Simply Stylist Announces First Ever New York Fashion Week Panel

Los Angeles, CA, August 06, 2012 --( Simply Stylist, the LA based brand consultant and special events company, announces today their New York Fashion Week event complete with networking luncheon, style expert fashion panel and designer shopping event. In addition, School of Style will be hosting a 30 minute breakout session for all attendees that are interested in learning how to style. Throughout the event, a celebrity stylist will be on-site assisting attendees shop based on their body type and style, and to cap off the evening, there will be a blogger ‘style-off’ contest.

The Simply Stylist New York event, held on September 9, 2012 from 1PM – 7PM at the W New York, offers an exclusive opportunity for like-minded fashion lovers to interact, engage, and network with one another while gaining valuable information about the fall trends and an inside peek into the fashion industry through the eyes of the expert panelists.

For their New York Fashion Panel, Simply Stylist is partnering with the women’s fashion and beauty publication Marie Claire to bring a day of attainable fashion to New York City during a week of exclusive runway shows and private events. Marie Claire is a catalyst brand, influencing the conversations and style choices of millions of women. Their credibility extends across topics most relevant to women – from fashion and beauty to entertainment and more. They introduce fabulous women to one another; and feed their minds, and in turn inspire their wardrobes.

Simply Stylist has also partnered with LA based I Am That Girl foundation to inspire female fashion lovers. I Am That Girl is a community dedicated to providing girls with a space to consume healthy media encouraging women to think for themselves and discover their purpose. I Am That Girl believes that through building a community that provokes meaningful and mindful conversations they can enable women to have a higher sense of self worth. Simply Stylist is donating a portion of ticket sales to I Am That Girl and additional donations can be made online at

The three-tiered event begins at 1:00PM with lunch at the W’s own, Heartbeat Café, where guests will enjoy a three-course meal hosted by I Am That Girl. Following lunch, attendees will experience an intimate fashion panel where they will get insider tips on all things fashion from some of the industry’s best. The panel, hosted by E! News’ Catt Sadler, features panelists discussing trends of the season, how to style looks, which products to splurge on, and who their favorite designers are. The panel also features an interactive ‘tweet in’ where guests can tweet their questions and comments directly to the panelists to answer. VIP’s will get to stay after the panel to meet with the panelists one-on-one for meaningful relationship building.

Following the fashion panel, Luke Storey & Lauren Messiah who are the founders of School of Style, will be hosting a Breakout Session for all attendees interested in the inner workings of the styling industry. This mini-crash course in styling is a great opportunity for those industry hopefuls to learn how to break into the business.

From 5-7PM, attendees will have access to a private shopping event complete with a DJ, bar and photo booth to capture all the fashionable moments. The Simply Stylist staff and its panelists have selected 20 top designers and brands to take part in this exclusive shopping event. These designer brands will be on-site selling their products and passing along discounts up to 80% off. VIP’s will get a celebrity stylist to shop along with them helping them choose the right pieces based on their figure, personality and color palette. During the shopping event fashion bloggers Erika Marie De Palol of Fashion Chalet, Jacey Duprie of Damsel in Dior, Grasie Mercedes of Style Me Grasie, and Lauren Messiah will be competing in a “Blogger Style-Off” contest where they will put together an outfit from the brands onsite and compete for the best styled look. All the looks will be showcased on the Simply Stylist blog and followers can vote for their favorite one. The winning outfit and blogger will be featured in Marie Claire.

Tickets are currently available for purchase at Guests can purchase tickets at three different levels. VIP tickets are available for $299.99 and allow guests an all access pass to Simply Stylist. In addition to enjoying a delicious 3-course lunch complete with two gratis libations, VIP attendees will receive an amazing gift bag, be given front row seating during the fashion panel, and have an opportunity to meet with the panelists and host, as well as receive one-on-one styling advice from celebrity stylist Rachel Wirkus during the shopping event. Guests interested in the seminar and shopping event may purchase tickets for $174.99. Those interested in attending the shopping event only can purchase tickets for $19.99.

Founded in 2009 by Sarah Pollack Boyd, Simply Inc. is a beauty and fashion brand consultancy agency that specializes is brand collaborations, public relations, events, and is the parent company to Simply Stylist events and
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