JennifHsieh is a space for my rambling thoughts and snaps of my everyday style. I'm based in Astoria, Queens and I share a home with my two derpy cats and my equally derpy fiancé.

Raise Your Hopeful Voice, You Have a Choice

Stud-y Guide Studded Cardigan c/o Lulu*s
H&M Plaid Shirt (similar)
Pacsun Shorts
ASOS Heart-printed Tights 
Ruffle Loafers c/o Pink and Pepper

So far this week has been really good and I've been able to catch up with friends, old and new, every single night. I'm not one for being alone and I always manage to surround myself with people I love and I think that makes me pretty damn lucky. I grabbed dinner with one of my oldest and dearest friends last night since she had to be in the city anyway. Her boyfriend came along and just seeing them together put a genuine smile on my face. Just watching the way they treat each other made me incredibly happy. They're not perfect for each other, but they're right for each other...and that's so much better.

I've been in such a good mood lately and it's probably due to the fact that I have so many things to look forward to. Thanksgiving is in a week and I'll be able to spend the entire weekend with my family back in New Jersey. Can you say home cooking? Then the weekend after that I'll be celebrating my birthday with some of my favorite people in the world. I love that my birthday always comes a week after Thanksgiving since everyone is usually well-rested after the holiday and free to get together.

December is looking to be filled with even more celebrations with my third roommate's 23rd birthday and all of the holiday craziness. My roommates and I are dying to throw an early ugly sweater holiday party before everybody goes home for the holidays. And at the end of December? I'll be reunited with Jeremy in Istanbul to celebrate New Year's. It's been over two months apart now and I think I can definitely handle another month and a half. So incredibly excited. What do you guys have planned for the holidays?


  1. i'm glad to hear the two of you will get to see each other over christmas - it's hard to be apart. and seeing family over thanksgiving will be great too. i'm not much for being alone either. dinner with friends is always great. and i LOVE this whole tights + short shorts thing going on here. i the shorts + over sized cardigan is perfect. and i always love these shoes so much

    <3 katherine

  2. Everything about this outfit is so adorable! I want those heart print tights so much now...haha, AMAZING print mixing you did here ;)

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  3. That is awesome that y'all get to meet up in Istanbul!! The rest of the time is probably going to fly by with all the holiday festivities. :) Love the cardigan too. iWant!


    No, don't. But I just adore you and all your patterned tights and adorable high-wasited shorts (girllll, I want your legs!) and such.

  5. Loving all the maroon in this outfit! I will never get over how awesome that cardigan is!!!! I'm so glad you're having a good week so far Jen! I hope it continues for forever and ever :) I've been wanting to throw an ugly sweater party too! Ah! If only I could go to yours :(

    PS. You are the most adorable person. Ever!

  6. Life is so much better when you have things to look forward to! Totally agree. I'm looking forward to a wedding in Portland (my fave city ever!), and then a nice Christmas in Montana with my mom and Greg. I really love these photos of you as well; you're clearly so happy! xx

  7. I am loving that cardigan and those tights! Beautiful look! Your post gets me so excited for the holidays, can't wait to be with family in 1 week and be home with family :)

    xo Jenny

  8. Love your cute outfit,dear.^^
    Maybe follow each other on BLOGLOVIN and GFC???
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  9. love the tights!

    I am more excited to sleep in for two days in a row on a weekday!

  10. that sweater! oh my its so beautiful
    looks like you have so much to look forward to, the holidays are such a fun time :)
    love your blog, can't wait to

    a thousand million words

  11. you look like you're having so much fun! i like the studding on your cozy sweater

    It would make me happy if you visited too!
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  12. you are too adorable! I love these dark moody colors on you! :)

  13. So cute! I love how subtle the studs are and they look like glistering polkadots from afar! xx

  14. Such a cute outfit dear!
    Following you n Bloglovin, hope you'll follow me back! <3

  15. I hope you washed your hands after touching the pavement in NYC!


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