Tonight from 6-8p Virginia Bloggers is hosting their second annual Blogger Happy Hour at The Tobacco Company! Stop by for refreshments, networking and meet some other RVA bloggers!! More info on Virginia Bloggers blog: virginiabloggers.com/2014/02/16/happy-hour-in-rva-thursday-220/
It’s time for another meetup!!! The next meetup will be Wednesday, October 9th from 6:30p-8:30p at Ashby, 3010 W. Cary Street. Ashby is a resale and accessories store in Carytown primarily buying and selling gently used, trendy womens and menswear. They sell second hand clothing, shoes and accessories and new jewelry and accessories all mostly under $30. All RVAFB members as well as any other RVA fashion, beauty or lifestyle bloggers who would like to join the group are invited. Stop by for some networking, after hours shopping and refreshments. Please RVSP to email@example.com.
There are 4 fall fashion events happening this Thursday that would be great for RVAFB members to attend!! Details below:
Elieen Fisher Fall Fashion Preview:
Where: Saks Fifth Avenue in Stony Point Fashion Park, 9214 Stony Point Parkway
What: Check out Eileen Fisher’s Fall 2013 line during a fashion presentation at Saks starting at 6p and meet InStyle National Correspondant, Tai Beauchamp. Seating is limited so please RSVP to RichmondRSVP@saks.com or call 804.320.6960 ext 5328. to make a reservation.
Carytown Fashion Feeds The Byrd:
Where: The Byrd Theater, 2908 West Cary Street
What: The Carytown Merchant Association will host Carytown Fashion Feeds the Byrd (CFFB), a fashion show set to celebrate the glamorous history of the Byrd Theatre Foundation. Carytown boutiques, Bygones Vintage Clothing, Champagne & Shoes, Pink, Lex’s Of Carytown, Fab’rik Carytown, Alternatives Boutique Carytown, West Coast Kix, The Artisans Shops, Eurotrash Carytown, and GlassBoat will showcase vintage and modern looks. Seating is limited so visit http://www.showclix.com/event/CarytownFashionFeedstheByrd/tag/online to buy tickets.
Fashion Lovers and Bloggers Party Hosted by Baggio:
Where: Baggio, 9734 Gayton Road
What: Baggio Consignment is hosting an after hours party for bloggers and fashion lovers! You will be able to shop for the latest in fall fashion and enjoy light refreshments. Please RSVP here: http://www.evite.com/event/03A266NL6YZJYINMIEPDCPYOR24GYA
RAW Fashion Showcase:
Where: Canal Club, 1545 East Cary Street
What: RAW:natural born artists is an international independent arts organization that hand-selects and spotlights independent creatives in visual art, film, fashion, music, hair & makeup artistry, photography, models and performing art. RAW events are multi-faceted artistic showcases, and each event features a film screening, musical performance, fashion show, art gallery, performance art and a featured hairstylist and makeup artist. These artists are all local, hand-picked talent who have been chosen to feature at RAW. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. More info here: http://www.rawartists.org/richmond/translations
When: Saturday, April 13th from 12:30p-3p
Where: Tastebuds American Bistro, 4019 MacArthur Ave, Richmond VA 23221
Details: This event is open to any fashionable ladies who would like to swap, not just RVAFB members. In addition to the swap you will be able to purchase Stella and Dot jewelry from Sydney of Chic Stripes and items from A Girl Named Leney (etsy.com/shop/agirlnamedleney) to go along with your new swapped items!!! Of course there will also be treats and refreshments provided.
– Everyone must bring at least 5 items.
– You can bring clothing, shoes, and accessories (jewelry, scarves, sunglasses, belts, etc). No underwear, lounge wear, work out clothes or swimwear please.
– All items should be spring/summer/all season items that are lightly worn and in style (no old t shirts, nothing too worn, nothing with holes and rips, nothing with stains etc).
– Make sure all items are clean, and wrinkle free.
-Everyone will have an hour to arrive and the swapping will start promptly at 1:30p so don’t be late or you will miss the good stuff!!
– At 1:30p you will have 10 min to “window shop” everyone’s items, after the 10 min everyone can start swapping, you aren’t obligated to switch with everyone.
– You can decide what works for you as far as swapping (example: if you have a really nice pair of shoes you would like to swap for 2 necklaces go for it, whatever works for you and the person you are swapping with) however we ask that there be no money transactions, only trades.
– At the end there will be a donate box for anyone who wants to donate any items they didn’t wind up swapping. All items will be donated to the Goodwill, but you aren’t obligated to donate.
For more info check out the Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/571968209494191/
Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org ASAP. Hope to see you all there!
What: RVA Fashion Week Blogger Meetup and Event Preview
Where: The Tobacco Company, 1201 East Cary Street
When: Wednesday, April 3rd 6p-9p
Details: All RVAFB members are invited to the Tobacco Company for a bloggers meetup and preview of the RVA Fashion Week events happening April 28th- May 4th!!! The RVAFW team will be sharing a little preview info about each of the events, info about how to apply for a press pass and answer any questions you may have about RVAFW. Stop by and enjoy some light refreshments, learn about RVA Fashion Week and network with fellow bloggers!! Please RVSP ASAP and if you have any questions email email@example.com.
For more info check out the Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/618365118177459/?ref=ts&fref=ts
Thank you so much to Shocke Denim for hosting a fabulous meetup last Friday and thank you to all the RVAFB members who came!!! It was a great night and so wonderful to meet and connect with so many local bloggers. We will be having 2 meetups in April so look out for details about those coming soon!! In the mean time if you weren’t able to make it to the meetup check out these great recaps from RVAFB members who were there:
Hole in Jean Pocket: http://www.holeinjeanpocket.com/2013/03/rva-meet-up.html
Frsh Squeezed: http://frshsqueezed.tumblr.com/post/45106860612/rvafb-meetup
Follow Shockoe Denim!!!
Join us Friday, March 8th for the Third RVA Fashion Bloggers Meetup and Networking Event!! This meetup is being held at Shockoe Denim, a premium denim manufacturer located in Richmond’s Shockoe District. They make and sell their jeans at their awesome showroom so you will be able to check out their products as well as where the jeans are made. This is going to be a really awesome opportunity to meet each other, network and shop!! Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Who: All RVAFB members and any Richmond area fashion, style, and/or beauty bloggers who would like to be apart of the group.
When: Friday, March 8th from 6:30p-8:30p.
There are 3 great events going on this Thursday, January 31st that all RVA bloggers should know about:
What: 6th Annual Valentines Day Wishlist Event and Fashion Show
Where: Eurotrash, 3009 W. Cary Street
Details: Stop by Eurotrash for a fashion show featuring the latest from some of the brands they carry including Marimekko, Oxmo, Covet & Yoana Baraschi. You can also fill out a “wishlist”, enjoy treats and there will be complementary valet parking.
For more info go to: https://www.facebook.com/events/317053618400561/
What: Richmond Thread Lab Trunk Show
Where: Modern Artifacts, 3039 W. Cary St.
Details: Stop by Modern Artifacts in Carytown for a trunk show featuring Richmond Thread Lab and a few other local designers and makers.
For more info go to: https://www.facebook.com/events/507003302672261/
What: RVA Blogger Happy Hour
Where: Tobacco Company, 1201 East Cary Street
Details: Stop by for an informal meetup with local bloggers. Enjoy complementary cocktails and appetizers in the Victorian Room at Tobacco Company downtown while you network and connect with other RVA bloggers. To RSVP please e-mail Shannon at email@example.com.
For more info go to: http://virginiabloggers.com/2013/01/25/rva-blogger-meet-up-announcement/