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Next week the BurdaStyle team is heading south for the winter to Austin, TX to attend the South By South West Conference (SXSW)! We are taking part in so many amazing events that we’ve been bursting at the seams to tell you about!! Check our facebook page to RSVP and for the full details! Nora, Rachel, Carol and Ruth will all be down from March 10th-March 16th so make sure to check out one of these great events after the jump!

BurdaStyle joins Etsy in Austin: A Crafternoon
Date: Sat. March 12th & Sunday March 13th
Time: 12pm-5pm CST
Where: Venue 222
222 East 6th Street
Facebook: RSVP

Details: An afternoons of crafting, screenprinting, mingling, and more! Stop by and make one of four sewing projects that BurdaStyle will have on-hand. Various fun hands-on projects include upcycle T-shirts into bags, paint shot glasses, screen print your own band’s shirt, craft instruments out of technical doodads, make buttons and more! We’ll be using some awesome t-shirts from our buddies atThreadless for our projects as well!

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People Powered Communities : Panel with Etsy, BurdaStyle, Threadless & NeighborGoods
Date: March 13th
Time: 5PM CST
Where: Venue 222
222 East 6th Street
Facebook : RSVP

Details: Want to meet some of the worlds leading people powered (online) communities? Then be sure not to miss this panel with four of the experts including Vanessa Bertozzi (Etsy Director of Community and Education), Nora Abousteit (Co-Founder of BurdaStyle), Charles Adler (Co-Founder of Kickstarter), Bob Nanna (Marketing & Social Media Manager at Threadless), and Micki Krimmel (Founder and CEO of NeighborGoods)!

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Texas Style Council Conference : STYLE & SOCIAL MEDIA SYMPOSIUM
Date: March 13th
Time: noon- 6 p.m.
SOLD OUT! Registration is Full!

(registered attendees only)
REGISTRATION is closed. We are sold out as of Feb. 28, 2011.
There’s no mistaking that social media has changed the landscape of marketing, commerce, and fashion. It seems that everyone these days has a blog and a Twitter account, and the fashion blogger subset has become an industry force to be reckoned with: they now sit on the front row of Fashion Week, they appear in national publications, and they guest design for major brands.

See BurdaStyle Co-Founder Nora Abousteit speak at Sunday’s symposium! It will be a day to learn from featured speakers and share your sites with blogging peers and attending brands.

DIY Fashion Show Presented by BurdaStyle
Date: March 13th
Time: 9PM CST
Where: Venue 222
222 East 6th Street
Facebook: RSVP

Details: We adore our creative community and we’re so excited to feature them in Austin, with a dream audience: 500 guests, including influential fashion bloggers, DIY world influencers, the Etsy community, and the BurdaStyle family.

This event is free, open to the public and 21+, from 9:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. For more information visit the BurdaStyle blog post here!

The DIY Fashion show is also the official wrap up party for The Texas Style Council Conference, hosted by Indiana Adams from Adored Austin!

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BurdaStyle’s Co-Founder in a Core Conversation at SXSW
Date: Monday, March 14th
Time: 3:30pm-4:30pm CST
Where: TBC
Facebook: RSVP

The SXSW Conferences & Festivals offer the unique convergence of original music, independent films, and emerging technologies. Fostering creative and professional growth alike, SXSW is the premier destination for discovery.

For registered badge holders for the SXSW conference, please join us for our Founder, Nora Abousteit’s Core Conversation. Check back for location information the week of March 7.

Join our Twitter or Facebook for location and further information to be announced that morning.

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TACOS with BurdaStyle
Date: Tuesday, March 15th
Time: 1:30pm-4:30pm CST
1411 East 7th Street
Austin, Texas 78702
Facebook : RSVP

BurdaStyle will be holding a meet for our members, fans and friends. Come by to meet the BurdaStyle team, pick up your FREE goodie bag, have a beverage on us and join us for snacks.

Join our Twitter or Facebook for location and further information to be announced that morning.

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Not gonna be in Austin for SXSW? No problem! You can still join in the fun by staying tuned as we tweet using #BurdaStyle2Austin and post photos of our events, streete fashion, and partying as it happens to our Facebook page!


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    Mar 8, 2011, 09.59 PMby afrofashion

    I would love to be there unfortunatly i am on the wrong continent,but i am sure it will be awsome. For all who are going,Have fun!! and maybe one day i will attend your shows.

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    Mar 7, 2011, 12.35 AMby kimmchi

    Rats! I’m gonna miss the BBQ!

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    Mar 3, 2011, 05.18 PMby mlssfshn

    Cool, hope to leave work and attend the BBQ. Maybe bring the kiddo along!

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      Mar 12, 2011, 07.11 AMby ruthieburda

      BBQ turned into Tacos! But hopefully see you there with the kiddo!

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    reason no. 4, 873, 529 to make my return. see ya’ll next year?!

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