IFB Evolving Influence Conference Fall 2011

February 11, 2011

Thursday marked my first attendance at the Evolving Influence Conference put on by the incredible organization, Independent Fashion Bloggers. Jennine, founder of IFB and blogger behind The Coveted, has cultivated such an amazing force in the fashion blogging industry and it was so wonderful to meet so many familiar people in person finally and listen to valuable information surrounding what we all love to do: blog. While I already practice many of the recommendations made, it was still so empowering to see what fashion blogging means to brands and most importantly, to ourselves and one another.

With Karla of Karla’s Closet and Danny of the modman (and Modman Mondays here on WIT & Whimsy!)

Pretty ladies, Christina of ProFreshStyle and Kristina of Pretty Shiny Sparkly

Panelists for Rise of the Professional Blogger including The Blonde Salad, Coolhunting, nitro:licious, Digital Brand Architechts, Nylon, Facehunter, Karla’s Closet

Panelists for Working with Brands Gracefully including The Clothes Whisperer, Clothes Horse, Saucy Glossie, Liberty London Girl (genius and brought such a fabulous perspective) and KCD

Panelists for The Business of Blogging including Gucci, Post Fashionism (loved meeting Tony- what a breath of fresh air, and so brilliant!), Halogen, Refinery29, Altamira: Models Off Duty and Keiko Lynn

Man Repeller, Karla’s Closet and Karen Robinovitz

Christina of ProFreshStyle looking fierce, par normale

With Nadia of FrouFrouu

SF blogger love: Laura of On the Racks

California girls! With Taylor of Sterling Style. So much fun gabbing during the conference!

Aldo shoes on display. I want!

Levi’s Curve ID was onsite to fit bloggers and pair them with a pair of jeans!

Keynote speakers Proenza Schouler!

Had so much fun chatting with other blogger favs that I didn’t snap photos with like Lauren from Everyday to Runway, Christine of My Style Pill, Tony Wang of Post Fashionism, Maggie from Mimosas in Bed, Mara of Beso.com, Amie from Shopbop and Jessica of What I Wore! I know I’m forgetting some, too, so shout out in Comments if so!

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  1. Alicia says:

    Love your recap and photos! The Proenza Schouler boys are too cute.

  2. I was there too and had such an amazing time! I think my favorite panel was the Rise of the Professional Blogger – so many great tips, and who knew that some high profile bloggers had agents? (I certainly didn’t!)
    Taylor and Kristina were super sweet in person. Glad you enjoyed yourself!!

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