This past weekend when BlogHer13 hit Chicago, I hit the streets.. HARD! My homettes and I partied like it was 1999. Everyday for 5 nights I was outside. My house looked like a tornado stuck, my eyelids were good and heavy at work the next morning, I had to take a nap in the backseat of my car on Monday (see my Instagram photo :-D). In the end, it was all worth it because I had an amazing time! I couldn’t decide which one was more fun, so here are my 5 best parties from last week are here!
Windy City Welcome Soiree/CBSMoms
Last Tuesday Chicagoans MJ Tam and Beth Rosen of Chicagonistas Live, and Beth Feldman held an awesome Welcome Soiree at Water Tower Place that included an awesome fashion show, scavenger hunt, eats from Food Life, and a huge bag of goodies. The scavenger hunt included a stop to try on shoes at Akira Footwear. I also got “read my life” at Candyality, which tells you your personality based off the items you choose.
— Tori (@GlassesNGlitter) July 23, 2013
After WCSoiree Terez, Luvvie, DeeDee and I headed over the CBS Moms event also hosted by MJ Tam and Beth for more drinks and a preview of the new show coming to CBS staring Allison Janey and Anna Faris. Definitely left there well fed and tired!
Lipstick and Heels
Thursday night was terribly busy for me. I had about 5 things to do after 5pm. I did make a promise to my girl Trina of TheBabyShopaholic that I would drop by her event, I don’t know why since she dissed me when I was in ATL :roll:. I was glad I went tho LOL. I don’t wear weave since chopping my hair off almost 3 years ago, I have heard from friends how well Indique performs. I do however LOVE shoes and hanging with good people. I laughed and chatted with Trina, Danielle of Style and Beauty Doctor, and Christina of LoveBrownSugar, Danielle of OkDani along with a host of other people. While there I decided to force Terez to shoot my OOTD from yesterday shots! lol
Verizon and Blackberry TimeShift Party
After leaving Lipstick and Heels we loaded up in the “batmobile” and headed of the TimeShift party. Without a doubt, Verizon’s TimeShift party is one of the best parties I’ve been to, like ever! Held at the Art Institue of Chicago there was indoor and outdoor fun with several bars, lots of fun classic appetizers, and a phenomenal live band, Wedding Band, who played music from the 80s like Thriller and Whitney Houston’s hits.. all while wearing “daisy dukes” LOL
We got to leave the party with a Blackberry Z10 and a few accessories which I’d never seen before. Nice.
The gang and I laughed so hard because Trina and Terez were SO TURNED UP, I guess that’s what happens when you get rid of your kids for a few days! LMAO
I was so ecstatic to receive an invitation from the folks over at Hasbro. I’ve grown up with the brand, like my boyfriend Elmo, and was excited to eat at the Hard Rock Cafe, which typically has good eats. The party was live with different station for fun, several Hasbro characters were in the building like Transformers. My favorite part was this gif of Elmo and I. We were in a real live relationship! LOL
Bitty Baby and American Girl
Later I stopped by American Girl Place where my new boos Danielle Elliot Smith and Jenny Ingram hosted a party to help announce a new line of Bitty Baby dolls, outfits, and accessories, including 11 different dolls with various skin tones, hair, and eye-color combinations. I was excited to see the range in the dolls and I’m excited for their relaunch. They showed us a great time! Check out Danielle and Jenny below with their babies
After Party Fashion Show
Saturday after the amazing fashion show, I popped on down to the after party. Like all the events I’d been to before this one was amazing as well. Food and drinks were plenty and I was in great company. I did have on these awesome blue heels but I had to switch them out for flats after a while. Jesus told me not to hurt my feet like that! lol
What where your favorite parties? Who is looking at the flicks wishing they’d come? LMBO
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