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Thursday, May 22

A little while back I mentioned how fun it would be to get a peak into the lives of others. How it's so easy to think we know what other people's (especially women) lives are like, what the morning feels like, what happens in their afternoons, how they make it all work. So I put it out there and I'm happy to introduce our very first installment. This day in the life belongs to Natalie of The Tiny Closet. I've mentioned her on this blog before (I'm such a fan) and was beyond ecstatic when she agreed to participate. So, without further a do, here's that peak into a little part of a Day in Her Life, as told by Her - in her words and pictures.

6am - 9am - the sun is on my face and I'm up.  Please, curls, don't be ruined... whew!  One less thing I have to do today.

9am - spoonfuls of watermelon while I grab my phone to catch up with my emails, IG and my fashion feeds.  Jot down ideas and clothing designs for blog posts for Fall.  Random thought of the morning:  should I get Marley twists??

10am - finally fully awake as I lace up my shoes to run around the cliffs of Elysian Park and listen to Drake.  Considering quitting everything and just dancing! Nothing pumps me up more than running fast through nature and listening to a good groove. 

If I'm not running that day, I jump into my favorite comfy wardrobe pieces and go with Theo to a cafe to brainstorm current projects.  

11:30am - haven't really eaten and craving protein... gotta take a shower and fluff up these curls though for my blog shoot

1pm - sustain myself on apples and peanut butter while I gloss my curls, spritz and bronze, bronze, bronze!  

1:30 - 2pm  - a drawn out contemplative convo with Theo on where we'll eat and shoot...  Japanese?  I can't walk there in heels. That Italian place ?  Bad lighting for a shoot.  Central Market? Too crowded.  This goes on for a while. Why can't we ever plan this ahead of time??  I bet Fashion Steel NYC never has this problem.

2pm - starving as I pose and walk for the photo shoot on the way to the restaurant. Shoulders back, chin up, suck in and smile.  Almost over and then I get food!!

3:30 - drafting my next pattern and fighting a slight food coma. Can't.fall.asleep. These patterns aren't going to draw themselves and I've got 3 more hours to go on this. Time for an iced coffee and then back to work!

If I'm not drafting patterns then at this time I'm running my usual 10mins late for work, which is just two blocks away - one of my favorite neighborhood restaurants...


And it's at this point, where we pull back and drift away. We can't all share everything, it's just a taste. Natalie had me laughing and nodding my head. Do you see a little bit of you? Is yours a little different. Well then, you can share by emailing me at . Major Thanks to Natalie for setting this off.  Can't wait to share more of these.  If you like what you see, pay a visit to Natalie at TheTinyCloset, for more and if you feel like drop a comment below. 

Till the next Day.


  1. May 22, 2014

    This post is amazing! Looking forward to seeing more in this series - such an excellent idea! xo

  2. May 22, 2014

    I'm such a fan if her blog !!! Great post ;)

  3. May 22, 2014

    I met Nat a few months back in Miami. She is such a sweetie pie with great style. Love her blog as well. Great series!

  4. May 22, 2014

    Love this feature.

  5. May 22, 2014

    I love this, you should make this one a weekly :-)

  6. May 22, 2014

    One of the BEST ideas I've seen on a blog EVER. You're amazing, Cyn!

    Oh, and of course you too, Nat =)


  7. May 23, 2014

    Love this new series! Natalie of Tiny Closet is so stylish.

  8. May 23, 2014

    I LOVE this post! And I'm excited about this new series from you! Natalie is one of my faves!

  9. May 23, 2014

    Love the feature and plan to participate once I get my life! Thank you for sharing...

    • May 23, 2014

      Love the feature and plan to participate once I get my life! Thank you for sharing...

  10. May 24, 2014

    Can't wait to read more Cyn! Thanks for asking me to participate in such an awesome new concept!

  11. houseoffstyle.comMay 25, 2014

    Tremendouusss post !!


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