Wednesday, 23 November 2011

#ldnxmasbloggermeet - our day

I would like to start this post by saying a massive 'thank you' to every one that come to the blogger meet. It was so good to meet you all and I hope you all enjoyed yourself. I also want to say 'thank you' to Law who helped me plan the day and all the brilliant sponsors we had.
After  all the emails, securing the lovely sponsors, making sure I had everyone on the guest list, it was a relief when the day finally come around.
The blogger meet took place in the very festive Warwick pub just off of Regent Street, London on Saturday 19th November. We had the basement to ourselves for the afternoon and it was a brilliant space for us all. I met my lovely friend Emma from Frank PR before and we had some lunch and cocktails (to settle the nerves). Soon Law arrived with her lovely Barry and then our day begun.

First up, the lovely Sarah from Lush come along to talk to us about some of the amazing products. I am one of the people that thought that Lush was mainly bath bombs, but how wrong was I! Their bath bombs are amazing but I will definitely be buying some of their other products soon. We all got an amazing gift bag from Lush with some new products to try. I will do doing a separate post on these.
Next up was the lovely Anna from Maggie Angus. A little while ago I started working for Anna and I make some of the lovely jewellery on the website. She's an absolutely lovely lady and I love working for her! Anna spoke about how she started her shop which was really inspirational and it was great to hear how far her shop has come. Maggie Angus jewellery is in all kinds of magazines and even on X Factor.
Anna also bought along a selection of her Spring/Summer 2012 collection, which I absolutely love. My favourites being the cloud shaped jewellery and the wooden ancor.
The lovely Faye from Wired Jewellery also sponsored our event. I was so pleased I finally got to meet Faye because we would spend our time talking about Australia and the food.
Faye also spoke in front of everyone, even though she was so nervous! She told us about the reasons she started her shop, what her products are made from and plans for the future. Faye is an absolutely girl and has actually started her own blog after coming along to the blogger meet.
The lovely Debs from Bang on Vintage also sponsored our event with some lovely bracelets that she specially created for #ldnxmasbloggermeet. Debs couldn't make it to the day, because she is busy moving house, but a massive thank you for sending me the lovely jewellery to give to everyone.
Debs was kind enough to offer everyone that come to the blogger meet and their readers 15% off Bang on Vintage by using discount code XMASBLOGGER11.
Law bought along Love Label gift boxes for us all from Inside is a cheek tint and highlighter and 3 plumping lip glosses. Such a lovely present for us all!
Claire, Faye, Puja and Jasmine
me and Kirsti
Emma, me and Emily
After our time at the pub me, Law, Jo, Amy, Lucy and Faye went and had coffee and chatted about our day. Then me and Law slipped off for a cheeky McDonalds.
I hope you all enjoyed yourself as much as I did. It was so good to meet you all, you're all so lovely. I am gutted that I wasn't able to speak to you all more, but there will be more blogger meets for us to meet again.
Thank you so much!
p.s. most of the above photos have been taken from Law's blog.


twograzedknees said...

aww so glad you enjoyed it after all your planning! I'm still so gutted I couldn't make it - especially seeing the goodie bags! fingers crossed for next time! xo

Jackie B. said...

A fellow blogger myself, I moved to London not too long ago and this seemed like a perfect opportunity to meet blogging friends! The whole event looks like it was a load of fun and can't wait till the next one! Well done for organizing such a great thing! -JB.

C. said...

Looks like a very successful and enjoyable day!
Not from the London area, but my partner is so we do visit often, would be nice to make a meet sometime next year. :)
Well done to all.

Emma.W said...

Aw it looks like you had loads of fun. Well done on organising it! : D