Every year during NYC Fashion week in September I would always feel so left out. Seeing post after post from my favorite fashion bloggers attending the varying conferences made me vow that “next season I’ll take off from work and go!”. It’s such a great opportunity to not only network, but learn how to better your blog and social media skills.
This year I was making plans to attend IFBCon and was just about ready to pull the trigger and buy my ticket when I got a surprise invite to attend the LuckyFABB Conference. Holy crap! I’ve been reading Lucky for years, I love their magazine! Their conference also pulls some amazing celebrity panelists. Last years featured Jenna Lyons from J Crew and Diane Von Furstenberg!
That’s not to say IFBCon isn’t an amazing event too, this year just about every single blogger I love on my blog roll will be a panelist there. While IFBCon starts on the 4th and LuckyFABB on the 5th, I could attend both but didn’t want to take off that much time from work to do so. So I had to make a really tough decision.
With the help of my friends on Twitter, I decided to go ahead and register for LuckyFABB. I’m super excited! Now I need to find something to wear.
Are you attending LuckyFABB too? Let me know I’d love to meet you!
A quick disclaimer to clear my conscience. Only after I registered for the event did I see it’s sponsored by P&G Beauty and Grooming. I at the time didn’t put two and two together that P&G stands for Proctor and Gamble, one of the most notorious animal testing brands out there. For my militant vegan followers I did want to let you know I realize this now, though I didn’t then and I still plan on attending. If anything it’s a great opportunity for our community to be represented in this setting and for me to build awareness and stick to my own beliefs. Just because they will be there and will be demoing products (as well as most likely giving them away in goodie bags), it doesn’t mean I have to use them. My beliefs are much too strong to be swayed by freebies and I wanted my blog followers to be aware of this.