Day at The Met



We had a pretty chilly and gloomy Saturday this weekend, so my friends and I finally made our way over to the Met! The Heavenly Bodies exhibit was at the top of our list and the exhibit really blew me away. The Medieval Art exhibit was the perfect setting for the garments and dresses inspired by the Catholic Church and it was truly an experience. I highly recommend checking it out if you have the chance! We also walked through the Egypt, Versailles, and American Art exhibits and feel like there was still so much to see. 

I kind of dressed up for no reason (I feel like you can do that in New York, right?) and wore this fun blazer for the day. I picked it up at the Zara sale, so it's a little wintery but I think it's still definitely a neutral piece and worked during the summer, too. I paired it with a really casual look (white tee, denim skirt & tennis shoes) and it dressed it up so much. It looks so simple yet put together and I love how much the blazer changed the look of the outfit. 

Also, I don't think I can talk about how much I love this backpack enough. Since rain was in the forecast, I used this backpack because it's water resistant and I was able to fit my umbrella as well as my DSLR camera with room to spare. It was also so easy to walk around the museum with a backpack rather than a big purse. Seriously one of my favorite purchases this year.

We ended the day with dinner at Aunt Jake's in Greenwich Village for pasta. I had seen Aunt Jake's all over Instagram, and it was a beautiful restaurant and the pasta was so. good. It was also right across from McNally Jackson's Goods For the Study, which is a stationary store that was on my list of places to check out! I could've bought the whole store, so it took a lot of self control to make it out of there without going crazy. I stocked up on some fun birthday cards and thank you notes and will have to stop in again to look at all the agendas and notebooks they carry.

It was such a fun weekend visiting the Met and attending a NYC Football Club game at Yankee Stadium (and getting some much needed rest). I'm so glad I had the chance to finally take some photos for the blog. I have quite a few fun outfits I want to share with y'all but between interning and taking a class this summer I'm a little short on time to get blog posts up. Hoping I can make some time in the coming weeks to publish some new posts, is there anything specific y'all want to see?

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1 comment:

  1. Love this post, Renee! So jealous you're spending the summer in NYC!

    xoxo,
    Katie
    chicincarolina.blogspot.com 

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