I’ve been MIA, covering NYFW shows in addition to design and nightlife obligations, attending a crazed bohemian music festival and restructuring my life for fall 2009. It’s all rendered me useless to the internet (which isn’t such a bad thing). But I still exist, and I’m ready to dance! Come party with me at the Refinery 29 caravan on Wednesday!


Refinery29, Thrillist & Gilt Groupe Invite You To
Come Party With Us

Wednesday September 16th, 2009
10:00PM – 3:00AM
Special performances by

Aaaand, it’s New York Fashion Week! You can literally feel the anticipation if you lean close enough to your screen: bloggers stretching their mouse-clicking claws, fashion students cat fighting over pre-show predictions, interns in heels doing warm up laps…

I’ll continue coverage for Refinery 29, but right now I’m especially looking forward to the Independent Fashion Bloggers Dress Up Soiree tonight! I believe Miss B of Medium–Rare will be my date. The best part? I have a new camera!


I’m going to try on a hundred outfits before I pick one, so I’d better go. But in the meantime, here are some posts I did at Refinery 29 last week:

Runway reviews and party pics coming soon…



Written by Mishka
Michelle Christina (a.k.a. Mishka) founded heymishka.com in 2008 while studying fashion design at FIT. She has since documented her love of DIY, thrifting, and joy-infused living here. Fueled by strong coffee and faerie lights, she also trains freelance writers at Freelance Writing Cafe, vlogs at Hey Mishka TV and writes digital marketing copy for some of the world's biggest brands.