Coat: Anthropologie | Top: Mine | Jeans: American Eagle | Shoes: Old Navy
(photography by Kathryn McSherry)
For the past two weeks I have been banished to the darkest room in my house to recover from my third concussion, hence the lack of social media activity and lack of posts last weekend. While my screen time is still limited, I am slowly getting back to school and life.
Life outside of my bedroom has been cold (the weather, I mean). The weather has reminded me why I am really not a coat person. I hate winter coats, especially marshmallow puffy ones. While this coat will not suffice for a New York winter, it is a perfect break from flannels in this fall weather. The colors also make me think of summer which I miss way too much.
p.s. Sorry that this post is so rambly… I’ll blame it on my concussion while I can…
Song of the Day: “Dreaming” by Smallpools. This song came up on a random playlist on 8tracks and I knew all the words. I have no idea where I heard it before, probably a movie or a commercial, but I am so enjoying having it back in my life.
Top: Urban Outfitters | Skirt: Hollister | Jacket: thrifted | Boots: Old Navy | Necklace: (top) DIY (bottom) gift
(photography by Kathryn McSherry)
I’ve been stuck in a rut of work and the only flotation device rescuing me has been the “90s” and “2000’s Throwback” tags on 8tracks. When I tell you it’s all I’ve been listening to, I mean its ALL I’ve been listening to. The playlists are absolutely golden. They all include Aly & AJ, Gwen Stefani and some good ‘ole Weezer. Songs like “Beverly Hills” and “(If You’re Wondering If I Want You To) I Want You To” have resurfaced in my recently played playlists on iTunes. The whole throwback vibe has made me gravitate toward my choker and my thrifted jean jacket lately, and I’m definitely not complaining.
Top: LF | Jacket: H&M Trafaluc Collection | Jeans: Gap | Shoes: c/o Wet Seal
(photography by Kathryn McSherry)
Wishing I’m at LFW
I know, London Fashion Week is long gone, but I still find myself reading articles and staring at photos of the glorious British shows. My obsession with London began with my boy band phase in approximately ninth grade, but I (and somewhat my music taste) have matured and fallen in love with more than just cute boys who sing with British accents. British folks are arguably the best dressed people in the world. The stereotypical laid back yet hardcore style is something I aspire to pull off easily (and is something I will probably never master). These boyfriend jeans, slip on sneaks, leather jacket and bed-head gave me major too-cool-for-LFW vibes… or at least as many London vibes as a New Yorker can feel…
Song of the Day: “Thinking Out Loud” by Ed Sheeran came to my mind 1) when I saw he was filming a video for it yesterday and 2) whilst thinking (or writing) out loud in this post about wishing to have been at LFW.
If you couldn’t tell from the overwhelming presence of black and white in this post, I have found my new favorite color combination. It’s just so crisp and simple (and it makes print mixing oh so easy). Speaking of favorites, this dress and braided hair-do are also up there on my list of newfound obsessions. The tent dress is the most comfortable thing I have EVER owned, and has easily transitioned from a shopping bag into my wardrobe. And these braids? I get major intergalactic space-chic/three year old/Miley Cyrus vibes from the pigtail dutch braids, and I am in total love.
This weekend was quite cold, and coming from a warm blooded, “it’s never too cold to wear a crop top” kind of gal, that’s saying something. I guess I just wasn’t expecting to be wearing a sweater in September. It was perfect sweater weather, though, so I thought I would act like real people do and put on a sweater in the cold weather (and how cute is this asymmetric printed one from Wet Seal?).
Song of the day: “Like Real People Do” by Hozier is quite possibly the most relaxing song I have ever heard. It is perfect for stress relieving and studying (and just listening to for good vibes).
It’s that time of year again. The time where the most fashionable people gather in a different place every year to appreciate everything the most talented designers (and street style mavens) have to offer. I was lucky enough to again be a part of the NYFW scene. I attended the August Getty Atelier show last night. I knew that his vibe was edgy and young so I went to town tearing apart my closet to pull together this look. The semi-sheer semi-cutout top of this dress usually calls for a black tank underneath, but following the edgy vibes of Getty’s designs and the budding street trend, I wore a black bralette to let the cutouts show. I reused my prom clutch which screams “look at me” and paired my favorite leather booties with socks (a total Megan staple).
The show was fantastic. The designs were definitely edgy, but not overwhelmingly so. There were daring mini dresses with delicate metallic designs and pastel flowing dresses with major cutouts. It was a refreshing mix of vibes, colors and styles and I cannot wait to see what August Getty designs next!
Happy birthday to you, you are turning TWO, happy birthday Tunes & Tunics, happy birthday to you!
It’s absolutely crazy to think that two years ago today I sat down to write my first post on Tunes & Tunics. It feels like it was only yesterday that I came up with the name whilst walking back from Pilates class. I have no idea where it came from, but I’m glad it has taken me thus far. Tunes & Tunics has become a part of my life in a way I never thought it would, or even could, have. I want to thank everybody who reads this post and everyone who has ever come across my blog for taking the time to read my rambles.
This special occasion called for a few of my favorite things. High waisted jeans (that are not only super high waisted, but comfortable), a periwinkle top and a bracelet from Italia. This summer could be easily categorized as a periwinkle/cornflower blue filled summer. Every time I went shopping, or even shopped online, I found myself picking out everything and anything in a calming shade of blue. Socks, a dress, this top, even a scrunchie.
Playlist of the Day: and a very special playlist at that. All of my favorites in one playlist.
Thanks again to all of you amazing folks, you’re the best.
My life is about to (and already kind of has) become all about college. Last spring break was all about California college visits, my summer was about the essay and starting applications and last week was about Nashville. I visited a school in Nashville and it was possibly the shortest trip of my life, but it was just enough time to get a feel for the city. And what better way to get a feel for Music City than to attend a concert?
This was my fifth One Direction concert and my fourth time seeing 5 Seconds of Summer live. Absolutely absurd, I know, but these concerts have never disappointed. There is something indescribably magnetic about going to a One Direction concert. People dance in their seats, sing along to their favorite songs, meet up with old and new friends, and for some, attending a One Direction concert is a dream come true. While my dream has come true five times over, I still relish every single second of every concert. And let me tell you, there is nothing more exhilarating than being a part of a stadium of 60,000 fans singing (or should I say screaming) along to “Little Things”.
Here are my favorite songs from the concert-
“Disconnected” – 5 Seconds of Summer (a last minute add on to their set)
“Voodoo Doll” – 5 Seconds of Summer
“Better Than Words” – One Direction (quite possibly my favorite from the entire concert because of how much fun the boys had whilst singing it and the sick graphics on the screens of the set)
“Through The Dark” – One Direction
“Diana” – One Direction
“Half A Heart” – One Direction (even though it wasn’t actually sung at the concert, it is by far the best song on Midnight Memories and is worth mentioning)
Overall, the Nashville stop of the WWA tour definitely is up there on the charts of my favorite concerts. It was a lot of fun exploring Music City and going to a new venue for an amazing concert! To see what I wore and video clips from the concert, watch this!