NYFW has changed, and that’s okay…

NYFW has changed, and that’s okay…

Just as I suspected in my How I Plan for NYFW blog post, fashion week looked A LOT different this season here in New York (and around the WORLD)! But GIRL I don’t necessarily know that that’s a bad thing. In fact, I can confidently say this is the most inclusive, diverse, and creative New York Fashion Week I’ve been blessed to be a part of!

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Why I Attend New York Fashion Week (& how I prepare)

Why I Attend New York Fashion Week (& how I prepare)

If you’ve been here for sometime (thank you!), you know I’m a REAL fashionista. In fact, my love for fashion was the original inspiration behind this blog! For as long as I can remember, I wanted to inspire and empower REAL women (of all ages, races, sizes, and careers) to accept themselves, be themselves, and express themselves. And though this personal mission has since expanded from an exclusive focus on fashion into my brand, event series, and online community Ditch the Clique, I still accept any good reason to talk style! And with New York Fashion Week (NYFW) just around the corner, I can’t think of a better time to dive back in!

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NYFW Fall/Winter 2020 Recap

NYFW Fall/Winter 2020 Recap

And just like that, New York Fashion Week has come and gone (AGAIN!)

February is fashion month (I know, that happened fast right?) and I’m still on a high from last season! September’s NYFW was the VERY best yet, not only providing me the opportunity to attend a dozen INCREDIBLE shows, but it was a space to network with inspiring and empowering women in the industry, too!

And don’t worry, this season has lived up to the expectation AND MORE!

One of my FAVORITE things about NYFW…

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How to attend NYFW with under 5k followers

How to attend NYFW with under 5k followers

Be honest…

Have you ever had a dream (a REALLY BIG dream), but zero idea how to make it a reality?

Yeah girl, I get that. In fact, that was me with NYFW.

As a young fashionista, I grew up dreaming of attending NYFW. Between magazines and media coverage, I would obsess over the designers AND the women attending shows. So naturally, as I got older, I did everything I could to figure out how these women attended NYFW. I googled and researched like CRAZY but still felt clueless.

Eventually my years of obsessively researching and networking in the industry taught me the true purpose of NYFW and exactly who it’s for…

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