Fun at the Independent Fashion Blogger Event!

Last night I had the opportunity to meet many of my fellow fashion bloggers at the Independent Fashion Blogger’s Dress Up Soiree in NYC! This is IFB’s second NYFW event, and it kicked off with a blogger panel discussion, moderated by Jordana of Clutch22.  Evolving Influence Panelists included Susie Lau from Style Bubble, Gala Darling, Wendy Brandes from Wendy Brandes Jewelery, Jessica Schroeder from What I Wore, Geri Hirsch from Because I’m Addicted, Helen Zhu from Chictopia, Erika Miller SEO Manager of Elle.com, Crosby Noricks from PR Couture, and Tricia Royal from Wardrobe Remix. The venue was packed (they weren’t expecting such a great turnout) so it was tough to hear all of the panelists’ responses, but Susie and Geri gave informative answers to the audience when asked about how bloggers can get more viewers, their thoughts on “copycat” issues, which blogs they frequent, whether they feel pressured by pr companies, etc.  After the panel discussion, it was time to mix and mingle, and we all had a blast getting to meet each other in person – and of course show off our outfits!  Now here are the photos!

The line to get into the event at East Broadway

We were all captivated by the panelists.  This is the back of Jordana (@clutch_22) of www.clutch22.com.

The crowd…so many different styles, tons of inspiration!

Mixin’ and Minglin’

Jordanna (@Pink_Prez) of www.touchofpinkpr.com and me finally met in person!!!  Yay!

Get an eyeful of Jordanna’s gorgeous blue pumps!!!

My stylish new German friend Lara (from www.BelleOnEarth.de)

A fun shot with Lara

Ahh-mazing customized shoes, created and worn by Lila.

I believe this style maven (Suzanne Reinhardt Kuhn, www.ideefixemon.blogspot.com) deserves 1st Place for “hottest shoes”, wearing these hawt Topshop Zebra wedges!!!

They’re so hawt they needed to be in a picture all by themselves!

More amazing wedges.

Jennine (@thecoveted) of www.thecoveted.com and me!  I love the red beret.

Crosby (@pr_couture) and me!

Crosby’s chic black ankle boots.

Jordana (@clutch_22) and me!

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