Peace, Love, and Coney Island!

We made it y’all! A New York must do is a trip to the fabulous Coney Island. Granted the month has just started but this is hand down my monthly favorite. We decided to go last Friday as a pre 4th celebration. We were not bold enough to go when the famous Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest was going on.

Being that it was a long day I wanted to plan the perfect outfit. I put together a bright yellow tank from Lulus, some festive high waisted palm shorts, a bright red Stella and Dot Cross body bag, and a killer pair of espadrilles. A good pair of espadrilles are find to find. I scored mine at Lulus. The White vegan leather and panel of black create the perfect color block appeal. These shoes were easy to break in as well. I can walk around all day in comfort and not worry about any stains on the white because of the vegan leather.
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Here are my top tips for those making the trip to Coney Island.

  • Take the subway. It’s only 45 min and costs $2.75
  • If you get a Pina Colada make sure to get it in a souvenir cup because you’ll get free refills. Tip the guy and you’ll get a floater.
  • Get the $35 Luna park pass for unlimited rides for 4 hrs. You won’t get on the rides Coney Island is famous for but you’ll get the most bang for your buck.
  • Grab a beer and oysters on the boardwalk. It’s the cheapest food in the park.
  • Avoid the games. They’ll just take all your money.
  • Most importably…get a Funnel Cake!!!!

All in all Coney Island was a blast! What’s not to love about good times with the babe, rides, and funnel cake. Now thats America!

Yellow Top: Lulu’s | Palm Shorts: HM (Similar) | Red Cross Body Bag: Stella & Dot (Similar) | Color Block Espadrilles: Lulu’s

Sunglasses: Ray Ban


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