I finally escaped my snow-bound home and got to explore a little more of downtown Durham today. So many top rated restaurants and shops line their streets; I was able to enjoy the most delicious of grilled cheeses for lunch at Toast and a comforting cup of hot chocolate from Cocoa Cinnamon. I found this cozy little getaway in the American Tobacco Historic District, safely tucked in between beautifully restored brick buildings and across from the Durham Bulls stadium. I kept a strong grip onto my hot cocoa as we dodged avalanches of melting snow falling from the metal roofing. I don't mind a chill if I have a warm cup of coffee (or in this case, hot cocoa) in my hand.
Dress: Madewell now on sale! (love this option), Coat: Ann Taylor (similar one here), Scarf: Gap (almost exact one here), Booties: Madewell (I also have these and love them! They make the best boots), Sunglasses: Westward \\ Leaning, Rings: Henri Bendel, NYC, Purse: 3.1 Phillip Lim