February 18th, 2017

How To Attend NYFW Like A GirlBoss

Hey Loves! I finally crossed off one of my biggest goals this year attending New York Fashion Week thanks to Style Collective. It was a thrilling experience! If you are a style/fashion blogger you want to attend NYFW at least once in your blogging career.  I am going to be sharing my experiences and tips below on how to attend NYFW like a boss 😀

1. Join a supportive community like Style Collective where you can attend NYFW with other fashion bloggers. Style Collective makes attending NYFW less stressful by providing access to several fashion shows and blogger events in New York, hotels and a fun brunch during New York Fashion Week. You are also surrounded by supportive bloggers who help attending shows less stressful. If interested in joining a supportive blogging community, I highly recommend Style Collective! You can join by clicking Here . We had a style collective brunch at Pennsylvania 6 NYC where we I got to meet all my style collective sisters. It was a really fun and great with lots food, drinks and Instagram worthy photos. 

Style Collective NYFW Brunch

Photo by Boraimages

2. Although, I didn’t attend as many shows as I wanted, I was in New York for two days, so I was able to attend two shows Verdad and Custo Barcelona. It was a surreal experience seeing the shows live. You know you watch movies and one day dream about attending one these and just like that it comes to live. I actually made a video last year with my brother and one of my dreams was to attend NYFW with my brother and that was a possible this year. Also Planning, budgeting and writing your goals down really helps to achieve them. You can view Verdad’s Collection Here.

NEW YORK, NY – FEBRUARY 12: Models walk the runway for the Verdad fashion show during, New York Fashion Week at Pier 59 on February 12, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Noam Galai)

3. Attend a blogger event! I was able to attend ShopStyle Collective Social House. I got to New York late due to Inclement weather and only got to the end of the event. They had different brands available, food, champagne for bloggers, gifts, makeup and hair at the event, you could also borrow clothing to attend any of your NYFW Shows.

4. Anyone can attend NYFW but you have to network into getting to shows. Work hard, build your social followings and blog. Get some rest in between shows! Plan ahead what shows you would like to attend. I sent lots of emails to different designers. Find their PR contact and email them a few weeks before the show. Luckily with a supportive community like Style Collective, I had better access to attending just by stating I was a member.

Overall! It was an amazing experience. Thanks to ShopStyle Collective for providing the Milly over the shoulder Top at the Shopstyle social house event. I got so many compliments from where this top. I paired with a pleated skirt from H&M. You can shop my NYFW looks below. I hope you all are having a lovely weekend. Leave comment below if you are planning to attend NYFW at some point.

 

With Love Always,

Ife

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  • Michelle/cocowouldapprove.com

    Great post, I can’t wait to go NYFW some day

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  • I have always wanted to go to fashion week. It is for sure a bucket list thing for me.

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  • Ivonne Jaketic-Tarantino

    How much fun you must have had at fashion week; would love to attend some day!

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  • Brandi Kennedy

    So glad you got to attend this – it must have been so cool for you, especially since you had made the video about wanting to go so bad. You looked gorgeous in that white top, too!

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  • e-coursesxyz

    What a cool experience. If fashion were my niche I would do anything get involved, not just for the inside of fashion but for all the friendships and network building.

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  • Oh I’m so jealous. It looks like everyone had such a great time and you look adorable in the outfit.

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  • Sandra Milena Crespo

    You look fab! I can’t wait to go because it is on my bucket list! I grew up in NYC I definitely should’ve gone by now lol

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  • Ivette Lopez

    Oooh I always wanted to go to one of those shows, it must of been exciting… But question did they give out phones? It’s funny how everyone has the exact white phone in one of the pics, lol.

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  • Looks like a lot of fun. Photos capture the moment beautifully.

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  • This would be fun to check out! I love all the different outfits.

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  • What a super event to attend! I love how the models look like real life incarnations of the drawings that used to be on the old vintage sewing patterns 🙂

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  • David E

    That seems like it would be an amazing experience going for fashion week. That’s awesome that you were able to go and connect to others there as well.

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  • Siobhan Murphy

    Loved reading about your experience, I am beyond jealous, NYFW is an absolute dream of mine!!!

    http://Www.shivonstyle.com

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  • Annie Says

    I’m not into fashion, but I can’t say that I wouldn’t go to the fashion week if I’d have the chance, it looks amazing.

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  • Stacey Sandlin Veikalas

    It looks like an amazing time and I love your outfits !

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  • This is such a great experience you have. Thanks for sharing tips on how to be a part of the event. I hope someday I’ll be able to be apart of this event too.

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  • Looks like it was a fun event to attend!

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  • What a cool experience. I am inviting NYC bloggers to a party at the NY auto show! https://goo.gl/forms/XO4qcj55YuoupRd53

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  • Your outfits look amazing! You should be strutting down the catwalk:) Looks like a great time

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  • I love your outfit here! What an unforgettable experience!

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  • Krysti Jaims

    Love this insight! I would absolutely love to attend NYFW once in my iife!

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  • G&D Blog

    Oh wow…makes me jealous here. lol. Would love to see Fashion shows someday.

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  • Shelby Bromley

    Great tips! I’d love to attend, what an experience.

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  • Girl @ girlintherapy.com

    Wow what a great opportunity you had! I would love to be part of NYFW like this one day too… 🙂

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  • Karen Edgar

    Hey Ifeoluwa! Great post! It was so nice meeting you at the SC brunch. I super love that picture of the group and would love it if you can send it to me (I’m wearing the blue dress and the grey hat).
    xoxo Karen

    http://www.kareneverafter.com

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    • Hey Karen! It was nice meeting you as well! It actually in the SC NYFW group forum. how would you like to receive it?

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      • Karen Edgar

        Hi girl! Thanks…I actually realized it was in the SC forum, and grabbed it from there as well. It’s up on my blog too! Thanks babe!

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  • Aireona93

    This looks like an amazing event! So much fun and so beautiful.

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  • Natasha Smith

    Super cute and looks like so much fun! What a great way to enjoy fashion week.

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  • G&D Blog

    Wow…building friendship is always the best in trying things like this. Fashion blogging as your niche, attend fashion shows…then you meet other bloggers, BAM! Super cool. 😀

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