Lady Ellen's Charm School at the Empire Conference

Do not rsvp here. You must register at the conference website.  Note: prices increase Mar 1

Lady Ellen will be returning to Albany, NY this year to offer a full charm school training for transgender and cross-dressing ladies. This is an excellent opportunity for you to learn a great deal at a fraction of the cost of private lessons. Lady Ellen & Kyla will be conducting workshops along with other presenters from around the country. Conference attendees will have the opportunity to receive from Lady Ellen an image consultation, advice on going out in public while en femme and assistance while shopping at Crossgates Mall at no additional cost. You will come away from this experience looking, acting and feeling more feminine, beautiful and confident. Do not pass up this great opportunity to learn, to share and to explore your femininity. Come and spend four, two or even just one day and evening living as a lady with your friends from Le Femme.

The Conference will be held at the newly remodeled Albany Hotel on Wednesday, April 24 and will conclude on Saturday with a formal ball where all the debutant's who have participated in Lady Ellen’s Charm School will officially “come out” into society. Participants will also be awarded Charm School Diplomas. Dinners and social events are planned for each evening and The Empire Conference also offers workshops of interest to pre and post operative transgender males and females as well as workshops for significant others. There is lots to learn and plenty of fun activities as well and we will be there to hold your hand if you are new to going out.

Schedule for Lady Ellen and Kyla at the Empire Conference
Wednesday dress casual for our dinner BBQ Welcome at the Pride Center followed by the Empire Conference Meet & Greet back at the Albany Hotel. You can attend in male mode if you don’t have time to change or aren’t ready to go out en femme.
Thursday morning a small group of us will meet in a private room in the hotel. Lady Ellen will present the latest spring fashions, and help you decide which trends as well as classic clothing shapes and colors will flatter your figure and skin tone. Immediately after we will visit the mall for shopping, lunch with the option to visit to the nail salon. Back at the hotel we will rest then dress for dinner at the Pump House. Last year we enjoyed a delicious buffet and interesting beer tasting with micro brewery tour. If you are afraid to go out remember, there is safety in numbers and your sisters will be there for you.
Friday You will have several classes to choose from all day, begin at
9am Kyla will inspire you with her discussion about transforming you inner self to bring out your feminine side
At 10:45 am Lady Ellen will conduct and interactive makeup lesson.
We will lunch together at the hotel then classes resume at
2 pm with Lady Ellen’s Course on Style and Image.
All classes conclude around 5 pm giving you time to dress for dinner out on the town. You may go as a group to any one of the three places recommended for dinner. Lady Ellen and Kyla will visit El Mariachi and we welcome you to join us.
Saturday 9 am Kyla will wake you up with and informative talk about transgender people and their spouses who are non-accepting.
At 10:45 am Lady Ellen will divulge all the feminine “secrets” her mother taught her.
After lunch together at the hotel classes continue at
2 pm with Lady Ellen’s workshop on graceful feminine movement
From 4-7 Lady Ellen will be helping (those who made an appointment) to look fabulous for the Gala Ball. An elegant dinner will be served, singers will perform and we will give out charm school diplomas. afterward you may go out dancing but Kyla and Lady Ellen will be relaxing after all their hard work. Sunday after hotel check out Lady Ellen and Kyla will be enjoying brunch in the hotel dining room with whomever is still around before driving back to NJ.

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  • A former member
    A former member

    W/we are leaving for the Empire Conference in Albany, NY tomorrow afternoon. I will be presenting twice at this event, once on Friday and once on Saturday, both at 9 AM. I will be posting both presentations (one of the psychological and emotional aspects of transitioning to an authentic female self and one of the issue of non-accepting spouses) here on Meetup after I get back from the conference. Comments and questions on these presentations are welcome and I hope you will take the opportunity to review them.



    April 22, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Looking forward to seeing you again, Andrea. i suspect that a year has made quite a difference. Thanks for the pants!!!

    April 8, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I will be attending my second Empire Conference and am grateful for the gracious help I received last year from Kyla and Lady Ellen. I will be arriving late afternoon on Thursday but would love to go to dinner at Pump House with you all, if I can get myself together in time.

    April 7, 2013

  • Lady E.

    Please tell any newbies at the conference my hand is always available for holding if they are nervous, lonely or just need a little support.

    March 21, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member


    Fabulous. Lady Ellen and i are looking forward to seeing you in Albany.

    love, kyla joy

    March 14, 2013

  • Phyliss Ann R.

    I shall be attending the conference. I am the "chair" for the Big Brother / Big Sister program this year. I look forward to assisting in anyway I can.

    March 14, 2013

  • Lady E.

    If you plan to attend and wish to find someone to share a room or carpool please start at thread on the Le Femme Forum on this site.

    January 19, 2013

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