Why Do We Think The Bad Behavior At #NYFW Is Ok

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Seven years ago I really thought it was ok. I thought it was ok for people to be purposely rude and dismissive to me because, well…Fashion Week! And honestly, I was just so happy that little ‘ole me (I was half the writer I am today) was in the mutha freaking building.

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#NYFW Backstage Beauty: Get The Look From Tracy Reese Spring 2016 Show

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To illustrate her Spring 2016 collection’s theme, Tracy Reese partnered with SheaMoisture to help bring her vision to life. This collection is what we all expected from the woman who designed Michelle Obama’s must-have floral iridescent dress she wore back in 2013–glam and girly.

But this season Tracy Reese did a few things differently.

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5 Tips To Help You Get Ready & Inspired To Attend NYFW

(Photo by Rob Kim/WireImage)

(Photo by Rob Kim/WireImage)

This post is sponsored by smartwater.

Fashion Week is literally now. On top of that, I have a freelance writing gig for a huge client and I’m speaking at the Blogalicious conference this weekend. So you can imagine the level of excitement slash frustration slash anxiety I’m going through right now. Being a grown up means learning how to balance your hectic schedule with a smile on your face. Knowing that in order to make your dreams go #upupup you’ve got to #DoDoDo!

I won’t claim to be a pro, but I will say there are a few things I’ve managed to incorporate into my routine that help me get ready for big events like New York Fashion Week and keep me on track with meeting my goals.

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13 Indie Plus Size Designers You Should Know

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Last week, I had the pleasure of traveling to New York for Full Figured Fashion Week. I arrived in the city on Wednesday and from start to finish each event was great. One of the events that stood out was the Indie Designer Showcase on Friday night.

Although both of the showcases were great, the Indie Designer Showcase stood out more because of the diversity. The designers presented a little bit of everything for this particular showcase; including lingerie, active wear and boots. While I was familiar with some of the designers, there were some that I was not. So I figured I’d share them with you.

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Red Dress Collection Fashion Show 2015: Backstage Interviews & Show Highlights [VIDEO]

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I’ve been attending fashion week for the past seven years and although I am grateful for every invite I receive I decided this year I would skip most of the shows (I gave those invites to my contributors) and only attend my favorite ones.

The Go Red For Women Red Dress Collection runway show presented by Macy’s is one of the most coveted fashion week shows. I’ve applied numerous times in the past only to get the dreadful “sorry, we are at capacity” email.

This year was different! *does praise dance*

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