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15

Feb

#IFBcon

Last week’s Independent Fashion Bloggers (IFB) conference was my second time going to the cozy blogger community event. This year was focused on monetizing your blog. Panels on affiliate marketing dominated the second day and I had a premonition that we will turn all our blogs into online malls. Not to worry, there are plenty of the “tell-it-like-it-is” quotes and style spotlights below.

1. Susie Lau said that if she was starting out today, she would not be a fashion blogger. “It’s a lot harder. If I had to start a blog now, I wouldn’t. I’d be too chicken.” -

2. Co-Founder & CEO of Bloglovin: “Fuck brands, make your own clothing line.” -Mattias Swenson, 

3. Lulu Frost’s CEO Talk: Lisa Salzer is so put together. That blonde hair, her pant suit and her great JCrew collaboration necklaces. No wonder she is a street style favorite. 

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4. Birthbox’s CEO Talk:  How did  get beauty brands excited without a website?  ”Small ask and big idea.” Every slide in Katia Beauchamp’s deck showed skill, strategy and analysis.  I have a newfound respect for her and Birchbox.

5. Met Storygirl Sarah — a lucky winner of ModCloth’s Year of Dresses contest.  She’s a new style blogger and already she’s expertly pairing her vintage-inspired frocks with a daring hat. 

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6. All three Cambridge Satchel giveaway winners wore the same H&M sweater. I love how they each had their own spin on it. 

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7. Fashion blogger and host   gave my Roni NY dress a style shootout onstage. Thanks, girl!  

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See more quotes and pictures from IFB conference by following the hashtag #IFBcon here!

01

Jan

Definitely feeling this today. Any one else manage to be productive today?

Definitely feeling this today. Any one else manage to be productive today?

(Source: visual-poetry)

04

Aug

5500:

Kate on Flickr.

5500:

Kate on Flickr.

30

Jul

Christian Marclay, The Clock

This weekend we watched the Sunday’s showing of Christian Marclay’s The Clock. It’s a 24 hour movie depicting time passing through film clips. During the 12:15pm- 5:10pm slot there was a heavy rotation of Meryl Streep, Nicolas Cage, lunch, naps and cocktails.

Every once in a while, the artist’s true intentions were revealed through a subtle clue. Time is being wasted and although you have waited on line for hours to get inside, time is one currency we can’t earn more of after overspending. 

minusmanhattan:

Arthur Pollock.

minusmanhattan:

Arthur Pollock.

(Source: themodminx)

25

May

Male Model Andrej Pejic Stuns At Barcelona Bridal Week | lovelyish

15

May

Watch live streaming video from etsy at livestream.com

The Etsy community is so wonderful. Thank you for having me talk at the Etsy Success Symposium last month. For those of you that missed my talk, "Getting Pinned: Building your Community and Brand with Pinterest", I have included the livestream version. Please let me know your questions in the comments. Thanks!!


17

Apr

Dress: Vintage (Beacon’s Closet), Heels: Frye, Ring: Malcom Betts, FSM NYC

New blog photographer Simone and I hit the Highline for a photo shoot last weekend. If you ever want to feel like a style star go there, tourists were shooting us while we were location scouting. One woman admitted that she already posted my outfit to her Facebook page :)

It was a gorgeous sunny day but there was a strong wind that gave me a “Marilyn” moment by the water. Enjoy!

16

Apr

Flower Ice Cubes are going to make an appearance on my table.

Flower Ice Cubes are going to make an appearance on my table.

(Source: simko)