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A Look Back: Then & Now

By July 17, 2016 Bloggers, Influencers
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When two+seven was started, the goal was to feature designers, photographers, influencers and talented people that didn’t have budgets to share their stories and passion. Now, six years later, in different cities and stages of life we decided to look back and see where the talented influencers are now.

THEN: 2012 with Danielle Bernstein from We Wore What

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 NOW in 2016,

Danielle Bernstein is one of the top fashion bloggers. With 37.8K twitter followers, 160K Facebook likes 1.4M Instagram followers it’s clear that Danielle is paving the way with her unique style.

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THEN: 2012 with Samantha Hutchinson of “could i have that?

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NOW in 2016,

Samantha Hutchinson is now not only one of the top fashion bloggers with 8K Twitter, 37K Facebook, 18KPinterest and 118K Instagram but also a wife and mom. Her blog shares her life and love of fashion, family and design.

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 THEN: 2012 with Felicia Benson of This That Beauty

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NOW in 2016,

Felicia Benson knows all things beauty and fashion. As a beauty expert and style writer, Felicia Walker Benson pours her heart and soul into her passion for fashion and beauty. She has grown her followers and family since we last spoke with her but still dominates the beauty blogger space inspiring women daily. More from Felicia on Facebook@ThisThatBeautyYouTube, and Instagram.

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Kelly Marie Dooley 2.0

By October 18, 2015 Influencers, Stylists
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We are so excited to have Kelly back on two+seven. The past year has been a journey for Kelly and through hardship she has come out on the other side stronger and bolder than ever before. Today, we chat with her about what she is up to these days, her business endeavors and her personal style. More from our Q&A with Kelly Marie Dooley:

What are you up to these days? 

In addition to my full-service branding agency, called KellyDooley Official, I am also developing three start ups:

(1) Zoukbox, a Korean-based luxury headphones brand for whom I am Creative Director (they even have a Rhodium pair that contains six individual speakers, meaning three in each ear-thus enabling us to introduce hybrid technology into the US market, which does not currently exist here.)

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(2) Hagen Premium Coffee for whom I am the Creative Director (even the Royal Family drinks these beans).

(3) My new company – Strenue, meaning Energetically in Latin, and the tagline line is Ex Nihilo Nihil Fit, meaning “Nothing Comes From Nothing.” In addition to being my new activewear line, Strenue is also going to be an e-commerce platform that unifies art, beauty, fashion, health, home goods, learning, philanthropy, and wellness in a way that has not been done before. Strenue will also have a digital magazine called The Siren. More to come this month.

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Originally from California, moving to NYC and now back on the West Coast? How has your style changed over the years?

I have always had a unique sense of style, but it has certainly evolved over the years. For example, with the exception of one, I sold all of my Herve Leger dresses, as I do not like to wear clothing that is overly sexy because I do not want to attract that type of attraction from men. Being petite yet curvy, I am very conscious of my “assets” and I do not want to send the wrong message.

Some of my go-to brands are the following:

(1) For denim, Diesel, G-Star and R13; (2) For lingerie, Agent Provocateur and La Perla; (3) For everyday and gym tanks, Forever 21 and H&M; (4) For high-tops, Barbara Bui, Chanel, Christian Louboutin, Adidas, Supra; (5) For swimwear, PINK by Victoria’s Secret; (6) For leather and other essentials, Barbara Bui; (7) For dresses and evening wear, Jovani, Dolce & Gabbana, Roberto Cavali.

“To sum up my style, I’d say: high fashion rocker fit.”

What is your signature look?

DSC07640My signature look has changed since moving to California. For several years, I was infamous for what is called the “croissant bouffant,” another name for “pompadour” and hot pink lips. I still rock the pomp sometimes but I have transitioned to wearing my hair down more often for a few reasons; namely, because it is not humid in SoCal, I can wear my hair down without over-heating and my hair will last throughout the day. I have a lot of hair but it’s really fine, so it gets messed up very easily.

Secondly, with my hair down in NYC, men were vultures. I do not like that type of attention. Wearing my hair up in a funky do was an effective way to deter some of that attention. Since I have a convertible, that also impacts how I wear my hair for the day. Thus, it’s weather and appointment dependent. Needless to say, I always have my detangling comb. In California, men are much more respectful. I still wear my pink lips but not every day. I also wear various shades of nude and red. I like to mix it up now. I love mixing high and low brands to create an overall look – classy laced with edginess.

Does designer clothing = Style? How can you have style at any budget?

Oh no! Some people have all the money in the world but do not know how to dress themselves. A keen sense of style does not require a bottomless bank account. Nothing is sexier than confidence. Women should dress for their bodies, choosing silhouettes that are flattering and boost their confidence. Talk that talk and walk that walk!

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What is your favorite color?

I cannot choose one. Sorry! I love fuchsia, amethyst, turquoise, gold, gunmetal, kelly green and burnt orange.

What are 3 things we didn’t know about you?

  • I know sign language
  • I go to church every Sunday
  • I am a master chef!

Interested in connecting with Kelly? Here us how you can get connected.

www.kellydooleyofficial.com

Facebook: Strenue and Kelly Dooley Official

Instagram: @thenomadfashionista and @strenueofficial

Photography by: Charles Alexander and Savage Haus Photography

 

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2+7 Shops: Cloak & Dagger NYC

By July 10, 2014 2+7 Shops, Influencers

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After launching in 2006 as it’s own collection, Cloak & Dagger has now evolved into two kick ass boutiques in New York and a successful online shop. Both in the stores and online, Brookelynn Starne, founder of Cloak & Dagger, has curated an incredible indie cult following group of brands which cater to all price points. We had a chance to chat Brookelynn to get a bit more insight into Cloak & Dagger in today’s 2+7 Shops Q&A:

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Who is your customer?

They are fashion insiders that are in the know with a strong sense of personal style. They know the trends, they know the brands to know and they know how to dress. Our customers rule!

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What you look for when merchandising/choosing brands?

We are always on the hunt for fresh and exciting brands to add to our roster of amazing designers. If we wouldn’t wear it, we won’t buy it. The general style of the store is very much a reflection of who we are.

Brands you currently carry?

Karen Walker, Cameo, Sessun, Lauren Moffatt, Modern Vice, Iwona Ludgya Illesteva, Swedish Hasbeens, RGB Nail Color, Rails, Seafolly, MCMC, Worth & Worth, Jenny Bird, A Peace Treaty, Kyyote & more!

Brands you would like to carry moving forward?

Rag & Bone, Acne & Mansur Gavriel!

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Advice for new designers to stand out to store buyers/owners?

I don’t think its possible to give advice on how a designer should design. I feel they should follow what they love and the correct matches to get them into retail will follow.

Website: www.CloakAndDaggerNYC.com
Visit the Store: 441 E. 9th St NY, NY 10009 & 77B Hoyt St Brooklyn, NY 11201
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cloakndaggernyc
Follow on Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, etc.: @cloakndaggernyc
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Craft & Culture X Solestruck Lookbook

By May 8, 2014 2+7 Shops, Fashion News, Influencers
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Celebrating the change of the season, Craft & Culture recently teamed up with Solestruck to showcase the latest styles from Canada-based Strathcona Stockings in an unexpected way.

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Dare to rebel this spring by breaking one of the cardinal rules of fashion: pairing socks with sandals. The botanical prints and bright colors of Strathcona’s knee-high stockings explode against geometric shapes and bold, vibrant leather in a cutting edge new lookbook featuring selections from some of Solestruck’s favorite designers, including Acne, Miista, United Nude and more.

Photographer: Elizabeth Rudge // Stylist: Laura Cassidy // Models: Megan and Kati at TCM Models

 

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Our Favorite Instagram Maven: LULAMELISSA

By March 11, 2014 Bloggers, Influencers
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With its enticing visual display, array of face-flattering filters and instant-gratification sharing ability, its no wonder that Instagram has become the choice social media app of millennials across the globe.  Since its introduction in 2010, the photography app quickly gained mass popularity, currently with over 150 million monthly users. But amidst the feeds of gratuitous #selfies and plated #foodporn, a few artistic gems remain to be seen, harboring feeds that are not just an extension of Facebook pages, but are true cohesive projects with distinct artistic aesthetics.

One of those artists (or visual journalists) is Melissa Adames, known to her 11,500+ followers as LULAMELISSA—a true Instagram Maven and VSCO Cam Goddess. With a beautiful, fluid feed, this Fashion Institute of Technology grad shows a peaceful New York City from her point of view, through sunlit shots of brownstones and brick buildings, artfully executed lattes and street style shots of her low-key (yet totally cool) outfits. two+seven caught up with Melissa to find out a little bit more about her Instagram, and what she does when she’s not posting  gorgeous pics of city sights (she’s a paralegal by day,who would have thought!). Read on for our exclusive interview, and don’t forget to follow Melissa at @LULAMELISSA!

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two+seven: Give us some background: what inspired you to create your Instagram?

Melissa Adames: I started my Instagram right when the app first came out just about three years ago.  At the time, Instagram was really only used for photography purposes from the photos I came across.  The people that I have been following since then inspired me to use my feed in the same way, and I still follow some of them today!

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2+7: With over 11,000 followers, you definitely have an undeniable presence on Instagram! What do you think it is about your feed that users love so much?

MA: I get this question a lot, and it’s always a little tricky to answer! But I personally think what attracts people to my Instagram are my photos as a whole.  I like to have a nice flow to my photos, and edit them in a way where they go together.  I think it helps that I live in a great city like NYC with visual inspiration literally everywhere. I also think a big thing that I notice: some people have no interaction with their followers. It’s so nice that people take the time out of their day to leave a comment on my photo, and it’s also a great reassurance that they actually do like the photos I’m posting.  I always try to respond to my followers whether it’s a simple thank you or answering how I edit my photos.

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2+7: Your feed has a unified, definitive look to it. Tell us a little more about your aesthetic and photography style.

MA: I would describe my Instagram style as a visual journal.  I love to share with my followers the beautiful things I see every day, like an apartment building or a new coffee shop I went to.  I also like to show them what inspires me so I’ll post photos of magazine covers or a cool display I saw at a store.  I might decide not to post a photo due to poor lighting/quality, so I’ll sacrifice that in order to keep a good flow on my profile. When I’m able to control the photo, I think placement and lighting is key, but otherwise I’ll just randomly snap a photo of something that catches my eye and hope for the best in the editing process.  The VSCO Cam app works wonders! The filters have great quality and there are so many features that you are able to change up in your photos.

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2+7: What does Melissa do when she’s not Instagramming?

MA: When I’m not Instagramming I’m doing the usual 9-5 job. I work at a law firm as a paralegal in the Empire State Building (great perk about working so high up is I’m always able to get some great shots of the view).  If not there, then I’m doing yoga in the East Village, meeting up with friends to wander around city, trying out new places to eat, and going to concerts.  I’m also a big fan of tumblr and pinterest for creativity so I try to set up a little time in my day after work to go on either site for inspiration as well.

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2+7: Where do you see the future of your feed taking you? Where do you want it to go?

MA: I would love my feed to keep opening doors for me. So far I did an event with a photography studio last year which was one of the best experiences I’ve had.  I also have met so many great people through Instagram.  I know when I say this to some people, they get really skeptical, but Instagram has become a community where photographers, artists, designers, and bloggers can all connect with each other. Of the people I met, I can honestly say that all have been so inspiring, genuinely nice, and have taught me so much.  I keep in touch and have become great friends with all of them to this day.  We like to meet up and plan photo shoots around the city, it’s really fun!  It’s so refreshing to meet people who share the same interest of instagram photo taking as I do.

I would love for my Instagram to always be evolving.  I like to look back on my photos to see how it began,  and how I’ve changed my photo editing style.  I try not to focus so much if I gain or lose followers because I want Instagram to stay as the creative outlet that I love to use everyday.

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Spring Cleaning Queen

By March 6, 2014 DIY, Guest Posts, Influencers, Trending, Uncategorized
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Fashion writer and two+seven guest blogger Morgan Gray offers her tips and tricks for the ultimate closet cleanup.

Boy, has it been a long winter, and am I looking forward to getting my spring rituals started. Usually I dread spring cleaning, but now that this winter is—hopefully!—coming to an end, I’m relishing every chance I can to shake it out of my closet. Together, I think we can come up with some great ways to revamp our wardrobes and shine in the spring sun!

1. Try everything on.

I know, I know. This is exhausting. But what I do every year as spring is starting to come around is take one afternoon and just get down to business. Cancel your appointments, treat yourself to a nice dinner afterward, and spend a few hours in your closet. As you go along, be harsh—it’s the only way to parse down your closet. Ask yourself, “Does this still really suit me?” “Do I still wear this color?” “How long have I had this?” I’ve read someplace that you should go with the two-year rule: if you’ve had something two years and haven’t worn it in that time, give it up—solid advice, though hopefully something hasn’t been hanging sadly in your closet that long! Appraise everything and know your own style, though it may have changed since you bought those bright pink strap wedges!

2. Sort, sort, sort.

I recently came across this cute closet organization checklist from RedEnvelope, which inspired me to develop a strategic method to my madness. As you go along, organize your clothes into different piles. I usually start with three piles: Keep, Donate, Discard. It’s pretty straightforward, but can be difficult! Easiest is the Discard pile; I only throw things in there that are utterly beyond repair. Deciding what to give away, though, is definitely harder. As you go along, be generous: are you really going to wear that again, or could somebody else enjoy it? Those baggy dresses that were so in a few years ago, for example, are going to be a few in my “Donate” pile—well, maybe I’ll keep one or two! Make notes of the things that you have that you can mix and match—it’s okay to be nerdy and write out your outfits!—and make a shopping list for items you still need. Looking into my closet now, I see a few cute cardigans I haven’t worn in a few months that could do with a nice orange or red tank top. I rarely go to the mall without a specific plan, and after months of hibernation I could stand to treat myself to a few essential outfit items!

3. Donate!

Finally, what you don’t keep, discard, or trade away to your friends (consider a clothing swap!), donate to a good cause. There are a lot of statistics about the tons and tons of wasted clothing rotting in landfills, so let’s not contribute to that. When you look at your Donate pile from your closet, sort it further: what needs to be washed? Repaired? Don’t give clothes that are dirty or broken—that’s just rude! Perform any small repairs yourself if you can, and hand in clothes as fresh as possible to your local Goodwill or Salvation Army. There are bound to be local shelters in your area that would be happy to take your clothes; I know there’s a women’s shelter near me that I regularly take my used clothing to, and I know they give them straight to the women they help. When you clean your closet, you can also clean your conscience!

With a method and a little patience, you can certainly spruce up your wardrobe and make room for that very-well-deserved summer dress!

More about Morgan: Morgan is a writer-at-heart from New York with a degree in Communications. She’s currently looking to devote more time to her own blog over at www.graygabbana.com, and to connect and share with online communities.

Image Credits: Rubbermaid Products on FlickrRachel A.K, LuckyMagazine, http://www.istockphoto.com, Rockettes.com

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Southern Charm: Atlanta’s Finest Fashion Bloggers

By February 6, 2014 Bloggers, Influencers
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Forget NYC, these Atlanta-based fashion bloggers bring chic city style to the table with an undeniable southern charm.

Mattieologie

Website: www.mattieologie.com

Fashion Credentials: She’s been featured in the New York Times and was named one of ESSENCE.com’s Forty Fab Fashion Bloggers; she’s also the style editor for cocoafab.com.

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Style Up

Website: www.styleupco.com

Fashion Credentials: Named as one of CBS’s Top Atlanta Fashion Blogs, Style Up has collaborated with local emerging designers, national fashion brands, and global charities to bring clients the best of luxury, fashion, and inspired living.

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My Style Vita

Website: www.mystylevita.com

Fashion Credentials: Featured in quite a few online and print publications, Jessica of My Style Vita is also the co-founder of Southern Blog Society, a community of southern lifestyle bloggers.

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The Fashionista Next Door

Website: Fashionista-Next-Door.com

Fashion Credentials: As a Lucky contributor, self-proclaimed fashionista Eboni Ifé has appeared in InStyle, Glamour.com Fab Sugar and more.

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We Are The Somethings Holiday Gift Guide

By December 18, 2013 Guest Posts, Influencers
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Tick tock, shopping procrastinators! With Christmas only about a week away, it’s time to wrap up (and start wrapping) those purchases. Still need to check a few things off the list?  Finish up your last minute holiday shopping with sweet little somethings from the gals of We Are The Somethings.

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Pauline‘s List

1. Loren Stewart safety pin earrings in rose gold

2. Family of Flamingos (Because they are ridiculous and amazing)

3. Gray Malin High

Nancy‘s List

4. Electric Love Dreamcatcher

5. Edie Parker Clutch

6. Tabitha Simmons Heart Flats

Casey‘s List

7. SFK Deluxe Camera Strap from Mr. Larkin

8. Kathleen Whitmaker Double Post Earrings

9. Score & Solder Large Cube Planter

 

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Fashion Blogger Triple Threat: We Are The Somethings

By November 20, 2013 Bloggers, Influencers
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Three friends. Three cities. One blog. When a stylist and designer from San Francisco, a fashion publicist from New York, and a designer and shop owner from Copenhagen got together, We Are The Somethings was born. Here’s the story behind this three-dimensional lifestyle site.

two + seven: How did the three of you come up with the concept for We Are The Somethings?

We Are The Somethings: We had all met up for a girls’ weekend in NYC and were shopping in Nolita when we started talking about working together on a blog.  Our concept quickly took shape from there.  We immediately knew we wanted it to be a creative outlet for us to share all of our favorite discoveries within fashion, of course, but also art, beauty, travel and food.  We felt strongly about using We Are The Somethings [WATS] as a platform to speak to girls like us, with varied interests in all kinds of artful things.  That’s where the name stemmed from too. We’re three thirty-somethings sharing some things we love and we hope it helps other women find some things they’ll love too.

2+7: A stylist and designer from San Francisco, a fashion publicist from New York, and a designer and shop owner from Copenhagen:  Is it difficult working together when you are so far apart?

WATS: We definitely have some late night/early morning Skype sessions.  Email and our shared Google Docs and post calendar are our best friends. We make it work though, because we’re really dedicated to WATS and enjoy working on it. Plus it gives us a reason to chat more frequently, which is an added bonus.

2+7: Does the old saying “three heads are better than one” hold true for you guys?

WATS: 100%. We each have demanding jobs outside of the blog so it absolutely helps that WATS is a joint effort.  Also, while we have a lot of shared passions, we each have really distinctive tastes and styles too, so it’s fun for us to deliver a blend of our perspectives.  We’re learning a lot from each other too!

2+7: What’s next?

WATS: You’ll have to check us out on WeAreTheSomethings.com to see! We’ll definitely be continuing our monthly “She’s Something” features on inspirational women we admire. So far we’ve had the privilege of interviewing designer Whitney Pozgay of WHiT and storeowner/artist Serena Mitnik-Miller of The General Store and can’t wait to share more intimate looks at amazing women from around the world. We look forward to bringing you more of our favorite things every day and hope you like what you see!

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Fall Essentials From Lauren of Petite in Pearls

By November 5, 2013 Bloggers, Influencers
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Brimming with New England style, lifestyle blogger Lauren Scorzafava of Petite in Pearls shares her fall must-haves.

Petite in Pearls is a modern way of looking at the classic New England style. It’s fashion, it’s décor, it’s entertaining, and it’s a lifestyle where simplicity is more and elegance is always best.” – Lauren Scorzafava, petiteinpearls.blogspot.com

Lauren’s Fall Essentials

Anthropologie Confetti Stripped Pullover This sweater is perfect for fall! It’s cozy and fun and a little different than your typical stripped sweater.

Grey Knee-High Bow Socks These socks are perfect for going under your boots. I am obsessed!

Unlisted File Type Bootie These are the perfect heeled brown bootie for fall, and they are pretty budget-friendly!

Toothpick Jeans in Black  These are the perfect pant to dress up or down, to wear with a boot or a heel. They are just such a staple item that everyone should have in their closet.

GG High Low Crew Sweater in Port  This is a bit of a splurge for a lot of people but it is the perfect fall cashmere sweater.

Cartonnier Vegan Leather Jacket  This is the perfect leather jacket to throw over a t-shirt, sweater, or dress to add a little bit of edge to any outfit.

ASOS Hooded Double Breasted Batwing Trench I absolutely adore this jacket! It’s a modern twist on a classic trench!

Rebecca Minkoff Mini MAC Bag  The Mini MACs have such a timeless look. I love the almond color for fall.

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It’s A Woman’s World For Boys Who Blog About Fashion

By October 23, 2013 Bloggers, Guest Posts, Influencers
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There are hundreds of articles out there discussing the rise of menswear in the fashion industry, but none answering a more pressing question: Where are all the menswear bloggers?

Here the bloggers themselves give their take on why female bloggers are still dominating the fashion genre and what got them started in blogging.

Sergio of What My Boyfriend Wore

 ”I’m not surprised there are fewer male bloggers; I think it’s directly proportional to the amount of men who have the confidence to dress in a way that allows them to express their individual style. Unfortunately, guys don’t really boost each other to dress well; in fact they take the opposite approach and rather berate each other for trying, whereas woman will praise one another for looking good. Men also get the short end of the stick when it comes to fashion anyway, walk into any high street retailer or department store and you’ll find the menswear department is nothing less than a quarter of the size of the Ladies department.”

“I enjoy the research that goes into blogging; I make sure that I educate myself along with my audience. I also love the direct interaction with readers, I make a point of answering any comment or question across all my social media platforms. I think the difference between a brand and a blogger is the human to human interaction.”

David of Grey Fox

“There seems to be many, many times more female bloggers than male – and older male bloggers are almost non-existent, until Grey Fox appeared. I suppose women are generally more interested in fashion and blogging has become something of an obsession among many younger women.

Older bloggers naturally write more about age-related issues because the fashion world tends to ignore older men and women, so that naturally becomes an issue to write about. Youth will affect writing style as well – simply because of generational differences in writing style, ability and grammar. Exposure to popular culture differs as well and affects outlook and style of presentation.”

“I have no background in fashion. I practiced law and then taught. I have no idea why I’m doing this, but I enjoy writing and exploring the new world this blog has opened up. I started Grey Fox in December 2011. As an older man, it becomes increasingly difficult to decide what to wear and how to dress. This fashion and style blog is my response.”

Fraquoh and Franchomme of Attire Club

“There are by far more female fashion bloggers than male. So far, we don’t know of there being a statistic on what the percentages are, but from what we see and estimate, around 90 percent of fashion bloggers are female.”

“Today, there is a lot of prejudice when it comes to men’s style, fashion, body image and other related issues. Even though Western society has opened up a lot and keeps on doing so, there are still many people and places where style and men simply don’t go together in the respective culture’s eyes. Men’s looks are almost a complete taboo – this is why we wanted to write about these issues, to try to put them behind us and focus on building, not destroying. Even though these are difficult issues, they need to be addressed and we will continue to do so.”

 Alex from Mr Essentialist

“Absolutely – there’s a huge number of female fashion bloggers out there. When I look at menswear blogs I think we’re talking 50 noteworthy blogs. This is changing though – I really think men are becoming more conscious of the fashion choices they make. A lot of my friends are now either reading blogs themselves or even uploading selfies of their OOTDs (outfits of the day) – a natural next step is posting that on a blog. On the flip-side there’s so much noise on the internet. I definitely have my favorite blogs that I keep referring to. Some are pretty unique, others are massively successful. I just think it’s good to keep searching for new things to read and be inspired by.”

Orion from Fashion Éclair

“There is quite a huge number of female bloggers compared to male bloggers. I joined a network of fashion bloggers and most members are girls. It would be great to interact with fellow male fashion bloggers if there were more of them. If you go out in East London you’d see a lot of guys looking so stylish and it makes you wonder, where are the male bloggers? I think guys are not yet that comfortable writing about clothes and fashion. But this should change in the coming years because I believe that London is the world’s capital for menswear fashion. More guys like me are getting into fashion, and blogging is a great platform to showcase someone’s personal style. “

Joseph of UnlimitedbyJK 

 

“Women dominate the fashion blog community. I am often the only male blogger at many events I attend. I find that most men don’t have the same inclination as women to flaunt what they are wearing, or to review other people’s outfits. I suppose it is something to do with gender psychology.

I would certainly agree. London is referred to as the home of menswear, because much of the British menswear industry is within the capital. Savile Row in particular is argued to be the birthplace of modern menswear. However, London is also referred to as the fashion capital of the world, and there are far more opportunities in London for fashion bloggers in general, not just menswear bloggers.”

Whilst still few in number, these guys are clearly not worried about the reaction other people might have and reject any fashion stereotypes being thrown at them!

What do you think on the subject? Read more fashion blogger opinions over at Woodhouse blog.

Rhiannon is a former journalism student and writer with a mild obsession with reading scary stories.

 

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Craft & Culture’s Must-See Fall Lookbook

By October 21, 2013 2+7 Shops, Influencers
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With new arrivals from K/LLER and Helicopter plus knits from Canadian makers Hendrik.Lou and Good Night, Day, Craft & Culture  ushers in your most fashionable fall yet.

About Craft & Culture

“Craft and Culture formed in early 2011 with the goal of introducing talented and independent designers to an audience of like-minded people. We felt many amazing artisans, specifically in the worlds of fashion and home objects were lacking the platform and exposure they needed to find their audience. By creating a space that values the stories, processes and ideas of these designers, we can present one-of-a-kind products in a unique way.” -Hana Ryan & McKinley Parker, craftandculture.com

Read the full Craft & Culture feature here.

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