The Cocktails & Colors event was hosted by Missi of DIFFERENT dimension, Jill of Glisten & Glow, Sara of Cupcake Polish, and Linda of Nail Vinyls. I LOVED this event. The Cocktails & Colors event was an indie event set up with a handful of indies showing off their beautiful polishes. I'm not well versed in indies. I own a handful of brands, but not many. Indies are lacking part of my blog. This isn't on purpose as much as it's just so overwhelming the number of brands out there and it's hard to determine when I have the money what to buy.
This event was an absolute treat. I was introduced to so many brands I've stalked on Instagram for so long. I was familiar with all of the brands represented, but I actually got to see their product in person and talk to their makers. I had so many wonderful conversations with the makers. These are the people I felt comfortable talking about my glitter-addiction with and sharing my "ooooh shiny!" personality with. They get it and they create it! It was like we were all speaking the same polish language.
I really got to understand and feel the love these makers had for their products. The "heart" of this is what makes me tick. This is why I love nail polish. This is why I get excited looking a new polish, painting my nails, and writing on Imperfectly Painted Nail polish is inspiring, creative, fun, and expressive. I felt like I was among people who not only shared, but expressed that same passion. Meaningful experiences in life is what I'm all about and seek, and I found it with these people at this event!
I'll stop blabbing and share pictures! Lighting wasn't great, but I tried to get as many pics as I could of the indie displays!
Daring Diva Polish
Emerald & Ash
Serum No. 5
Fair Maiden Polish
There other brands there like CbL, Alter Ego Nail Enamel, and Pahlish that I couldn't get a good picture of. I'm so sorry because they had beautiful stuff!
All in all this event rocked! I had a great time talking to so many people bloggers and indies. I really felt I was in my element, and enjoyed the great company.
Stay tuned for my final installment tomorrow!