Blogger Event & Fun Fashion Friday Link Up Party!

August 18, 2016

When I first got the invitation to Reward Style’s Hostessing Workshop, I wasn’t too excited.  Entertaining to me means I’ll order the pizza and you bring the paper plates. But when I realized that it would be a great way to meet and spend time with some of my favorite bloggers I was all in!

It was such a wonderful evening. The venue was so charming … The Cheese School and Lila B Design in San Francisco.

I drove up with Cathy of Bay Area Fashionista. I love this photo of us because it shows how windy it was.  And of course I’m being silly about it. Imagine that.
How fabulous is Cathy’s bag?!  Be sure to follow her so you can always have her outfit details.

And hey look … she’s a darn good photographer too:
fashion over 40, fashion over 50Reward Style is a wonderful company to work with, by the way!

Karina Dresses – The Mia (Check out the fabulous new paisley prints for fall!)
Shoes – Vintage Prada – Shop Prada at The Real Real
Three lovely ladies from last week’s link up. Don’t they all look so pretty in pink?!
Chi Chi of The Style Tune
Link up, link back, and have fun!

Dawn Lucy
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  • Reply Andrea Nine August 18, 2016 at 10:08 pm

    Fabulous event and what a gorgeous lady attending in such a spectacular dress!!! Have a glorious weekend!!

  • Reply Mica T August 18, 2016 at 10:13 pm

    Love your dress! Sounds like you enjoyed the event too 🙂

    Thank you for the link up!

    Away From The Blue Blog

  • Reply J. Elle August 18, 2016 at 10:16 pm

    This looks like a great event and such a wonderful way to meet up with fellow bloggers. I love these fab photos, especially the windy one! Beautiful dress.

    • Reply dawnlucy August 20, 2016 at 12:19 pm

      Wish you were there! <3

  • Reply 50 Days Of No Grey August 18, 2016 at 10:33 pm

    Wow! You all look so fabulous and the event space is lovely! Sounds like a great time.

    • Reply dawnlucy August 20, 2016 at 12:19 pm

      Thanks so much! 🙂

  • Reply jodie filogomo August 18, 2016 at 10:34 pm

    Look at that great group!! What a fun event (anytime there is food involved—I consider that fun!!)
    You look marvelous!

    • Reply dawnlucy August 20, 2016 at 12:20 pm

      Not just food …. CHEESE! ;P

  • Reply Cathy August 18, 2016 at 10:37 pm

    Such a fun event, and so much fun hanging out with you and taking pictures!!!


    • Reply dawnlucy August 20, 2016 at 12:21 pm

      You're a fab photographer, Cathy! And a super fun road dog too! 😀

  • Reply vanity andme August 18, 2016 at 11:06 pm

    Blogging events are such fun.Fabulous photos too.Thank you for hosting x

    • Reply dawnlucy August 20, 2016 at 12:28 pm

      Thanks so much for joining in the fun! 🙂

  • Reply Jaymie Ashcraft August 18, 2016 at 11:21 pm

    What a fun event!! Love your dress!!

  • Reply Suzanne Bell August 18, 2016 at 11:41 pm

    What a fun event! You girls look fab! I want your dress! ❤️❤️❤️

    • Reply dawnlucy August 20, 2016 at 12:28 pm

      You should've been there too! 🙂

  • Reply Andrea August 19, 2016 at 12:08 am

    Sounds & looks like a fun event!

    Great outfit! I love your backdrop wall! Very cool!

    Thanks for the linkup & have a fabulous weekend!

    Andrea’s Wellness Notes

  • Reply Katie D August 19, 2016 at 1:31 am

    What an amazing event! I love your dress and the photo of you by the mural is gorgeous! Have a great weekend!


    • Reply dawnlucy August 20, 2016 at 12:29 pm

      Aww thanks Katie. You always have the best mural photos! 🙂

  • Reply Marta August 19, 2016 at 2:01 am

    Looks like such an amazing event and you looked fab in that dress!! Thanks so much for the feature today:)

    • Reply dawnlucy August 20, 2016 at 12:30 pm

      You look stunning in that pink dress, Marta! <3

  • Reply The Midlife Fashionista August 19, 2016 at 2:19 am

    Looks like so much fun!!! You look gorgeous in that dress! XO Susan

    • Reply dawnlucy August 20, 2016 at 12:30 pm

      It was! Wish you were there too! 🙂

  • Reply Happiness at Mid Life August 19, 2016 at 3:46 am

    Looks like a great event. They had an event about an hour away from me a month ago and I didn't attend because it was during the work day. One of these days, I would love to attend a blogging event. Love your pretty dress!

    Thank you for hosting and hope you are having a fab week!


    Hope to see you for TBT Fashion link up.

    • Reply dawnlucy August 20, 2016 at 12:31 pm

      I would love to meet you someday, Alice! 🙂

  • Reply Diana B. August 19, 2016 at 6:17 am

    Wow! Its great to see bloggers meet up to such event like that 🙂
    Great outfit by the way.

    • Reply dawnlucy August 20, 2016 at 12:20 pm

      Thanks Diana! It was so fun to meet them! 🙂

    • Reply Diana B. August 22, 2016 at 5:23 am

      You're welcome! I just wanted to share something that every fashionista would love too like this Workwear.

  • Reply Nancy's Fashion Style August 19, 2016 at 7:42 am

    You are wearing a stunning dress!And shoes!
    Hope to see you on Fancy Friday linkup!

    • Reply dawnlucy August 20, 2016 at 12:30 pm

      Thanks so much Nancy! 🙂

  • Reply Yvonne Aeberhard Stutz August 19, 2016 at 8:30 am

    Wow, such an amazing dress – LOVE this on you, you look simply awesome!!!

    XO Yvonne

    • Reply dawnlucy August 20, 2016 at 12:32 pm

      Thanks Yvonne! I really love my Karina dresses so much! 🙂

  • Reply Catherine Summers August 19, 2016 at 8:56 am

    Sounds like such a great event – and wow that dress is beauuuuuuuuuutiful on you Dawn Lucy!! Very Missoni…!!

    Thanks so much for hosting, enjoy your weekend 🙂

    Catherine x

    • Reply dawnlucy August 20, 2016 at 12:32 pm

      Ooooh I love Missoni! Why didn't I think of that?! ;D

  • Reply Doused In Pink August 19, 2016 at 10:37 am

    What a fun event! I love the print of your dress! You look fabulous!

    Doused In Pink

    • Reply dawnlucy August 20, 2016 at 12:33 pm

      Thanks so much Jill! 🙂

  • Reply Kathrine Eldridge August 19, 2016 at 10:51 am

    Lovely event Dawn Lucy! I love your Karina Dress with its gorgeous print. Thanks so much for the link up!

    • Reply dawnlucy August 20, 2016 at 12:33 pm

      Thanks Kathrine! OXOX

  • Reply Anna Marcus August 19, 2016 at 10:54 am

    The setting looks so nice, it certainly was a great event. You look absolutely gorgeous in that dress, love the shoes too

    • Reply dawnlucy August 20, 2016 at 12:34 pm

      Aww thanks so much Anna! 🙂

  • Reply Pam @ over50feeling40 August 19, 2016 at 12:30 pm

    What a fun event…so glad you were able to attend, Dawn. Thanks for the link up!

    • Reply dawnlucy August 20, 2016 at 12:34 pm

      Thanks Pam! It was fun! I would love to meet you one of these days too! 🙂

  • Reply Shelbee On The Edge August 19, 2016 at 12:32 pm

    What fun, Dawn Lucy! I am so crushing on your shoes and bag. And your dress, too! Gorgeous!


  • Reply RedTagChicLosAngeles August 19, 2016 at 1:03 pm

    Wow this event looks so FUN!!!

    Share my excitement over the 2nd installment of my collaboration with fab Los Angeles brand TOBI this week at the blog – I am sure you’ll love it as much as I did!

    Happy Friday!


    • Reply dawnlucy August 20, 2016 at 12:35 pm

      Thanks Rebecca! 🙂

  • Reply Amy Johnson August 19, 2016 at 1:13 pm

    What a fun event! I love the table setting! Amazing! Gorgeous dress too!

    • Reply dawnlucy August 20, 2016 at 12:35 pm

      Yeah I bit nicer than paper plates! ;P Thanks, Amy! 🙂

  • Reply Straight A Style August 19, 2016 at 1:14 pm

    Look at you! First an rS party and next fashion week! So happy for you lady. It looks like it was great!

    Amy Ann
    Straight A Style

    • Reply dawnlucy August 20, 2016 at 12:36 pm

      Awww thanks, Amy Ann! You're always so supportive and such an inspiration! <3

  • Reply Laura Bambrick August 19, 2016 at 1:37 pm

    All you ladies look so lovely! What a fun event!

  • Reply Monika Faulkner August 19, 2016 at 2:12 pm

    I'll bet the event was a great way to get inspired all over again, dearest Dawn….and a wonderful opportunity to connect with fellow fashion bloggers!! Plus…speaking of wonderful?? I'm DYING over the stunning pattern of this Karina dress!! XOXO

    • Reply dawnlucy August 20, 2016 at 12:37 pm

      I do feel really inspired lately, Monika … thanks so much! <3

  • Reply Monica P August 19, 2016 at 2:23 pm

    What a fun event ! I also love your colorful dress and bright orange bag 🙂


  • Reply The Wardrobe Stylist August 19, 2016 at 2:34 pm

    sounds like it was such a fun event! So many people to meet and become friends with. Great outfit and Thanks for linking up to

    • Reply dawnlucy August 20, 2016 at 12:38 pm

      Thanks so much! 🙂

  • Reply Lindsey Simon August 19, 2016 at 2:48 pm

    It seems like such a fun event! Love your dress. It has such a boho feel to it. Have a great weekend!

    Love, Lindsey

    • Reply dawnlucy August 20, 2016 at 12:29 pm

      Thanks Lindsey! 🙂

  • Reply Jessica Jannenga August 19, 2016 at 2:59 pm

    Hi Dawn! That event sounded and looks like a wonderful evening. Mmm, cheese school, im in! I love this gorgeous print on you and I want to borrow those shoes! So gorgeous.. You have to let me know where you get your Prada shoes ( these and those burgundy ones) .
    Have a great weekend!
    jess xo

    • Reply dawnlucy August 20, 2016 at 12:39 pm

      Aww thanks Dear! Local consignment shop and Poshmark! 🙂

  • Reply Rachel August 19, 2016 at 3:14 pm

    Looks like a fun event. I have yet to attend a blogger meeting or conference. These photos of you are gorgeous too by the way.
    Rachel xo

    • Reply dawnlucy August 20, 2016 at 12:39 pm

      Thanks Rachel! Would love to meet you one day, Hon! 🙂

  • Reply Mummabstylish August 19, 2016 at 3:47 pm

    How lovely, looks a perfect venue and a great event. I can't wait to get involved with something similar in the UK.. Some cute as hell outfits. Jacqui

    • Reply dawnlucy August 20, 2016 at 12:40 pm

      It really is such a treat to meet fellow bloggers! Thanks Jacqui! 🙂

  • Reply Cheryl Tucker August 19, 2016 at 4:00 pm

    Everyone looks amazing this week! Your get together looks so fun! Happy Friday! Peace! Cheryl

  • Reply Faye Fearon August 19, 2016 at 10:32 pm

    Lovely post and photographs dear, thanks for sharing!

    Faye .x

  • Reply Open Kloset By Karina August 20, 2016 at 8:08 am

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  • Reply Deepti Karulkar August 21, 2016 at 7:12 am

    Wow, this looks like such a fun event!

    I write Mademoiselle Meets Maquillage and Macaroons and I would love for you to give it a read, maybe we can follow each other on social media?

    Deepti xx

  • Reply Edye Nicole August 21, 2016 at 8:54 pm

    Lovely pictures! Looks like a great time 🙂

    Edye |

  • Reply Elise Von E August 23, 2016 at 2:28 pm

    This looks like such a fun event!! Beautiful photos!

    xx, Elise

  • Reply ladies garments wholesale August 24, 2016 at 1:18 pm

    Fabulous Pictures!

  • Reply cherie at August 25, 2016 at 8:18 pm

    What a great event, RewardStyle is great. I really love your dress though, and the shoes that you paired with it are fabulous! Missed your linkup this week, I've been out of the blog world on vacation and I'm just taking the plunge back. Next week…


  • Reply Rena August 26, 2016 at 11:57 pm

    Thanks for adding your post to my Fine-Whatever link up. It looks like it was a wonderful event and you made some great choices for you link up inspirations.


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