Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Aston Hill Tea with British Pacific Properties

British Pacific Properties invited us for an afternoon-tea inspired lunch at the beautiful Aston Hill residences in West Vancouver recently. The event featured yummy delights curated by local food enthusiast Erin Ireland, and speaker & CEO Narges Nirumvala of ExecutiveSpeak, who share inspiring words about female leaders and the challenges and opportunities we face; it was a wonderful way to spend a Friday afternoon!

The view from the patio was absolutely unreal; we could see a stunning view of Vancouver and the water below. And the patio itself, decorated by Taffete Designs, gave the outing a beautiful touch of summer sophistication. I was in love with the white drapes!! I am 100% trying this when I have a patio like this...one day!

For such a lovely, sophistocated afternoon, I opted for a polished high bun, and crop top - pencil skirt combo. If you're wary of the whole crop top trend, or want to wear it in a more modest setting, a high-neck crop top paired with a high waisted skirt is a great option. You won't show off too much tummy, but the contrast of hip-hugging skirt and looser crop top will define your waist nicely. 

British Pacific Properties' Geoff Croll shares his excitement about the new Aston Hill community

Narges Nirumvala inspires the group that "we are limitless"! 

Erin Ireland from It's to Die For with Juno Kim Catering: the creators of the event's delectable eats!

Our limo ride to and from the British Properties...all aboard!

A sparkly little treat from Olive + Piper: their ever-popular Lucy necklace!

Thanks to Sunny Chiu from Dunn PR for many of the photos!

Outfit: Top - Forever 21 | Sunglasses - Target | Necklace - c/o Nobis & Grey | Earrings - c/o Nobis & Grey | Skirt - Thrifted via Salvation Army | Purse - Just Fab | Heels - Darnetta via Just Fab

Happy Styling! xo

~ Britta

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