Last Saturday, I was invited to attend a bloggers' Christmas party courtesy of Rock on Ruby, a slogan tee company based in Manchester and run by my friend, Holly! I think it's so amazing that she's both a blogger and a savvy businesswoman, do check her out.
I haven't been to many events, but I had the best time at Rock on Ruby's party. I was greeted by Holly herself on arrival at Cane & Grain in the Northern Quarter, and had a few hugs with other bloggers I had met before. Then it was straight to the bar, where we were handed some prettily pink and surprisingly Christmassy cocktails made by Cane & Grain's bartender just for the occasion!
There were cupcakes, mince pies and a pick-and-mix (which I very happily took advantage of) to whet our appetite. I also took loads of shots with some other bloggers at the designated photo area, seems like you can see some of that Asian flush going on :s
There were activities going on, too, like a 'design your own slogan tee/sweatshirt' table - I was boring and just wrote 'Full-time online shopper' on mine! I also had fun watching a Frozen-themed make-up demonstration going on near the bar.
My favourite activity was the 'style challenge' the Rock on Rubies gave us, namely matching up their tops with some one-off vintage pieces from Blue Rinse Manchester. You can see mine on my Instagram page, I do hope I win!
Lastly, we were given a preview of Rock on Ruby's new gym range. As a gym bunny myself, I really related to a lot of the slogans and was clamouring to buy everything. I'm definitely getting myself the 'Exercise? I thought you said extra fries!' one for myself, how funny is that?!
Many thanks to Holly and the other Rubies (can I call you girls that?) for the invite, I had such a blast xx