I recently made a new friend while I was working in a coffee shop, and he invited me to a Fashion Week event that he was attending. As someone new to the city, I was eager to jump on the opportunity to attend my very first real New York event – the epitome of New York events – Fashion Week.
Before arriving to the event, I tried on everything in my closet. I had no idea what to wear. I was freaking out, worried that I wouldn’t be “fashionable” enough to attend this shindig – after all, my life is lived in blue jeans and workout pants. I eventually landed on the most stylish blouse and non-ripped pair of jeans that I own, I threw some heels on my poor little feet, and I headed down the stairs of my 6-story walk up.
When I arrived at the event, my highly stylish friend Jonathan Mayberg (entrepreneur and founder of The Liquid Group, a strategic marketing and fashion event planning company based in NYC) was wearing a suit and, of course, looking snazzy as ever. I stepped out of the cab, slightly nervous, and began to walk into the elevator toward the penthouse of the Gansevoort Hotel. Continue reading “What I learned about life and biz from my first NYC Fashion Week event”