#LAHoppyHour - PART 1

Last month, Natasha Martin and I teamed up to host our second LA-area Instagram meetup! After the #LABrunchParty had guests asking for more, we went back to planning something a little bigger, and with a little extra punch! A few moths later, the #LAHoppyHour became a reality! Since there is so much to share, we are breaking it down into two parts. Read on for more on the location, decor & swag bags:

Image by @amytangerine

Image by @amytangerine

Image by Natasha Martin

Image by Natasha Martin

THE LOCATION
We worked with our friends at Bread & Butter PR to secure Hopdoddy El Segundo as the event's location and primary sponsor. We loved that they had colorful cocktails and yummy eats that could also be quick to enjoy (so that it didn't get in the way of chatting...!). We were also totally sold on its location at The Point in El Segundo. This brand new retail destination is full of new shops, cool restaurants, and colorful murals (built in backdrops for photo opps!). 

DECOR
The wind was in full force, but we did our best to add even more color to the event thanks to Revel & Co. We may have lost a cocktail napkin or two in the fountain along the way, but the balloons hung in there for a windswept ride! We picked teal, pink, white and orange items from the brand's whimsical tropical collection, which includes motifs such as toucans, cacti, palm leaves and flamingos, to brighten the color palette. 

SWAG BAGS
It was also important for this event's swag bags to be as colorful as our amazing guests, so we worked with Harvey's to secure the most beautiful, striped seatbelt totes! Other vendors included Speak Wines, Revel & Co, Benevolence LA, Foot Cardigan, and Thimblepress. We are so thankful for their generosity and our guests were certainly in for some treats! 

Not pictured - Speak Wines & Thimblepress goodies

Not pictured - Speak Wines & Thimblepress goodies

Complete vendor list:
Harvey's - seatbelt tote bag
Speak Wines - bottle of wine (not pictured)
Revel & Co - party decor, printed straws, printed balloons, gift tags
Thimblepress - "Hells Yeah" balloon + note card (not pictured)
FootCardigan - LA socks
Benevolence LA - teardrop necklace
Little Box of Pretty - magic washcloth
Flowery Nails - Buffer Blocks
Chatbooks - Free book code

Next up will be more details on the planning and the amazing guests!

Cheers - 

A