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inspiration | ss16

a collection is born..... our spring + summer capsule collection 'into the garden' was inspired by nature and the whimsy of childhood.    a sweet tribute to my favorite childhood book, the secret garden.  |color pallet| while this brand continuously provides a neutral, muted colorway pallet, subtle pops of color were included to rejoice in the hues that can be found throughout nature during this season. |mood board| this season, my mood board included lots of children's illustrations from classic books, such as the secret garden and little red riding hood, illustrations of plants, and images of inspiring color pallets.  - take a peek, just a few of the illustrations and colors that inspired this season -    |styles| i...

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current finds + obsessions: Fall 001|15

While it is still plenty warm, all be it hot some days here in California, with the release of our first fall capsule only weeks ways, fall seems to have crept in....  neutral oversized bags -from carrying fresh produce, to running errands, or a catch all for your trips, you can not go wrong in my book- (find here, similar here)   layers, layers, layers -always and forever, layers- (similar here, here)   camping + the great outdoors -there is nothing like the crisp air, lush forests, and sitting around a camp fire with dear friends. Fall is the perfect time for camping trips, have you planned yours yet?-    rustic/modern kitchens -there is something to say about the balance between...

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-get to know the brand-

hi! i'm Carly, owner + designer of {carlymegan}. I've always enjoy getting to know other brands, and the people behind them, so let me introduce you to my children's clothing line.  {carlymegan} is about functional, stylish children's clothing. Clean lines, uncomplicated designs, and neutral/muted colorways are my design aesthetics (ie modern + effortless). The biggest inspiration is adult clothing, I just love the idea of adult styles for little ones. At the end of the day, this clothing is made with my future children in mind.    (images via instagram; @love4mateo_olivia, @fathersdaughtr, @moni_77, @kaitlyntru) This clothing line was started in 2009 while I was working as a Professional Civil Engineer for a large consulting company in Pennsylvania. My position provided some creative thinking but...

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