Lucky FABB-ulous

Another season came and with that the second-ever Lucky FABB conference. I had the pleasure of being invited to attend last year, and it was phenomenal. A really professional production. This year looked no different. Unfortunately, because FABB and IFB were scheduled on the same day, I could only pop by for a quick moment to say hello to my blogger friends in attendance, and a few of my friends at Lucky, before I had to jet off to the IFB conference for a panel (more on that in an upcoming post).

But because I’m absolutely terrible about remembering to get outfit photos at conferences and blogger events (bad blogger! bad!), I whipped up a recreation of the outfit, collage-style. Oh, and I couldn’t find the H&M blouse online, so I used a vaguely-similar-but-not-really one instead. Mmmkay.

I sat front row during my brief stint at Lucky FABB, with my gorgeous friend, the fabulous Kim of Eat.Sleep.Wear. Hi, lovely!

Up close and personal with Diane von Furstenberg, and Lucky EIC Brandon Holley (whose new haircut is soooo cute!).

Naturally, they both wore fabulous shoes.

Diane unveiled her new bag, the Harper Connect, which also doubles as an iPad case, even with a flap so you can work on it without taking it out! I needed one that day (I still do)!

Kim was kind enough to snap photos of my up-close-and-personal hugfest with Diane herself. So in awe of this amazing renaissance woman! I definitely look up to her as a role model for “having it all” and “doing it all”.

Whadya know…she even has the same attention span as I do! Who could blame the amazing woman??

Well, PSS has been experiencing traffic in the past week…or weeks…that is no-bueno for my current server. I spent the entire weekend working on moving the site to Rackspace Cloud Servers (long story) only to realize that I just do not have the technical chops to be a server administrator and run my blog and pretty much do anything else. So, back the site went to its original (and now current) location, while I try and find a different solution. My goal is not to have to buy a dedicated server solution, which will run a cool $199 a month. My eyes bleed at the very sight of such a price!!

Did you watch the Lucky FABB livestream? I missed the Kardashians and…well, everyone else, but let me know in the comments what your favorite part of the conference was!

Heartfelt thanks goes out to Caroline Waxler who organized the amazing conference AND gave me a tour of the Lucky Magazine offices in the Condé Nast building the day before the conference…you are amazing babe, love you xoxo

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  1. 09.12.2011 / 12:53 am

    Those shoes are to die for, Kristina! I loved getting to meet you at the IFB conference. Hopefully the conferences are on different days next year so we can all experience both of them! 🙂

  2. 09.12.2011 / 2:07 am

    Love your look for the event!!!

  3. 09.12.2011 / 2:13 am

    Love the outfit. LOVE LOVE LOVE the shoes! All of them, especially yours!

  4. 09.12.2011 / 2:15 am

    I adore your outfit, especially the tights with the skirt 🙂
    I love the DVF bag, how cool is that? I don't have an ipad but the bag makes me want one 😛

  5. 09.12.2011 / 2:57 am

    So amazing that you were priveledged enough to meet a living icon like DVF. We have so much to learn from her. Loving both your and her shoes!

  6. 09.12.2011 / 3:56 am

    Your outfit is just gorgeous! I love the bag/ipad case idea, totally something different, but workable! – Mar

  7. 09.12.2011 / 5:14 am

    The event sounds amazing! Love the outfit, and I need that DVF purse- so handy! xoxo

  8. 09.12.2011 / 5:54 am

    So bummed I missed getting to meet you at FABB! But, I did see you from across the room and stare at your gorgeous shoes (just slightly starstruck). I agree with you – it was a fabulous day!

  9. 09.12.2011 / 6:20 am

    hmm, interesting idea on the ipad case/ bag. that would be something to see irl! that vince jacket looks amazing, btw 😉

  10. 09.12.2011 / 7:06 am

    Aw, love that first shot of you & Kim! So pretty! And I am loving your skirt – I will definitely be keeping this one in mind around holiday time! So festive!

  11. 09.12.2011 / 7:10 am

    Love love love your outfit you chose! That is seriously such an honor to be in the presence of Diane and Brandon, I am SO jealous. For serious. Have you tried bluehost? Apparently they support high-traffic 😉

  12. 09.12.2011 / 8:16 am

    Your outfit was super cute, especially the tights and SHOES!!!!!!!!!! You legs looked amazing! Did someone do your hair? It looks even bettter than usual. GAAAHHH! Diane Von Fustenberg…now that must have been an amazing style moment. THanks for all the pictures…felt like I was there. SOOOOO jealous but thrilled you are realizing a long deserved break. I hear ya about the server issues. I have the HUGE fashionista Giveaway event coming up and am terrified that my server won't handle it…

  13. 09.12.2011 / 8:31 am

    That's great! I'm a bit jealous of you… just saying ;p

  14. 09.12.2011 / 8:45 am

    FABB-ulous indeed!! Those shoes are the fun-est!
    I tried to watch the livestreams of both conferences but work kept interrupting me… Did happen to tune in right on the Kardashsians's at Lucky and right on you at IFB – great job!! I only saw snippets so I do hope the produce a recap or something!

  15. 09.12.2011 / 9:02 am

    I really, really love the skirt you wore!

  16. 09.12.2011 / 9:11 am

    Hey, you look great! Even the recreation of that outfit is beautiful. Love that leather jacket. I am lusting over the Coach Tyler Moto Jacket but I need to find one this season or something like it. Having a hard time!

    You look like you had so much fun!

  17. 09.12.2011 / 9:24 am

    I'd probably faint if I got to meet DVF. She is such an inspiring woman with a kind heart and an AMAZING designer. You are one lucky lady 🙂

  18. 09.12.2011 / 10:13 am

    you got to meet up with dvf in person!
    that is so great and I am very jealous… 😉

    greetings from Berlin

  19. 09.12.2011 / 11:48 am

    Lucky FABB-ulous: Another season came and with that the second-ever Lucky FABB conference. I had the pleasure of…

  20. 09.12.2011 / 1:25 pm

    Fantastic outfit and I adore Diane! She is such an amazing woman and role model. If you haven't already, you should check out the book "Diane: A signature life." (in all of your spare time 😉 )

  21. 09.12.2011 / 1:42 pm

    Those shoes are KILLER, Kristina! Hope you had a wonderful time meeting these fab ladies 🙂

  22. 09.12.2011 / 1:43 pm

    How exciting to meet DVF! She's amazing…and that bag…I've been sweating it ever since I saw the little iPad pocket. Genius.

    Was so great to see you in NY…see you in FL this weekend! Maybe we'll actually get more than three seconds to chat.

  23. 09.12.2011 / 2:34 pm

    Your pictures are so gorgeous! I am jealous that you attended both conferences. I hope they are on different days next year.

    It was such a treat to see you this past week. You are truly an inspiration, and despite all your successes, you have stayed SO real & down to earth – something to be respected and admired. I hope to see you again very soon 🙂

  24. 09.12.2011 / 3:19 pm

    Looks like you had a lovely time and so jealous of that big ole hug from Diane! She is one of my idols for sure! Hoping I can make it to LuckyFABB and NYFW in the spring 🙂 Fingers crossed!

  25. 09.13.2011 / 2:19 pm

    sad i missed you at fabb! i saw you at the DVF talk and planned to tap you later, but now i know you escaped to ifb – hope it was a great event. look forward to meeting you in person sometime soon 🙂

  26. 09.13.2011 / 11:28 pm

    You should use WordPress or Tumblr to host your site — it's free 🙂

  27. […] there’s just a bit of a difference between my IFBcon outfit and that of the one I wore to Lucky FABB earlier in the day. It was so windy, blustery, and rainy, that my wine-colored American Apparel […]

  28. terry villeneuve
    09.14.2011 / 11:20 am

    What a fabulous bag by Diane von Furstenberg!!! Love it!

  29. 09.16.2011 / 5:39 pm

    Holy shit! Those Miu Miu shoes are AMAZING. Love them with the polka dot bags, too.

  30. 09.19.2011 / 2:38 am

    I love DVF! So jealous that you got to meet her. And that bag is sooo great! I want one for when I'm carrying around my iPad. (It's called the Harper)

  31. 10.18.2011 / 8:53 pm

    I think it’s fantastic that you attended these conferences! I can only imagine how inspiring it is to be there surrounded by so many talented individuals such as yourself. Following blogs like yours are truly inspiring. Knowing that you started this as a hobby and have grown to become so popular is great to see for a new blogger like myself!

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