IMATS London 2010 – In Pictures (Part 1)

Posted by Lipglossiping On February - 1 - 2010

The day started well.  I slipped on a patch of ice outside Ally Pally and landed on my bum.  In front of people. Elegant-looking people.

My bag (containing my camera and lens) fell to the concrete and my fat bottom did the best iPhone-crushing impression it could muster.  Thankfully no phones or DSLRs were harmed in the making of this blush-inducing moment.

As intended… myself and some of my fellow IMATS London comrades were at the front of the queue ready for when the doors opened.  It was an EARLY start (you may have read my bleary-eyed tweets) but looking at the queues later on that morning, I’m so glad we made the effort.  Plus, it meant we made our purchases at the OCC, MUFE and Crown Brush stands before the crowds were 4 deep!

On with the show…

Phew!  If you’ve got to the bottom, well done! The rest of the photos are scheduled to appear later this afternoon.  I may have made a few purchases *blush*, and will share those aswell (if you aren’t too sick of seeing lip tars!)

There is room for improvement for future IMATS London shows, and I’ll attempt a quick review later this week.  Overall, a success, the weary but smiley faces I passed at the end of the day were testament to that.  And yes, I lasted it out ’till the bitter end!

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27 Responses to “IMATS London 2010 – In Pictures (Part 1)”

  1. Grace London says:

    Lip Tars! Lip Tar pics, please. The OCC pigments look interesting too.

  2. VexintheCity says:

    Well…there’s just no point posting pics on my blog now is there?!!! LOL Wicked snaps, the clarity is just amazing.

  3. Lady Gray says:

    Oooh! What are those lovely looking white palettes?! Great pics :)

  4. Georgie says:

    Fantastic photos. Just amazing! Loved my first IMATs experience.
    xoxo

  5. HeavenNRJ says:

    Nice pictures! And, girl, you made me laugh (I’m talking about the start of your day)! :) You’re so funny! Btw, have just found your blog. Waiting for your haul! And bring the lip tars on! :)

  6. sarah smith says:

    Thanks for brilliant pics hun – will link to this when I do my eve pearl post cos I was far too excited buying stuff to take a picture of the stand x

  7. You’re pics are fantastic as always.

    I stayed right to the end too, and was rewarded by having my eye makeup done by Koren in the last ten minutes of the day! Tried to take photos of it but they’re rubbish, I just can’t get good shots of myself.

    Would have been in the opening que if I hadn’t managed to get so disasterously lost on the way there, I’ve never been in half the places I ended up, it was a right nightmare! Kept an eye out for any faces I recognised from blog photos, but didn’t spot any of you. Did speak to the girls from the London Beauty Reveiw though when they hit the OCC stand at the same time as I did.

    Really glad I went Alex Box was really inspirational…..then I got lost on the way home too………

  8. Ally says:

    I love your pictures! Beautifully executed :) Good on you for getting there early…I did that last year but this time i just couldnt seem to wake up! :) Cant wait for more pics and the haul

  9. Beautiful pictures! Can’t wait to see your thoughts and what you hauled. =)

  10. Laura says:

    I wish I’d gone! Looking forward to IMATS 2010!
    Can’t wait to see what you bought!

    http://emeraldgreen88.blogspot.com

  11. Justine says:

    Oh gosh, the Yaby table *_*

    Can’t wait to see what you picked up!

  12. Your pictures are the best I’ve seen so far. In fact I don’t really expect to see anything better! You did not disappoint lady! Ah-mazing!!!!! When I do my write up I’ll just send them to your blog :) Simples!

  13. Great pics!! I went on Sunday and it actually SNOWED for a few minutes in the afternoon!

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  15. Sirvinya says:

    I AM GOING NEXT YEAR DAMMIT!!!!!!!!1111!!!!!!!

    Um, anyway. Can you feel the jealousy over here? Looks amazing.

  16. Maggie says:

    I hope you bought some OCC pigments! I love mine so much, i want more of them!

  17. Lillian says:

    My god, such gorgeousness! :O

  18. Redtiger21 says:

    Lovely pics, bet you had a great time, despite falling on your bum!!

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