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Diane Von Furstenburg. DVF. A name synonymous with iconic, amazing, strong woman, and THE wrap dress.

I got the email invitation to a breakfast with Diane (let’s pretend we’re on a first name basis) during her Dallas visit.  SHUT THE FRONT DOOR!!  I was screaming and jumping for joy (internally because I was holding baby and just got him to nap so I decided to check email with my free hand)!!!  Um, YES, I’d be going.  And it just happened to be on a weekend when Mr. S would be home to babysit.  It was kismet!

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Photo by Mei-Chun Jau // WHAT I WORE // top DVF // pants ALICE & OLIVIA // earrings JCREW // bracelet HERMES // heels PRADA // bag CELINE

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// I bought this gorgeous scarf //

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// Photo by Mei-Chun Jau //

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It was a social breakfast at the DVF Boutique in Highland Park Village.  We enjoyed served frittatas, mimosas, and a reveal of her beautiful Cruise 2014 Collection {color, embellishments, lace – my kind of collection}.  The ambience of the store screams DVF – so glamorous.  That first picture is a candid I snapped of her.  Isn’t she just beautiful as she speaks?!

Within 5 minutes of walking in the door, she approached me and introduced herself.  Obviously, no introduction needed!!!  That just demonstrates her modesty and humbleness.  She graciously spoke to everyone and treated us all like friends.  I was so excited when she signed my purchased copy of  The Wrap Book.  I wished I would have had her sign the scarf too – darn!!  

Next year, Diane is celebrating the 40th anniversary of her iconic wrap dress!  Even SHE is impressed with the longevity of the amazing wrap dress.  She loves it when people tell her their story about the dress – wearing it on a first date, first interview, etc.  To celebrate this milestone, she has a website where people can share their experiences at DVFwrapstory.com.  She said that all of the photos and stories will be compiled to make a book!  So now YOU have a chance to participate and a be a part of history!

What an amazing way to spend a Saturday morning!  Hope everyone had a fabulous weekend! xx

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  1. Lauren says:

    Oh my goodness! What a cool opportunity! DVF is such a glamorous lady and that photo really captured her well. PS your outfit=perfection!

  2. That is amazing!! So jealous!!! I FINALLY got my own wrap dress at a consignment store a couple weekends ago :D
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  3. Kileen says:

    wow, this looks like an amazing time with a fashion legend!! how cool that DVF herself was in Dallas!
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  4. Mica says:

    Such an amazing experience! :) I really like what you wore too – the bright cobalt pants are wonderful.

    I love DVF wrap dresses – I want to get a printed one next but I can never find the right one in my size on sakes. It’s a never ending hunt :)
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  5. CHILLS.
    I loved how you wrote this post!!
    This is incredible. Congratulations. How amazing!
    And your outift was ridiculous – so perfect for the occasion.

    xx
    the fashionable ESQ (Esquire)
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  6. That is so exciting that you got to meet her – what an experience! She is a lovely woman!

  7. Emily says:

    Next time I see you I will hug you and tell myself that was from Diane. :-) SO EXCITING!

    • Sam says:

      EMILY!!!! I owe you a hug, an email, a text, and a phone call!! So excited for you about upcoming happy things!!!! Will catch up very soon! :)

  8. Stacey says:

    What an amazing experience, I’m so jealous you got to meet Diane!!

    xoxo
    Stacey
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  9. Alyssa says:

    First off, your outfit is EVERYTHING! And I mean everything.

    Second, ashdjksds DVF. She really is the most humble person ever. Looks like you had a fabulous time.
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  10. Amber says:

    Wow that is soooooooo cool you got to meet such an icon!! If I had a picture of myself with her I would frame it and hang it in a very conspicuous spot in my house lol!!
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    • Sam says:

      LOL!! That’s the best idea ever Amber!! I should do that and put a spotlight on it!! Hope you and the little one are doing well! :)

  11. Ali Mackin says:

    Oh my lucky lucky you!! That store looks gorge! Gosh I would love to shop there.

    Allie of Dressing Ken
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  12. […] is PIECE THREE of my Five Pieces.  It was hard for me to pass up this pink dress especially after meeting the designer herself!  And in case you just tuned in, I’ve already bought more than five pieces this season. […]

  13. […] but you don’t see celebrities walking through the halls!  Who gets to meet Gwyneth Paltrow, Diane Von Furstenburg, or Nicole Miller?  So many of my friends were met because of blogging, and I’ve made […]

  14. […] S gave me a free Saturday a couple of weekends ago.  I went to a brunch with DVF, got a pedicure {remember this pic}, and went shopping {and this pic}.  What a FABULOUS Saturday! […]

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