Sarah's Favourite Fashion Bloggers RevealedSaturday, 19 February 2011 by Sarah Louise Dean
It seems that these day anyone can pass judgement on fashion. I have visited many websites in my time, but find that an innate sense of style and an innovative site are both pretty rare. However, there are plenty of gorgeous sites for you to feast your eyes upon. Very handy, if say, you don’t manage to blag those front row tickets for the latest shows. Below I list some of my favourite blogs and websites, which are informative, fun and very stylish.
The up-to-the-minute site: www.style.com
This has been a long-term fashion favourite. It is easy to navigate and firmly at the epicentre of the fashion radar. Featuring interviews with the big names (such as a current interview with Carine Roitfield), if you know exactly what you’re looking for, there’s a handy search by designer function. Most importantly, it has an excellent slideshow feature for catwalk coverage.
The pioneer blogger: http://thesartorialist.blogspot.com/
Scott Schuman left the business world in 2005 and took to photographing those who caught his eye and posting the pictures on a small blog. His site is now has many hits from viewers all over the world. Scott takes fascinating glossy photographs and is about as international as a fashion blogger can be. He has also recently branched out into capturing the catwalk shows. The site caters to both men and women; just don’t expect to know who anybody is wearing. This is a blog about individual style and is great if you’re looking for inspiration.
The best for high street style: www.Asos.com
A firm favourite for everyone who wants to buy beautiful clothes, whether Topshop or top end. You name it; they have it (or something like it). ASOS show that you don’t have to spend a fortune in order to look good. All garments are photographed from different angles to illustrate how they fit, and there’s even a student discount, for those whose desires don’t quite match their bank balance. ASOS delivers directly to the customer, with a good returns policy.
The new designer showroom:
Sarah Curran’s business has grown from strength to strength in the last year. Showcasing new season wearable high-end lines, my-wardrobe is the pretender to net-a-porter’s long sought after couture crown. With the tagline ‘Everyday Luxury’ the site makes you feel that designer products are within your reach.
For ethical fashionistas: http://www.peopletree.co.uk/
With high profile names such as Emma Watson keenly promoting their wares, People Tree have shown that beautiful clothes can also be environmentally friendly. Pretty pieces litter the site. The ‘Safia’s blog’ section, by founder Safia Minney, is frequently updated with details of how the clothes are designed and sourced. For those who like to choose between their eco-friendly fashion labels, www.fashion-conscience.com and www.ethicalfashionforum.com provide further information.
The savvy youngster: http://www.thestylerookie.com/
Tavi Gevinson is a cute and very clever miniature style guru. Born in 1997 (yes you read that correctly) her trend-setting blog is all wittily self-penned. Featuring videos and photographs of Tavi in her daily outfits, you can see her penchant for Japanese themes. Not that this has stopped French fashion house Rodarte from using her as a muse. Tavi is a pretty busy teenager, judging competitions for her huge readership. A touching style blog, from the heart.
When fashion met romance: http://www.whatkatiewore.com/
Written as a love letter from dedicated boyfriend Joe to his fashion obsessed girlfriend Katie; he lovingly posts photographs of her to the blog every day wearing a different look. Katie has a bizarrely brilliant style, which is always unique. If you like eccentric colour and vintage finds, this is the blog to see. If you’re feeling brave you can also send photographs of your own fashion creations to Joe and Katie to post on the site. A sweet salute to a couple’s mutual love of individual style.