It’s a Swap!

A few days ago, I went to Lulu’s swap in the city. I checked-in with 2 big bags of Lucky Rabbit stock and some clothes from my closet and was told to head to the pre-event gathering. I chatted up a couple of lovely women and met some fabulous bloggers, along with the adorable Pamela from Market Publique!

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The swap was a mellow gathering until someone announced that a rack full of clothes, purses, and shoes from Lulu’s was up for grabs. It was mad dash for the merch! (someone got pushed into the rack!) I waited for the dust to settle and then snagged this Melie Bianco Sienna hobo bag. Natalie from Like Fresh Laundry, picked up the cutest pair of printed cork platforms, but they weren’t her size, so she gifted them to me. (Double score!) Afterward, we made our way to the swapping area, which pretty much looked like a Dizzy the Daredevil cartoon. The girls were tearin’ it up! A few glasses of wine later  and coping with the ultra-fun insanity was made easy!

 That bag!!! It’s all mine!
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 The printed cork platforms from Natalie fit amazingly well. They are way comfortable and go great with a simple pair of skinny jeans. {c/o of Lulu’s}


My swapping scores? Ok- since this was my first event, I had NO strategy. I made out pretty well, but I saw a few other girls who freakin’ killed it–scored all the goodies! I grabbed a printed maxi sun dress, some vintage, sheer tops, and a t-shirt that I’ll use for pajamas… practicality has it’s place. The most rewarding, above all, was seeing women excited about finding my clothing at the swap!

Oh, and I almost forgot! During the event, the girls from Lulu were passing out cards on the DL for personal style cred. If you made the cut, you got a chance to spin a wheel-of-forture like wheel. I was inches from winning a $100 gift card, but got 20% instead. (Shoot!!!) Guess who is getting new shoes?! Here’s a quick snap-shot  of what I wore. I was having a terrible hair day. I’m not quite sure what was happing to the front!!! I blame it on the summer heat. (Photo taken by Cara from Lulu’s.)

What I wore:
Thrifted Sheer Floral Maxi Skirt

Vintage Lace Top
DIY Denim Vest  {here}
Skinny Belt from Urban Outfitters
Jeffrey Campbell Platform Boots

 It was my first time at a swap, and, hopefully, not my last!

-The Lucky Rabbit