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hanging out at the banana republic girl’s night out event (there was wine!)

As usual, I was minding my own business and tripped over a fashion event. I saw this invitation on The Fabulous Report’s twitter and went for it! 

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Skinny Girl cocktails and free benefit cosmetics with purchase? I’m game. I decided on the Soho location (550 Broadway) so that I could wander around and do some daydream shopping at Sur la Table and Dean & Deluca

I arrived and was greeted enthusiastically by Banana Republic workers, but there wasn’t any Skinny Girl on tap. I saw bottles of wine on the table and grabbed a tiny glass of red to get me in the mood to shop. 

BANREP1I wore my best friend, the leopardskin cardi, a basic tshirt ($5) from h&m, my Life is good slouchy floral backpack and of course my tortoiseshell Grafton frames from Glasses.com’s Kensington Road collection. I was trying out my new butterLONDON Wink eye pencil in Union Jack Black, a soft smudgy pencil that looks pro even when someone like me uses it. 

BANREP2Glass in hand, I wandered through the store looking for something that I couldn’t live without. I liked the fall classics, great pleated skirts and jackets- but nothing really spoke to me. I felt like I could wait. 

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  I almost swooned in the jewelry section, it was close. I LOVED this sparkling bib necklace that I tried on. I just needed to think about that… but I’m still thinking. I am so slow to drop money it’s insane. 

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I saw fragrance, but I still have a bag of fragrance samples from Sniffapalooza, so I didn’t need anymore. I went through the clearance section, but the prices were close to the new stuff- so I passed. these shoes were cool, but they remind me too much of the Valentino Graviani style, and I wasn’t sure that i couldn’t find them cheaper someplace else.

I ended up leaving and wandering over to Dean & Deluca and perusing the veggies, so pretty, right? 

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  I bought some veggies and then headed over to Housing Works Thrift Shop, but they were closed. What made it worse, was that the outfit in the window was killing me…IMG_20140821_190422_107IMG_20140821_190538_318I was tired out, and I took this photo while standing outside of Housing Works, all disappointed. I love the way my Life is good novella skirt is moving in the wind. But then, I love that skirt, period. 

Here are some photos of SOHO, just in case you wondered:

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I’m not sure what I’m going to talk about next. Some stuff has been happening, it MIGHT be about some other events, it might be about food, it could be a roundup or it could be….

A SASSY ETHNIC BOHEMIAN GIVEAWAY!!!!

I don’t know. But hang in there- all will be revealed very soon. ;-D 

See ya!

xoxo, Faith/SassyEthnicBohemian

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