Lana del Rey x Mulberry

Nov 9, 2012

Yes, I was standing this close to Lana del Rey (!!!!)

After returning from my lovely holiday in Bali, I headed straight to Club 21's Mulberry Store Opening Party. Mulberry is a brand that has always spoken to me, with its beautiful leather concoctions and multitude of chic goods. My excitement at attending such a prestigious event, however, was not due to my love for Mulberry entirely. Instead, my bubbling anticipation which had been keeping me up at night for weeks beforehand, was because Lana del Rey was said to be attending. The stunning singer, known for her luscious mane of hair and deep, soulful voice, flew to Singapore to commemorate the opening of Mulberry's all-new store. As I am writing this post, her songs are playing on my iPhone, her voice weaving depth into the already breathtaking lyrics. Lana's songs speak so evidently to the new generation, by singing about best friends and heartbreak and, in a sense, loss. While these words may sound like a cliché, Lana's song lyrics are certainly not. If you haven't heard her beautiful music before, go listen to her songs now! Lana del Rey is currently the spokesperson for the brand, and in my eyes, is the picture-perfect idol. The music could be heard all across the party; an absolutely incredible event that featured the best of the industry. Mulberry's shining new location at the Mandarin Gallery was jam-packed with local celebrities, such as Joanne Peh, and Singapore style bloggers like X-Wen and Lailu Lu. Of course, the star of the evening, Lana del Rey completely and utterly stole the show.
Lana del Rey with Mulberry CEO Bruno Guillon and Creative Director Emma Hill
The sleek decor of the Mulberry shop. Image by: Rock the Trend
The ravishing singer + songwriter carrying a beautiful Mulberry handbag
After Lana del Rey left the party, guests remained to enjoy the atmosphere of the brand new store. Drinks and little appetizers were served throughout the event. A group of exquisitely-dressed musicians  added to the evening's ambiance, while playing Lana del Rey tunes on instruments.
I apologize for the blurry iPhone 4 pictures – I was in the midst of a frenzied crowd and there was a limited amount of time to capture a photograph of the star of the moment. Therefore, I had to snap as many quick shots as I could! Above, left is a photograph of Lana del Rey (right next to me!) and Mulberry CEO. The picture on the right features the dozens of fans who stood outside the new store for hours – just to get a glimpse of their favorite star. Their adulation for Lana del Rey was quite clear from the ear-piercing shrieks that could be heard all over Orchard Road.

Green Poppies top |  Miss Selfridge peplum skirt | Michael Kors purse | Cotton On Bracelets | Vintage Hoop Earrings

My look for the evening combined my favorite trends of the moment: peplum and oxblood. The perfectly fitting skirt was oh-so-Lana which was absolutely ideal for this event. The Michael Kors purse added a metallic touch to the outfit. On the left, my sister and I are photographed with the highly publicized Mulberry Lana purse, a limited edition handbag in a shocking shade of bubblegum pink.

Many of Mulberry most-coveted bags are created in subtle, office-wear tones. Dark forest greens, oak, pear sorbet, and petrol navy are the ideal Mulberry hues. However, the impeccable store at the Mandarin Gallery showcases some flawless accessories in many ostentatious, eye-popping colors. In particular, the Del Rey bag held everyone's attention.
  A big thank you to Club 21 and Mulberry for a wonderful event. A beautiful new store + meeting Lana del Rey = a night to remember!

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  1. WOW! Looks like the event was amazing. You look gorgeous, love the outfit (to die for skirt!)This is such a beautifully written post.

    I have a new post on my blog and I would love if you could tell me you think.

    x Mariana |

  2. lucky you!!!!! I love lana!!!!!!!!!!!

  3. Yes it indeed looks amazing :)

    Really good and nice pictures taken !!

    Have a Fantastic Friday !!



  4. loooovely! great ohotots!
    lets flw eachother ? and keep in touch. love AF

  5. great blog ! i'm following, i hope yout he same ;)

  6. wow you look so stunning, and i LOVE your bag! Thank you for your sweet comment on my blog~~ I'm so sorry that i havent been able to respond and check out your blog until now- but am so glad I took the moment to because i LOVE IT! I'm your newest follower of course!

  7. lovely event! and even better bags. lucky you. following!

  8. Ohhh My God!!! I adoreee LANA she is perfect you are so so lucky to live in the most perfect city in the World... :)
    I`m defenetly following you from now on, hope you will follow me too <3

  9. This is so exciting. I can't believe you were so close to her. Looks like an outstanding event.

    <3 Melissa

  10. what a fabulous event!! I love Mulberry especially the Alexa Satchels.
    Lana Del Rey is perfect for this brand collaboration... she just oozes luxury and class (I've also met her before at her concert and she's jaw-dropping stunning)
    Great post... im now following

  11. You're so lucky!
    i love mulberry bags..
    mind to visit mine?

  12. You look gorgeous sweetie!:>

    - Alice

  13. Thank you for visiting my blog.. Following you now! :) Kisses!!

  14. Fine and delicate details of style!

  15. Lana is cutie! Hope you had a great time for us too :-)


  16. Wonderful! I love Mulberry!


    P.S. And don't forget about the James Bond Notebook GIVEAWAY :)

  17. This must've been an amazing experience! I love Lana and Mulberry :)

  18. wow, the place looks amazing. love your outfit, and girl I'm jealous! Lana is amazing!
    I follow you, follow me back if you'd like to :)

    k, xoxo

  19. Hello Dear! I like your blog so much! This is my first visit here but definitely not the last :) Would you like to follow each other? :)


  20. wow, love Mulberry! I'm your new follower from Italy, would you like to follow each other via gfc, facebook and bloglovin? Kisses Lucy

  21. That's so cool!
    She looks great!
    And you too!


  22. Looks like so much fun! Love your outfit :)

  23. wow can't believe you met lana del ray, so jealous!


  24. Hey Meera!

    It's been such a long time since we last spoke (it was nice to get a reblog from you on tumblr today (: !)

    I am blown away at the improvement of your blog. It is so engaging, and I am most impressed with the events that you get invites to! Can I say envious? :) By the way, both you and your sister are gorgeous!

    I am so excited to read all about the exciting things you're doing, keep them coming!

    Julie Ling


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