Attending Fashion Week in Style

Dressing for Fashion Week

Dressing for Fashion Week
Dressing for Fashion Week
Above: Me pretending I can afford this bag at the Vogue Runway Retreat during Fashion Week, February 2014.

When I found out I would be in NYC for Fashion Week, I experienced a phenomenon that I wasn’t really used to… when I vacation, I usually choose my most comfortable shirts, a few pieces of fun jewelry, and a nice sweater. Okay, I usually vacation at Walt Disney World, so there are some fairly ridiculous hats in there, too. I’d never been on a trip that centered completely around fashion before.
Dressing for Fashion Week

Above: Coat #1 that I packed just in case., good enough for both sightseeing and arriving at Gordon Ramsay’s London Bar in Manhattan.

Dressing for Fashion Week

Above: Coat #2, Awesome 70’s Jacket. Great for subway trips with my awesome friend Aaron Gold and my mom, as we accidentally sought out one of the best places I’ve eaten, Jeepney. But that’s another adventure.

My crash course in hob-nobbling with the fashion elite has culminated in my top tips for attending NY Fashion Week on a budget. These are just a few easy, no-fail solutions for those of us who don’t have the moolah for a high fashion lifestyle.

See the full article on About.com: Fashion Week Dress Code: Tricks for NYC Style on a Budget

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