All posts tagged: New York Fashion Week

VOZ SS14 NYFW Runway Show

Handmade Luxury Meets Social Change  I was thrilled to attend the VOZ SS14 runway show during fashion week because I really love the brands movement to empower indigenous artisans and their art forms through collaborative fashion design.  Voz’s garments are hand made and feature premium quality natural and ecological fibers, hand dyed and woven to celebrate ancient traditions. The SS14 collection was filled with beautiful woven pieces, cotton and silk dresses and really pretty sweaters that looked so soft and cozy for the transition from winter to spring. Here is a video I took of the final walk during the show. The VOZ designers work intimately with artisans in communities in Southern Chile to envision, prototype and finalize the fashion collections. In turn, these artisans receive name credit and earn royalties for their designs featured in the collection. Seeing the clothes go down the runway live allowed me to really see the beautiful craftsmanship and the exquisite details. The pieces really are beautiful and I am excited to see how this brand  grows and expands …

IFB Evolving Influence Fashion Blogger Conference!

If there is one thing you need to know that I learned from this conference; it is that bloggers have turned traditional media upside down and are making some serious moves! Companies are now realizing just how influential bloggers really are and what a key role they play in connecting their brand to the end consumer. I left this conference feeling inspired and motivated to continue building my blog and B.A.D Girl brand. The conference consisted of panel discussions with some of the biggest names in the blogosphere (i.e The Blonde Salad, Saucy Glossie, & Man Repeller to name a few) as well as representatives from different companies who answered questions, shared experiences and  insights with the rest of us on various topics. Shopbop was a sponsor and they were hosting a best dressed blogger competition. Let’s ignore how ghostly I came out thanks to the flash, please and thanks! Levi’s was at the Event fitting bloggers for a free pair of jeans from their new Curve ID women’s denim line! They were also promoting …