Link Love, Vol. 28

Happy Friday (and Halloween), my friends! Is tomorrow seriously November?


What’s your plan for the hallowed holiday this weekend? I’m throwing together an ensemble of this sort. It’s easy, it’s all in my closet already, and having an excuse to carry a party to-go cup is so essential — and, uhhh, kind of irresponsible, so let’s move on.

Here’s a few links and the like that I’ve been loving this week:

And in case you missed ‘em, here’s what’s been trending on c+c this week:


Manhattan Musings: Sounds & the City

I came to an interesting realization on my walk to work this week.


That is to say, I have a full set of conversations before I even get to my destination. Without actually speaking.

(It’s also been awhile since we’ve had a meaty, long-tail conversation about life and New York City ’round here, so let’s sit back and have one of those today.)

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Last-Minute Halloween Costume Ideas

Calling all fellow procrastinators, this post is for you.

If you’re anything like me, the very thought of pulling together a Halloween costume is enough to scare you. And as a result, you wait until the last possible second to decide on your hallowed holiday ensemble. Am I right?

So, that begs the question:
Dafuq are you going to wear?

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No? Nothing? Me neither.

So, here’s a few quick-and-easy finds from some of my favorite online retailers (Topshop, ASOS and NasyGal) that’ll take the guesswork — and virtually all effort – out of concocting your costume.

Step 1: Add to cart. / Step 2: Incorporate variety from your everyday wardrobe. / Step 3: Top it off with a little creativity (and a bold red lip for good measure). Voila, my friends. You’re ready for the hallowed holiday!

Click to shop these quick-and-easy Halloween ideas:

If you want to keep browsing, I’d again suggest Topshop, ASOS and NasyGal. All of these retailers have options ranging from quirky to traditional – and they offer expedited shipping. This emoji-nal backpack? Happening.

Nordstrom has a few unexpected gems, too, like this awesome number.

Any other suggestions to share? Leave ‘em in the comments below.


Lastly, you might remember this fun Halloween video I did last year. If you’ve got two minutes, here’s five (more) ideas — and all of these pieces are things that are likely in your closet.