IFB Evolving Influence—Following from Afar

UPDATE: If you missed the livestream, check out my follow-up post: IFB Evolving Influence—Catching Up.

Are you one of the many bloggers who couldn’t make today’s Independent Fashion Bloggers (IFB) Evolving Influence Conference in New York? Yeah, well join the club. Boo. Here are a few ways you can follow the IFB conference from afar.

Watch the IFB livestream

Follow my comprehensive IFB Evolving Influence list on Twitter

Get real-time coverage through live tweets from conference speakers and sponsors, in a single list I’ve already created for you—or keep track using the live feed below.

Follow my IFB 2010 list on Twitter |   See who’s on the list |   #IFBcon list

Conference schedule

ONE: It’s Just Business: Make a living with your blog
9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Brought to you by Bloglovin’Speakers: Mattias Swenson – Bloglovin’ • Phil Oh – Street Peeper

Whether you’re getting up and running, or taking monetization to the next level, this session will help you demystify the business of blogging.

TWO: Get Involved: Cultivate a passionate readership
10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Brought to you by theFashionSpotSpeakers: Yuri Lee – LOOKBOOK.nu • Gala Darling – Gala Darling

One of the best parts about blogging is community engagement. Learn from the masters how to get your readers excited about your blog, and how to keep the love alive!

THREE: Foot in The Door: Launch your new career with your blog
1:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.  |  Speakers: Susanna Lau – Style Bubble • Bryanboy

Blogging can open the doors to amazing new careers in fashion. This session will share experiences from those who made it happen for them.

FOUR: Content is Queen: Captivate your audience with compelling content
3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Brought to you by TheFindSpeakers: Amy Odell – The Cut • Emily Schuman – Cupcakes & Cashmere • Rumi Neely – Fashion Toast

What makes a great blog? Writing? Photography? Style? Je ne sais quoi? Here we’ll talk about how content will always bring your blog to the next level.


  1. hi, sad you aren’t coming, my goal was to meet as many of my twitter people as possible in person : )

    I’m covering IFB for Style Sample and will be otherwise tweeting my day away – Tamia the editor of style sample will also be there tweeting I’m sure… we are @holierthannow and @StyleSample

    xo see you next time around!!

    1. Ann, I am soooooooooooo bummed I couldn’t come. But I will absolutely be there next time. Added you and Tamia to my IFB 2010 list in Twitter. Have fun!

  2. Awwh I’m sad about not being able to attend as well. I can’t help but feel like I’m missing out on something really special. Thank you so much for creating the Twitter list V!! I’m already following and will certainly be a complete twitter addict tomorrow! xx

  3. Great post and breakdown for those who are missing it! Your blog has come a long way and it’s fabulous, consider it the new genre of coolness. I love that you’re not only doing outfit posts, but more meatier stuff! You go girl!


  4. I wanted to be there also so finger’s crossed for next year! Thanks for all of this! I”m going to catch up via your twitter updates tonight!!

  5. Hey V! I just wanted to thank you for your liveblogging tweets today! I couldn’t get the day off to go to IFB today (BOOO) but Becca (my co-blogger) went and of course I was super busy so I couldn’t sneak n watching the stream either, but I was able to check my twitter on my phone and I really enjoyed all of your tweets covering the event, it made me feel kind of involved. So I just wanted to say THANKS! and good job, too.

    xoxo, Ashley @ Free Honey

  6. We all wanted to be there. Let’s keep working and bringing some fresh ideas to our reading and maybe next year we will be booking a trip to NYC
    Thank you for posting this Vahni.. Very helpful to everybody.

  7. O yeah thanks for the sweet comment on my pup. Well he’s not a pup anymore, but I can’t break calling him that. I’ll be doing alil post on my furbaby so yall won’t have to squint to see the pics along side my blog. 🙂 What kind of breed was your Dobie btw?


  8. this totally made my day yesterday. i was itching to go to the event, and upset i could not go. this helped tremendously. i watched and followed the confra from right here on G&G. gracias, chica!

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