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Well NYFW is in full swing here in New York and no, I am not attending the shows, I did not get my act together in time, but I hope to have all my ducks lined up for the next NYFW. Getting in to NYFW can seem a bit daunting, but when attending the LUCKY Fabb conference last year I chatted with some fellow bloggers and was surprised to learn that is is not as difficult as one might think. Easy? No, Impossible? Certainly not. So today I decided to share a fun and informative post by a blogger by the name of Ashely Gaga. She attended the IFB conference this past spring and ended up sitting front row at a number of shows. I do not think it will be quite this easy for the rest of us, but Ashley brings up a very important aspect most of us overlook – networking. Really, think about it, the job you currently hold regardless of what it is, how did you get it? Did you apply to an advertisement? Or did you find out about the position through someone you know, or through a friend of a friend, or a former colleague? It seems anything you want in life is going to require a bit of networking so the sooner we all learn these skills the better. It worked for Ashley and it can work for you. You can check out her post on her site Ashleygaga.com and check out this video too, it is about getting in to London Fashion Week but the same rules and tactics apply. And I will certainly keep you posted on my progress. And let me know about yours. 

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  • Blond Duck
    September 9, 2013

    I’m so bad at networking. Truly. It’s terrible.

  • Martina @ snapshotsandwhatnots
    September 9, 2013

    Ever since watching the first episode of Project Runway I’ve always wanted to go to NYFW it looks amazing and it would be so cool to see a Fashion show in person – I hope you manage to get in, if not this year then definitely next year!

  • Kim Alston
    September 9, 2013

    I hope you get to go next year. It should be fun. I’ve enjoyed watching the live streams. But there’s nothing like being there. Great post.

  • Nicole Michelle Centers
    September 9, 2013

    Ah I miss Fashion week! I would love to go as well!


  • Jenmarie
    September 9, 2013

    I always knew it wasn’t impossible because I now a lot of bloggers who have been able to attend shows. Thanks for the information, I’m off to read her post now! 🙂


  • Rowena @ rolala loves
    September 9, 2013

    I was invited to a few NYFW parties but couldn’t attend any of them because of my bad ankle so I’m hoping to get my act together when the fall shows roll around. I definitely need to check out Ashley’s tips. I tend to forget about the importance of networking sometimes.

    Rowena @ rolala loves

  • Ashley
    September 9, 2013

    While I won’t be attending NYFW any time soon, this is a good idea. And she’s adorable!

    xo Ashley

  • Alecia
    September 9, 2013

    hopefully we will bump into one another at the next NYFW. 🙂

    xx Alecia

  • Johanna
    September 9, 2013

    Let’s plan on hooking up in the Spring!

  • Who is that Girl Mo?
    September 9, 2013

    I’m not good at networking. I’m like a loner when it comes to groups of people. Sad, I know. 🙂


  • CaninesCouture
    September 9, 2013

    I didn’t get it together this year either but my goal is to attend next year’s shows.

    Jules of Canines & Couture

  • Victoria // Oh So Pretty
    September 10, 2013

    She’s right, networking is key. Would love to go to NYFW someday. Take me with you!

  • Kathleen Harper
    September 10, 2013

    Love this!! Fashion week is my favorite

  • Sam (Savvy City Chic)
    September 10, 2013

    This is so cool. I am not going to any show or I guess I kinda am going to an unofficial one but that’s only because my work is sponsoring it and I have to work it. I would love to go to a real show one day. Maybe next season 😉

  • Claire
    September 10, 2013

    how cool. it would be so fun to get into fashion week!!! would love to check out all the clothes!


  • dimitri
    September 10, 2013

    I love these photos and these outfits are totally unique. I hope you get to go next year !

  • Elle Sees
    September 10, 2013

    i got an invite but am not a fashion blogger, plus i can’t afford all of that! But networking is my worst trait.

  • Cris
    September 11, 2013

    My dream it’s attending NYFW!! It would be great get into! xoxo

  • Design_Fluff
    September 11, 2013

    Yeah, networking seems to be the key in any creative endeavor. Love this post!

  • Akshara Vivekananthan
    September 12, 2013

    Great post! Going to NYFW would be a dream. Networking is so important in this day and age. I would love to experience NYFW. Maybe one day in the future I’ll get lucky enough 🙂

    Simply Akshara

  • borka gamero
    September 12, 2013

    Amazing story… truly inspirational!
    Much love and kisses from Miami,

  • Sonia De Macedo
    September 12, 2013

    Thanks for sharing, I couldn’t get mine together neither but hoping to make it for Feb!


  • TheTinyHeart
    September 12, 2013

    I would LOVE to get into NYFW! I may just try to get a press pass for next time. Thanks for passing along the info! PS Are you going to Lucky FABB in Oct?

    The Tiny Heart

  • Diva In Me
    September 13, 2013

    I definitely wish I could at least attend a NYFW once in a lifetime. Hey, maybe we both should go next year? =D

  • Stacy
    September 14, 2013

    Wow! Thanks for this inspiring post)


  • About Last Weekend
    September 16, 2013

    Thanks for popping by – very fun tactics for negotiating the Fashion weeks!

  • Linda B
    September 17, 2013

    I wish I could’ve gone to NYFW…one day!

    The Dragonfruit Diaries

  • Karolina B-H
    September 17, 2013

    you are right networking is a key!!


  • dress up files
    September 18, 2013

    I went to my first NYFW shows this month and I was so excited to be there! Heading over now to read the blog post on your friend’s tips!

  • Royal Wang
    September 18, 2013

    thank you,thank you,thank you,the information included in this post is very important for me for everyone who wanna be a fashion industry personal,thank you !


  • Jezz Dallas
    September 20, 2013

    It is hard but certainly not impossible! Just get in contact with the right pr people!


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