Sunday, September 25, 2011

Alexa Chung + Madewell

Having a Madewell just down the road from me is quite a blessing (and a curse as far as my wallet is concerned).  During move-in, Soccer Mom and I popped in to pick up my (new favorite) leopard belt.  The manager was super super super nice, and, naturally, Soccer Mom blurted out that I had a blog.

She informed me about a few Madewell events.  One of the events was an in-store visit by Alexa Chung!!!  I had seen a few previews on various fashion blogs and magazines, so I was super excited.

Last night, I popped into the store to meet and greet!

1) I love the entire line.  It's pretty and feminine and soft.
2) Alexa was extremely friendly.  I felt bad because there was this huge line and she was kind of just stuck standing there.  Regardless, she was so nice to everyone that went to meet her.
3) There was a whole British theme going on which was so great.


Can I just say... she is beyond gorgeous.  Flawless really.  I don't even really want to post the picture of pale short me standing next to her!!!


I'm wearing the Alexa Chung for Madewell Dolores Dress, which is apparently sold out everywhere... and selling on eBay.  I like it too much to ever think about reselling it!!!  I threw on a J. Crew Jackie cardigan, belted with the leopard, and slipped into comfortable J. Crew ballet flats

Alexa is wearing the Alexa Chung for Madewell Bunny Dress.


I loved the photobooth!


Pimm's... Henley Flashback!




I had tons of fun!

Have you checked out any of the Alexa Chung for Madewell collection?  What do you think?

xoxo

14 comments :

  1. Love the Alexa Chung dress you have on!! Looks like a fun event that you got to go to! Great post:)

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  2. Looks like I wonderful evening, I love it when great companies run inspirational events! I wouldn't put yourself down though, you look just as stunning stood next to Alexa in that fabulous dress, learn the tips of posture (and a bit of pilates) and you too shall command the room x

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  3. That's so exciting! I love Madewell. She's beautiful--and so are you!

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  4. What fun to rub elbows with Alexa Chung.
    Love your dress and your innocent beauty.
    pve

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  5. I really love her Madewell line! Its so awesome that you got to meet her.

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  6. I have a Madewell near me as well, and I'm not a huge fan. But I LOVE your dress so maybe I'll look around some more.

    xx Emily @ laughliveandshop.blogspot.com

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  7. They're opening a Madewell in my mall pretty soon, I'm so excited! Love your dress, and it's so great you got to go to an event like that! XO
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  8. You looked amazing! Btw I am in love with the dress. I think I might have to pick it up. And on one glorious day when my life gives me a night off, I'll wear it out. (ah I luv to dream) Anyway it looked like a fun time. :-)

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  9. Thats so cool you got to meet her! I'm so jealous! And I think she's a pretty good runner up next to you =)

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  10. I am so jealous that you got to meet Alexa Chung!
    xx
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  11. Moms are the best publicist! Looks like a great time!

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  12. I'm not a fan of her, but I like the line! Madewell stores are so cute and fun to shop in.

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  13. That's so exciting! She looks amazing and I'm sure the clothes were all gorgeous! And if I'm being honest, I definitely like your outfit better than hers. Never be intimidated!

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  14. So jealous! I love Alexa Chung. I want every piece from her line.

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