The Top Moments From SIMPLY NYC!

 
 Moderator  Elsa Collins  with panelists  Brittany Snow ,  Denise Bidot ,  Catt Sadler ,  Sophia Miacova , and  Nina Agdal  during our "Change The World" panel

Moderator Elsa Collins with panelists Brittany Snow, Denise Bidot, Catt Sadler, Sophia Miacova, and Nina Agdal during our "Change The World" panel

New York, we love you! Last Saturday we hit up the Big Apple for a SIMPLY takeover during New York Fashion Week, bringing our signature conference straight into the heart of Manhattan. We're just coming down from the exhilaration of bringing together bloggers, entrepreneurs, social media stars, and fashionistas for another successful SIMPLY conference and want to share all of the awesome moments with you! So whether you weren't able to make it to Root Studios or just want to relive #SIMPLYNYC, we've got you covered.

Keep scrolling to hear more about the day's highlights: 

Bethany Mota's Keynote Conversation

 Keynote speaker  Bethany Mota  with Anne-Elise Duss from  NYLON

Keynote speaker Bethany Mota with Anne-Elise Duss from NYLON

We kicked off the conference with our first keynote conversation with YouTube star Bethany Mota, who discussed her start on the video platform, the process of writing her book Make Your Mind Up, and her advice for finding success in the digital age.

Following the keynote, lucky fans got to meet Bethany and receive signed copies of her new book. 

 Bethany posing against our "urban jungle" backdrop

Bethany posing against our "urban jungle" backdrop

 Meeting fans and signing copies of her book,  Make Your Mind Up

Meeting fans and signing copies of her book, Make Your Mind Up

Panels + Breakout Sessions

 Our "Blogging & Beyond" panel, featuring  Wendy Nguyen ,  Courtney Quinn ,  Tonya Michelle , and moderator  Alicia Rose

Our "Blogging & Beyond" panel, featuring Wendy Nguyen, Courtney Quinn, Tonya Michelle, and moderator Alicia Rose

After Bethany's keynote, it was nonstop panels and breakout sessions! Topics included learning how to build a business straight from all-star entrepreneurs like Rodial founder Maria Hatzistefanis and BaubleBar co-founder Daniella Yacobovsky, hearing what it takes to monetize your influence from Socialyte president Beca Alexander, and gaining insight on social media marketing strategies from brands like Maybelline and American Eagle Outfitters

Weren't able to make it out to SIMPLY NYC? Be sure to follow SIMPLY on YouTube so you can be the first to know when panels and breakout sessions are uploaded. 

 Ben Soffer ( @boywithnojob ) and Claudia Oshry ( @girlwithnojob ) leading their session on finding your social media voice

Ben Soffer (@boywithnojob) and Claudia Oshry (@girlwithnojob) leading their session on finding your social media voice

  The Emma Rose Agency  founder Tiffany Tolliver teaching the basics of creating a website

The Emma Rose Agency founder Tiffany Tolliver teaching the basics of creating a website

Brand Experience

  Brittany Snow , SIMPLY founder  Sarah Boyd , and  Catt Sadler  at the  Love Is Louder  art wall

Brittany Snow, SIMPLY founder Sarah Boyd, and Catt Sadler at the Love Is Louder art wall

All throughout the day, attendees could check out the coolest brands in fashion and beauty downstairs in our Brand Experience area. Guests could receive hair touch ups at the OGX Beauty booth, peruse the newest styles from Marc Fisher LTD, and pose for pics at the WEN Hair & Body Care swing set. 

All the brands at the Brand Experience: OGX BeautyMarc Fisher LTDWEN Hair & Body Care By Chaz Dean | The Glam App | minigrow | Love Is Louder | Luxe Catch | Rodial | YouCam

 Celebrity stylist  Daniel Musto  testing out  OGX Beauty's  latest products

Celebrity stylist Daniel Musto testing out OGX Beauty's latest products

 Snapping a flawless selfie at  YouCam's  photo booth

Snapping a flawless selfie at YouCam's photo booth

 Fashion blogger  Color Me Courtney  in front of Wen's swing

Fashion blogger Color Me Courtney in front of Wen's swing

 All the hottest shoes from Marc Fisher LTD's spring line

All the hottest shoes from Marc Fisher LTD's spring line

Vanessa Hudgens' Keynote Conversation

  Vanessa Hudgens  and moderator  Gabrielle Korn , Editor-In-Chief of  NYLON

Vanessa Hudgens and moderator Gabrielle Korn, Editor-In-Chief of NYLON

For our VIP ticket holders, we wrapped up the day with a thoughtful conversation with our second keynote speaker, Vanessa Hudgens. NYLON editor-in-chief Gabrielle Korn talked with Vanessa about her illustrious career, her current style inspirations, and how she interacts with fans. 

We received so much great advice from Vanessa, and it was the perfect way to end a wonderful day full of amazing insights.

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Gift Bags

  Photo Credit: Ashley Gallerani, found via the  PhotoSesh App

Photo Credit: Ashley Gallerani, found via the PhotoSesh App

  Photo Credit: Ashley Gallerani, found via the  PhotoSesh App

Photo Credit: Ashley Gallerani, found via the PhotoSesh App

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