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Kendall + Kylie for Topshop

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Earlier this month, I got the chance to see the Kendall + Kylie for Topshop collection in a private setting with sips and sweets at Topshop in Fashion Valley, thanks to stylist Sierra!  Although I couldn’t purchase anything (see why with my post here), it was fun to see the collection and try on that really great romper.  Maybe my hubby will be sweet and buy it for me?  Here’s hoping!

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Caught in the background: You can see me, Dominic and my hubby’s arm!

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Dominic, patiently waiting (my hubby behind me in this picture)…

IMG_5923 (2) (1280x1280)That romper.  So. Want. It!

IMG_5924 (2) (1280x1280)Loved it even better on…and yes, the shoes and hat are also Topshop, previous purchases of course!

TOPSHOP/TOPMAN Grand Opening & Launch Party Recap!

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Last week, my British shopping dreams came true in my hometown: I had the pleasure and privilege of attending some lovely events related to the TOPSHOP/TOPMAN grand opening at Fashion Valley Mall!  A very lucky few of us were able to attend a press preview event the night before, where we got the chance to tour and shop this beautiful space before the grand opening.  Upon entering the store, I felt like there was something special happening.  Even though I’ve been to the New York and Las Vegas locations, in addition to two locations in London (Oxford Circus and Knightsbridge), there was just something wonderful about having a location in San Diego.  I guess I feel like there is a tiny bit of London that I could visit whenever I wanted to, right in my own backyard.  I’ve captured everything in pictures and split them up between the different events.  Thank you to Noelle and Chris of Fashion Valley, and to Camille and Marisa of TOPSHOP/TOPMAN for allowing me to attend these wonderful events for the grand opening of one of my all time favorite shops.  Cheers!


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It was nice to walk around while the store was nearly empty, as I’m sure I’ll never get to see it like that again!

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A section called “Jersey”, which houses all of their basics.

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Yes it does!  I think that will be my next sweatshirt…

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I’m taking the hubby here soon!

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The shoe wall.  Glorious, isn’t it?

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The TOPSHOP Stylist section.  It’s an adorable area!

IMG_4011 (2)Thank you to stylist Sierra for helping me out for the evening and making me feel special.  And yes, I bought that poncho!

TOPSHOP Opening day haul 2014

A couple of mini-hauls: Picture 1 – Our gift bag from TOPSHOP; Picture 2 – My purchases for the evening, which was an adorable necklace, a hat, and the poncho I tried on in the picture above.


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The outdoors DJ for the day, greeting the shoppers who came in droves for the opening!

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People who made purchases were treated to an exclusive TOPSHOP screen printed shirt (while supplies lasted)!


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So sad that I missed Cold War Kids…but I had to get home early to finish Halloween costumes for the family!

Devendra Banhart Collage

We saw so many fellow bloggers that night.  It was lovely (as always) to hang out again with Laura of the blog Laura Neuzeth, and especially to help her capture her meeting one of her favorite musical artists, Devendra Banhart.

Cy and Janice Topshop Collage

I brought my BFF Janice as my “+1” for the evening, and here are a couple of snapshots from our PHHHOTO videos (I’m wearing that hat I bought at the preview night).  One of the videos is below.  Such a fun camera!

Here’s a full video from TOPSHOP’s official You Tube channel of the San Diego store grand opening!

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(From Fashion Valley Mall’s Facebook page, thank you for the love!  Click the link above to see the actual post on Facebook.)

TOPSHOP/TOPMAN Opening October 30th at Fashion Valley!

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Alright kids, it’s finally happening (and I’m SO excited):  TOPSHOP/TOPMAN is opening in San Diego at Fashion Valley Mall on October 30, 2014!  They’re having a fab grand opening soiree, and all the details are below.  See you there!

TOPSHOP/TOPMAN launch the brand’s first store in San Diego, California, to open at Fashion Valley

TOPSHOP/TOPMAN is proud to announce the opening of their first store in San Diego, California on October 30th, 2014. The 17,500 square foot store will be located in the beautiful outdoor Fashion Valley in Mission Valley.

TOPSHOP will encompass 8,500 square feet of the first floor. This floor will feature the brand’s premium lines, mainline collections, denim, accessories, TOPSHOP beauty and petite. A bright interior of whites and pastels will accentuate the product.

TOPMAN will occupy the basement floor in a 5,000 square foot space. The curated products will include a sophisticated range of suits and smart wear, denim in various fits, the TOPMAN mainline range and footwear. Sleek dark wood interiors, LED lights and tinted windows set TOPMAN apart from its feminine upstairs counterpart. 

The basement will also house key TOPSHOP products such as shoes, lingerie, maternity and swimwear. The TOPSHOP/TOPMAN stylist service is also housed on this level.

Celebrate TOPSHOP & TOPMAN in their stylish new store.

Opening October 30th at 11:00am.

Exclusive Giveaways available for the first 100 customers through the door.

  • First 10 people receive tickets to the VIP Party and $100 Topshop Topman Gift Card.
  • Next 50 people receive a $50 Topshop Topman Gift Card.
  • Next 40 people receive priority T-Shirt Printing.

Pick a Print

Live T-shirt printing with six exclusive prints.

In a Spin

Local DJ’s on the decks.

Stylish Snaps

Get snapped in our pop-up booth and share with your friends.

Grab a Gift

Receive a free gift when you spend $70*

*Available while stocks last.


Fashion Valley News: A Stylish Treat For Mother's Day & The Arrival of TOPSHOP & TOPMAN to San Diego!

Hooray for fun happenings and awesome grand openings at Fashion Valley!

Firstly, Fashion Valley presents Indulge: A Stylish Treat for Mothers, presented by Diet Coke.  It will take place tomorrow night (my birthday, May 8, 2014).  I’ll be there, and I hope to see you there as well!

A Stylish Treat for Mothers

At Indulge, event attendees can do much more than just shop for spring style must-haves. Moms and their friends can experience fashion tips from Francesca’sThe Walking Company and Tous Jewelry, style consultations, beauty services from Carlton Hair Salon and Day Spa: Fashion Valley, gadget bar from Microsoft Store, delicious refreshments and drinks, plus special event giveaways from Harlequin® books and retailer offers throughout the mall. Additional Indulge offerings include:

  • Mini-Style Makeover Giveaway: During the first 30 minutes of the event, three lucky attendees will be selected to experience a free mini-fashion makeover. Lisa Moore of fashion blog Mona Lisa Marie and Style Setter for the center will surprise women at random with the chance to shop for a new look, receive expert style advice and reveal their new ensemble at the end of the event.
  • Mixology Stations: Mixologists will shake up appealing drink combinations for moms to sample and explain how to replicate recipes at home. Bacardi will be sampling their Grey Goose Le Melon Vodka brand.
  • Food Sampling:  Moms can try samples from some of the area’s best restaurants and hear about the latest food trends. Moms can try lite bites from Stacked, appetizers fromCalifornia Pizza Kitchen, and healthy desserts from Pinkberry, as well as hear about the latest food trends.
  • Stylish Sounds: Local musical performers like Liquid Blue and a live DJ spinning tunes will transform the mall’s atmosphere into a chic, lively entertainment event venue.
  • Diet Coke Sampling:Enjoy a refreshing ice cold Diet Coke.
  • Chicest Mom Photo Op:Moms can walk the red carpet and strike a pose as they remember the night with a fun photo op and share their experience via social media (#indulgeatsimon).
  • Swag Bags: Swag bags containing retailer offers and discounts will be given to the first 200 shoppers who register at the event on a first-come, first-served basis.

“Many moms are long overdue for – and certainly deserve – a break to celebrate themselves and all they do,” said Jayne Stilson, Assistant Vice President of Business Development at Simon Property Group. “That’s why Simon Malls are hosting Indulge events just for them, where moms can shop, socialize and be recognized for the important role they play in our lives.”

Simon Malls’ Indulge events are free and open to women of all ages. For more information, visit shopfashionvalleymall.com. Follow Fashion Valley at www.facebook.com/FashionValleyMall, www.twitter.com/fashionvalleycaor www.instagram.com/fashionvalleyca/.

Secondly, I’m beyond excited to announce that TOPSHOP and TOPMAN are opening jointly at Fashion Valley this fall!  Read all about it below!



First-in-market TOPSHOP to Join Retail Scene at Fashion Valley

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (May 5, 2014) – Get excited for the British invasion San Diego fashion connoisseurs! TOPSHOP and TOPMAN, the men’s version of the British fashion retailer, will be calling Simon Property Group’s (NYSE: SPG) Fashion Valley home this fall, with its first-in-market joint stores in San Diego.

Known as a major British fashion authority with more than 440 stores in 37 countries, TOPSHOP and TOPMAN are slated to open 17,500-square-foot adjoining stores on the lower level of Fashion Valley, near JCPenney.

“We are beyond thrilled to have TOPSHOP and TOPMAN call Fashion Valley their San Diego home,” said Chris Lane, director of marketing and business development at Fashion Valley. “The addition of this iconic retailer will up the fashion game in San Diego, even further establishing Fashion Valley as the premier retail and lifestyle center in this region.”

The retailer specializes in trend-driven fashion, which includes glamorous pieces for going out, footwear, accessories, an extensive selection of denim and jewelry, and TOPSHOP Make-Up. Founded in 1964, TOPSHOP is a pioneer of design collaboration with young talent and fashion icons.

TOPSHOP and supermodel Kate Moss recently launched their spring/summer 2014 collection, a range of pieces encapsulating the British fashion icon’s unique style. Key design categories for this collection include Balearic Dressing, Pyjama Dressing, Cocktail Hour and Tailoring Noir.

San Diego’s TOPSHOP is one of just four new store openings for the retailer in the U.S. by 2015. It’s also slated to open the second largest TOPSHOP and TOPMAN flagship store in the world at 40,000 square feet, on Fifth Avenue in New York this fall.

(Thank you Noelle from Curator PR for allowing me to share these exciting happenings at Fashion Valley!  Photos 1 & 2 courtesy of Fashion Valley.)

(FTC Disclosure:  This is a sponsored post.)

(Black) Friday, I’m in Love

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I have been waiting to wear this lovely sweater coat I purchased on Etsy earlier this year, and Black Friday was the perfect day to wear it since the weather was sunny but very brisk.  These pictures were taken right after our excursion, and my sole acquisition of the day was that beautiful leather and suede purse from Topshop.  Being married to someone born and raised in Las Vegas allows me to see so many things outside of The Strip.  This is Charlie Frias Park (located on Tropicana Avenue and Decatur Boulevard), which is en route to The Strip, as is seen in the background of the pictures below.  Although we did visit The Strip to go Black Friday shopping at Fashion Show Mall, and to visit my cousin for her husband’s birthday, we primarily stay away from The Strip.  Las Vegas is quite lovely as a city, and I want my pictures on our frequent trips there to showcase what else Sin City has to offer.  My next outfit post and photos of Las Vegas will feature places even my husband never experienced, and it was fun for the entire family!

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Outfit:  Sparrow sweater coat (purchased on Etsy from Fuzzybellas as “vintage from the 80’s”); Red Engine jeans; Lucky Brand shirt; unknown brand ring from Nordstrom; Suki Bijoux necklace; Michael Antonio “Adan” wedges (full shoe seen here); Topshop leather and suede plated tote (was £85/$140, but I paid only $56 on Black Friday!); Eva glasses in Sepia Kiss c/o BonLook

Topshop x Nordstrom Launches at Fashion Valley

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Last Saturday, I attended the launch of Topshop x Nordstrom at the Fashion Valley Mall.  As you can imagine, I was beyond excited when I learned that this fantastic collaboration would be right in my hometown because I have been a longtime fan of Topshop.   I’ve been to two locations in London, the one in New York and the one in Las Vegas, and I plan to go to the Los Angeles location on my next trip there.  The event was hosted by the uber-stylish Jennifer Grace of the blog, The Native FoxSan Diego Style Bloggers were also in attendance:  Eva of It’s A Fashion Fairy Tale, designer Lucia Mouet of Around Lucia, and stylist Maria of Savvynista.  I snapped quite a few pictures, and I even bought a new skirt…to start!  My best friend Janice couldn’t attend the event with me, but we vowed to shop there together to relive our days in London.  If you can’t make it out to one of the larger stores, make sure you head out to Topshop x Nordstrom at Fashion Valley.  Cheers!

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I love that faux leather skirt (left) and the little polka dot top (right).

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These mannequins were styled by Jennifer Grace of The Native Fox.

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With Maria of Savvynista.  Loved her look!

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TOPMAN is on the first floor of Nordstrom.  Definitely bringing my hubby next time. 

TOPSHOP Loves San Diego!

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A few months ago, I posted that Topshop will be setting up pop-up shops in Nordstroms all over the country (original post here).  Well, one popped up right here in San Diego!  To help celebrate their arrival, Topshop will be holding a launch party at the Fashion Valley Nordstrom tomorrow (October 26) from 1pm to 4pm.  This celebration will be hosted by fashion blogger Jennifer Grace of The Native Fox, and will include a photographer, DJ, and swag bags to the first 100 attendees.  Jennifer will style her favorite Topshop looks of the season.  Of course I’ll be there to help welcome Topshop to my hometown, so come on by to this very fab and very British export on Saturday.  Cheers!

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