A Day in the City | Southend Edition

On Friday we headed uptown to pick up our tickets for Matlida and Romeo and Juliet (two of the shows we are checking out next year…)

Setting up for Christmas in the Bank of America building.
Setting up for Christmas in the Bank of America building.

Christmas trees and decorations were going up everywhere around uptown.

After getting our tickets, we were absolutely starving, so we headed over to Southend to one of my favorite Italian restaurants, Luciano’s.

We had the place completely to ourselves at first.
We had the place completely to ourselves at first.
Artwork to look @ while we ate.
Artwork to look @ while we ate.
I already knew what I wanted to order before I even looked @ the menu.
I already knew what I wanted to order before I even looked @ the menu.
All that remained of the bread.
All that remained of the bread.
Cappelini Bolognese, no cheese please!
Cappellini Bolognese, no cheese please!
Chopped Salad for mum.
Chopped Salad for mum.

Next we headed over to Atherton Mills to check out the Anthropologie store there. I’ve been looking forward to checking out since a friend of mine first told me about it.

Anthropolige @ Atherton Mills
Anthropolige @ Atherton Mills
So many pretty things to get your tree ready for Christmas.
So many pretty things to get your tree ready for Christmas.
Little creatures...
Little creatures…
We really liked these...
We really liked these…
Love the mint green.
Love the mint green.
If you bring the Mr. along with you to do your shopping he can just chill on this comfy couch.
If you bring the Mr. along with you to do your shopping he can just chill on this comfy couch.
I have one of those initial mugs... My sister bought it for me a few years back. LOVE.
I have one of those initial mugs… My sister bought it for me a few years back. LOVE.
These lollipops look positively scrumptious!
These lollipops look positively scrumptious!
I have some decorative aprons of my own, but who says you can't have another?
I have some decorative aprons of my own, but who says you can’t have another?
I really love these dainty earrings...
I really love these dainty earrings…
I have a thing for sweater dresses and cardi's... This one can be both.
I have a thing for sweater dresses and cardi’s… This one can be both.
So many scents...
So many scents…
Perfect stocking stuffers.
Perfect stocking stuffers.

Check out more about my favorite Anthropologie holiday decor items on my post coming tomorrow!

Top of one of the Christmas trees in store.
Top of one of the Christmas trees in store.

After Anthropologie we it was time to head over to our art gallery for the day, Lark & Key.

Lark & Key | Nevermind the Clouds
Lark & Key | Nevermind the Clouds
I want to at least own one of the prints by artist and gallery co-owner, Duh Huynh.
I want to at least own one of the prints by artist and gallery co-owner, Duh Huynh.
Fortune 2 | Alicia Armstrong
Fortune 2 | Alicia Armstrong

Starting December 1st-January 30th they will have all new work from several artist, including our favorite painter of forest creatures, Vicki Sawyer.

Vicki Sawyer
Vicki Sawyer
I really love her fox paintings too.
I really love her fox paintings too.

I hope you enjoyed our day in Southend!

~theavidpen

1 Comment

  • Reply meljoy13 November 30, 2015 at 6:11 pm

    I just went to an Anthropologie store for the first time this summer with my niece and really liked their stuff! I love that sweater dress. Wish it came in tall. ????

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