12.09.2013

Bring It Downtown

Blazer: BB Dakota, Dress: c/o Ivy & Blu, Booties: Steve Madden (now super on sale!), Clutch: c/o Olivia + Joy, Watch: Michael Kors, Bracelets: Smart Set , Joe Fresh and Stella & Dot, Sunglasses: c/o Sunglass Warehouse

I was invited to be part of a local campaign called "Bring it Downtown" again this year, which is an initiative through Downtown Fredericton to encourage people to support local downtown business! 15 local bloggers/social media folks were invited to take part. You may remember that I participated last year as well, under the theme of "try something new" where I decided to head to my favorite downtown salon, Blonde Inc, and my "something new" was a new 'do! I chopped about 8 inches off my hair! 

This year, our themes were based on banners hung on lamp posts around the city, and I got "get cultured". I wasn't sure how to make this fit in with the blog, exactly, but eventually decided on an evening of theatre at the Fredericton Playhouse. The fella and I had a festive date & went to see "Miracle on 34th Street", which was such a sweet performance! And I may have used a few of my downtown dollars to pick up the nail polish I'm wearing from Made You Blush (Deborah Lippmann's "Boom Boom Pow" which I layered over a dark blackish green) even though it didn't really fit the theme! ;)

I thought it would be the perfect occasion to wear this gorgeous sparkly striped dress from Ivy & Blu! It's so perfectly holiday and feels so very me - black, white, gold, stripes & sparkle? Yes, please. I also finally got to break out my new clutch from Olivia + Joy, in all of its black & gold studded goodness.

If you are a local reader, be sure to give downtown shops & services some love this holiday season! A big thanks to Downtown Fredericton for inviting me to take part again this year!

12 comments:

  1. oh my gosh, i adore this dress! it's so darling
    ladies in navy

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  2. Loving the clutch!
    xo Emma
    http://strollingthecityinheels.com

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  3. That's one pretty holidays dress! Love the clutch too. And OMG! Love the Miracle on 34th st. sing behind you, adorbs!

    Cee. ♥
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  4. Such a great dress for the holidays!! You make me want to visit out east so badly! I've always wanted to! If I do, I know who to call ;) xo

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    1. YES! Come visit! That would be amazing!

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  5. lovely dress!

    xoxo
    loveisalittlenumber.blogspot.com

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  6. That dress is amazing, you look fabulous sweets! xx

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  7. Absolutely gorgeous dress.
    xo, Petra

    http://www.sweetsoflife86.blogspot.com

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  8. Love love LOVE that dress on you! Seriously gorgeous and it couldn't be more Kate! Love it! Glad you were able to spend your downtown dollars in a very festival way! ;)

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  9. Such a gorgeous dress! I can't get over it :O

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