I've been living in New York for a little over 3 years now. I moved here for school and it was pretty rushed. Most of my furniture was purchased in one week! I'm starting to feel like I need to update my apartment from a college feel to "a sophisticated woman lives here" feel.
Starting with my window treatments! My curtain shades were around $5 from Bed, Bath & Beyond. I have a black and white "theme" (not sure I have a theme idea yet...) so here are some inspirational photos I gathered: