Despite the persistent rain and threat of drenched hair and soggy shoes, Brisbane’s fashion lovers were out in force last Thursday night at Grazia Up Late on James St. With all the fantastic discounts and sales, the ladies were shopping up a storm, even more so than the wild weather going on outside.
First stop, of course, was Frockshop, where we browsed around the store with a glass of champagne in hand, admired the beautiful Kelly Smith illustrations adorning the walls (and the goody bags… score one on their facebook page), and dragged the lovely Jessy away from her busy night for a quick chat.
After mingling for a while and gazing at the beautiful Camilla-Freeman Topper, we moved on, wandering down James St, people watching and gawking at the ‘live models’ in the windows of various shops. We stopped to browse and have a beverage every so often to get away from the wild weather, spying Heidi Middleton being swamped by shoppers in Sass and Bide.
The music pumping out onto the street added to the festive vibe of James St, putting shoppers in a great mood.
I fell in love with the jewellery display in one of the boutiques and found the furnishings so inspiring, what a perfect way to use a vintage tea set or bottle collection.
As usual we had way too much fun messing around taking photos… I’m surprised they didn’t kick us out of the change rooms!
Though I stuck to my budget and didn’t make any purchases, Kris came away with a fantastic man satchel that will be perfect for uni next year. Hopefully I can steal it away from him (shhhh don’t tell him though!)
Photos from: my camera and taken by Kris
A huge thank you to Jessy and everyone at Frockshop for the invite!