After spending nearly two months in the city that never sleeps, a strong longing for a day of fresh air and quiet fell over me. Though I love that New York has a wealth of activities and people, after adventuring around the city on a nearly daily basis, I craved a day where I did nothing but enjoy being in the presence of nature -- as cheesy as that sounds.
One Friday afternoon, my boyfriend and I hopped on a ferry at Wall Street and an hour and a half later, arrived at Sandy Hook Beach. The constant orchestra of taxi horns honking and the chatter of crowds were replaced with the sound of crashing waves and birds gleefully singing. Right then and there I thought, mission accomplished.
DRESS: AMERICAN APPAREL
HAT: URBAN OUTFITTERS (SIMILAR)
PURSE: FOREVER 21 (SIMILAR)