Being asked to request tickets for fashion week outside of my now ended online magazine In-spire LS wasn’t easy and to be completely honest with you, I wasn’t expecting to be sent tickets. However, thanks to Pop PR, I was invited to a number of shows on the first weekend and I hate to sound a little over zealous but I have a feeling my much improved INSTAGRAM account had a LOT to do with it!
So how was it? Let’s just say I enjoyed the action outside of the building more than I did inside. Please understand, I am by no means putting down the efforts of the designers I did get to see. However, the energy and positive atmosphere outside of the venue was fantastic. I honestly felt that I would grow bored standing outside the venue, waiting for the shows to commence. But, what actually happened instead was that I missed some shows purely down to the fact that I didn’t queue up earlier enough to get in. The fact is I had a feeling that although I was invited to attend alongside a whole host of fashion bloggers and creatives; only some were on the priority list so they would get a chance to get in before anyone else. What this meant was that I queued up for two shows and didn’t get in to watch them because the venue became filled to capacity.
Mimpikita is a fashion house which makes intricate and classy pieces in elegant neutral shades as well as bold prints and floral designs. They also have built up a solid reputation of designing a making beautiful bridal gowns and accessories. Mimpikita The brand was launched by three sisters who dreamed of making their own fashion label and it was a defining moment to watch all three of them walk the runway at the end. Although not my personal style, there were a number of pieces in the collection that really stood out and I would welcome the opportunity of including in one of my #mylookmyway posts.
I was in love with colours during the presentation of the Cassey Gan collection. The stage was filed with stylish yet functional designs and clothing that I would definitely wear right now. Upon researching the brand I was interested to learn of the brands focus on creating brand where style takes the forefront and their pieces are modern yet are designed with becoming timeless pieces within a stylish woman’s wardrobe.
While outside my journalistic side stepped out right into the fore and I began mingling and speaking with other fashion bloggers, influencers and creatives who came to capture all the outside action. There were so many people who resembled a Christmas Tree. I kid you not; one woman turned up covered in colourful baubles. Of course, if that’s your thing, fabulous. But, I was on the look out for quirky style that was clearly not forced and was instead a true representation of that persons style and mood. Here’s my top picks from the day.
I didn’t think I would enjoy myself so much attending alone but I had an absolute blast. From meeting the splendid and super talent award winning fashion stylist Dianne Stylist , to meeting the absolutely gorgeous woman in red to spending some much needed time to myself. I now feel more confident to branch out further in my blogging ventures and I will be attending more in the future.
Many thanks to Pop PR for the invite.