these dogs, right? He’s being dubbed “the best UPS man on the planet,” and I’d have to agree.