So last Tuesday I invited one of my favorite blogger friends to come into NYC with me to go to the Loft Holiday Preview. As I said before and I will say again, my favorite thing about blogging is the community- it has been incredibly awesome getting to know Julie and to be able to call her my friend. We have so much in common and I just really enjoy spending time with her. We planned on having this amazing day in the city but the weather did not want to cooperate with us. We got soaked, we had blisters, we got ripped off with $25 stupid tiny umbrellas, we were exhausted, paid way to much for food & drinks and well are still trying to navigate the subway system without looking like total tourists. I think overall we had good attitudes and still enjoyed ourselves, but I will say we very much enjoyed coming home, taking showers and watching Arrested Development on the couch later that night.
The day started off good. We meet one of my other favorite blogger friends, Jessica at the MET and went and saw the American Women exhibit. It was of course awesome but ended way to soon. I think the “American Women” has more to show past the 1940’s. I could have stayed in the exhibit for like an hour longer. I wish there was more because it was pouring out and we didn’t want to leave. The rest of the day was spent trying to avoid getting wet and killing time until the Preview started. I will say it was well worth the wait because LOFT did a fantastic job!! The elevators opened and you were instantly placed in this amazingly beautiful atmosphere. Every detail was beautiful. The space, the floors, the layout and of course the clothes. I, instantly was like Hmmm how do I get this job of setting up and styling at LOFT? haha. Dream job, right? Oh man it would be so freakin’ awesome.
The more and more I go to LOFT the more and more I really fall in love with what they have to offer. I feel like lately I am coming to this age where I am really disgusted by cheap and blah clothing from stores like Forever 21 and H&M. Don’t get me wrong, I will continue to shop there for some things for budget reason but I am understanding the benefit of buying nice quality pieces that will last you more than one season. Everything LOFT had displayed was extremely well styled and made me long for the crisp air of fall and winter. I loved the tweed jackets, fur collars and long cardigans. Plus don’t get me started on the jewelry!! I have already marked the lookbook with wishlist items. I can’t wait for them to come to the stores! I would def. recommend visiting a LOFT store over the next few months as these pieces start to come out and see for yourselves. I know you will love them all as much as I did!
p.s. you can def. expect to see that faux fur collar (below) being a major staple to my winter wardrobe. *Swooon
*photo on left & right of last collaged picture courtesy of Julie