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This past weekend turned out be quite exciting! I was supposed to second shoot a wedding up in northern Michigan and found out I wasn’t actually needed! Instead, I went to Detroit to visit my friend Erin and as usual we went to Birmingham for lunch and to hit up a few of our favorite shops. We ate at a super cute restaurant, Forte and after I was really craving a caramel macchiato from Starbucks..

As we sat waiting for our drinks, my eyes met one super hot man and in an instant I realized I AM LOOKING AT GERARD BUTLER. We knew he was in town filming a movie and he’s staying in Birmingham. Erin and I sat in shock for a moment and then stood next to him to grab our drinks. We stalled to leave to gather our composure (and sneak a photo) and as we left I noticed Ger following behind so I held the door open for him. He had his face down, but he said thank you to me. I think I might have blacked out. I don’t remember saying you’re welcome back or anything but just in shock that I had a moment with him. I love hot ruggedly handsome men and he fits that description. I think I would have had the same reaction to him whether he was a celebrity or not. He’s just so good looking.  Woo!
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[top from nordstrom, skirt by silence +noise, oxford heels by ciao bella, accessories from east lansing art festival vendors and tiffany]


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Yay! I forgot to mention before, but I was selected as one of the third place winners for the Beso Inspired Contest on Chictopia! I didn’t win cash, but I’ll be featured in their August lookbook!
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  • BALKAN COUTURE
    July 27, 2010 at 11:51 am

    Love your skirt πŸ˜€

    X

  • Joanna Ladrido
    July 27, 2010 at 12:02 pm

    what a gorgeous skirt!

    xx,
    JL
    http://joannaladrido.blogspot.com

  • libys11
    July 27, 2010 at 12:32 pm

    congrats on winning!! and i love reading thru that gerard butler moment!! aaah!!! he's hot!! πŸ˜€

    looking great in that skirt! πŸ˜€

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  • libys11
    July 27, 2010 at 12:32 pm

    congrats on winning!! and i love reading thru that gerard butler moment!! aaah!!! he's hot!! πŸ˜€

    looking great in that skirt! πŸ˜€

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  • Dip-tea
    July 27, 2010 at 12:34 pm

    Hahaha. Your hair managed to hide Gerard. Love it! He is so hot Andrea. I am cheating on my husband just thinking about him. But I guess it doesn't count. Well maybe because its Gerard !! Were you silently screaming in your head? I know I would have.

    All the stalker syndrome aside, you look gorgeous, love the skirt. The color is so beautiful! πŸ™‚

  • Aryn Rapp
    July 27, 2010 at 1:06 pm

    Love the color of that skirt! And I just recently had a celebrity encounter myself, with the Flaming Lips, and I had a very similar reaction. Sometimes we forget they are still humans!

  • Nadia Kamballa
    July 27, 2010 at 1:10 pm

    You met Gerard Butler??!! Whoaaa… I would've passed out. Hahaa..

    Anyway, I love your skirt. It's very pretty..

    http://thenovembergirl.blogspot.com

  • Lynzy
    July 27, 2010 at 1:32 pm

    Congrats on the beso contest!

    Gerard Butler???? MMM HMMM

    xo Lynzy
    http://fromskirtstoskillets.blogspot.com

  • Kara
    July 27, 2010 at 1:33 pm

    Gorgeous look! love your skirt.

    OMG Gerard Butler. My heart would have stopped. haha that is beyond cool!!! And congrats on winning the Beso contest dear!! πŸ™‚

    xo

  • missvinylahoy
    July 27, 2010 at 1:35 pm

    Haha! I love the Gerard moment. That is awesome! πŸ™‚

    And, I love that skirt!

  • Brianna
    July 27, 2010 at 2:28 pm

    I love that skirt! The color and the detail on the hem.

    And he is incredibly hot.

    http://the-not-so-secret-loves-of-bri.blogspot.com/

  • tess
    July 27, 2010 at 2:48 pm

    nice "covert" photo, what a great celeb spot! seeing HOT men is the best!

  • Kim Humes
    July 27, 2010 at 2:59 pm

    GAH so jealous of the GB siting!! I would be drooling into my shoes like a human vegetable if I saw him in person!

  • Hannah
    July 27, 2010 at 3:07 pm

    Haha, awesome. Oh, Gerard, you are such a lucky duck. And if you were looking as lovely as you do in these pictures when you saw that fine fellow, I bet he was shy too.

  • Half Dressed
    July 27, 2010 at 3:19 pm

    Great skirt it's such a pretty colour. And I would have been just as excited seeing Gerard Butler! He's gorgeous πŸ™‚

    L x

    http://only-halfdressed.blogspot.com/

  • eatsleepwear
    July 27, 2010 at 4:30 pm

    um WOW. and WOW. u look freaking HOTTTTT girl!!!! Can i be your boyfriend?? JUST KIDDING. i have a boyfriend, and lets be serious, im a girl and i like guys, well 1 guy :))))

    HOT skirt. i want. i want.

    xo, Kim http://www.eatsleepwear.com

  • SWF_Terra
    July 27, 2010 at 5:06 pm

    Gerard Butler is…

    Sorry, I passed out for a second there. You lucky dog, you!

    Also, this outfit is killer. And finally, Congratulations on the Chictopia bit!

  • eleanor
    July 27, 2010 at 10:37 pm

    Wowwww lucky you! I love Gerard Butler, oh my goodness. And this outfit is incredible!

    X

  • Kate
    July 27, 2010 at 11:01 pm

    Hahaha, I loved your "I love hot ruggedly handsome men…" line. He is pretty dreamy. So fun that you had an encounter! You look awesome here, that skirt is fantastic!

  • Kimburley Sue
    July 28, 2010 at 12:17 am

    you look hot and sassy in that last picture of you in the purple mini! rawr!!!

  • ShoesForDessert
    July 28, 2010 at 3:17 am

    Love this look! You look sexy but sweet too. That purple skirt is sooooo pretty!

  • Archives
    July 28, 2010 at 3:35 am

    hot mama! so cute! hope you were wearing this when you saw gerard πŸ˜‰

  • FASHION ICE
    July 28, 2010 at 6:08 pm

    super cute skirt love the color!come follow me http://www.fashioniceice.blogspot.com xoxo

  • Aisa.Pax.Paking.Paxie
    July 28, 2010 at 7:04 pm

    lovely outfit andrea!:)

    Love, Paxie
    http://ipaxme.blogspot.com

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  • Melanie
    July 28, 2010 at 9:38 pm

    This look is so hot! I love it.

    Melanie@UnravelledThreads

  • rlutz
    July 28, 2010 at 10:34 pm

    I love the detailing on that skirt.
    Very Lucky with the man candy…

  • Morgan and Lua
    July 28, 2010 at 11:55 pm

    That's so exciting. He does look pretty hott in that sneaky picture.
    I was standing on the sideway waiting for the light to change when I glanced over and say an attractive man standing there. I did a double take and realized it was Colin Farrell! Not as cool as your story, but also attractive and also foreign.

    By the way you look great in lavender! And congrats on the Chictopia win!
    http://www.morganandlua.blogspot.com

  • Jessica
    July 29, 2010 at 2:31 pm

    Looove those shoes.

    And woo woo Gerard! Love that picture, haha.

  • sharonlei
    July 29, 2010 at 10:35 pm

    Hotness. Lovin' the skirt on you.

    xx Love & Aloha
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  • Danielle
    July 31, 2010 at 1:19 am

    That's so awesome that you kinda met him!

  • Jasmine Lee
    July 31, 2010 at 9:52 pm

    Purple is definitely my favorite color and I absolutely LOVE this skirt!

    And you styled it so perfectly with this amazing black top! Love it!

  • Erica
    August 1, 2010 at 8:59 pm

    Awesome skirt!
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