Cosmopolitan Blog Awards 2013









Three Floor dress (sold out but similar here) / Zara heels (super similar here) / Mulberry clutch / & Other Stories jewellery

So the Cosmopolitan Blog Awards was last Wednesday night and as I had never been to an event like this, I was a little nervous beforehand with no idea what to expect. Fortunately I met some fellow fashion bloggers at the beginning of the night, Helen from Helen's Wardrobe, Amanda from Honey Pop Kisses, and Ella from HelloEllaxo, who were all so lovely and kind that I quickly forgot my previous predicament. This year the event was held on the second level of the OXO Tower on the South Bank which boasted a gorgeous view onto the Thames river. The spacious venue was filled with a bar, various beauty stalls (lashes, nails, and hair being some of the services they offered), a photobooth, a DJ, and of course plenty of room for all the stylish bloggers that showed up. I had such a wonderful time and although I didn't win on the night, I'm ever so thankful for just being shortlisted over 43 000 entries and given the opportunity to attend and mingle with such talented and creative people. Thank you so much to everyone who voted for me, it really does mean a lot to me and I really appreciate it.

On to my outfit. I feel as though the date of the awards just came so quickly and I barely had time to plan a look so I took this cobalt Three Floor dress (which had conveniently been hanging in my wardrobe waiting for the right occasion) and paired it with my well loved rose gold Zara heels and Mulberry clutch both of which I had previously worn to the BAFTAs (see that post here). I've been loving & Other Stories recently and on my last visit to their store I picked up these rose gold themed earrings and rings which I felt tied the whole look together quite nicely. Hair was a different story, I wanted to have it out of the way to show off the lace detail on the shoulders but didn't have enough time (or skill for that matter) to create a polished updo, so instead just went for a side part and a fishtail braid. Looking back I probably should've done something a little more sophisticated but hopefully next time.

Photos 1 & 2 taken from Cosmopolitan website
Photos 3 & 7 by Angela

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47 comments:

  1. You looked absolutely stunning :)

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  2. You look stunning! Loving the mulberry - what a beauty!
    Sophie
    x

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  3. Firstly a big big congrats for being shortlisted for the awards, your blog is amazing and so deserves it! Also, you look so stunning here, that shade of blue looks just beautiful on you, thanks for sharing your experience, it looks like you had such an incredible time! xx

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    1. Aw thank you so much dear, that really means a lot to me! <3

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  4. You look AMAZING! Well done for being shortlisted, I'm so proud of you, you definitely deserve it :) I love that dress on you, and that lipstick colour is phenomenal! xx

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    1. Thank you Katie! That's so lovely of you to say, I'm flattered and really appreciate it! xx

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  5. your dress is so gorgeous!

    xx

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  6. You look lovely. It must have been a great evening!

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  7. You looked beautiful! :)

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    xox

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  8. you look stunning and it seems like such a fun night. you lip color is amazeballs.
    xx

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    1. Thanks Elena! It's Nars lip pencil in Yu, I've been totally obsessed with it :)

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  9. You look gorgeous! Congratulations on being shortlisted, it looked like an amazing night!

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  10. you look so wonderful!! looks like it was so much fun. ^^ I'd be excited to meet so many amazing people!

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  11. THAT DRESS IS AMAZING! And don't worry because the hair was great too, a braid is always great!
    And of course congratulations for being shortlisted =)

    Maria x

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  12. Amazing!! you are pretty

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  13. That dress is stunning on you! I love the lace detailing.

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  14. You look stunning! The dress is so beautiful! x A.

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  15. Wooow what a gorgeous dress!
    You look perfect!
    Sarah x
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  16. oh that's so cool, I'm sure you had the best time there!

    xx

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  17. Gorgeous!
    I LOVE your dress! Such a shame it's sold out :(

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  18. That looks like a BRILL night and your dress is truly amaaazang!
    -Magenta xxx

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  19. You look beautiful! I've just come across your blog and look forward to reading more!
    x
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  20. you look stunning, so glad you had a good time! xx

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  21. I'm so in love with your dress! Your whole look is gorgeous, you looked absolutely stunning. Glad you had a fab night, congrats again on being nominated...what an achievement! xxx

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  22. OBSESSED with your blue lace dress! What a standout dress and u look GORGEOUS babe! hot hot hot!!!
    kisses
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  23. Super love the dress and you look so pretty <3

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  24. Wow! You look so gorgeous. I think that event sounds fun. Thanks, sharing your experience.

    Peace, Lòve, & Always Good Chocolate,

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  25. Oh you look so so beautiful!! I love your dress and pink lipstick! <3 xx

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  26. Absolutely love the lace detailing on your dress, it's beautiful...looks like the event was a blast, glad you had a great time :-D
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  27. omg absolutely love that dress!!! i know asos carries this brand but the dresses are quite exp :( it looks really really nice on you... *jealous*....

    The Petite Blogger

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  28. You look absolutely stunning, you actually look like a celeb, ha!

    Halima

    Fashionicide | Manchester Fashion & Beauty Blog

    xo

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  29. wow you really looked amazing! I love your dress, the lace detail is incredible!
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    Ester @ Drawing Dreaming

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  30. I absolutely love this dress and I can only track it down on eBay. Is there any chance you could tell me what size yours is? Thanks so much, Sally :)

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