I hope you saw Tuesday’s blog post sharing the 7 most valueable things I learned while attending NYFW as a first timer! And I also hope you came along for all the fun and craziness on my Instagram stories @toreystreasures. Today’s blog post is solely dedicated to my entire Day 1, from start to finish in New York City! Let’s get to it…
Day 1 was all the feels as a first timer attending NYFW: anxious, excitement, nervous, stressed, hungry, thirsty, adrenaline, etc. I spent hours planning out my schedule and lining up my days hour by hour. So when it came time to actually put my plan into action I felt SO ready!
Lindsey from Weekend Wishing originally met in Dallas at the rS conference and decided to reunite for NYFW and be roommates for the weekend! We had some similar and also some different things on our schedules. I started out my day bright early the New York way: toasted bagel with cream cheese and a large coffe please. I hopped into an uber and rode straight to Soho where I had a hair appointment with Aveda at Spoke and Weal. I had the best color specialist who perfected my bright golden blonde just how I like it, and I walked away with a fresh trim and beachy touseled waves. This set my trip out on the right foot, feeling refreshed and ready to conquer the city! I took some perfect NYC photos in Soho on Crosby Street (perfect instagrammable spot) and then headed off to lunch at by Chloe.
Immediately after a deliciously healthy and filling lunch, Lindsey and I ubered over to the Shopbop event that was being hosted! What a fun event… They had all things Fall fashion, a DJ, and various different booths to create your own cute pom pom beanie and personalized jewelry. They even had adoptable puppies just lounging around. I ran into a bunch of blogging friends of mine there and we chatted it up which was so great to see them all 🙂
I had to quickly jet out of there to go to 2 of my meetings with brands I love! The first was actually canceled as I was heading there and rescheduled for the next day, so I headed straight to the office of my second meeting- Tula. If you’ve been following me for awhile, you know how obsessed I am with their probiotic technology in all their skincare products! It really has made a world of difference in my skin. You can shop my favorites here and be sure to use code TOREY at checkout for a discount + free shipping! Anyway, their office had the most INCREDIBLE views of New York City ever, and the girls were so sweet and fun to meet with!
By this time the sun was already starting to go down and I had to rush back to the hotel to shower and get ready for a photoshoot. The lighting in NYC during the day and especially in the evening is perfect for blogging because there’s never too much harsh sun with all the tall buildings, and I am a sucker for a street scene with cabs in the background 🙂 After the blog shoot I met up with one of my best college girlfriends who lives in NYC for some apps and drinks! It’s always so much fun to catch up with old friends when you have a chance!
And that ladies and gentleman, is my Day 1 of NYC! It ended up being extremely tame compared to the next two days that were such a whirlwind of events they flew by in the blink of an eye! I’m SO excited to share the next couple days with you and I have an FAQ post coming early next week answering alllll of your questions about the who, what, when, where, why, and how of attending NYFW! Stay tuned for more 😉