#BloggersNightOut With the NYC Style Collective and Rebecca Minkoff in soho

I love being a blogger, have I ever mentioned this? You get to attend fashion shows, you meet lots of wonderful people, you have a creative outlet, you are able to share your love of fashion with like minded individuals, you learn new skills and you get to go to lots and lots of fashionably fun events. Last Thursday I attended such an event for a #bloggersnightout at the Rebecca Minkoff store in Soho. Hosted by the NYC Style Collective it was a glorious night filled with sweets, champaign, photos ops and of course shopping. We all received %20 off full priced items and %25 of all sale items. Needless to say I spent a bit more then I intended but it was so worth it. I bought a black bow tie blouse and a quilted cross body bag in pale lavender just in time for Fashion Week! I have been on a mission to step away from fast fashion and acquire more high-end garments and accessories, and I think this was quite a good start. Don’t you?

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It was a beautiful night and many of us ended up outside, and being in Soho again I was inspired to shoot—and this is another thing I love about blogging—I discovered I love photography and I really enjoy shooting people. Nataliya the blogger behind Style Tomes and the founder of the NYC Style Collective was such a sport and was totally up for an impromptu photo shoot.

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We decided to shoot in front of the window display next door and the striking dramatic lights really added an interesting element to the photos and helped add some needed light. I was using my new 50 mm f1.4 lens and I could not believe how much light was available while still having a fairly fast shutter. I am so glad I spent the extra money on this excellent lens. I hope you enjoy looking at these photos, and for any New York based bloggers out there that would like to work together just reach out and let me know! And for anyone interested Nataliya is wearing a Donna Karen dress. Perfectly chic for summer isn’t it?

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19 Comments

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  2. August 22, 2016 / 9:48 am

    Looks like so much fun to attend to.

  3. August 22, 2016 / 10:20 am

    I have this lens and it is really a great one.

    xo
    PinkSole

  4. August 22, 2016 / 1:47 pm

    So fun! Glad you enjoyed yourself. The photo-shoot is entertaining.

  5. August 22, 2016 / 1:56 pm

    What a fun event. Beautiful pictures.

  6. August 22, 2016 / 2:18 pm

    Allie, I love these photos! You took such such good shots. It was great catching up with you Thursday, we should definitely hang out again. I want to see that bow tie blouse!

    michenn

  7. August 22, 2016 / 3:32 pm

    Looks like a really fantastic event! I wish I could’ve made it. Would’ve been fun to mingle and shop. Look forward to seeing the blouse and bag you purchased. I hear you on moving away from fast fashion and towards better quality.

  8. August 22, 2016 / 6:30 pm

    I loveeee Nataliya and she’s a beauty too. It’s rare to meet a blogger like her these days, she makes me feel more determine to up my blogging game. She shares amazing tips and tricks and extremely supportive, I wish I had the opportunity to meet her in real life, it would be such an honour. Thank you for sharing this, Allie, I hope you’ll do some fashion posts with your newest goodies!

    Shireen | Reflection of Sanity

  9. August 23, 2016 / 10:34 am

    I LOve RM, and this looks like such a fab event. I have a 50 1.4 and it’s what I use for most of my pics.

  10. August 23, 2016 / 11:59 pm

    I am so glad you attend this and cant wait to see your new things in a post! The merchandise was gorgeous, I am so glad I did not go, temptation! Everywhere, but ti did look like fun. Loved your photos of Naltaliya! I do love Rebcecaa Minkoff! Great job!
    xx, Elle
    http://www.theellediaries.com/

  11. August 24, 2016 / 12:32 am

    Looks like an awesome event! That ice cream cone looks so good 🙂

  12. August 25, 2016 / 3:27 pm

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  13. August 25, 2016 / 6:01 pm

    Che meraviglia questi prodotti , ne ho sempre sentito molto parlare ma ancora non ho avuto l’occasione di provarli!! La linea make up deve essere fantastica!!
    Un abbraccione forte forte!

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