Babes in Vegas: Photos from market at WWD Magic!

I’ve been dealing with some pretty bad carpal tunnel for the last few weeks, and with writing my book and needing to work on the computer each day it’s been very difficult to prioritize tasks, writing, and sewing. I did want to share photos from my trip to Las Vegas last week with my Hello Holiday co-founder Sarah and our Beauty Director Rebecca.

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Vegas is not my favorite city in the world by a long shot, and market always puts us through the wringer. There’s no better way to spend it than laughing with a group of friends who are all content to stay in the hotel with a tall alcoholic slushie and soak our feet in the tub. A very successful trip overall–we found the most ladylike t-shirts ever, the perfect boots, and a huge range of new plus-sized options. I’m most excited about the handful of new designers we found who will be making some exclusive pieces for us in sizes XS-3X. Such a fantastic trip and so worth it.

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meg

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  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Emily-Ruth-Bressi-Gulka/1123566045 Emily Ruth Bressi Gulka

    Thank you thank you thank you! Cute plus size! Yes! (I’m so excited that I can’t even form proper sentences)

  • Katie Holland

    Excited to hear about the plus size options!

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