Favorite Places: Montauk

I basically grew up in Montauk. It was a family tradition… driving out early in the morning, going to the beach, shopping at “A Little Bit of Everything” (still fun), and getting egg sandwiches from the “Montauk Bake Shoppe.” It only makes sense that my mom and I would go back the summer before I left for college to revisit one of my favorite places. Montauk has changed since the summer of 2003, but it will always be a second home to me.

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Must: Joni’s “Love, Peace Chicken”

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“Share With…”

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The day I started D.O.T.S (!!!!!)

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“Super Bowls”

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The BEST Mexican food @ “The Hideaway”
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Best of “The Montauk Juice Factory”
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A sign of good luck ( in the most beautiful way)

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Summer 16 Roundup

I’m excessively emotional when it comes to everything. When people say summer is over, though, that’s when I get heated. Summer has always been my favorite season of the year. Actually, it’s more than just a season, it’s a celebration and a whirlwind of everything spectacular. I honestly hate how cliche that all just sounded, but it’s the best way to summarily describe my feelings. Anyways, this summer in particular was exceptionally spectacular for a multitude of reasons and those reasons are best told through pictures. P.S. Summer is not over loves x

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Views from promenade
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Ventured out to the North Fork for the first time.

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Complete placidity

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The Coldplay Situation

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Gelso & Grand
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What to work towards

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Mall mall mall mall mall

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Babe
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This is a Drake Concert apparantly

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Spontaneous In n Out. Yes.
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Paradise Bowls (a must)
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jus chillin
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Perfection Perfection Perfection

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The Start of D.O.T.S:

It took me exactly five years to finally think of the perfect name for a blog. I had always wanted to start one, but I needed a name, THE name. I had made multiple sites that were never really up to par, which is why they’re inactive now. The idea to call my blog “Dressing on the Side” came to me while I was eating with friends at an amazing restaurant called Chop’t. My best friend (shoutout to Laur, hi) wanted her dressing on the side, which didn’t happen, and when she said that somehow the name just clicked and thus, D.O.T.S was born. That was back in May and I’ve finally, after multiple attempts, started it.

I’m currently a Business/ I.R student at the University of Southern California about to start my first day of classes tomorrow. Great. Start my global empire the day before I start my first day of college classes. There was sarcasm in that of course, but I hope that I can really make this into something I’m proud of. Expect a variety of content from fashion, food, travel, to just everyday life in LA.

I never mentioned it, but I’m Katie, from New York and recently transplanted to LA and this is D.O.T.S, welcome.