Launch of MAC's Marilyn Monroe Collection

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

(Photos by Maria)

Outfit Details: Floral Heart Crop Top (H&M), Black Bodycon Dress (BEBE) Black Suede Pumps (Aldo), Handbag (Marc Jacobs), Accessories (various)

Believe it or not, I'm wearing a very nice, fitted black dress under this crop top. The dress is actually a little too sexy to be worn during daytime, especially to work, so I paired it with this simple, casual floral t-shirt. I decided against a necklace, and stuck to the big studded feather earrings and bangles.

I wore this outfit to the secret viewing of MAC Cosmetics' Marilyn Monroe collection that I got an invitation to. I took two of my close girlfriends with me, and let me tell you, this event was definitely not a secret. We went to the Square One location and it was PACKED. We arrived early for our 7:30 p.m. viewing, and the line-up for people who already RSVP'd (like us) was already pretty big. Nevertheless we were able to get in right on time and look at the collection, do a few swatches (photographed below), and enjoy some appys.

The Marilyn Monroe collection is displayed right near the entrance of the store. The colours are definitely fall-ready!

One of my friend's modeled her hand for me as she painted each of her finger nails a different colour out of the four nail lacquers in the limited edition Marilyn Monroe collection.

...while my other friend did lovely swatches of the five lipsticks on her wrist. I want them all!

My two girlfriends with one of the servers at the Marilyn Monroe launch event (Square One location).

One of the appetizers they served were these chicken salad sandwiches.

Here we all are with the Marilyn Monroe of Square One's MAC store. Overall I had a great time with my girlfriends (thank you for coming with me!) and really like the collection as well.
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