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.

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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Ends tomorrow (Monday Feb 14th at 5pm Eastern Time)
So what are your plans for Valentine’s Day? I plan on thrifting up a storm and perhaps getting a pedicure!


  1. February 14, 2011 / 3:04 am

    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.

  2. February 14, 2011 / 3:40 am

    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.

  3. February 14, 2011 / 3:44 am

    you look stunning!!! and omg pancakes 😀

  4. February 14, 2011 / 4:12 am

    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.

  5. February 14, 2011 / 4:35 am

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


  6. February 14, 2011 / 4:47 am

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

    Have a Happy, Happy Valentines My dear!



  7. February 14, 2011 / 6:32 am

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

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

  8. February 14, 2011 / 7:05 am

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

  9. February 14, 2011 / 9:04 am

    forget the fashion show, i LOVE your top. xo

  10. February 14, 2011 / 2:28 pm

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

  11. February 14, 2011 / 2:33 pm

    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

  12. February 14, 2011 / 2:47 pm

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

  13. February 14, 2011 / 3:17 pm

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

  14. February 14, 2011 / 3:20 pm

    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!

  15. February 14, 2011 / 3:29 pm

    Thx for visiting my blog, you have a new follower too 🙂

  16. February 14, 2011 / 5:19 pm

    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?

  17. February 14, 2011 / 5:52 pm

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

  18. February 14, 2011 / 5:58 pm

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

  19. February 14, 2011 / 7:08 pm

    You look amazing!!! Love!

  20. February 14, 2011 / 7:55 pm

    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.

  21. February 14, 2011 / 9:32 pm

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

  22. February 14, 2011 / 10:00 pm

    thanks for following me 🙂 i loooove the color of your lipstick


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