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1.18.2012

Rue La La & The Altitude Design Summit

You know how December is SUPER busy, and you always say to yourself... "Self, if you just get through December, then January will be a breeze!"... Well, I'm thinking that February is the new January. ha!
I can't believe how busy and fun January has already been, and it's not stopping anytime soon! Starting tonight I'll be headed to the Altitude Design Summit, right here in my own backyard! If you haven't heard of Alt Summit, basically it's a social media conference that is centralized around lifestyle, food and amazing fashion blogs. Here's a little more about what you'll find at Alt:


We've created a place where design and lifestyle bloggers in all their forms— foodies, photographers, travelers, fashionistas, interior designers, product placers, adventurers — come together, share ideas and connect with marketers. There will be discussions on how to grow your site, how to fund your site, how to keep your site above the fray. You'll find panels on blogging etiquette and blogging ethics. People will share good advice for creative entrepreneurs. Friends will be made. Contact books will be filled. ~Alt

I have to admit that this is my very FIRST year attending Alt and I couldn't be more excited! Not only do I get to attend, but I'm also going to be leading a round-table discussion with my good friend Jen on Friday that is titled: Using Facebook as an Effective Tool to Connect. Something that we both feel very passionate about!
I also have to say that I'm beyond thrilled to finally meet some of these blogging icons in the social media industry. I mean come on, just check out this speaker line-up...VERY exiting! And just as equally exciting, are the top-notch companies and brands that will be sponsoring Alt this year. From HGTV and Sherwin Willliams to HP and Rue La La!

I've recently had the pleasure of working with the fabulous people from Rue La La and have been able to purchase some really amazing items from their site.

Definitely my favorite so far has been this yellow leather Linea Pelle bag that I've been toting around on my shoulder this past weekend. The quality is impeccable and I'm also just the kind of girl who can't say 'no' to a good zebra stripe lining :)
...okay let's get real, cute bags in bright fun colors are my personal kryptonite

Originally these totes can be super pricey, but I got mine at more then 50% off retail, when Rue la la ran their sale. The same goes for this adorable chunky bracelet and these oh-so-fabulously-dramatic chandelier earrings I ordered. (still trying to decide if I can pull them off) ha!


Only a fraction of the price from what you normally pay for high end name-brand products. I don't claim to be a fashionista or really even know THAT much about the latest trends in clothing or jewelry, but I think that's what I like about Rue la la the most. Everything they carry, from clothing fashion to home fashion products is always on trend!

So my question now is... Do you Rue!?!? If not, then here's a little more about why you should 
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We are the invitation-only destination for a life of style. Where Members delight in discovering private sale Boutiques that open daily – and stay open only for a short time. A community where Members shape the experience – and enhance the excitement – by inviting their friends. A place where they discover some of the most sought-after brands in fashion, accessories, footwear, home, travel, wine, gourmet food, local services, and more.
Our mission is to partner with innovative brands, offering them a powerful online sales and marketing opportunity – while creating the most engaging shopping experience in the world for our Members.. And we do it with one key mantra – we respect and maintain the core integrity of each and every brand with which we partner. ~ Rue la la 

All you have to do to sign up is click on this link here:
 Simply enter your info and just wait for all of the amazing sales to start popping up! New products launch each morning at 11am.
You can thank me later :)

Okay folks, I'm off to Alt, whoo hoo! I'll be keeping you posted with photos and updates through lots of Facebook and Twitter feed like always, so if you want to see how things are going, (real-time) make sure to follow us there too!

Happy Wednesday!

Posts, products and conference sponsorship were provided by Rue La La. All opinions are 100% my own.

14 comments:

  1. I love Rue La La! I scored a beautiful Kate Spade bowl for 50% off, and we used Rue La La Travel to book our mini-honeymoon! Have a blast at Alt Summit!

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  2. That looks awesome! What a great line up of speakers. I'm very jealous---and very sad that tickets say they are sold out.

    Please do post about it next week.
    liZ
    (simplesimonandco)

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  3. I love the tablecloth/fabric the tote is sitting on! Can you tell me where you got it? Was it a Rue find?

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  4. I'm so jealous you are able to attend Alt, every Jan I totally forget about it then i see everyone's post and realize that it's already sold out! But then I also remember the price. You'll have to tell me how it is,and one of these days I'll make it there since it's in my backyard too!!

    Rue La La is the greatest! I've ordered multiple times from them and I'm always so happy with the product and how fast it was shipped.

    Great post!

    Nikki
    Fashionsonthefly.blogspot.com

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  5. I totally Rue! I've been a faithful customer as long as I can remember. LOVE them! And you can totally pull off those earrings--go for it!

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  6. I can't wait to see what all Rue Lala has to offer. You totally hooked me on Wuslu, so I trust your expertise.

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  7. um, YES, you can totally pull those earrings off! Love them!

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  8. Love these products. But, I'm interested in your gray/yellow tablecloth! Where did you get it?

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  9. You totally pulled off the earrings. Adorable!!

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  10. Oh, my goodness! I LOVE that yellow bag! And yes, those earrings look fabulous on you.

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  11. You know that feeling when you see something that is just absolutely you all in one neat pretty package? It would be that purse. I will dream about how perfectly perfect it is...sigh I've searched and can't find it ): ps way cute earrings

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  12. Just so you know...you COMPLETELY pulled off the earrings! Seriously, I thought that picture of you was FANTASTIC. Don't question it...wear the earrings with pride!

    Heidi@HomemadeBeautiesByHeidi

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  13. Beautiful..I like all this products..Especially earrings..
    Thank you for this wonderful post..New Chelsea Gourmet

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  14. I love the tablecloth/fabric the tote is sitting on! Can you tell me where you got it? Was it a Rue find? Blogging tips

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