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IGIGI, Shopping, Weetacon 2014 »

[13 Mar 2014 | 29 Comments | ]

UPFRONT DISCLOSURE: The dresses in this entry were provided to me for review purposes by IGIGI. The content of this entry was not dictated by IGIGI but I did get to keep the dresses for my personal use.
So for the first time, I took part in the IGIGI event at Weetacon. And what a great year to participate – we received TWO ensembles for free in exchange for our honest reviews. Perfect timing!
 
Dress #1 – Chelsea Dress in Fuego

This is not a fade-into-the-woodwork dress, and while ‘look at me!’ attire …

IGIGI, Shopping, Weetacon 2014 »

[13 Mar 2014 | 33 Comments | ]

UPFRONT DISCLOSURE: The dresses in this entry were provided to me for review purposes by IGIGI. The content of this entry was not dictated by IGIGI but I did get to keep the dresses for my personal use.
Everyone who knows me knows that I have HUGE affections for IGIGI by Yuliya Raquel. Anytime any of my friends who need a great plus size dress for an occasion, I point them to IGIGI. (Factoid: I just went into my closet and counted how many IGIGI dresses I currently own and found …

Charity Raffle, Weetacon 2014 »

[15 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]

Hand knitted by fredlet.
Retail Value: $25.00
Donated by fredlet

Newbie, Weetacon 2014 »

[4 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]

Location: Forest Park, IL
Interests: Whiffling through the tulgey wood; occasionally gyring and gimbling in the wabe . . .
Nickname/Alternate name: You can call me Ray, and you can call me Jay, and you can call me Ray-Jay, but you doesn’t has to call me Johnson . . .
Website: A what?
Blog: nope
Facebook: Evan Voboril
Twitter: nope
Significant Other: Kommandant End
Random Fact: The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation was established by act of Congress in 1933 in an attempt to restore confidence in the American banking system.
Secret Super Power: Atomic Mind Eraser. I can …

Weetacon 2014, Weetacon 2016 »

[3 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]

Location:  New Franken, WI
Interests: roleplaying games, MARVEL heroes, Martial Arts, homebrewing, computers, tickling my children and annoying my wife.
Nickname/Alternate name: Big A
Website: –
Blog: –
Facebook: foufvious
Twitter: 
Significant Other: Christine Gomand
Random Fact: I once bench-pressed Scott
Secret Super Power: recipe enhancement
Attended: Weetacon 2014
Favorite Bad Bar Song:  i don’t recall a specific song…
Best Weetacon Memory: Under the Sea karaoke
I’m usually the one who…:  
Funniest Weetacon Incident:  Scott in my pants
Known for at Weetacon: 
 

IGIGI, Weetacon 2014 »

[30 Jan 2014 | 4 Comments | ]

OMG y’all, we’re doing it AGAIN. We get to review new IGIGI dresses at Weetacon 2014 and I am super excited, mostly because I have a closet full of IGIGI dresses and I still love every single one of them. For the past 4 or 5 years, if I need a new work dress or something special and fancy for a holiday party or fundraising gala, I immediately turn to the IGIGI website. I’ve also been known to send my friends over to the website as soon as they whine …

Newbie, Weetacon, Weetacon 2014, Weetacon 2014 »

[22 Jan 2014 | One Comment | ]

Location: San Jose, CA
Interests: fredlet, roller derby ref-ing, unicode wrangling and games.
Nickname/Alternate name: Bradd
Website/Blog:
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bszonye
Twitter:
Significant Other: fredlet
Random Fact:
Secret Super Power:
Attending: Weetacon X (2014)
Reason I’m attending Weetacon: fredlet made me a hat, now I have to go.
Thing I’m most nervous about: my family in Michigan figuring out that I am this close and not visiting them…
My impressions of Weetacon are:
When we meet, ask me about: unicode

Weetacon 2014, Weetacon 2015 »

[9 Jan 2014 | No Comment | ]

Location: Seattle, WA
Interests: European travel, beading, minimalism, decluttering, cooking, reading
Nickname: Jules
Facebook and Twitter: I’m wandering away from both for a while so mostly lurking
Random fact: I’m learning to play the glockenspiel
Secret Super Power: I’m weirdly punctual all the time
Attended: Weetacon 2014, 2015
Best Weetacon Memory: My first sleigh ride in snow ever.
Known for at Weetacon: I’m going to have to attend a few more to develop a reputation

 

Weetacon 2013 »

[30 Sep 2013 | No Comment | ]

We recognize that Weetacon is a hot ticket and spots go really fast. We’re committed to retaining that Weetacon magic that comes from people who return again and again (aka the Weetacon Veterans) but we also are committed to giving new folks the opportunity to experience Weetacon as well. As such, we give veterans priority registration, based upon seniority (aka how many Weetacons they have officially registered for in the past).
Weetacon veterans who have attended all previous Weetacons will get the first opportunity for early registration. Veterans who have registered …

IGIGI, Weetacon 2013 »

[23 Apr 2013 | 16 Comments | ]

Disclosure: IGIGI was kind enough to offer us free garments in exchange for honest and heartfelt reviews. My views are my own and now so is the Bardot dress.
I am such a fan of the IGIGI line. The garments are always well-constructed and incredibly flattering. I am fortunate to have many IGIGI dresses in my closet because once you find a winner, you tend to trust that store to deliver beautiful dresses.
Right away, my eyes were drawn to the Bardot dress. I love that it’s almost like a little black …