Friday, 11 December 2009

EVENT - VIP Swishing at Punk

I came, I swished... and I sort of conquered. I, like lots of other lovely bloggers, headed over to Punk Nightclub for a VIP swishing event hosted by Tampax earlier this week. If you haven't yet come across swishing, it's essentially people getting together to swap clothes. I went in with 5 items of my clothing to swap and was given 5 tokens to take the same amount home with me. It's a great idea as no money needs to be spent but you end up with something new.

The highlight of the things I took along was a yellow shift dress and my favourite item I took home was a vintage beige and black printed dress... I'm currently thinking up a way to wear it. Pics will come when I do. It was actually brought in by Natasha Bailie who runs a lovely vintage website. Check it out.

It must be hard coming up with fun ideas to promote a product like Tampax, but they've managed it with the funny and quirky Mother Nature idea. She just can't help giving a gift each month - sort of cheesy but it totally works and the Facebook page has oodles of fans. Anyway, here's more about the event...



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Girls hit the rails and start swishing.

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Me (left) and Reena of Fashion Daydreams (right)

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We were treated to drag Queen entertainment for the evening.




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Cupcakes and champagne, a combination that never fails to impress.

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Lipgloss86 and KB




Here is the sort of outfit I wore. I got the cute sequin jacket from Blue Inc. It's really versatile because the sequins are quite matt which makes them ideal for daytime and evening. It isn't going to out-glitz people or make you shine like a disco ball, yet it's still shimmery. I kept my outfit quite simple other than that, I didn't have much time to get organised and I was at work all day too. Sometimes you just need something that's easy to throw together and this is.
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