Summer is the best time to play around with new looks. What better place to get inspiration than from the blogosphere? The dot-com scribes of all shapes, sizes and style play human mannequin as they experiment with their daily looks for your viewing pleasure. Check out eight of our favorite stylistas who represent every fashion, figure and financial bracket out there. –Stacy-Ann Ellis
Blake Von D
The chocolate law school student with the close cropped blond cut has endless treats scattered throughout her blog, BlakeVonD. Staying true to her web mantra “Fashion is expensive. Style is not,” Blake offers up her chic personal style with a hefty side helping of do-it-yourself tutorials. Jazz up your wardrobe, turn your trash into treasure and keep your big bills in your wallet.
Karla Deras of KarlasCloset.com is a vintage connoisseur, who loves to play up her timeless style and accentuate the curves of her girlish figure. For Vixens who want to dress more luxuriously, her blog is a stylista staple.
While she’s currently expecting the birth of her first child, Delmy Rivera of FashionBananas.com is another glamorous blogger with a killer figure. She pairs splurge pieces with everyday midrange items from Zara, J.Crew and the Gap. Delmy prides herself on being well put together and being a regular woman with extraordinary taste.
Cynthia’s blog was formerly known as Addicted2Etsy.com, which references her favorite site Etsy.com, a virtual vintage and handmade boutique stocked by thousands of users. Now, it’s called Simply Cyn, where she takes you into her world of jet setting, exploring, festival hopping and online shopping while previewing her outfits for each adventure. Catch her and her fabulous ‘fro in everything from dressy to super casual on any given day.
Web fashionista GabiFresh shares her personal style, business adventures, fashion shoots and retail collaborations to show how just how fabulous being thick can be. On Young, Fat, & Fabulous (housed on GabiFresh.com) no trend is left untested, so full-figured Vixens of every kind can discover something to try on next.
British bombshell Shirley brings you closet snapshots and flawless faces from across the pond on Meek-N-Mild.com. Aside from showing off sweet style and where she got them, she blesses readers with beauty bits and your soon-to-be favorite lip colors.
If you scroll through Anjelica’s posts on ModeJunkie.com, you’ll soon notice that the German-based beauty has a shoe closet that drops jaws. She effortlessly pairs aztec patterns, stripes and the latest trends with drool-inducing shoe candy. Although some see outfit repeating as a fashion sin, Anj breaks those rules and shows how you recycle in style.
This super curvy and super fabulous blogger Chasity from GarnerStyle.blogspot.com knows how to serve. In between showcasing her gorgeously organized and fearlessly worn ensembles, she will put you on to outside plus size designers that have even the slender scanning their pages searching for a sample.