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Wörthersee LFD Visual Diary – Pure Glisten

28th May 2011

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Groundhog Day at My Lake Hotel: The pressure of meeting deadlines (blogging) and replying zillions of emails are always immensely depressing especially when going on press trips, with late nights and endless caffeine consumption and cheekily check on new feeds on Bloglovin’ as a distraction.  Nothing stopped me from bringing my giant Macbook Pro 15″ laptop to Lake’s Fashion Days in Austria…Shini and I spent our first night with our laptops in a dimly lit hotel restaurant (where wifi was available) painstakingly-continuously photoshopping images, catch up with backlog posts and emails, and by after midnight we headed to my room for tea and espresso….omg why?

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On day 2 we were blinded by the beautiful glisten of mid-day sun yet again with laptops under our arms, a lunch date with local fashion bloggers from Germany, Austria, Slovenia and the like, I only recognised two names (pictured) from past press trips to Milan somewhere else.  It was an honour to meet Fensišmensi (my new favourite blog), Bees And Ballons, Bikinis And Passports, Cool Outfit, C-Heads Mag, Fanfarella, H.anna, Kathmography, Life.Style.Fun, Madonna, Mangoblute, Model Talk, Oblacilnica, Repeatoire, Kingdom Style, The Fashion Globe, Stylish Kids In Riot, Style Kitchen and Vienna Style.

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Lake’s Fashion Days at My Lake Hotel: There were about at least 10 or so designers showing hourly each day, one particular designer Katrina Kafka caught my eye with her romantic, structural-engineer-esque collection stunned by her immaculate, attention to detail. I was told the collection was created a week before Katrina presented her show…total awesomeness.

Stay tuned for more visual diaries :D

Special thanks to: Natacha at Mango PR, My Lake Hotel & Spa, Lake’s Fashion Days, Shini for the photo.

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  • Pink Mink 29th May 2011 at 00:05

    I love this post! The photos are beautiful and serene-like, you girls and bloggers are so lucky to be invited to the press trip.

    Looking forward to see part 3 of your worthersee post.

  • Fabian 29th May 2011 at 00:23

    I see what you mean about meeting deadlines, blogging is like a job it sucks for some others. Ouch for bringing the macbook pro it’s a pain in the ass to bring it along with you to press trips….you should get a netbook :D

  • Ingrid 29th May 2011 at 00:23

    Stunning backdrop.

  • Dave Hodgkinson 29th May 2011 at 00:45

    Fabian has it all wrong. iPad. That is all.

  • Ah Elle 29th May 2011 at 00:53

    OMG your photos has made my weekend.

  • Sophie 29th May 2011 at 00:55

    FOOOOOOD :P

  • Josephine Loves Vintage 29th May 2011 at 01:47

    so beautiful.

  • Ling from HK 29th May 2011 at 01:49

    The trips looks delicious, the scenery, the fashion and the food. What a wonderful way to use the outdoor (the deck) as a runway.

  • Style P 29th May 2011 at 01:50

    so envy of you.

  • Who 29th May 2011 at 01:50

    You busy bloggers.

  • Jam 29th May 2011 at 02:14

    You’re so lucky :D

  • broca box 29th May 2011 at 02:18

    I don’t recognise any of the bloggers you listed in the second paragraph, seems like you and park and cube are the only two bloggers invited from the UK? if so that’s realllly cool, i would have expected other bloggers like disneyrollergirl, libertylondongirl and stylebubble to be there too.

  • Too Many Pearls 29th May 2011 at 02:20

    NEXT TIME DON’T BRING YOUR LAPTOP, JUST ENJOY THE FUN WITHOUT HAVING ANY TECHNOLOGIES RUINING YOUR DAY :D

  • annie 29th May 2011 at 02:32

    The dresses looks incredible.

  • fensismensi 29th May 2011 at 09:49

    Oh, blush. Thank you and likewise. Katrin Kafka is amazing and her skills were also put into the Versace dresses; so cool.

    • Kit @ Style Slicker 29th May 2011 at 12:12

      @fensismensi – Oh yes it’s very Versace-esque.
      @Katrin Kafka – Your collection was my favourite at LFD :D
      @Too Many Pearls, Dave, Ingrid – You know I can’t live without my laptop and internet. Not sure about Ipad can you blog from it?
      @broca box – Yes, Shini and I were the only Brit bloggers invited to Austria, as for the other Brits they were already out of the country.

  • Katrin Kafka 29th May 2011 at 10:54

    Thanks!! :-) I love the pics!

  • Francesca 29th May 2011 at 12:45

    Why having caffeine in the early hours of morning? Insane :S
    Beautiful pics btw.

  • Hye Yoon 29th May 2011 at 12:47

    Mmmm is that breakfast or starters in the second picture? Looks delicious :D

  • michelle 29th May 2011 at 13:20

    love your photos always :) love breakfast!

  • Bee 29th May 2011 at 15:44

    The post looks delicious.

  • Blackberry 29th May 2011 at 16:12

    Gorgeous. x

  • the nyanzi report 29th May 2011 at 17:10

    beautiful!

  • G 29th May 2011 at 17:38

    Broca Box – It is a sad fact that all super bloggers have the opportunities to go on press trips because of their credibilities, sounds glamourous but don’t you think it would be boring to see the same group of people (all the time)? It is wonderful to seee these two fresh faces whom I believe both have incredible exposure, I suggest you check out their Press pages.

    Fabian – LOL.

    Love this post Kit.

  • Chinese Juliet 29th May 2011 at 22:51

    I know you are a caffeine addict, there’s no need to torture yourself Lol. Can’t wait to read your next post.

  • Nicolette 29th May 2011 at 22:52

    Looks like I have found my ideal wedding dress :D

  • Peter Hua 29th May 2011 at 22:53

    amazing.

  • Arnette 29th May 2011 at 22:55

    I guess you don’t need a holiday now.
    Beautiful scenery.

  • Amiee 29th May 2011 at 23:14

    Pure Glisten it is.
    <3