The perfect conference tote (& outfit!)

"Shoes transform your body language and attitude. They lift you physically and emotionally." - Christian LouboutinInternet Week New York is in full swing: cool speakers, lots of stages, and events galore. Whether you're in town for IWNY, or hitting up a local conference, you'll need Instagram-able outfits that can go from panels to parties.Don't be afraid of light weight leather. The staple of the outfit is a leather pencil skirt by Sara Berman - perfect for this unpredictable May weather!Add a gorgeous Zara blazer to stay cozy in the AC. The bold Asian inspired print is right on point for summer (you'll definitely wear this again!). Despite the intense pattern, it photographs well, a must for conference festivities.Because the blazer is very detailed, we're going easy on the jewels and accessories. The metallic shine in this Madewell chevron necklace picks up the slight glitz factor in the jacket.The Coach Legacy Archival Two Tone Slim Briefcase is our number one pick for the perfect conference tote. It's large enough for your 13' Macbook, but still looks chic and polished for parties and after hours networking. Also, what's hotter than white leather?Screen Shot 2013-05-21 at 10.58.48 PMTuck a matching Coach wristlet into your tote, so in between sessions you can grab and go with your iPhone and wallet.For footwear, we're going with wedges for style and practicality. Running to events will be much easier in these light weight, anti-fatigue and eco-friendly cork wedges from Timberland. But with 3 inch heels, your legs will still look super hot.Light purple Essie polish and a little bling from your Ella b gold earbuds complete the look.XONDPS: Need a break in between scintillating speakers? Move over, Word with Friends, Dots is taking over iPhones everywhere. Be careful, it's addictive. Conference Style 

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Ella b goldwearefrends.com

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