This week’s post was taken on-the-go on a walking self tour towards Chelsea and the Highline. It was a beautiful day and my family came to visit me in New York City. The photographer is one of my favorites – Mummy.
Nostalgia – a wistful desire to return in thought or fact to a former place or time. Walking past the beautiful wall art and inspirational words evoking future dreams initiated by childhood innocence was worth capturing and definitely brings me back as I walk by it with my loved ones.
I am wearing my new metallic oxford shoes from Vince Camuto. My outfit consisted of a vintage yellow floral printed button up oversized top paired with my favorite red, waxed Hudson Jeans. I accessorized with both my new prescription wide framed glasses and my new unconventional black sunnies that I purchased from 5 points on a recent trip to Atlanta Georgia. Lastly i am rocking a light weight grey jacket that i bought a while back from Reiss.
I love this photo because it visually captures the essence of the fast paced on-the-go energy of New York City with the echoing mentality that “my time is very precious and I want to make this my decade”.
Along the highline I come across this mural with a sentence written in Arabic with the English translation below “ This book belongs to its owner Fathallah Saad. He bought it with his own money at the beginning of March 1892”. I didn’t understand what it was about, but im sure there’s a story. I wonder what book he bought.
Ice lollies on a sunny pre fall day seem like a good reward after a two hour exploratory walk starting on the east of the island all the way to the Chelsea vicinity and ending up on the highline. Mint cucumber and mango passion fruit- home-made organic and delightful.
My baby niece “bubz” experimenting 🙂
A very cool mural placed above a parking garage. Possible thought of a name for it..”The Road to nowhere” aha.
Here my mother the photographer captures my outfit in different settings along the highline. The beauty of this post is its organic feel , the family ambience and our experimenting with visual inspirational settings that came along the way.
Photography by Nelly Karim.
Styling, Writing and Editing by Mona Hamid.
Top: Vintage (Garment District, Boston MA).
Pants: Hudson Jeans.
Oxford Shoes: Vince Camuto.
Prescription Glasses: American Apparel.
Sunnies: 5 Points (Atlanta GA).