Fashion Blogs


Reading fashion blogs is a good way to learn more about clothing and style.  We have also heard that posting fashion blog entries is therapeutic for fashionistas.

What is a fashion blog?

A fashion blog can cover many things such as specific items of clothing and accessories, trends in various apparel markets (haute couture, prêt-à-porter, etc.), celebrity fashion choices and street fashion trends.  They cover fashion at all levels from the biggest names to the smallest indie designers.  Many fashion blogs could also be categorised as shopping blogs, since "most of the conversation is shopping advice, liberally laced with consumer recommendations". This is very similar to the content of fashion magazines. Some retailers in the fashion industry have even started blogs of their own to promote their products.

Fashion Blogs for Review

Below you will find a few examples and links to places where you can learn about additional research on this subject.  Educate yourself further from the fashion links below.

Fashion Blogs - directory of several fashion blogs created by independent bloggers.  This directory is a section of the larger Apparel Search Directory.

Community Fashion Blog - a compilation of fashion blogs from members of the Fashion Industry Network.

Apparel Magazine Fashion Blog

Apparel Jobs Fashion Blog

Fashion Industry Blog

Apparel Search Fashion Blogs

Fashion Blog learn about clothing, fashion, and apparel.

Apparel Search Blog

The blogosphere has indeed opened up many doors for the fashion industry, one of which is allowing the ordinary people to partake in the 'elite' fashion world.  In 2007, the Pulitzer Prize winning fashion writer and former blogger Robin Givhan, claimed that fashion blogs had democratized the fashion industry. Givhan had also wrote in Harpers Bazaar that 'The rise of the fashion blogger has evolved [fashion] from an aristocratic business dominated by omnipotent designers into a democratic one in which everyone has access.  A similar statement was said by Constance White, the style director for E-bay and former fashion journalist, saying that the impact of the fashion blogosphere has allowed the whole population to take ownership of the fashion world, including people of all different races, genders, and social standings.

Importance of Fashion Blogs

Many of these fashion blogs also serve as a free source of advertisement to both designers and fashion retail stores. These free advertisements have had a heavy influence on fashion designers of various standings, helping to give a name to small up-and-coming designers as well as bringing high-end designers back to life.

If you work in the fashion industry, you can join in the discussions about clothing, style, and fashion at the Fashion Industry Network.

If you are done with reviewing the resources above, you can also read the fashion blog links page to check out a few of our favorites.

 We hope you enjoy learning about fashion, clothing and style.  Learn more by reading fashion blogs.

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