Off to the Scottish Fashion Awards…

Scottish Fashion Awards 2012

As anyone who follows me on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook will have guessed, this morning I headed up to Glasgow for the Scottish Fashion Awards. As I sit here writing this in my beautiful hotel room I can’t help but feel that this whole experience has been pretty surreal so far. My day got off to a distinctly unglamourous start as I slept through my alarm and had to leg it to Hammersmith tube station in the pouring rain. Naturally I cheered up big time once I got to the airport as Heathrow Terminal 5 is hands down my favourite place to fly from – Starbucks, Itsu, Mulberry… Need I say more? – and once I boarded the plane, my levels of over excitement peaked. Apparently half the industry was on that flight and from my seat I could spy David Gandy, Brix Smith Start, Tali Lennox and most in the In Style team to name but a few. By this point, I hseriously regretted having not worn make up but it was so darned early when I left my flat I just couldn’t face it. Once we touched down in Glasgow my fellow awards attendees and I were herded, school trip style, through arrivals and to a fleet of waiting Mercedes which ferried us to the majestic Blythswood Hotel. Like I said, surreal, and it’s only got more so. After checking in, ordering room service and polishing off the welcome snacks I headed down to the Swarovski “style suite” to get my hair and makeup done and choose a few bits of bling to wear tonight. Given that I’ve got a couple of hours until we hit the red carpet I should probably try to do something productive but frankly, I’m going to spend it trying on my gorgeous outfit Holly Fulton ensemble and prancing around my room instead. Here are a few snaps from the glamourous goings on at Blytheswood Square Hotel so far…

Scottish Fashion Awards 2012

Scottish Fashion Awards 2012

Scottish Fashion Awards 2012

Scottish Fashion Awards 2012

I’ll be live tweeting from the awards and of course, the after party, so follow @Ella_LaPetite for all the juicy details.

Love Ella. X

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