August 28, 2014 |

Travelin’ Light

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Our love for Arizona just keeps growing. When we decided to move here, we didn’t know much about the state, but our hearts were full and ready for an adventure. Little by little we are really learning our way. With autumn just around the corner we couldn’t be more excited to pack our bags and travel up north! We can’t stop thinking about feeling the chill in the air, the leaves changing and cozying up together.

His: Urban Outfitters chambray (similar) and tee, Levi’s jeans (similar), Chukka boots c/o Minnetonka Moccasin, Backpack c/o Jesslyn Blake
Hers: Free People blouse and jeans (similar), Urban Outfitters boots (similar), Fringe bag c/o Jesslyn Blake, jewelry c/o Tiffany KunzTarget hat (similar)

Photos by: Jaci Marie Smith

August 25, 2014 |

Morning Walks

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The weather here in Arizona has been pretty amazing lately. Either that, or we have officially become used to summer in the desert.  We have been taking full advantage; getting up early and spending a lot of time outdoors.  It gives us the opportunity to get the most out of our days.

Lately we’ve been loving taking walks downtown, early in the morning.  There’s a slight breeze, most people are still tucked away in their beds and the streets are quiet. We’re able to talk about our dreams for the future, hand in hand. Afterwards we usually head to the market and grab a bite to eat and yesterday we did just that. All in all we’d say it was a pretty successful Sunday!

His: CPO button-down, Levi’s jeans (similar), Clark’s chukka boots (similar)
Hers: Cardigan, dress & backpack c/o Urban Outfitters, Target hat (similar), watch c/o Daniel Wellington, Hinge shoes (similar in more colors), jewelry c/o Bella and Chloe and Tiffany Kunz

Use the discount code “NEWDARLINGS” for 15% off all Daniel Wellington watches until the end of August.

August 21, 2014 |

Little Dates

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Lately, it has felt like we have been non stop…work, appointments, birthdays. You name it!  At night we collapse on the couch to cuddle up and talk about our day together.  Luckily, last weekend was a pretty perfect one.  We woke up without the sound of an alarm clock, rolled out of bed and got ready to start the day together.  We’ve been working on some really fun projects. One of which, with our friend Hannah. She asked us if she could photograph us on a typical weekend. Ofcourse we said, yes! We’re so lucky to have such talented friends and this project has been a real treat.  We’re happy to share a little sneak peek of what she’s working on.  Hannah shot some photos of us at one of our favorite places, Pomegranate Cafe.  It was one the first places we discovered when we moved to AZ.  The food is always super fresh and the staff are all so sweet! We each tried something new; the Breakfast Burrito and the Wild Western Tacos.  It’s safe to say lunch dates are truly our favorite!

His: Urban Outfitters button down, CPO chinos, Moccasins c/o Minnetonka Moccasin
Hers: Free People dress and bralette, Henschel hat, Fringe bag c/o Savoir-Faire, Free People bracelets, Rings c/o Tiffany Kunz, c/o Bella and Chloe, Sam Edelman sandals

August 17, 2014 |

Sunday Morning

Sundays are our favorite.  It’s the one day of the week where we put aside our busy schedule and make time to do the things we love.  We cuddle on the couch and watch a documentary (or two), we water our plants, play some music, and talk about everything we want to get done in the upcoming weeks.  It’s so important to have days like this; to recharge, enjoy life, and be in love.

His: J.Crew Factory workshirt (similar), Levi’s jeans (similar)
Hers: Free People slip & rings, Target hat (similar)

August 14, 2014 |

Out On The Weekend

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This past weekend was a good one!  We seem to always be in the sun and exploring these beautiful desert landscapes.  We never mind taking a drive together, listening to some of our favorite songs, and ending up at one of the most perfect spots in Phoenix.  It’s so peaceful; something we aren’t used to, but definitely gaining a great appreciation for.  These bell bottoms from Pylo were perfect for our fun-filled day.  It’s times like this where we feel so lucky to have each other and just be silly together.

Hers: Free People cami, bralette (similar), and hat, Bell bottoms c/o Pylo, Bag c/o Wessley NYC, Jewelry c/o Tiffany Kunz, c/o Bella & Chloe, Free People

August 11, 2014 |

Mountain Adventures

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Thanks Matt for these lovely photos.  We will definitely cherish these for years to come.
Be sure to check out Matt’s VSCO grid to see some more of his work.

His: H&M blazer, Urban Outfitters button down (similar), Levi’s jeans, Bed Stu shoes
Hers: Free People dress (similar here and here), Urban Outfitters boots (similar here and here), Flower Crown c/o Flower Gypsies


August 5, 2014 |

Desert Wanderer

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July 31, 2014 |

A Year Out West

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A year has passed since we moved from New York to Phoenix.  We never thought we’d embrace Arizona so quickly.  Last summer, on the fourth of July, we hopped on a plane at JFK airport, with our one-way tickets in hand and headed west.  We had no idea what to expect and it was such an exciting feeling.  We had only been to Arizona twice before moving here, but we were ready for a change, an adventure and we knew we could do it together.

When our friend Jaci suggested shooting some photos around Phoenix, we knew we had to brave the heat and make it happen.  This is our new home…our new city.  It was celebratory in a sense.  When we look back at these photos, we will always think of our first year of marriage in a city we’re beginning to call our own.

His: American Eagle button-down (here and here), Levi’s jeans (similar), Ray-Ban sunglasses, Bed Stu shoes (similar)
Hers: Free People dress (similar here and here), Urban Outfitters ankle boots (similar here and here), Target hat (similar here and here)

Photos by: Jaci Marie Smith

July 28, 2014 |

Summer Mood

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July 25, 2014 |

Happy Friday!


Happy Friday everyone!  It’s been a busy week over here.  We’re really looking forward to winding down this weekend.  We’re so excited to share our Style File feature with SOCA Clothing.  Check out their blog for a fun Q+A we did.  We spoke about everything from how we met to favorite beauty products and recipes!

We’re kicking off the weekend with a fun instagram takeover with SOCA Clothing.  Follow along with @socaclothing to see what we’re up to today!  SOCA Clothing is currently having a huge 20%-40% off sale.  Use the coupon code “SOCAXNEWDARLINGS” at checkout for free shipping!

Hers: Free People top (sleeveless & dress version), Free People necklace – no longer available (similar here and here), Henschel hat (similar), Tiffany & Co. bangle, bracelet and ring c/o Tiffany Kunz, Free People midi ring.

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