Launching {Party Time}

Hello, Lovelies! I hope your weekend was amazing! For those of you living in Chicago – how CRAZY has this weather been?!? 80 degrees in March…completely insane, right!? I’m not sure if I need to be worried (ya know, Global Warming and all…) or just giddy & happy…

Anyhoo…remember how I mentioned a “Special Party” I attended last week? I finally finished editing all of the Party Pictures over the weekend. I hosted a little Miss Renaissance Launch/Charity Event at The Violet Hour last Wednesday. We mingled, ate delicious apps and fantastic desserts, sipped on bespoke cocktails (The Violet Hour makes some of the best in the city), listened to fun tunes by Brown Eyed Style, and shopped some of Luxury Garage Sale’s fabulous treasures. Part of the proceeds, along with the guests’ generous donations, went straight to Chicago’s Chapter of Bottomless Closet – they’re a fantastic charity supporting & empowering women nationwide – check them out some time! Thank you so much to everyone who attended, and a special thanks to Lisa Ostrenga of LM Event Design for being the most fabulous & lovely event planner of all time!


{The setup – lovely details and fun gift boxes for the guests.}

{Two of my favorite Chicago Ladies – Lindsay & Brielle of Luxury Garage Sale brought beautiful vintage accessories for sale.}

{Two super rad fellow Chicago Blogesses – Nikia of Chitown Fashionista and Jessica of Bows and Sequins.}

{The Violet Hour doing what it does best – serving up delicious old fashioned cocktails.}

{Friends new & old…among them the lovely Lauren and Alida from MODA and Philip Chang from Carbon PR.}

{Getting fancy-pants with some cocktail photography.}

{How adorable are these two?! Chelsea from the Chicago Blogger Network and her Beau.}

{Having some fun with the giant & frilly (is that a word?!) balloons from Geronimo Balloons….and trying on some sweet Faux Fur via Luxury Garage.}

{Team Hill & Knowlton has arrived! Lovely Ladies!!}

{One of my bestest friends in the world – & the hottest young mom and wedding photog I know – Rada.}

{Delicious baked treats courtesy of Lovely Bakshop. Nom nom!!}

{How rad are these ladies’ outfits…love that skirt!}

{Luxury Garage Sale mingling with the ladies of SARCA – one of the most glam boutiques in town.}

{Another dearest friend joins the fun – thank you for all of your support Gina (she’s kind of a big deal ya’ll – owner of both Lovely Bakeshop & Bakin & Eggs – best desserts and brunch in town!}

{The Lovely Bakeshop Crew – and a few others, Photographer Seth Casteel of Little Friends Photo among them. If you’ve come across some of the amazing underwater dog photographs that have been exploding on the web lately, he’s the man behind them!}

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  1. Pingback: LINKING UP: Matching Nails and Handbag; The New Coach Legacy Collection; A Local Blogger’s Stylish Launch Party; The Perfect Leather Skirt | Chitown Fashionista

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