Friday, June 24, 2011

Amber's {Blog Event} Notebook: Swap Lulu's

Yesterday I went to what might have been the coolest blog event I have been to thus far. I attended the #Swaplulu's night of fun and fashion event and it was RADI-COOL! When I arrived I was checked in and I dropped off a bag of my items (good stuff! Juicy, Anthro, H&M and Joie that was left to the wayside) and was given a swaping bag and was told to go to the pre-event cocktail hour. There I chatted with my best bloggy friends (Natalie, Elisabeth, LAUR!, Jeanne, Michelle, Rebecca, Eli, Santina, Elisabeth and more). After some mingling the Lulu's team came out and announced they had hand selected a piece for everyone at the event, mind you there about 100 ladies there, and it was going to be a free for all to grab a piece. Luckily I was close to the front but it was a mad house when they yelled "Go!", I blindly grabbed a striped sleeve (y'all know I heart stripes) not knowing what the heck it was and ran out of the line-of-fire.

I ended up grabbing The Mink Pink Inca Black and White dress, which all my bloggie besties deemed "SO Amber".
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We snacked some more on Pretzel Crisps, um Buffalo Chicken Pretzel Crips whaaaa? Bomb.
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Then we waited for the real swap to begin, where Lulu's hid some of there real items in!! People were jazzing to say the least. I was a *bit* scared. Seriously.
I had the genius idea to sneak through the side, I'm kinda a maverick and I just don't give a shoot. My game face was on.
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I ended up with radical stuff! I found a stash of accessories fairly far into the game, that been passed over so I just couldn't help myself. I got some amazing earring, I think I'll rock them with my dress. I also ended getting some sweet stuff at the swap including a Forever 21 new with tags, so I was pumped. And all the leftover pieces were donated to the Good Will.
My Stash:
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I got this amazing bracelet, that although I loved, but I gave to my best friend Jen because I've never seen anything so perfectly her. She's a pink lady!
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In any case I'm hooked on swapping and had a blast. Big Thanks to the Lulu's and Swap.com team!! Thank you so much!

19 comments:

  1. How fun!! I hope I can find one in my area soon :)

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  2. Looks like you snagged some pretty great stuff!

    xo.Adiel

    P.S. How great were those pretzels?

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  3. This sound like so much fun!

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  4. Beautiful dress! and love the bracelet to!! The "game" alone would make me so excited!!

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  5. Great snag on that black and white dress! I agree, I had a little anxiety about the swap because it was intense, but totally worth it!

    xo.

    Angie

    thehotnessyourmommawarnedyouabout.blogspot.com

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  6. That looks like tons of fun, though I'm not sure I could handle it... I get annoyed if a store is even semi-crowded! That black and white dress is gorgeous, though.

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  7. Sounds like a great event! i love the Mink Pink dress!

    xoxo
    Stacey

    http://fiveminutestyle.blogspot.com/

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  8. Sounds like a fun event! That dress is so you and I love the bracelet you gave to Jen.

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  9. That must have been such a fun night!! And the dress is amazing!

    xx Olga
    La Petite Olga

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  10. Oh my goodness, how FUN is that!!! What lovely finds and such a great idea for a swap...love it! I have had the pretzel crisps before, but never the buffalo chicken ones...must try this! Yum!

    Liesl :)

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  11. Loved sharing the madness of the swap with you! Can't wait to see your new dress on the blog! xo

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  12. That dress is gorgeous lady! Such an Amber dress.

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  13. Everyone is so right - that is SUCH an Amber dress :). You've inspired me to seek out events like this in my area - looks like so much fun!

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  14. Loved seeing you! That had to be one of the most hilarious experieneces. Cant wait to see how you style the dress!

    xoxo
    Margot

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  15. ooo love the b & w tribal print dress. <3 EverRubyGirl.blogspot.com

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  16. It was great to meet you at the Swap! I love that black and white dress and can't wait to see you wear it!

    Santina

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  17. I still cant believe that girl got pushed into the rack!! You got some really cute things! I didnt see any accessories at all by the time I got around to remembering there were any!

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  18. wow! You got some awesome stuff! Thanks for coming! If your readers are looking for a swap in thier city they can check http://events.swap.com for all swap events.

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  19. I'm with you - it was a littttle scary! I wasn't lucky enough to be in the front, so I didn't get anything, which was kind of a bummer. Got some good stuff from the actual swap though! Worth it!

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