Full disclosure, I own a boutique (Bath Sense yay! says the queen of uncomfortable self promotion). Because of the shop I vendored at a San Francisco fashion week event last night on fashion blogging.
It was ridiculous because apparently there is now a college major called “fashion blogging” and this is San Francisco. So. “Fashion”… One panelist very correctly answered “hoodies” when asked about classic SF style. Don’t get me wrong, there are some very very fashionable SFers. People here (myself included) definitely care about clothing, style and designers, but when a lady wearing Google glasses and just a boring black dress, like sooooo boring I wouldn’t even wear it to a funeral except maybe a funeral for Kinko’s (rest in peace), when she is “fashionable” at our “fashion” week? I just cannot use enough air quotes to express myself properly. And the tech dudes trying to explain their startup concepts that will fail in 2 months time? Ugh.
Anyway, so I’m there as a vendor, spying on the blogging insight panels, watching the jumbo screen behind them with the live hashtag feed and drinking wine when I decide to hashtag something. Hello tweet under my shop’s name (@BathSense #eyeroll)
“I think I’m the dinosaur in the room” is what I wrote. Hashtag the event name. And it instantly pops up on the jumbotron behind the panelists and freezes the screen. I THINK AM THE DINOSAUR IN THE ROOM! That is what we in the biz call branding. Bath Sense = I THINK AM THE DINOSAUR IN THE ROOM.
So. Let’s go with it. Here’s some cool dinosaur jewelry because I THINK I AM THE DINOSAUR IN THE ROOM #FTW
Dinosaur Designsis just awesome. They’re located in NY and Australia. How’s that for a combo? My brother gave me some of their earrings for Christmas a few years back. This funky red bangle is marked down to $50 now! If it’s unavailable that means I decided to buy it.
What about this crazy thing?
Is it a bird? Do you see that yellow as a beak? Or maybe a football helmet? I don’t know but it’s $40 now! What would you wear with it? Hey boring black dress lady, let me swap out your weird glasses for some out-of-control jewelry, now you are rocking.
This one’s a little pricier:
It’s called Vanilla Pod, resin dipped in 24 ct gold for $336
Anyway, Dinosaur Designs offers a lot of interesting things. I like the hand touchedness of their pieces. You can really see the craftsmanship that goes into their jewelry. And they are big supporters of the arts which, full disclosure you guys? I’m an artist too. If we’re going to do this, let’s do this all the way. Www.margarettimbrell.com. Now I’m that embarrassed dinosaur in the room. *hides face* oh and? I was run over by a truck 7 years ago. One of my passports is Brazilian. I’m entering my 2nd IVF attempt in November. And I’m Superman. Now you know everything about me.
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I am thrilled that I know Superman.
Because I wear glasses most people don’t recognize me 🙂
I’ll take one of everything on that table please, just wrap it up and mail it to me.
I’m checking out your boutique’s site as I type, very nice! Don’t be afraid of the promotion. I can’t get the online store to load though is it still there? And I can’t get to your artwork I think something is wrong with me help.
Awwww thank you!! So online shop is down while I figure out the best provider. Most of my business is in person so I’ve been slacking on that one and I found the artwork sometimes has issues loading on chrome since the website is a few years old now. But it works right on Firefox and Safari. You are so sweet.
Oh I see, well if it’s up & running some other time I’ll check it out…maybe in time for holiday shopping. I’ll use firefox for the other one. Thanks for the help!
I enjoyed meeting you at the Fashion Blogger Meet-up! I included links to your blog and Bath Sense website on my recent blog post!!
You did not! That is so sweet of you, thank you 😸 tell me your favorite tv show and I’ll do a post linking you!
No problem!! Haha ummm I love Friends!