Spring preview at Clinton Crossing Outlets

I love being a short drive from the outlet malls, the Simon Premium Outlets in Clinton, CT are home to several of my favorite stores (and typically have amazing Memorial Day weekend sales, that I will have to abstain from this year).

When I got the invitation for the Spring Preview Event this year I was so excited! I had a great time last April, and while they mixed things up with a different format this year, it still did not disappoint.

Rather than visiting all the different storefronts, participating stores brought all their favorite spring pieces into one location for us to peruse, and the rest of the area was set up for mingling, with a fun spread of food and drink, complete with a three tiered platter of lindt candy, yes, please and thank you!

Lucky Brand had all of the most perfect bohemian summer styles, I pretty much wanted to walk out with that maxi dress. Aeropostale had a wonderfully simple and affordable little black dress, and Le Creuset was showing off their new turquoise shade in cookery.

I loved getting to meet and mingle with other Connecticut bloggers, in the photo below I'm with Dianna of Budget Babe, Lynzy of Lynzy & Co., and Lauren of Lauren McBride. I was also happy to meet Jackie of Living after Midnight and Lauren of From Earth to Style. It was lovely to catch up with the ladies I met at the event last year as well, Rosa of Lady Diana's Pearls, Bonnie of Home Place Blog and Meg was in attendance too of course! We both brought our Moms as our guests, so they got to join in on the fun.

There were some great giveaways at the event, though sadly I didn't win any, it was hard to lament between the laughter and chocolate covered strawberries.

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The Rundown
Floral Blouse Banana Republic
Navy Minnie Pant J.Crew via Coco's
Trench Coat London Fog thrifted similar
Silver Pumps Kate Spade via Coco's similar similar
Micro Perry Satchel Rebecca Minkoff c/o Shopbop
Turquoise Necklace Gift similar
Turquoise Bracelet Vintage thrifted
Stacked Rings Gorjana via TJMaxx similar
Nail Color "Cement the Deal" OPI

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  1. looks like so much fun and i love your Minkoff satchel!

    cute & little

  2. What a fun event - tis the season for getting out and meeting with other bloggers while perusing fun fashions and what could be better? I love the look you chose for the event as well, that trench is just perfect (and a reminder that I still need a good classic trench in my life) and I love your metallic heels no matter what you pair them with. Plus, that white bag... I seriously need one in my closet!

  3. It was definitely a great event!! Kind of dumb of us to not get a photo together! Haha! But I was too distracted by staying away from strangers and you were being the social butterfly (wish I could have done that XD)

  4. This sounds like such a fun event! How fun to shop, snack, and hang out with other bloggers.

    Amy Ann
    Straight A Style

  5. Wow, those heels! What a showstopper. Looks like a great event with the ladies!



  6. Wow, those heels! What a showstopper. Looks like a great event with the ladies!



  7. It was so nice to meet you at the event!! Loved your outfit!

    xo Lauren

  8. That is such a great trench - and the bag is A+++
    I'm not sure how I'd hold up at an event. I usually like to do my own thing..

  9. Looks like such a fun event! I'm loving the print of your top :)

  10. This looks like so much fun! I can see a LOT of beautiful pieces in those stores....
    Also I love that floral blouse that you're wearing!


  11. Love the trench coat! Laughter and chocolate covered strawberries are a total win :)

  12. It was so great to see you - and thank you so much for the shout out and mention! This was such a fun event - and I really liked how it was all in one area - and we got to meet so many of the store representatives! As usual, your pictures are FAB!!!

  13. Ah I wish I had outlets close by, it's probably better for my wallet that I don't haha! This looks like such a fun event!
    An Unblurred Lady

  14. What a fun event, and I love that I see Dianna in your picks -- I adore her! We had outlets open here a year or two ago and love them... I'm frequently at J Crew Factory. :


  15. Looks like a lovely event! Your outfit is lovely <3

    Edye | Http://gracefulcoffee.wordpress.com

  16. What a nice spring preview. Your top and hair look great!


  17. Great pics! Looks like a fun event and I adore your look -- especially the trench. Btw, your pics are so fab too! I love how crisp and clear they are, even in overcast weather. I have issues with my dslr from time to time when it comes to overcast weather. Sometimes it doesn't come out so crisp.

  18. Oh, how fun! ...and I love your polished and super chic look!
    Red Reticule

  19. Looks like fun! I love your floral print top with the trench coat. xo ~ Megan The Fashionista Momma

  20. You look so fabulous in this outfit! Have a great week!

  21. Your shopping outfit really is the perfect outfit... stylish, comfy, and so versatile! Love it!
    Too bad you didn't win any prizes, but you look cute while shopping!


    Love, Mary