Sunday, 15 May 2011

Tabio Bloggers Event

So, remember a while ago I mentioned that I had been invited to another Bloggers event? Well this time  it was for Tabio, who some of you will know as the place to go for socks and tights. They don't just sell your run-of-the-mill standard hosiery though- they've taken this product group and made it their own. With cool cuffs for your ankles, accessories for your feet and top quality fabrics, Tabio have stamped their creativity all over the hosiery market. I was thrilled to be invited to their first Bloggers event, (held at their flagship store on Kensington High Street), as I've never been to any of the stores before and was excited to see these products in real life! 

I met up with the lovely Jazmine from 'Jazzabelle's Diary' and Daniela from 'Couture and Crumpets' at Waterloo station before heading off to the event. The store itself was very stylish and filled to the brim with a vast array of unique products! Most of the time was spent chatting to fellow bloggers, the Tabio staff and finding out more about the Spring/Summer range. The staff let us choose a piece of Tabio to take home, so after much deliberation I came away with a pair of pretty spotted tights which I'm itching to wear!

At the event I met Amy from 'Vintage Reflection', Kitty from 'Kitty Hates Everything', Harriet from 'Where is Harriet' and Maria from 'Frills and Spills' who were all incredibly friendly. It was just so nice to meet fellow bloggers in real life and discover some great new blogs along the way! Everyone was so kind and welcoming and I would like to thank Tabio once again for inviting me, my first official Bloggers Event was fantastic.

What I Wore- Blazer: River Island, Top: Primark, Skirt: Urban Outfitters, Shoes: New Look, Necklace: Gift

Harriet, Maria, me and Amy outside the shop. Photo Credit: Taken from Jazmine's photos on her blog's Facebook Page

Me, Maria and Harriet in the process of picking out a piece of Tabio!
Loved these pink legwarmers!
How cute are the mini 'toe-socks'?? 

Love the mustard yellow with the daisy chain accessory
Maria, Amy and Jazmine looking gorgeous!

Jazmine, me and Kitty

Tabio's window display

Harriet, Maria, Amy and Jazmine in front of the store

Have any of you tried out Tabio before?


Kitty Hates Everything said...

Yay! Me! I was thinking of knitting cuffs for your wrists-but i will need to practice my lacemaking further. i'll link y'up when I make them!

paperpocket said...

Never heard of the store before, but it looks awesome. Exactly the kind of place i'd spend hours in ooing and ahhing over mini toesocks! Cute!

P.S. Your red skirt is to die for.Good choice.

Hayley said...

Wish I could have come to the event, but the travel costs were crazy! Damn you trains!

Maria said...

It was so lovely to meet you in person and I hope I get to see you again soon :D

Maria xxx

Gem said...

Thanks for coming to say hi on my blog :)
Love your red skirt!
It looks like a lovely store, and it's nice that they let you pick something. I wish there were more events in Cardiff. We Love Colors sell lovely tights but I think shipping costs a fortune to the UK. It's so hard to get socks and tights that fit just right because I have szie 8 feet.

Sarah said...

I love that outfit you wore Kat! That skirt is divine!

Lizzy said...

Your skirt is beautiful, I love the colour!

I didn't get my arse in gear about this event - really should have done, it sounds like much fun was had! With the tiny cute toe socks :). Can't ever see myself wearing something like that, but it wouldn't stop me cooing over them! xx

Is This Real Life? said...

Ah i love Tabio, this looks like an amazing event and you all look so lovely and stylish here! Very jell of your tabio goodies bag, ha!

danniekate said...

it was so nice to meet you princess! def need to do my own post about this, haha. hope you're good xx


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