1989 Tour

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Ahhh, I don’t even know how to begin to describe the magical feeling of awe that I experienced Tuesday night at the Taylor Swift concert in Louisville, Kentucky!

I fangirl over very few things. Specifically, only two times that I can remember: having a book signed by Colts Head Coach Tony Dungy and seeing Peyton Manning standing 10 yards away from you at a Colts game. But let me tell you….I fangirled hard at this concert!

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B and I drove down to Louisville after work and followed a sea of red lipstick teens to the concert (full disclosure: we were both wearing red lipstick as well – both wearing this exact one actually!). C joined us (more importantly…with the tickets), and we bounced into the KFC Yum! Center.

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Our seats were pretty awesome (shoutout to C for the arena hookup), and guys, Taylor’s long runway-like stage MOVES. It lifts up and rotates OVER THE CROWD. It was very cool, very crazy, and very connecting. I loved it.

That wasn’t even the coolest part. Everyone in the arena got a light-up band (think like a FitBit band – example here if you don’t know what that is), so once Taylor’s set started, the bands all lighted up and pulsed/flashed with the beat of the music. It was 100% magical and unique, and I loved the community feeling that someone way across the arena was a part of your concert experience. Genius, Taylor, genius.

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The songs themselves were 98% perfection. Taylor revamped “I Knew You Were Trouble” and “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together”, and I just wasn’t feeling them. Regardless, I still have sore feet from all the standing and dancing I did, and I just loved it all (especially enjoying a great night with the besties)!

So if you are going to Taylor later this year, you’re going to have a blast! And if you’re not, you might want to reconsider…or invite me over, and we’ll try to recreate it with red lipstick, lots of iPhone flashlights, and iTunes! ;)

In true Style On Target fashion, here is what I wore, and I was inspired by the Red album and Taylor’s style of dress then. Stripes and red are always an easy entry into my heart (and Taylor’s too)!

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ps. The opening act was Vance Joy (you know his song, Riptide), and I was pumped to see him, because I have been listening to his album while writing this blog! He was adorable AND has a Australian accent, so definitely check out his album, Dream Your Life Away!

pps. I did not wear my hat into the concert, but everything else is exactly what I wore! I just loved how it made me look more like the Red album cover. #soverybasic ;)

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  • Okay, that picture of you at the top of the post is TOO CUTE. I love the outfit! Annnd I’m 150% jealous of your T-Swift concert experience! Plus, Vance Joy opening is amazing. It’s depressing when the opener is meh (okay well nothing could be depressing at a Taylor Swift concert…but you know what I mean).

  • I am ETERNALLY jealous. I fangirl so much over TSwift. Someday I’ll see her in concert, somedaaayyyyyy!

    Loving the Red inspiration btw. Taylor would approve ;o)

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  • irinadriga

    You look great!!!

  • Sarah H.

    You definitely have that red lip classic thing that…someone likes. I’m not a big fan of giant crowded concerts, so I might enjoy your recap more than I would have enjoyed the actual concert!

    ~Sarah of Sarah’s Real Life