Bloggers Love Hub event -10th November – Kanaloa

On 10th November I was invited to join Bloggers and Brands at Bloggers Love Hub invent at Kanaloa Club in London.

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As always, it was a perfect opportunity to dress up so I opted for this gorgeous Alexander Wang black leather dress I picked up on Yoox sale.
Made from mid-weight non-stretchy lamb leather, it is perfect for the colder months paired with boots and a coat. I am particularly fond of the deep liquorice colour and this dress can just do the trick for an edgy day look, or a sultry night dress-up.

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I have teamed it up with Marc Jacobs block heel ankle boots I also picked up on Yoox and contrasted the outfit with this super slick EREMETT pink Stingray Leather Clutch.

The  event showcased the brands I had a chance to meet at the previous events organised by Bloggers Love including, Kisses by Coco, Want Her Dress, Glowbeads and Scarves BY MY.

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Kisses by Coco is a label set up by Nonto Li and an online boutique selling feminine and stylish pieces. My favorite was this monochrome jacket.

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This time round, I had an opportunity to talk to Carol Hanson – the founder of Want her Dress – an online shopping destination for trend-led women with a flair for fashion that offers very wearable and affordable pieces of clothing and accessories.

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Scarves By My was another brand I am very fond of. Their beautiful, digital print scarves combining a beauty of luxurious silk and craftsmanship of design, make a perfect treat for yourself or a cool present for the family fashionista.

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Heidi & Adele is an up-and-coming luxury label offering gorgeous and super stylish leather clutches, handbags and card holders made from ecologically and responsibly sourced leather. I must admit, I fell in love with a couple of clutches that are now on my wishlist…

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What I liked about Heidi & Adele’s pieces was the simplicity of design, luxurious feel of the leather and fabulously bright colours. Combined with black finish, they are innovative, eye catching and dazzling with creativity. Just superb!

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I had a chance to chat to the stylist from Umberto Giannini who recommended a couple of their styling hair products as well!

Another brand I enjoyed meeting was Hire the Catwalk, the online rental of designer dresses for special occasions and event that also featured their pieces on the catwalk. Don’t be caught in the same dress ever again!

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 I Want Your Clothes – an online fashion shop also showcased their own designs. I liked the girly floral patterns, see though fabrics and colourful jackets! I got myself a pretty floral cropped jumper.

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Cheeky Poppins run by Jennifer Chuks offers cool shoe clip-ons you can attach anywhere and anytime to your shoes to transform and customise the design.

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Made of carpet was a different kettle of fish, this online store offers vintage Victorian style bags made from real thick Oriental Rug. I am a fan of large totes so really like the large bag – you can pack your whole day in it!

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Apart from the brands I had a chance to meet with fabulous bloggers including Zeena Xena from Blogging Gals and Amy Blaker from Fifty-shadesofblonde.

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At the Social Media Booth run by Lubka Christova I met lovely Jough from JoughBloggs and Khrissie from from KhrissieLoves, to name a few.

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Another Bloggers Love Hub event tomorrow! Can’t wait!

Aggie
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Bloggers Love Fashion Week Gifting Event – London Penthouse

On Monday, 15th September I attended the Bloggers Love Fashion Week Gifting Event organised by Danielle from Bloggers Love at The Penthouse on Leicester Square. The event saw both aspiring and established brands showcasing their designs, clothing, handbags, accessories and jewellery lines and as the name of the event suggests, a vast number of giveaways was in place! I got a lovely goodie bag with great hair products from shoprush.
The event attracted so many bloggers and fashionistas promoting their styles and trends too!
As it was a perfect opportunity to dress up I chose this gorgeous ROKSANDA ILINCIC Estes Charteuse T-shirt in Light Yellow I snapped from matchesfashion.com and Marc Jacobs Mirah black leather trousers. I paired them with Emporio Armani grey leather and snake skin pumps and JAEGER quilted leather bag.
The evening was super busy with bloggers and brands alike, chatting away, discussing their collections and taking photos.
I have met so many up-and-coming designers with their eye catching lines. I loved the green-themed silk scarves from BYMY.
P1040040The gorgeous print, combined with silky feel and hand rolled edges makes them even more striking.
P1040038I liked the laser cut leather edgy clutches by Nadia Minkoff. This very British label set up in 1988 prides themselves on using the finest leathers, innovative techniques and vintage inspired designs with a modern twist.
P1040020Nadia’s layered statement necklaces are equally, inspiring and oozing understated charm.P1040022Cataleya London is yet another fabulous bag label, deriving its name from the queen of orchids, the brand was set up by a British Designer, Reeru Rai in 2013. Her beautifully crafted bags exude luxury, femininity and function. P1040041P1040043My absolute favourite was this red Italian patent crocodile embossed leather tote.P1040046Fuschia White is also a brand new fashion boutique set up by two sisters, Lubaina and Lamya Karimjee.
P1040076What I liked about their collection was pastel hues, shiny PVC and feminine yet simple lines. My ultimate favourite was this powder blue PVC midi skirt.P1040051Jo Morton’s Valour & Valkyrie collection did catch my attention as well! I took liking to her fairy tale themed, vintage inspired, digital print blouses and jewelled jumpers. P1040036I love the “Scandinavian-like” brand name that somehow resonates with its whimsical and enchanting designs.
P1040033I love Tinkilove by Maria-Katharina Richters. I met Maria on a few occasions in the past and I am a fan of her fresh and bold designs with classic feminine elements, very wearable yet versatile.
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P1040069I loved this gorgeous white shirt and feather and crystal – embellished neck piece!P1040067P1040070As the only representative of the male fashion market, Suave 101 Apparel, certainly stood out. 
P1040074My husband, who is also my blog photographer loved his bold and distinctive T-shirt design. Established in 2013 by Jack Simmons, Suave 101 is an urban London brand retailing exclusive and high quality designs aimed at a fashion forward male crowd. Check them out!
P1040073P1040075There were so many other brands I saw but did not have a chance to speak with including Shibue Couture and Sabella Collection.
P1040028I must admit, the event was buzzing with excitement and I had a great time talking to brands and other bloggers!