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A Touch Of Luxury- My Tops Picks For Strolling Around NYC In The Spring {HP Spectre XT Touchsmart Ultrabook Contest}

The weather is getting warmer, and so thoughts turn to fresh and new…stylish new clothes, trendy new accessories, hot new tech gadgets, and fun new adventures. I’m looking forward to days of strolling around Manhattan with my camera, taking pictures of the movement and excitement and busyness around me, and later relaxing in a cool shade while I edit my photos and drink a refreshing iced coffee.

I created a collection of must haves for days I plan to head out into my favorite city and photograph the people…everything about this collection makes me think of a pretty flower in the sun, relaxing and enjoying life: a touch of luxury and leisure.

golden hour photography fashion

1 Milly White Walker short sleeved lace blouse
2 Derek Lam Newton leather camera bag (my Shutterbag Girls Day Out camera bag is too heavy and unattractive)
3 Marc by Marc Jacobs Stardust Metallic iPhone 5 Case
4 Saint Laurent gold-vermeil bangle bracelets
5 Valentino Leather-trimmed Chantilly lace espadrilles
6 HP Spectre XT Touchsmart Ultrabook™ powered by Intel® Core™ processor
7 Linen and cotton-blend twill shorts by Boy. by Band of Outsiders

The HP + Intel + Project Runway Pin Your Style Contest

Want to participate for the chance to win an HP Spectre XT Touchsmart Ultrabook?
1. Pin a photo of the HP Spectre XT Touchsmart Ultrabook™ via the Pin It button on the Pin Your Style contest page (http://www.hp.com/go/pinyourstyle).
2. Build a board that represents that week’s theme. Check out the weekly Pinsetter images on the site for inspiration.
3. Submit your board’s URL into the site to enter.
4. Share your board with friends to earn the most votes!

Win prizes like an HP Spectre XT Touchsmart Ultrabook™ and a gift card to bring your style to life by getting the top votes for your board.

This post is sponsored by HP and Intel. Pin Your Style with HP + Intel + Project Runway to win chic HP products.



  • This is a fun contest, and I love the camera bag you chose.

  • Oh boy, I love those shoes!! They are just my style. The laptop’s not bad either. LOL!

  • Tammy

    I love that iPhone case – so chic (I have a little obsession with iPhone cases, LOL!)

  • Mellisa

    What cute picks! Love those shoes.

  • Maryann

    I’ve been searching for sandals like that to wear this summer.

  • I love that blouse!

  • I have been dying for that camera case!

  • What a neat contest. Thanks for sharing.

  • You always put together such great outfits and what a great prize.

  • I want one of those UltraBook’s and those wedge shoes are fabulous!

  • Love your choices, especially the top! Too cute!

  • Penelope

    Thanks Colleen 🙂

  • Jennifer

    I want the shoes. I mean I REALLY want the shoes. Like a lot.

  • Love the outfit you put together!

  • how exciting. I luv a good contest

  • I love you taste in fashion – you need to become my personal shopper! I’m in such a rut! And what fun contest!

  • Jenn

    Pretty blouse. I love that lace it making a comeback in a hip way.

  • Fun contest! And that’s a very cute outfit.

  • That is a cute outfit! 🙂

  • Oh cute! I like the shoes, although I’d probably fall down my front steps in them, so I certainly wouldn’t be able to walk around town in them! LOL!

  • I love those shoes!!

  • Sheryl Mae

    Nice choice of outfit, Penelope! I love the shorts. 🙂

  • I love that whole outfit!!

  • What a great giveaway!