MY UNIVERSE: Meghann Stephenson

   

Meghann Stephenson is a shapeshifter, a storyteller and creative force. A graduate of the Parsons School of Design, this Brooklynite's had a hand in jewelry design, interior design, illustration and full spectrum brand building and consulting. She doesn't subscribe to any one medium but connects all the dots with her signature aesthetic. 

MY THREADS

Jeans Vintage 501s and Re/Done Stovepipes

T-shirt Isabel Marant white linen tee and vintage

Heels Manolo Blahnik Black Suede Carolyn Mules

Flats Chanel and Repetto

Boots Saint Laurent Chelsea Boots

Sunglasses Celine Wayfarers

Watch Never been a watch person

Day bag Chanel 2.55 or Sensi Studio Mini Mini Straw Bucket

Jewelry Spinelli Kilcollin ring, vintage gold hoops, Pamela Love Fine diamond moon phase pendant, vintage Qu'Hier Que Demain pendant and of course my engagement ring

Workout wear Outdoor Voices

Designers Isabel Marant, Ulla Johnson, Nili Lotan

Lingerie or underwear Araks

Where do you shop The Real Real, Bird, Shop Super Street, mostly online and a lot of second hand

Shopping mecca My hometown mall

Online shopping site The Real Real and Poshmark

Suit Don’t own one (yet!) but my dream is an oversized vintage YSL Le Smoking Suit

MY BAG OF TRICKS

What’s your sign Scorpio Sun, Sagittarius Moon, Aquarius Rising

Workout(s) Yoga and Pilates

Sport(s)  I was a diver for 10 years

Yoga studio/teacher Sky Ting, Lighthouse

Do you meditate Yes, but not as often as I’d like

Meditation teacher, venue or app  Lacy Phillips To Be Magnetic

Experts in your corner Dr. Miriam Rahav, Susana Salazar, google

Morning rituals Palo Santo, my AM skincare routine then smoothie

Evening rituals Cook dinner, always dessert, spend some time on my biomat, PM skincare routine, dry brush then oil massage

Tea or tonic drink Iced coffee or matcha with coconut butter and almond milk

Wellness idol Mark Hyman

Diet you follow Dealing with an autoimmune disease, I’ve tried them all; Keto, AIP, Paleo... I’m trying to just be intuitive now, focusing on nutrient density and doing my best to avoid anything I know doesn’t work for me personally; dairy, soy, gluten, alcohol, sugar, grains and too much caffeine.

Guilty pleasure Hu Kitchen chocolate

Toothpaste Toms SLS and fluoride free

Soap Dr. Bronners Unscented

Lip color Cocokind Macabeet Tinted Moisture Stick, Alima Pure Lip Tint in Paprika

Perfume or Cologne Byredo Super Cedar or my own roll on blend of Jojoba, Palo Santo, Eucalyptus and Rosemary

Who cuts your hair Jay Braff at Spoke and Weal

Shampoo Oribe, Sisters or Rahua

Favorite beauty product Kjaer Weis cream blush 

MY DIGS

Where do you live? Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Artist  Landon Metz, Ethan Cook, Michael Borremans, Ellsworth Kelly

Piece of art in your home Milton Glaser’s Big Nude

Pets My cat Lewis

Sheets The Company Store organic cotton in shell

Local restaurant Birds of a Feather

Best cup of coffee in your town Blue Bottle

China Hasami Porcelain

Pottery Helen Levi

Favorite piece of furniture Le Corbusier LC1 Cowhide Sling Chair

Furniture store or designer Milo Baughman

Minimalist or maximalist Minimalist

Hotel Hotel San Jose

Dream dinner party guest Larry David

Go-to dinner party recipe Herb and almond crusted salmon with roasted vegetables and tahini sauce

Most used kitchen gadget Vitamix

Favorite snack Medjool date stuffed with coconut butter and cacao nibs

Favorite drink Iced coffee

What do you collect So many things; vintage furniture, shoes, plants, ceramics, vintage books

What’s always in your fridge Broccoli, cauliflower, Malk almond milk, various nut and seed butters

LIGHT MY FIRE

Who or what inspires you Lacy Phillips, Athena Calderone and my parents

Favorite discovery Food as medicine

Favorite quote "Things of quality have no fear of time."

Fashion idol Jane Birkin, Lauren Hutton, and Francoise Hardy

Crush My fiancé

Beach Malibu

Favorite charity Planned Parenthood, Hour Children

Favorite color Can’t choose, I love them all! Especially red, dusty pink, a warm yellow. To wear, mostly neutrals; navy, grey, white and camel

Favorite place in the world Paris and LA

Favorite movies Zodiac

Favorite albums Girls- Father, Son, Holy Ghost, Thee Oh Sees – Putrifiers II, B Boys DADA

Nightstand reading The Power of the Seed by Susan M. Parker

Photography or coffee table book Holiday by Henrik Purienne

Necessary indulgence High quality nontoxic skincare  

Who would you want to be for a day My future self so I can relax knowing everything will work itself out

What’s your inner age Sometimes 17, sometimes 70

Song in your head at the moment Maggie Rogers, Falling Water

Dancing or karaoke Both!

WIRED

Apps Instagram, Spotify, Classpass

Phone iPhone 8 plus

Phone case Navy from apple

Blogs To Be Magnetic, Garance Dore, The Thinking CAP!

Go-to website Mindbodygreen

Podcasts Mindbodygreen, Expanded, My Favorite Murder, Sleep With Me

Laptop or desktop Macbook Pro

Tablet Kindle

Computer bag Canvas tote

Favorite gadget nuFace trinity

Instagram @meghannfinley

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