Sunday, February 13, 2011

Mac-n-Cheese Spring Rolls and a Fashion Show

Fashion Week is a nonstop week of events and it can be pretty exhausting. I'm falling apart and its only Sunday! I finally got a semi-almost-good nights sleep last night but when I woke up I needed something. I needed comfort food! So my blogger friends and I hit up NYC's best brunch spot Cafeteria in Chelsea. Cafeteria is known for their Mac-n-Cheese spring rolls. I literally dream about these springs rolls with their delicious gouda cheese dipping sauce and a jar of Cafeteria's Blackberry Lemonade!

Yanil from The Vintage Devil and Sahra from EffortlessCool

Yes these were as good as they look!
Delicious Lemon Ricotta Pancakes....yummy!
After eating we went shopping for a bit at Loehmanns. I saw the most gorgeous BB Dakota blazer in a green that I fell in love with. Too freaking bad they didn't have my size. Now I have to go on a mission tomorrow to every store to find it! LOL. After shopping with the girls for a bit I made my way over to a New York Debut Fashion Show by designer Artemiza Cruz/La Vill.
Hush-Fall Winter 2011 collection










She worked with a lot of blacks and golds with touches of sheer fabrics, tulle, wool fringe, velvet and black beading. The show was pretty interesting. She definitely is bringing something new that I havent seen before. My favorite is the huge beaded flower shoulder dress.
My friend Stephanie and I at the show.

Outfit
Top: ASOS
Pants: Eight Sixty via Nordstroms Rack
Shoes: BCBG
Purse: BCBG
Lip: MAC Satin Red

I finally got to wear this awesome cropped jeweled/sequin top that I got from ASOS last week. I ordered it specifically for Fashion Week. Its so glamorous. After the show Stephanie and I headed to Edo Sushi and Grill near Union Square for some delicious sushi. I'm finally home and relaxing. Tomorrow I'm going to go pick up my free Levi's jeans (via my giftbag from IFB Conference). I also plan to visit Pippin Vintage in Chelsea for the first time. I hear they have a killer vintage jewelry collection and yall know how I feel about jewelry. Don't worry I will post all about it and my IFB giftbag goodies tomorrow.
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So what are your plans for Valentine's Day? I plan on thrifting up a storm and perhaps getting a pedicure!

XOXO
Monroe

30 comments:

  1. Thoe mac-N-cheese rolls do look yummy, actually all the food and drink looks good. Love that ASOS beaded crop top, great choice for NYFW.

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  2. Wow this post made me super hungry- I will take everything in the photos please! You look INCREDIBLE- I think this is one of my fav looks on you-the cropped shirt is unbelievable! I would need to do some serious crunches before breaking that out! The show looks great- I love the ballerina inspired dresses.

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  3. you look stunning!!! and omg pancakes :D
    xxx

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  4. Beautiful outfit!

    Thanks for the comment! That's awesome you had sushi today too! I love going to the sushi buffet so I can try all kinds of different rolls. Sushi is definitely an acquired taste that I don't have quite yet.

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  5. you look amazing, and it sounds like I definitely need to hit up cafeteria the next time i'm in nyc!

    Emma
    TheSidewalkIsMyRunway

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  6. God, I love love sushi but I am intrigued by the mac and cheese spring roll!

    Have a Happy, Happy Valentines My dear!

    kisses,

    M

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  7. i love love love cafeteriaaaaaaaaaaaaaa their mac and cheese is THE BESTTTT

    next time you should try their waffles!! its sooooooooooooo gooddd!!!

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  8. Looks so fun! And good food too!!:)

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  9. forget the fashion show, i LOVE your top. xo

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  10. wow, your top is just goegeous:)
    xx
    Sasha

    http://perfectionistsdiary.blogspot.com

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  11. Your top + yummy spring rolls + pancakes = Pure jealousy lol

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  12. I love your style! Following you!
    Thank you for the nice comment on my blog!
    Meg

    http://megarasfashionsketchbook.blogspot.com/

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  13. thanks everybody. I do love this top! And if you are ever in nyc check out cafeteria because their food is fashion for your tongue! lol

    xoxo Monroe

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  14. great photographs, and i love the fierce designs.
    black lipstick is so rock and roll !

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  15. Love the photos! You look so nice! Kisses:)

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  16. Wow, looks like a lot of fun! That Asos top is great as well!

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  17. Love that studded top! Happy Valentine's Day!!! Not sure what I'm going to do today. A mani/pedi sounds good though.

    p.s. been thinking of doing an apt. shot. I just might soon!

    www.plentyforpennies.com

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  18. Thx for visiting my blog, you have a new follower too :)

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  19. mmmm sushiiiiii!!!
    so when are we running into each other! thanks for stopping by my blog xoxox

    xx.M

    www.bellesandrebelles.blogspot.com

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  20. You look so cute :-) I also love the sushi pics - make me hungry *lol* The photos from the fashion show are great, too, I really like the make up of the models as well as the clothes.

    Would you mind visiting my blog? Follow eachohter if you like?
    http://tabathasrefugium-tabatha.blogspot.com/

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  21. The pictures are very nice!
    Your outfit is really great and is perfect for the event!

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  22. omg your TOP is the BOMB!!!
    I loved the entire look!!!!!!!!!!
    jheeez!!!
    and of course the show looked fabulous, I loved the black model outfit
    xx

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  23. You look good, nice fashion show ;)


    xoxo

    http://fashionismyway.blogspot.com/2011/02/nyfw-fw-2011-12-christian-sirianotory.html

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  24. What a fantastic day: delicipus food, fashion show, friends, shpping...
    Love, love your top...It looks so fantastic on you.
    Enjoy every minute my dear Monroe.
    XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

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  25. wow, you look so beautiful :))) Happy V day!!!

    http://minnja.blogspot.com/

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  26. those spring rolls were BEYOND. they were an orgasm in my mouth <3

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  27. thanks for following me :) i loooove the color of your lipstick

    xoxo,
    welcometodeutschland.blogspot.com

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