Photo Credit: Audrey
Big thanks to @GMNortheast and Bryner Chevrolet for providing us with aÂ leisurelyÂ breakfast and then showing us to our cars for our drive into the city. I drove an Equinox, which was perfect for this trip. It was big enough for four adults to ride comfortably and small enough to easily maneuver through the crowded streets of Manhattan. This would be a great vehicle for a family of three or four.
Other PSMMs made their way to the Big Apple on the train.
Photo credit: Julie
We all converged on the Metropolitan Pavilion at noon, where the loooong line of bloggin’ mamas was waiting to be checked in.
Photo credit: Tina
Getting Gorgeous with Degree was a smash hit. The place was rocking with an impressive collection of brand sponsors, all there representing their brands and eager to network with the 300 bloggers who attended from all up and down the East Coast.
Photo credit: Sherry
We were greeted with mimosas, and then we began to make our way around the room, visiting sponsors and catching up with old friends.Â Melissa and I enjoyed chatting with Liz Lange andÂ Jane Wagman of Shopafrolic. Yes, that is THE Liz Lange!
Besides opportunities for networking and visiting with old friends, there were stations where we could get our hair and makeup done.
Photo credits:Â Sherry
And then it was time to take a break.
Photo credit: Tina
Afterwards, groups of us went out to walk around town and find an early dinner before returning to Philly.
Photo credit:Â Tina
Photo credit:Â Sherry
Photo credit: Sarah
Big thanks to Audrey and Vera, Degree, all the Getting Gorgeous sponsors, as well as @GMnortheast and Bryner Chevrolet for making this day possible!
Disclosure: At Getting Gorgeous, each attendee receivedÂ a gift bag with samples from the sponsors. Chevy provided a group of PSMMs with cars to drive to the event as well as a send-off breakfast and gift cards to cover the cost of parking and tolls. All editorial content and opinions shared belong to Jo-Lynne Shane.
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