Do you have a home away from home? Well mine is Selfridges in Birmingham. If I had to choose only one place to shop for the rest of my life, it would be a no-brainer. Every floor is a place of pure luxury, but let’s face it, level 3 is where it’s at! The quite recently refurbished beauty hall has everything that you could ever wish for, from Chanel to Mac and even brands that are harder to get a hold of like Shu Uemura and Charlotte Tilbury. Now that I have confessed my love for the place, let’s get down to the nitty gritty.
The lovely personal beauty shopper and fellow beauty blogger Rose invited a group of bloggers along to their first bloggers event, which couldn’t I couldn’t have been more excited for. So on Thursday I hopped on the train to New Street with my loyal companion Sarah. We went for food and a milkshake at Ed’s diner, need I say more? It’s the one. After we were stuffed to the point of popping, we headed on up to meet Rose and the other girls. We were then escorted to the room of glory and prosecco! We were greeted by representatives of some of my favourite beauty brands; there was Tom Ford, Charlotte Tilbury, Nars, Crème de la Mer, Kiehls, Shu Uemura, Estee Lauder and GHD. Each brand had a selection of goodies to show us, I felt like a kid in a candy shop!
We flitted from brand to brand for two hours and in turn accrued a wish list as long as my arm. Tom Ford were such a tease, they bought along a few products from their upcoming collection. Don’t worry though, they’ll be mine next week! The gorgeous girls from Charlotte Tilbury were there as well, Isabel kindly gave me a CT makeup bag, I COULD’VE DIED. Nars gave us all the cutest mini deep throat blusher, absolutely adorable. I can’t wait to give it a go (hold your giggles people). GHD also gave my hair the little zhuzh that it so badly needed, I looked like Monica from Friends ‘it’s the humidity!’. The cherry on the cake was actually a doughnut, a personalised doughnut I might add.
I had such a good evening, I loved being in a room full of like-minded beauty addicts. We also got to hear more about their Perfecting Beauty event which is taking place on the 4th September. Are you going? If not, then you’re crazy! The tickets are £10 each, which is fully redeemable on products bought on the night. If you would like to come the Rose is your woman.
Thanks again to Rose and Selfridges, you put on a cracking night.