It’s that time of the year when tinselled parties increase, just as the temperatures plummet below zero. Helping you warm to the idea of those upcoming office and dinner parties this Christmas, TNT attended the #VloggerChristmasEdit at Manchester Arndale’s Exchange Court this weekend.
From the (21 and 22 November), Manchester Arndale played host to eight of some of YouTube’s popular vloggers, in a live scoop of the latest fashion, beauty and lifestyle trends.
Each of them filmed a video live in Exchange Court during the event, counting down their top ten gifts or items from different festive categories for the Vlogger Christmas Edit LIVE! event. The “Top 10” Christmas categories include party dresses, beauty products, gifts for women and kid’s toys, all chosen by the Vloggers personally to bring the best seasonal buys to life for shoppers.
One of the VIP guests was the stunning vlogger and fashion guru Jennie Jenkins. Well known for her popular YouTube channel “BeautybyJJ” – boasting a 507k following of subscribers – she talked through the top 10 show-stopping heels for the season; including three sparkling stilettos from Dune, Kurt Geiger and Aldo.
Easily the highlight of the day, Jennie – a Psychology graduate – decided to discuss her top 10 party heels because, “I love shoes. I’m always collecting shoes”, she said. Jennie started creating vlogs about fashion because she “really liked the fact that you can be yourself and you can talk about things you enjoy. Beauty and fashion are two of my favourite things”.
The 27-year-old Nigerian fashionista has been boosting the confidence of her darker skin toned viewers and inspiring them for over five years. A beauty tip Jennie exclusively gave to TNT for a better every-day look, was traced in her following words, “Even if I do not wear make-up, I always have lashes”.
The event also featured Manchester-based vlogger Jess Ratchford from JDR MakeUp and Lily Kitten. The social media stars were highlighting their top beauty and gadget gifts guaranteed to excite both men and women this festive season.
The guest vloggers include professional makeup artist and prolific YouTuber, Jamie Genevieve and beauty and fashion guru Jennie Jenkins, who boasts a huge 480k following on her “BeautybyJJ” YouTube channel. Manchester-based vloggers, Jess Ratchford from ‘JDR MakeUp’ and Lily Kitten who brought some Mancunian style to the event as they ran through their top 10 beauty products and gadgets for him and her.
Also amongst the guest list was vlogger TinyTwisst (Laura), whose wish list included ten versatile dresses that will carry you through the party season. Meanwhile, visual merchandiser, stylist and prolific fashion Vlogger Boy in Breton presented classic fashion favourites for men.