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Bloggers Brunched, Quaffed, Networked & Cheered Each Other On at the First Get Together of the "Bloggers Who Brunch" Lifestyle Bloggers Group. FASHIONTRIBES BLOG
(from left to right: Samir Arora, Glam.com, Constance White, eBay.com, Najwa Moses, Styleaholics.com)
The nitty gritty on the first Bloggers Who Brunch meeting:
- WHEN: Thursday, July 20th, 2006, 12-2 pm
- WHERE: Counter Vegetarian Restaurant and Organic Wine & Martini Bar, downtown NYC at 105 First Avenue (between 6th & 7th)
- WHAT: Scrumptious buffet-style vegetarian spread, a special pink Fashion Blogger cocktail by Bacardi, speakers & of course, networking
- WHO: Organized by Lesley Scott, Fashiontribes.com & Pamela Pekerman, Bagtrends.com.
- SPEAKERS: Meghan Cleary, Miss Meghan & author of The Perfect Fit; Constance White, Style Director for eBay.com on the challenges of blogging; Kathryn Finney, The Budget Fashionista & author of How to Be a Budget Fashionista on using your blog to promote yourself & thoughts on landing a book deal; Najwa Moses, host of the weekly videopodcast The In List on Styleaholics.com about cutting edge videopodcasting opportunities available to bloggers; and Samir Arora, CEO of Glam.com - beautifully summing up the incredible democratic publishing revolution underway online.
- OUR GENEROUS SPONSORS: Huge, huge thanks to Glam.com - our official sponsor for this event! (We heart Glam!), as well as Bust Magazine, Bourjois, & Bacardi - creators of the official tasty beverage of Bloggers Who Brunch, the pretty-in-pink Fashion Blogger, and providers of uber-bartender Joey Riela.
- & A HUGE SHOUT OUT TO: Jessica Carp & Jenn Spivak, Fashiontribes super-interns who magically got everything organized & off the ground.
Bloggers in 'da house:
Bennet Marcus, Open All Night; Clare Toohey, Sense of Soot (& others); Elke Von Freudenberg, The Beauty Newsletter; Lesley Scott, Fashiontribes Daily; Lauren Dimet, Second City Style; Miss Meghan, Miss Meghan; Emily Wall, Julie Fredrickson, Almost Girl; Phil Leif, Millionaire Socialite; the fabulous Karen of Clothes-Pin; Kim Weinstein, IAmPrettyNYC; Linda Lasala & Marlen, Girlawhirl ; Liza Sabater, CultureKitchen; Najwa Moses, Styleaholics, Pamela Pekerman & Michelle Finkelshteyn, Bagtrends.com; Patrice Callender, BooYouWhore.net; Tara Settembre, When Tara Met Blog; Valerie Ramirez; Kathryn Finney, TheBudgetFashionista; Vera Sweeney, I’m Not Obsessed; Tia Walker, The Quest for It; Danielle Friedland, Celebrity Baby Blog; Nichelle, Nichelle Newsletter.
While brunching & schmoozing is fun, some of the most important raisons d'etre for BWB are:
- help the media & press realize there are plenty of high-quality blogs
- provide a resource for the media seeking experts, stories & quotes to help the blogosphere with issues such as protecting legit bloggers from plagiarizing poachers (who know who they are!)
- For more info on upcoming BWB events, please email Lesley@Fashiontribes.com or email@example.com.
Check out what the Bloggers who were there have to report - along with pix too*:
- Sense of Soot
- I'm Not Obsessed
- Nichelle Newsletter
- When Tara Met Blog
- Gossip Digest
- Boo, You Whore!
- The Quest for It
* if you post about the event, send me the link at Lesley@fashiontribes.com & I'll be happy to add you to the list. And if you couldn't make it, but still want to enjoy a tasty beverage, here's the fab Fashion Blogger cocktail...& here's to the fashionable blogosphere!
- 1.5 oz. BACARDI ® GRAND MELON
- 3 oz. lemonade
- 1 oz Fresh Pomegranate Juice
- Combine all ingredients in cocktail shaker except seltzer & garnish. Add ice and shake well. Strain over ice in highball glass. Top with seltzer and stir gently. Garnish with lemon wedge or watermelon spike.*
- Lesley Scott
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Thanks for hosting such a great event and starting the org. Looking forward to more exchanges! :)
Posted by: Tara | Jul 21, 2006 9:30:08 PM
I'm on Glam.com too. I didn't get to attend the brunch, but I would like to be added to your fashion blog list. I'm StyleCrazy! (A Fashion Diary) at camie1113.blogspot.com
Posted by: Camille | Jul 24, 2006 12:52:22 PM
I'm so sorry I couldn't make it! I had to go out of town unexpectantly but I hope to make the next event.
Oh well, at least you had one Nichelle (Newsletter) there!
Posted by: Nichelle | Jul 24, 2006 1:08:17 PM
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