Sunday, 14 February 2010

Fashioning February: Links a' la Mode

New York Fashion Week is in full flow and numerous bloggers have been camped in the tents at Bryant Park watching the wonderful fashion shows. Among the pack are members of Independent Fashion Bloggers (IFB) which is a community for fashion bloggers around the world. As well as providing a platform where bloggers can seek advice, IFB is also space where the blogger can read articles on blogging's best practice. They also do a weekly round up of the 20 best stories which have been published by members.

You can find the latest offerings in the world of style and fashion from the Independent Fashion Bloggers network below:


  • 39thandbroadway.com: – How Designers Really View Their Customers
  • A Typical Atypical: – I chat about how hard it must be to love fashion and be blind, and I question whether there ought to be a charity dedicated to helping people feel good about how they look even if they can’t see it in the mirror.
  • Cafe Fashionista: – Style Secrets: Symbol of Style. A how-to on creating your very own trademark/signature look.
  • dramatis personae – How to Pack for Mardi Gras!
  • Eternal Masquerade: – Interview with young designer, and Teen Vogue/CFDA/Target scholarship winner, Jennifer Huang.
  • Fab Blab: – Even after all these years, we continue to differentiate between dark and fair. How does this affect the fashion industry adversely?
  • Fashion Cents: – Seven Style Basics that EVERYONE should know! Make sure you are not committing these style “sins.”
  • fashion in my eyes: – Fashion is supposed to be fun! Interview with designer Arina Varga
  • Haute World: – A Mad Tea Party? An exclusive look at how 9 luxury designers interpret Alice in Wonderland for French department store Printemps.
  • Instant Vintage: – Blood, Sweat & T-Shirts: Learning the true cost of that cheap and chic outfit you just scored.
  • kaKofonie Of si(gh)lenS: – Interview with Anna Osterlund of Ravishing Mad
  • Model Max: – Are ‘respectable’ fashion writers insecure with ‘upstart amateur’ fashion bloggers?
  • Oranges and Apples: – Is fashion oppressive or fun? some belated thoughts on Tanya Gold hating fashion?
  • Rags to Reverie: – Vivienne Westwood showed that fashion forwardness could be inspired by the past?
  • Retro Chick: – Top tips to on the spot dating of Vintage Clothes
  • THE COVETED: – Devil’s Advocate : blogging and corporate seeding
  • The Fashion Planner: – DIY: How to Make Naughty Granny Panties for Valentine’s Day!
  • the musings of ondo lady: – Back in 2006 Slave to Fashion, a three part documentary was aired on Channel 4 which took a really good look at the fashion industry.The aim was to make sense of the multi billion industry which everyone from the media to consumers seemed to be obsessed with
  • The Recessionista: – an hour ago Rebecca Taylor & Milly: Fashion Week Inspiration
  • Unfunded: – Photos and thoughts from the Vintage Fashion Expo in Santa Monica, CA.
Tomorrow IFB will be hosting Evolving Influence, a fashion blog conference which will look at the future of blogging. There will be workshops and seminars tackling topics on branding, ethics, SEO and link building and sponsorship. Guest speakers will include Susie Bubble from Style Bubble, Diane Pernet from A Shaded View on Fashion, Imran Amed from The Business of Fashion and Tavi Gevinson from Style Rookie. It looks like it will be a corker of an event and I really wish I could be there. 

Evolving Influence takes place in NYC tomorrow from 10.00am to 6.00pm (local time) and you can find out more about it here.

2 cool comments:

That's Not My Age said...

Hello Ondo Lady and thanks for leaving a comment on my blog. Great post, the conference sounds brilliant, wish I could go too!

Tiffany said...

Great post, and happy valentines day.