Wednesday, 21 May 2014

Blogger Event | Tia Maria #TMDarkRoom

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Eek - I almost feel embarrassed about publishing event photos like these, because I don't know the first thing about ~photography and am still getting to grips with my camera! But, as my karate Sensei (yes, really) used to say, practice makes better, so I may as well keep trying! 

ANYWAY, last Friday I was invited to Tia Maria's Dark Room event in Manchester, part of a country-wide tour celebrating the drink and girls' night outs. I'm not a big drinker, but I was nevertheless excited about the event! The cocktail of the moment was the Tia Maria Espresso Martini - as a big coffee fan I loved it; it's definitely something I would order from a cocktail menu out of curiosity in the first instance, but after trying it I can confirm that it is something I'd order because it tasted great too. We were also treated to a cocktail masterclass to learn how to make the cocktail ourselves (although I'm sure it isn't as easy as the fantastic bartender made it look). Cocktails aside, the event was fab - it was hosted by radio DJ and personality Gemma Cairney, and included complimentary hair-dos by Toni & Guy and limited nail designs from the fabulous WAH Nails! Check out my photos of the event below, along with a little sneak preview of my outfit for the evening (full post to follow!) - let me know what you think :-)


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My base colour is Essie 'Smokin Hot' - love!

The Espresso Martini - complete with cute coffee bean flower.

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cocktail masterclass
Tia Maria cocktail masterclass.

Outfit preview - check back soon for an outfit post!

6 comments:

  1. Looks lovely, these are my favourite type of cocktails and I love the bag you wore!

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  2. this looks like a fun event! Love the nails!

    Ally x

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  3. Couldn't think of a better event to go to x

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  4. We certainly felt loved and most definitely treated like royalty at this place. The guests could not stop talking about the space, the bar, the beautiful rooftop and views.

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  5. I'm so happy to see you on the lists of Company #styleblogger, so I didn't even hesitate to vote for you. Love your style, and this blog girl! xx

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  6. Where do I begin? My Mom and I threw my sister a bridal shower at this place and we were so happy with the food, ambiance, staff, and every other little thing.

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