I can hardly believe that 2012 is coming to a close. What. A. Year!

In January, I started writing for my favorite digital magazine, Matchbook. In February, I attended New York Fashion Week for the first time and made a little street style cameo on Unabashedly Prep. In March, I launched Design Darling {The Boutique} (definitely the highlight of my year!). In May, I cohosted a Jack Rogers party (hello, dream collaboration!). In August, I attended Alt Summit NYC. In September, I hosted Fashion’s Night Out at Alice & Trixie. In October, I found out I’d be speaking at Alt Summit Salt Lake City. In November, I hosted a holiday event with Elle Magazine at Kate Spade New York (pinch me please!). In December, I filmed a segment on holiday gifting for NBC Connecticut. And last week I stumbled upon the teeny tiniest NYC studio and yesterday — eeek! — signed a one-year lease.

All the while, I made steady progress on my 101 in 1001 list: buying my first grown-up bag, buying my parents an Apple computer, working out with a personal trainer, seeing a new Cirque du Soleil performance, trying acupuncture, taking a cooking lesson, seeing a comedy show, going to the top of the Empire State Building, going zip lining, upgrading to a DSLR camera, taking a self-defense class, and even participating in a flash mob.

Thank you to everyone who has been part of this amazing year. I truly cannot wait to see what 2013 has in store!


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  1. sounds like a great year! i can’t wait to see your new york place! you have inspired my to start my own 101 in 1001 list. i just posted it today. 🙂

  2. Congratulations, Mackenzie! You are such a great role model, and my friends and I all want to be exactly like you 😉 Here’s to another wonderful year!

  3. Congrats on a year full of much-deserved success! Gwyneth and I are delighted to hear that you signed a lease in NYC, and we absolutely cannot wait to see how you make your space feel like home! We’ll be living vicariously through you now!

    Meredith & Gwyneth