Since November 2009…

I like to forage. This blog is a letter of sorts to my friends who seem to be everywhere but here.

live >> New Jersey, across the river from the city. Past: New York City, Illinois, New Jersey, Los Angeles, and Taipei.

loves >> Gold accents, navy, ebooks, good food, modern and simple lines, quick but delicious recipe, nautical stripes, uniqlo ultra light down, the print NYT, and most things by COS. Bargains (if you couldn’t guess).

favorite stores >> Uniqlo, COS, Illums Bolighus, Gap, J.Crew, Net-A-Porter, Target, Anthropologie, and Amazon.

favorite labels >> Uniqlo (mostly for the collabs), COS, Mansur Gavriel, Repetto, Clare V

recommends >> Ebates (referral link – get a % of what you spend back!) and most things that I blog about. Feel free to ask me what I think a few months down the line!

photo credits >> All photos on this site belong to me unless otherwise noted and may not be used without my permission. All rights reserved. The above photo was taken along the Pudong river in Shanghai in April 2007. I usually shoot with a Canon S95 or Nikon D80, 50mm f/1.8D or 35mm f/1.8G. Occasionally, I shoot with my Blackberry (through May 2012). Since May 2012, I mostly use the iPhone (currently 5S).

disclaimer >> This blog uses affiliate links. Purchasing via an affiliate link may result in commissions for this blog. I appreciate your support!

contact >> irenelikes at gmail dot com. Leave a comment or drop me a note!

Last updated: Jan 31, 2016

  1. Jen said:

    Hi Irene,

    I work wtih Somme Institute and wanted to thank you for featuring them on your site. If possible, could you tell me the approximate number of visitors your site receives? Thanks!


  2. C said:

    Just want to say that I’m loving your blog. So many great tips and deals – I’m amazed by all your research!

    Will definitely become an avid reader!

    • ireneadm said:

      Thank you! Visit often!

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