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Friday, 29 November 2013

Event Post: Just Us Girls with Oasis & Jane Norman

What is the best thing one can do after a long day at the office, especially if you're a shopaholic fashionista like myself? Well, go shopping of course!

The problem is that if you have a 9-5 job which actually keeps you on for much longer, shops tend be just about to close.  Enter Oasis and Jane Norman to save the day yesterday! With an event especially dedicated to us girls, the combined store in Valletta opened its doors late into the weeknight to allow us hardworking ladies to shop till we drop and be pampered while doing so.  It was the perfect antidote after a few tough days at the office.

The evening proved to be a thoroughly enjoyable one, with fashion guru Marisa Grima and Caroline Fashion Stylist in attendance, as well as an Avon stand for quick make overs. And of course, the fabulous stock at Jane Norman and Oasis taking centre stage.  The glamorous girls from local TV series Il-Klikka were also present to meet and greet those present.

I will admit that at first I said to myself I'll just go for a quick visit and to catch up with Marisa and Caroline ... but before I knew it I was making a bee-line for the changing rooms, debating the merits and demerits of animal prints and royal blue with Caroline and cashing in what could easily be my 100th dress (I lost count, I swear).  Oh, and did I mention, I actually got the dress in animal print! What?! Yes! I succumbed to the feline charms ... but truth be told, it's a very subtle print in shades of grey.  I guess, I didn't move so far out of my comfort zone after all.

I do wish there would be more of these late night shopping nights.  At the end of the day I sauntered home, delighted with my purchase and the fact I overcame one of my fashion fears and glad with having caught up with my girlfriends who share my same passion.


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