I am not an early riser, so when I’m voluntarily up & out before dawn, it must be because the club’s going up. We shimmied and shook our way into Wednesday morning with Daybreaker at V Lounge in Santa Monica.
Here’s basically what went down:
12:30am the night before – yay friends, yay sleepover, yaaaay trashy TV. It’s like we’re in college again guys!
around 3am – M sleep punches me in the face …this is NOT college anymore. Definitely can’t fit 3 girls in a bed and still get a quality 5 hours of sleep.
5:45am – alarm goes off, nooooo
5:55am – this is stupid, why are we getting up right now? honestly, what could be better than sleeping?
6am – lol guys, other real adults get up this early every. day. to work out or feed kids and stuff. lolololol
6:30am – circling, still circling for parking…. stupid LA, stupid people who get up at 6am to work out.
6:45am – We’re inside, the lighting is dim, the base is bumping and people are dressed in everything from chicken costumes to sequins, neon gym gear to their regular Wednesday business casual. As if on autopilot we wander over to the bar where instead of regretfully buying an overpriced watered drown drink, we find it stocked with kombucha, iced coffee, antioxidant drinks & Kind bars, all gratis. Breakfast.
open Kombucha bar, from Synergy. Photo from Daybreaker Facebook Page
We find our other friend on the main floor, say good morning & commence to awkwardly side-shuffle dance while people watching all the beautiful morning creatures of LA. Mostly people watching.
7:15am – A 3 piece brass band, the Downtown Horns, comes on stage & jams along. Their live jazz blending into the synthy DJ music is energetic, funky & perfect when your brain is not yet awake enough to take that untz untz untz.
7:45am – Dance dance. Girl in booty shorts comes out with her light up hula hoop, because duh. FOX TV comes and films the crowd. Hiii Mom, we’re on morning news. Continue reading