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Night Two of Columbia Style Week

Nordstrom Sejour Shirt (Similar), Forever 21 Plus Tribal Pants (Similar), Urban Outfitter Shoes (Similiar)

Last night was my first night at this year’s Columbia Style Week, but it was night two of the week’s worth of events. The fashion panel and celebrity fashion show was packed to the brim! I got to see my friends and fellow stylists Josh Ratliff and Brian Maynor speak on the fashion panel. Speaking of the fashion panel. I recommend going to next year’s fashion panel if you would like some advice on how to get into the fashion industry. All of the panelist gave amazing advice that anyone could use in any industry, if you were able to hear it over the screaming from the random drunk girl in the front.

Columbia Style Week

Then I saw my friend and fellow blogger Teowonna Clifton from That Teowonna, She rocked it out in a cute toffee sequin dress that showed off her toned legs and decolletage. The beautiful dress also had a scarf to match. I would have had footage for you guys, but I was sitting upstairs and the angle would have made you throw up. That’s not fashionable at all.

Notes to make next year’s event better. You know I gotta put my two cents in. Please put on your event information( date, time, place) on the website. Several people, myself included, went to the Sheraton Hotel because we thought that was where the event was being held. Next time drop the twitter feed backdrop. It was distracting. Also use the two host you had for the fashion show as moderators. One could stand on each side of the panel and hand off a mic.

Also use two mics for a panel of that size or cut down the panel size to 3 or 4 people. Last but not least, have the event at a restaurant or event space with a great AC unit. I have been to Social Bar several times. The air only blows out for at least 2 inches from the vents and ducts. That means that the cool air never even has a chance to make it across the room. People were hot and sweaty. This is South Carolina. We are experiencing a deep, dirty South summer. We need air.

But all in all the event was packed, informative, and people seemed to be having a blast! I can’t wait for tonight’s event.

My New Summer Outfit Consists of Nothing But Chambray

Shirt from Old Navy, Skirt from Forever 21( similar one here)

Ladies and gentlemen, I forgot to show you in the last post what my new summer outfit staple is…the CHAMBRAY SHIRT! I have a ton of chambray shirts in various hues of blue, and I love them because they go with anything! How exciting is that?!? I can wear them with any color jeans, skirts, regular pants, as a pool cover up… The list just goes on and on. Yesterday when I went to an event celebrating Brian Maynor’s Find, Flatter, and Flaunt wardrobe styling company, I decided to dress for summer and wear my Old Navy Ombre Chambray (Thanks Shanika for the phrase and picture) and my Forever 21 Ikat print skirt. My chambray shirts will keep me styling all summer long. I’m going to wear one at least once a week! I purchased everything myself.