And.. We did it. [BNO]

This post wraps up the fashion week ones, I feel like I have been recapping events and days for months! So hang tight with me, because this one is the most exciting.. I promise!

It happened. Blogger’s Night Out really happened you guys! It’s still quite hard to believe that Kendall, Christine, Caitlin, Erika, Lynzy, and I pulled off this event. With less than four weeks until fashion week and a genius idea that just burst into our minds, we pushed full force and made this thing happen. For those of you who don’t know or haven’t heard anything about BNO, it is an event we created entirely for bloggers – more like a night out – for them to mingle, network, and engage with brands in a casual, inviting, and exciting atmosphere. The inaugural event was held at Pranna Restaurant in NYC – a modern Asian restaurant with incredible food, might I add. VOGA Italia wines sponsored, and their selection was absolutely deeeelicious! Some of the best wines I have ever had, hands down.

Our adorably decorated welcome table – Thanks, C!

Thanks to so many of you, BNO was a huge success. Our first event featured over 10 sponsors with over 450 bloggers, brand representatives, and industry insiders present (Shout out to Caroline Waxler + Jen Ford of Lucky especially!). To be honest, I don’t have very many words to describe the night except this: surreal. I can’t tell you how many times I just stopped and took a look around at what was really happening. To know that I, along with some of my best blogger gal friends, had pulled off this event and in the amount of time that we did was incredibly accomplishing. We have had SUCH positive feedback and excitement following the event – it is overwhelming. And yes, this event will continue and may even be hosted in a city near you next!

BNO Team!
Sequins ruled the BNO Carpet! – {Kiley and Christine}

Two favorite new friends from VPR NYC: Camila + Susan
Kendall and I, Christine and I via Jason Howard Photography
Yes, we’re silly too ya knowww.
I wore:
Lulu’s Dress (c/o) similar
Lulu’s Jaguar Head Ring (c/o) similar
Sole Society Heels (c/0) click to purchase
Sheyna Jewelry Earrings (c/o)
Michael Kors Watch (gifted)

There are loads more photogs from the event – check out Jason Howard Photography for an extensive album of BNO! For now, I’ll leave you with a video created by Video Vixon recapping our event!

Thank you to all of our sponsors, photographers, event planner Janine, and each hand that had a part in this!



  1. Katie said:

    Loved following you and Ericka through the preparation of BNO and seeing how it turned out… looks amazing and you girls did a fabulous job from what I saw!! Something I would love doing next year! Hope you are doing well girl!

  2. Laura said:

    Your dress was absolutely gorgeous! And you ladies really did produce an unbelievable event! Congrats 🙂

  3. 9.28.11

    Congratulations! Looks like a fantastic night! Hopefully one day I’ll be in America when you’re hosting an event so I can come along and join in the fun! You guys should be so proud of what you acheived, it looks incredible 🙂 x

  4. SO amazing… you guys pulled off an incredible evening! That dress = phenom… love that it’s Lulu’s… who woulda thought!! Congrats again on a fantastic event.

  5. Alisha said:

    I LOVE reading all these recap posts! You look gorgeous, M!! And SO thin! So glad you ladies had a great time!


  6. 9.30.11

    Oh my gosh, how stunning are you? I am in love with that blue on you!

  7. Casee Marie said:

    Aww, congratulations to all you girls on such an incredible event! I wish I could’ve been there, but I had to take the train out early. I’m so glad to know you’ll be doing it again – next time I’m so there.

    And also, that dress on you! Stunning.

  8. 10.4.11

    That looks like so much fun!! Would love to attend the next one!



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