I had the pleasure of attending Nasty Gal’s autumn/winter press event during the week in the ultimate Insta-worthy surroundings, the cute and kitsch Cafe Bombo.
When I saw the event was taking place in Cafe Bombo, I was very excited. This has been on to my to-visit list ever since reading about it over on Bean Magazine.
On arrival, we were treated to a drink of our choice and a delicious pizza from adjoining Proof Pizza.
And it didn’t stop there as we also tucked into gorgeous desserts, hot chocolate and tea from the cutest teapot known to man. Seriously, just look how happy I am!
As one of the other guests said, it was like Christmas and a birthday rolled into one!
Cafe Bombo is located on Thomas Street in Dublin and is a gorgeous setting for brunch, tea or coffee or one of their signature bombolini desserts.
They also do an unbelievable hot chocolate with whipped cream and mini marshmallows – yum!
The cafe is decorated with neon lights, floral wallpaper, pink and marble furnishings.
In the bathroom, monkeys swigging vodka and clutching cigars adorn the walls.
Once brunch was over, I had a chance to peruse the new collections and was really taken by the shoes and bags.
I love a good handbag, especially this pretty pearl beauty.
It might not be the most practical bag but I love it!
The footwear collection was equally enticing with lots of high-shine patent, snakeprint and velvet shoes and boots.
And there were also some adorable mini-bags, including a sequin one with a hip-flask style clasp.
Checks and faux leather featured heavily in the clothing and among the standout pieces were a long check mac and a black faux leather jumpsuit.
I wore a black faux leather skirt from Aliexpress, with a black polo neck, a jewelled hairband also from Aliexpress and ankle boots from Mango.
The skirt is an exact dupe for a Zara one (just search ZAYA for Zara dupes on Aliexpress) and I love the embroidery.
I’d been looking for a jewelled hairband for ages and was delighted to find this one for just over €10, while my skirt was just under €14.
If you’re interested in my Aliexpress purchases, leave me a comment and I’ll do a post on them.
After finishing the afternoon with a chat with some of the other guests and a cup of tea, I headed home feeling very full and delighted with life.
We also were given a very generous goody bag which included two t-shirts and a mini-bag, I’ll pop up some pics of me wearing them up here soon, excuse the creasing in the photos below!
Thanks a mill to Ashley and Burrell PR for inviting me and throwing us such a great party, it was really enjoyable and I know a lot of hard work went into putting on such a great day.
Hope you all enjoyed this sneak peek at the autumn/winter collection and drop me a comment if you’ve any questions, just click the grey speech bubble icon below right.