Thursday, 11 October 2012

The Look Show 2012 | The Royal Courts of Justice

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The Look Show 2012 | The Royal Courts of Justice


Last weekend, I took an exciting road trip to London to attend the fabulous The Look Show event which was held at The Royal Courts of Justice. 

When I received my invite, I had to double check that it said what I thought it said! "Venue: The Royal Courts of Justice". I was really excited as I knew it would be bigger and better than last years, even though last year's was mega crazy! I didn't think they'd be able to top it but they have outdone themselves!

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Last year's LOOK Show was held at Westfield Stratford City and it was so good, I knew we would be in for a treat this year with it being at the Courts! 

The show was Saturday but I didn't get my ticket through the post until the following Monday so when I got to the door, there was a confusion. I actually thought in my mind "omg, I'm not going to be allowed in" but thankfully, Lara for coming to save us.

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We were advised to get there for 2:30pm so we decided made most of the day by visiting the V&A beforehand.  I didn't want to get too "dressed up" for a Saturday morning but when I got to the venue at 2pm, everyone looked gorgeous in their beautiful outfits and began to feel like I should have made more of an effort instead of opting for "comfort". 

My insecurities aside, I had an amazing time and just like last year, I will split the blog posts up in to three parts; The venue, the catwalk, the celebrities. 

We were invited to an area on the first floor where we had champagne, cocktails and nibbles. I walked through to the end of the room where the celebrities were coming through but I was too scared to take photos of them. 

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The Look Show 2012 was in association with Smashbox and they had set up several stands all along one side so that guests could get their make up, hair and nails done if they wanted to. 

I briefly met fellow bloggers LawClareJai'me, LilyHeidi, Lola and Fikki, but I was most excited to meet was Rose from Mixed Gems blog. I don't know why but I always felt that if we met, we would have an instant connection! I always feel more connected to people who are the same height as me! It's like we're on the same level or something...... (bad joke?!) 

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After taking it all in, and filled with a few drinks, we all made our way to the catwalk area where we were treated to a preview of the current trends that is on the high street this Autumn Winter!

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24 comments

  1. It was a great show :)
    Amazing blog post
    xx

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  2. I always love reading all the posts on The Look Show, living vicariously through all you lucky ones who get to attend!

    You photos are always so gorgeous, one of the things that makes me most excited when I see you have a new post up. I don't think you were wrong to go for comfort, what you are wearing still looks gorgeous and I love how you've acccessorised!

    http://www.rafflesbizarre.blogspot.com

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  3. ahh love your outfit for the event. I really wanted to go to this, looked like a fab day :)

    Mel x
    http://www.mediamarmalade.com/

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  4. What an awesome venue and good call on going to the V&A beforehand. Everyone looks so glam, I always love your photos and I'm glad you met lots of other lovely bloggers!

    I just tried to click on your Oscar tab (who wouldn't?!) but it just takes me to photobucket xxxx

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  5. You look great, and what a fantastic venue!

    louisejoyb x

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  6. Lovely post
    Was absolutely amazing show
    xx

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  7. Aw sounds fab! Love the pictures too, the red confetti ❤❤❤❤
    You look gorg , I think u got it just right .
    I'm five three and I know what u mean about getting along with people at a similar height too, ickle people are the best, in my humblest ;) xxx

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  8. It looks like you had an amazing time!
    x

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  9. Aww you look so beautiful! It looks like you had such a lovely time! I'm excited for your next post! <3

    Jennie xo sailorjennie.com

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  10. Amazing photos looks so fun!! Love your outfit too!

    www.kellyjade.co.uk
    xx

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  11. Ohh looks like a cool event, and what a great location to have it at. Hope you had fun :)

    www.lookwhatigot.co.uk

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  12. wow it looks like a good show!
    x

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  13. Great photos, looks like a great event - you look lovely, loving the denim shirt! x

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  14. such a beautiful location ! xx
    thebeautyheroes.blogspot.co.uk

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  15. What an amazing venue this year! I used to study right near there and always wondered what it looked like inside :) x x

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  16. Wish i could go to eventr! they looks like so much fun!!

    How do i get invites hahah
    Check out my giveaway at
    http://georginagoodman.blogspot.co.uk/2012/10/jewellery-giveaway.html
    xxxx

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  17. Wow, what an amazing venue! You look lovely, there's no need for you to worry!

    Maria xxx

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  18. So thats what it looks like in there... not as scary as i imagined! looking forward to the following posts all about it. Have a good weekend x

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  19. omg omg
    you're soo pretty1
    love your outfit!

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  20. this place is amazing! it seems like you had lots fun!
    http://coeursdefoxes.blogspot.com/

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  21. Thank you for linking me :) such a good day and your photos are amazing, especially the red confetti pic! X

    http://Heidi-likes.blogspot.co.uk

    @heidi_likes

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  22. The event looks great, must of been such an honour to of been invited! I think your outfit was lovely, and just right for such an event! xx

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  23. Your pictures are great :) It was really lovely meeting you there as well. Looking forward to next years.

    Lola x

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