Reading about fashion can be done by using newspapers, magazines,
research reports, blogs, social media, books, etc. Rather than
cover every category of resource, this year we will focus primarily on
blogs. We will toss in a few other sources as well.
Are you look for the best fashion blogs of 2017? Obviously blogs
are not the only place to read about trendy clothing and style.
However, they are a great place to start if you are looking for a fresh
perspective. The beauty of it is that bloggers don't have to be
part of large media companies. Therefore, they are more free to
express their true opinions about designers, fashion brands, and other
bloggers. Fortunately, numerous blogs are
developed by fashion influencers that write simply for the
enjoyment of writing. They are not always held to standards by
corporate bureaucracy or worrying about pleasing particular advertisers.
This provides bloggers with a special sort of freedom to write from the
What are some of the ways to determine which fashion blogs are written
by top notch style influencers. Below are a few criteria that can be
- Engagement - this is regarding the number of followers on important
social media sites. The amount of "commenting" comes into play when evaluating
engagement as well. More important than a few comments would be
the "back & forth" discussions that take place between the blogger
and the sites viewers.
- Search Engines - it is critical that the blog is being recognized by
the important search engines (yes, currently it is a limited number of
search engines that have significant importance). The reality is
that if the blog can not be found on search engines it some what
limits the number of new readers finding the blog.
Here are a few of the trendy blogs that have caught our eye in 2017.
Factor: Stylist and Digital Influencer, Chriselle Lim has been
creating quite a stir in the fashion industry. Starting off her fashion
career as a wardrobe stylist, she logged in years of editorial shoots
with prominent fashion books and celebrities. In December 2011,
Chriselle founded The Chriselle Factor to chronicle her daily musings
and personal style. The rest is history.
Julia Engel: Gal
Meets Glam is a source for inspiration that covers everything from
fashion and beauty to home and travel. Her aim is to encourage people to
add a little glam to their everyday life.
Just Another: Just Another
Fashion Blog strives to be anything but just another fashion blog.
is wearing multiple hats : influencer, model, stylist, creative
director, and most recently : singer. She embodies the european elegant
and luxurious style, by wearing and working with a very selective
variety of high end brands, from Louis Vuitton, Dolce&Gabbana, Yves
Saint Laurent and Dior to Mango, Guess, and Jimmy Choo.
Lookbook: Wendy Nguyen finds inspiration in art, nature, culture,
architecture, food, people, and music. And for her, fashion is a
compilation of all that. Fashion is a vehicle for her to play with
shapes and colors in order to uncover her personal style. She has
amassed a large list of followers on Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest and
other social media sites.
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By the way, if you would like to write instead of simply read, you
are welcome to create your own style blog. For those of you that
wish to become writers on the internet, you may wan to read our previous
how to create a fashion blog.
If you spend a little time browsing fashion blogs, you
will find tons off OOTD posts from very stylish people. It's a
great way to learn about contemporary fashion.
In addition to blogs, there are websites that provide a wide
assortment of information for fashionistas. This may include
shopping tips, celebrity spotting's, trend reports, as well as blog
posts. Here are a few resources that are appropriate for the 2017
best of reading category.
POPSUGAR Inc. is a global media and technology company including
lifestyle media publisher POPSUGAR and monthly subscription box POPSUGAR
Must Have. Together, the brands attract 100 million monthly visitors
worldwide, and inform, entertain, and inspire action through the content
we create and the commerce they drive. Lisa Sugar had a passion
for celebrity news (especially everything Matt Damon) and blue handbags,
and sensed a void in the market for fun, friendly, pop culture content.
Her husband Brian had an equal passion for disrupting big industries
through technology. In 2005, they shared a vision to modernize the
newsstand by bringing readers the latest trending topics in pop culture
in real-time. They have been growing ever since.
Media: TotallyHer publishes a portfolio of award-winning properties
for women including theFashionSpot.com. TotallyHer is owned and
operated by Evolve Media LLC., an integrated digital media company
focused on vertical publishing, advertising sales and marketing services
for its clients.
Who What Wear:
Who What Wear is the leading online destination for aspirational yet
accessible fashion content that is elevated, serviceable, and 100%
shoppable. Through trend reports, celebrity style guides, wardrobe
how-to articles, and the latest in fashion news, Who What Wear is your
one-stop style resource. Their parent company is Clique Media
Group. They are a global media marketing and consumer brands
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