Seattle Style Bloggers Meet for Coffee

Saturday was a fun afternoon. Some of the Seattle Style Bloggers met for coffee and banter at Oddfellows Cafe in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood. Lindsay of Lindsay Living organized the event. In addition to Lindsay and me, Chelsea from Just Zipped, her sister from Short and Sweet, Catie from Fleur-d-Elise, Vivienne from Thrifted Shift, and the Citizen Rosebud were in attendance. I’d met a few of the bloggers before and it was great to meet the others–especially Citizen Rosebud, whose blog I’ve followed for a while now.

After coffee the seven of us wandered over to Kaleidoscope Vision, a wonderful vintage boutique (and more). The space is unlike any vintage store I’ve been in. It’s airy, bright and fresh. The pieces are artfully curated and the sparse racks of clothes are enticing.

KV with Rosebud in reflection

I bought a 1970s lilac, crochet dress that will grace the pages of this blog any day now. The clothes, jewelry and shoes are rotated monthly so I’ll be back to see what else I can find next time.

shoes at KV

We walked down Broadway and checked out Red Light Vintage (where I bought a slip for my new dress) and then crossed the street to Crossroads Trading Company. I found a few pieces there–a yellow maxi skirt, orange crochet top, navy silk skirt, and teal flares.

And what do style bloggers wear to a blogger meetup? Well, we all looked unique and stylish. Citizen Rosebud asked a passerby to snap a photo. You can see it on Rosebud’s amazing recap of the day. In the meantime, here’s what I chose to wear on a sunny, slightly cool, Seattle day.

shorts and tights

Jacket: Forever 21
Top: H&M
Shorts: Lulus’s
Tights: Roots Canada
Belt: Forever 21
Shoes: Seychelle’s
Tote: Furla via Dad

color blocking

blogger outfit

Color blocking and gray, black and brown in the same outfit. I was breaking rules like there was no tomorrow!

11 Comments

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11 responses to “Seattle Style Bloggers Meet for Coffee

  1. We used to call these “hot pants” and you have the figure for them!!

  2. Ooh, I can’t wait to see the yellow maxi skirt!!

    Looking forward to the next meet-up 🙂

  3. Love that you had the chance to do this fun outing. But honestly, reading the post made me miss you bad. 🙂

  4. You looked fantastic in those sunny short shorts, and I can’t wait to see the lilac crochet dress in a future post. It was great to meet you in person! Can’t wait for the next meet up! -Bella Q the Citizen Rosebud

    • So glad to have finally met you! The lilac dress will make an appearance soon, I promise. See you at the next meetup (or any time you feel like trying a Slayer-made espresso in Ballard).

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