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{what to wear} Launch of KARL with Net-a-Porter



  Sunday, January 22, 2012 at 7:30 AM   |    Post a Comment     Tagged:,,,,, 
On Friday I got a very exciting email from net-a-porter inviting me to the launch of KARL by Karl Lagerfeld for net-a-porter on January 25th in New York City. I hastily asked for the day off and thankfully it was granted!  At first I thought it was an exclusive event because my email said to RSVP, but then I got a general email in the form of a net-a-porter newsletter and it is actually an open event, so you guys can go too! There are pop-up store locations in 5 countries, I posted the information below.

The only problem is to shop the collection you need an app on your iPhone or iPad 2 and I have neither...it may finally be time for me to bite the bullet and buy the iPhone4s...I've wanted one for a while but just didn't want to spend the money.  I only have 3 days to get one though and I hate going places after work...so we'll see if I can make it to the store today or something.

Now the next problem is...WHAT DO I WEAR!? This is my first time going to an event like this, the past 2 times I was able to go to a fashion event was  an affiliate tea and my Outnet Photoshoot, nothing as big as this. I've been agonizing over what to wear and so far I was thinking of a simple look with some pop. I have to decide what to wear UNDER the blazer though...and I'll probably need a coat...perhaps my leopard coat?or would that be too leopardy?

Sandals: Miu Miu eBay
Blazer: Moschino Cheap & Chic eBay $27
Jeans: Free People (Gilt Groupe) gift card
Purse: Marc by Marc Jacobs (Shopbop)
Watch: Michael Kors (25% off at Lord & Taylor)
Sunglasses: Marc by Marc Jacobs (Shopbop) gift card
(I will obviously have flats in my purse for when my feet start dying)
And yes, this is sorta a copy of something I wore 2 weeks ago, but when something works why not wear it again? ;)

I am also freaking out because I've never caught a cab on my own before...as many of you know I am VERY shy so whenever I go to NYC alone I walk EVERYWHERE and avoid talking to people. BUT if I walked to this event it would take forever, so that is not an option, ha ha. But now that I did this post there is no chickening out because you all know I'm going ;)

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Loves to get bargains on clothes and is obsessed with Harry Potter. By day she is a freelance graphic and web designer. She also has a slight obsession with movies.

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42 comments:

  1. Yeah I got an invite to for the Sydney opening, but doubting whether I should go because I imagine it will be super rammed! I might go for the experience though! And I love your pick. You're gonna look so smart and put together, LOVE!

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  2. Wow, you are so lucky! I'm sure you'll have lots of fun...and you'll be gorgeous dressed like that! <3

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  3. I am so jealous that you are going!! I wish I lived closer so I can go. But definitely wear your Miu Miu heels to the event.

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  4. I so wish I were going with you! And, don't worry, hailing a cab is super easy...you'll be great!

    Courtney ~ http://sartorialsidelines.com

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  5. I think you nailed it -- that look is PERFECT! Have fun girl! :)

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  6. great outfit choices. i love the shoes in particular! that watch is also super popular among bloggers, there's a definite reason why!

    have fun at the launch part - that is just so awesome!

    www.cashmerechronicles.com

    Maridel

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  7. have fun!!! this look will be perfection for this event.

    http://wardrobexperience.blogspot.com

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  8. The shoes are great. Have a good time.

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  9. Oh man! I'd love to go!! both to that event and to NY!! oh and by the way, that outfit is perfect!!

    xXx

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  10. That sounds so fun. Please post about your fab evening so I can live vicariously through you.

    xo, Abbey (District Dress Up)
    http://abbeybrandon.blogspot.com/

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  11. I love those leopard heels, have a fun time, it's going to be fantastic.

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  12. How exciting! I am a big fan of Karl's. Have fun and you will look great no matter what you wear!

    http://theclosetintervention.blogspot.com/

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  13. I wish they had one in LA. Have fun at the event and be confident when getting a taxi, go in front of the nearest hotel entrance because they tend to drop off many passengers there :) XX

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  14. this is a nice simple, but polished look, and you can never be too leopardy.

    Chic on the Cheap

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  15. Love the look you put together. You'll be fine, all you have to do is stand up straight, raise your arm confidently, and that cab will stop. What a fun event, wish they had one in L.A.!

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  16. Oooh, sounds like fun! A leopard print coat sounds good to me. Have a great time when it comes around. :-)SarahD

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  17. sounds like a great event. great look you put together there. especially loving the shoes. have fun

    http://myafricancloset.wordpress.com

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  18. lovely ideas for outfit and this even sounds so very much fun!

    Lyosha
    Inside and Outside Blog

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  19. I'll actually be there as well!! As for your question...It may be my Florida-ness but i've been bundling up in layers and boots. You may be good with the shoes, but maybe add a light coat over the blazer? Hope to see you Wednesday!!

    -Ellie

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  20. i would totally be freaking out about what to wear, but i think you're definitely on the right track and i'm sure no matter what you choose you will look great!

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  21. I am so jealous you are able to go! It's so close to my office, but I don't think I can steal myself away for that long :-( I hope you score some amazing finds!!! And take a lot of pictures so I can live vicariously though you!

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  22. I love that MJ bag!!!! So pretty. Lucky girl you are.

    XO,
    Erin
    http://erinscurrentlycoveting.blogspot.com/

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  23. So exciting...And that bag...and those shoes...Swooning as usual!

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  24. oh that collage is so amazing! the heels are totally amazing!

    <3

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  25. You have SUCH an awesome blog! Your sense of style is really lovely and those platforms are amazzzing!

    ox,
    -Davie+Erica
    Wardrobe Stylists, NYC.

    http://www.lpfashionphilosophy.blogspot.com

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  26. Beautiful!

    GIVEAWAY on my blog!
    http://liberty-walk-sara.blogspot.com/2012/01/my-first-giveaway.html

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  27. You are soooo lucky to be going!! I love the outfit you picked.

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  28. Hey! We've got coincident themes today at our blogs! About your outfit, go for a white lace or silk top, which will perfectly match everything else! xx

    Greetings from:

    What's trend*?-Personal Shopping - Mr. Lagerfeld strikes again…

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  29. Great selection! Love karl, love NAP!
    Thanks for the comment!
    XXASAB
    New outfit post: Blue

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  30. Haha! It sounds like a very fun and exciting adventure for you!
    I can't wait to hear about everything :)

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  31. Go get it and have a gret time!! No fear on the cab thing. You'll have your leopard on...embrace your inner RAWR!!

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  32. Ahh! You get to go, you're so lucky! Whatever you wear, have it be excruciatingly chic. I love the outfit you chose! And please take pictures!

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  33. i'm completely in love with these shoes!

    http://foreseeingfashion.blogspot.com/

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  34. Looks like an awesome event! Enjoy! xo style, she wrote

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  35. This sounds like fun- hope you and Lydia have a great time today and can't wait to read all about the event!

    star-crossed smile

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