Tuesday, February 14, 2012

NYFW: Hotel Yotel

Crashing at hotel YOTEL

Rebecca Minkoff show:

Front row at Ivana Helsinki:

(Ivana Helsinki dress, Banana Republic bag, Hue dotted tights, P & T Italy faux fur coat, Jewelmint necklace)

This past weekend was complete fashion week insanity. My sister, Dylana and I, had an awesome stay at the gorgeous Yotel hotel in Times Square, Manhattan. It was such a luxurious staycation! Situated only a 10 minute cab ride to Lincoln Center, Yotel's location was perfect as Dylana and I were bouncing around Lincoln Center all day in between shows. There, our best friend Bonnie came to crash with us! Look at these crazy girls completely collapsed and passed out on my bed, surrounded by none other than piles and piles of clothes! I cannot stop laughing. That's how fashion week is for us...we always end the day off looking like a complete mess. But in a good way of course! Never will I ever forget Yotel's espresso machine which I got lots of good use out of. With our hectic schedules, caffeine was a definite MUST. Basically, Yotel was an incredibly amazing place to relax, recoup, or just plain crash after a day out during NYFW! We have many wonderful memories from the HOTEL YOTEL. The party there really doesn't end. I think I heard dance music play all night in the lobby... just the way we like it.

As for my NYFW wardrobe, it's kind of been all over the place. Some days I've been wearing leather pants, others completely bundled as it's been FREEZING, but this day, I went a little bit more polished (for once). I stepped into this gorgeously fitted Ivana Helsinki velvet frock. I picked it up at Bollare's showroom and the moment I put it on, I knew it was the one for the evening! I even got to sit front row with Claire for the show. Such a dream show! The pops of color, playful fabrics, and bright eyeshadow have me thinking of a very very bright Fall '12!

Another show I attended that hasn't left my mind? The Rebecca Minkoff show. Being one of my favorite designers, I of course, knew it was going to be amazing. It was classic and effortless. Every single look was my style. Oversize blazers, short mini-dresses, and high collars are so my thing. I love you NYFW. Too inspired at the moment to think of anything else...

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Bani said...

I stayed at the same hotel on my last visit to New York on New Years!

Jada said...

Ha, Yotel Hotel...what a cute name! I'm so jealous at the NYFW photos. Looks like it was a lot of fun.

The Fancy Teacup said...

You girls are so fabulous (and funny!) Glad you had such a blast at NYFW. x


monkeyshines ♥ said...

lovely coat and bag!


nina + seraina said...




jessica wu said...

gorgeous bag!
looks like fun, jealous ;)


C A T H said...

wonderful Yotello post here ! you & Bonnie are such darlings~ hope all the events don't tire you out too much =/ NYFW is filled with blizzard cold, and packed days =0

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Indah Nainggolan said...

wow, look so much fun in NYFW!love the dress :)


Natalie Leung said...

oh really beautiful, and so lucky! :)


A said...

looks like you had an amazing time :)

i LOVE your bag! its so cute and adds such a bright pop of color to all your outfits! :)


Jo said...

You are so gorgeous, lady! <3 I love love love your dotted tights especially!

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Miss Molly said...

looks like you guys are having an amazing time! wow, such beaut pics too


Bad Joan said...

Looks like a great trip! Love your red bag!


Asta said...

love your bag. i want your hair. :-)


Fatima said...

Gorgeous photographs, looks like you had a blast! :)
You look amazing, as always! <3


Teny + Maddy's Handmade Jewelries said...

Looove the city of NYC pic <33333333333 Urban Looooove ♥!
I love your red lip color, looks soo great on you! :D First pic of you is so cute!
And I love Dylana's bag ♥, very cool.
I loove the first pic of the model for Rebecca Minkoff's show, love how designed the shorts, with parts being snake skin mustard and then another
different fabric of the shorts! So clever! ♥ Same goes with hte red,black, and white cardi! ♥
I loove Bonnie's white lacey dress, sooo cuuute!!! ♥♥♥
Lastly, I looove the 3rd to last pic of you! You are soo beautiful! Nice shot whoever took the pic. :D


Natali said...

Ivana Helsinki is quite big in her home country, Finland, which is where I'm living at :)
So cool to see that you've visited her show and liked it :)


Fashiable said...

I love the red bag and this collection!!


Allison Young said...

love the pops of red!


Marie said...

I love this outfit! The dress & fur are lovely!


Beautycountry said...

Awww...you look so beautiful :)

Estherina said...

Great pictures as always!

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fashion meets art said...

wonderful post. love the hotel room.
wish you a nice day-. have fun!!!
maren anita


Fashion Tidbits said...

Neat dress natalie!! :) Love that signature red lippie too

Between Heels said...

Great pics! I hope you having a great time in NYC!!

Heels Are My Drugs said...

love your bag and lipstick so much.


Luna S said...

absolutely lovely photos! x


Michelle Lee said...

love these photos :)


Lydia Rose said...

Crap your beautiful!


Moda said...

Bellissima come sempre!!!

Baci Marcella

Anna (South Molton St Style) said...

Love that fur coat - so cute! xx

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Miss Woody said...

absolutely lovely !!

ARLA AABBA said...


Claudia Mosca said...

Amazing tights at the Ivana Helsinki show :)))


Girl On The Roller Coaster said...

Amaizing red bag.


Raspberry and Rouge said...

That dress is FABULOUS! You look amazing! XO Rebecca


umi said...

great bag!especially love the red color.


dimitri said...

These photos are so lovely and your outfit very pretty. Nice bag.

kirstyb said...

love all the pics - looks like youve been having a great time x

Arden said...

You look gorgeous, as always! I love that dress on you. xx

Jaeger said...

Looking awesome!



Mica said...

Love that dress, and the shots from the catwalk shows!


eelectroCutee said...

it must be nice chrushing the hotel with your sister and friend.. hehehee
as for your outfit.. love love love it.. :D

Ms.Fashionista said...

so exciting! i loved Rebecca Minkoff's show too, it was pretty rad.



Aleksandra said...

love this bag and fur! :)

hannahalehandra said...

Love love love the Rebecca Minkoff pictures! Your outfit is gorgeous and understated, too.
Much love, from England.


Sarah said...

gorgeous coat! I'd love to go to NYFW one day xxx

garde said...

the red bag is incredible.
i love it


Collections said...

Looks awesome!


Rita said...

love your outfit!great snaps

C.A.R. said...

first off, STOP BEING SO PRETTY!!! Ahh! and then, i Love the tights in the photos! :D


Kimiya said...

Great pics!

Silvia said...

I love that look! Amazing!!

Alex said...

I LOVE THEO! He is such a badass, I never get sick of his sound. Saw him in Seattle a couple months ago and it was much fun. Loving your bangs, and consistent application of red lippy. <3 xx

Jennifer said...

Looks like you've been having so much fun! Great photos x

The Beautiful End said...

Great photos!
Love your red bag & red lippy!


Fashion Monstre said...

cute outfits!! great pictures

Everyone loves fashion said...

always love your red lips! go girl :)

Elle said...

Faboulous photos from NYC! Love that city! Have a great time there! :)♥

xx ELLE FROM http://www.talonsetbonbons.com/


hellooo :) i love the red bag you are wearing! such a perfect color!!! :)

Descontraidas said...

Great pictures.


Mr. Taylor and his Lady said...

your life is so fabulous, and i love it!!!!
so fabulous and fierce!
xo TJ

Jony said...

Love these pics of your adventure in NY! Would LOVE to visit the city! You looked beautiful dear, that red bag is gorgeous.


Ksu said...

Gorgeous look! Love love love the bag! xx K

Theonlyfashionprincess said...

you look wonderful!!! X

Mademoiselle.H said...

You are very pretty, very well dressed girl. The shows looks amazing :)

Egoitz Azcona said...

Qué bonito el bolso rojo y el abrigo negro de pelo



Suz said...

You look adorable :)

SABINNA and DAVID said...

u look gorgeous as always! really like your jacket and your bag!

xx, Sabinna and David
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Kimberly said...

really great photos cute dress!


Delmy said...

You look Adorbs!

blorange dice said...

aww, looks like you guys are having so much fun!! and your outfits = perf. i love that crazy b+w geometric thing with the green skirt peeking out!

Tiffany Phipps said...

Love that COAT...love that it's faux even more.


EJC said...

SO lucky to be at NYFW. Followed yours and Dylans everymove via Twitter. Avid fan.



singfashion said...

Oooh I'm soo jealous that you get to go to NYFW!! Hope you had fun! And I adore your red bag as well.

Eryn said...

love seeing the same photos on your and Dylana's blog. big fans of you both. Your obviously awesome relationship has inspired me to be a better big sister. Thanks always xx

Halie said...

That's gorgeous.

Steffys Pros and Cons said...

HAHA at the picture with bonnie/dylana and clothes. love it. cant wait to one day experience NYFW. you look amazing in the velvet dress, and your fur coat is perfect :)

<3 steffy
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Mónica C. Welton said...

God! I love to see you in your red lips, stunning!


Julia said...

I love your faux fur jacket! NYFW looks amaaaaazing!

xo Julia

Marina said...

Great photos! You look amazing!

xoxo M.

FashionFlirt said...

Such a great post! You look so stunning girl!

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Poison Wardrobe said...

Wow, it seems like you have a lot of fun! I love your red bag! xx

EmerJa said...

Fantastic place to stay. The views are awesome. And you look perfect in all pictures. :)

Kisses from Barcelona


ellie estrada said...

omg fun! The shots look like you guys had a stellar time at NY fashion week. Pretty <3


Adele said...

awwwe, you look so classic and chic with you outfit and red lippie, natalie! awesome photos, btw. <3


BobbieAustin27 said...

you had a great fashion week
looking fab as always in all of these photos
love your style :)

Alexandra said...

Nice look!
xx Alexandra

Ashleigh Nicole said...

Love the fur coat!

xo Ashleigh


Cindy, fashionsbeauty said...

Love your dress, the coat is perfect for cold fashion weeks! Love Helsinki's collection too! xoxo


alice san said...

I love love love your dotted tights especially!:)

babelaulait said...

love your bag!