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It’s that time of year again! The UC DAAP Fashion Show is back and better than ever! Keep reading for a preview!

Laurie Wilson is an adjunct instructor and associate director of non-academic programming at the University of Cincinnati. She’s also the fashion show director for the annual Fashion Show event put on by students in the university’s College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning (DAAP) program.

According to Wilson, the DAAP Show is the largest and most innovative fashion show in the region, and is the graduation event for the seniors in the Fashion Design program at the University of Cincinnati.

The University of Cincinnati has been hosting the DAAP Show since 1951, making this year’s event the 68th annual fashion show.

The inspiration behind the show is all about showcasing hundreds of original, one-of-a-kind designs created by the future of fashion.

“The show is designed to introduce the designers to industry professionals, community fashion influencers, and fans of fashion, and, of course, their friends and families,” says Wilson.

Each year the UC DAAP Fashion Show offers a unique experience for event attendees. This year there are 53 seniors graduating and no two collections are the same, giving way for plenty of diversity.

“There will be approximately 250 outfits shown on 30-plus models as they walk the 300-foot runway at Waypoint Aviation,” adds Wilson.

Wilson says that each of the collections produced by the students are thought out immensely, and the designs reflect that thought process.

“There is such diversity in style, execution, and purpose; from clothing designed for young people with Cerebral Palsy to swimwear to outerwear, and there are even bridal collections,” she says. “The models that walk in the show continuously call it their favorite and they clamor to be a part of it.

This year’s event is being held May 3, at Waypoint Aviation’s hangar in Lunken Airport, and Wilson says there is a ton of new things being added to the 2019 show.

“Virtually everything is new,” she says.

This includes the 53 new designers from graduating seniors, hundreds of new garments, and a new location. The location gives the edgy, industrial feel that students desire. This year’s runway will also be a floor level, within just a few rows of every audience member. The 300-foot runway will be set up like a large rectangle, a new format for the show.

“It is much more like a New York Fashion Week environment than the raised stage we have had for years,” she says. “Macy’s and Victoria’s Secret, along with Rhinegeist, Ultimate Air Shuttle, and Waypoint Aviation have supported the show and we are extremely grateful.”

A new designer collection book, produced by Tether, will be available at the show and given to all VIP guests or purchased the night of the show. Attendees will also have the opportunity to purchase a raffle ticket to win a roundtrip flyaway to New York City courtesy of Ultimate Air Shuttle.

VIP tickets for the show are $150 and include the Meet the Designers reception in advance of the show, along with exclusive seating. Friends of Fashion tickets provide a reserved seat for the show and sell for $50. You can purchase tickets here.

To follow along with the show and its designers, or to learn more about the DAAPworks events and exhibits, visit here or follow along on Instagram.

Wilson says tickets for the show are going fast and they may move to Standing Room tickets when it sells out. The show will also be available to watch here.

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See how a local suit shop is celebrating diversity both in-store and out with a campaign that’s getting national attention.

Since 2011, Pursuit has been using a combination of modern style, a simplified shopping experience with great service, prices that are affordable, and a strong media presence to stand for something that’s more than just clothing. That inspired its recent campaign that’s now garnering national attention.

“The ‘You Are Who We Are’ campaign is all about celebrating the diverse group of inspiring people who make Pursuit who we are. It was inspired by a deep sense of gratitude after the growth we’ve seen in the past year with recognition we’ve received and the new store and community in Cincinnati” says Nate DeMars, founder of Pursuit and also named Columbus’ Top Entrepreneur of 2018 by Metropreneur.

Since the campaign is centered around the people, their stories and backgrounds are prominent in the campaign as well, DeMars says, highlighting Pursuit‘s impact as a whole. “We shot a video featuring over 150 people from the Cincinnati and Columbus communities who have shaped Pursuit. We also created an interactive page on our website that allows you to learn about all 150 people in the video, their story, and their connection to Pursuit. From leaders, to athletes, artists, celebrities, to customers and Pursuit team members – it’s an impressed group of people, mostly from Ohio roots.” 

The video highlights individuals of all races and ages, copious Ohio scenery, wedding parties, live music, artwork, and much more – a perfect inside look into the thousands of stories that Pursuit has had a hand in writing.

The concept from this campaign was born out of a song from Big Red Machine, a band made up of Cincinnati’s Aaron Dessner of The National and Justin Vernon of Bon Iver. “The song ‘Melt’ really helped solidify this feeling of gratitude for the diverse community that has rallied around pursuit,” says DeMars. On March 31, Justin Vernon and Bon Iver helped shoot a collaborative video while they got suits right before they played the Taft Theater. “(Their appearance) was a thriving addition to what was already a super meaningful campaign,” says DeMars. The song was also chosen to be the background music in the campaign video.

As far as next steps go for Pursuit, the sky is the limit. “In Cincinnati, we are only getting started, having just been open in Over The Rhine for just four months. We want to continue to build meaningful connections in the community so we feel as local here as we do in our first home of Columbus,” DeMars explains. “We believe Pursuit has the potential to be a national retail and suit brand and we are striving to build an innovate and impactful business model that helps us grow our reach.”

You can shop Pursuit in Over The Rhine, at 1433 Vine St, Wednesday through Sunday. They offer the Pursuit Tailored Collection of suit separates for $299 along with an in-house tailor, as well as a premium line of Pursuit Custom Suits and Shirts designed by the customer for the customer. Brands such as The Tie Bar, Mizzen + Main, French Connection, and other local brands as well.

To learn more, visit here.

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This Cincinnati-based fashion designer creates one-of-a-kind pieces using unconventional materials. Read on for all the fashionable details.

The idea of clothing and jewelry isn’t limited to just fabric, metals or gems for Da’Mon Butler. For the past 20 years, he has been designing clothing jewelry out of unconventional and repurposed materials through his brand, NOMAD3176. 

“I got started … for myself and my relatives quickly noticed and wanted me to design pieces for them as well,” Butler recalls. “I had no desire to start my business, but as my pieces were worn around, I received more requests for my icing and NOMAD3176 was born.”

Butler says NOMAD3176 is unique because each piece is unique — he has never designed an identical piece. “The [designs] I create is one-of-a-kind. When customers ask if I can make another piece like one I have made in the past, I tell them that I can make something similar, but not alike,” he explains. “I have grown collectors for my brand because although each piece is different, they all carry a piece of me and my love for the creating process.”

When it comes to sourcing materials, Butler finds inspiration everywhere. Friends and family often find random objects and challenge him to design a piece with it. 

I find my materials everywhere. If you set something down too long, I will find a way to create a piece of jewelry out of it. I let the pieces speak to me, it lets me know what it wants to become. Some pieces leave me speechless,” says Butler. “I repurpose a lot of items that would otherwise end up in the landfill, these are my favorite items. For example, when I first started repurposing bicycle inner tubes, a lot of people were apprehensive about wearing bicycle parts for accessories. As I wore my pieces around town, I loved the reaction I witnessed as they noticed what my icing was made out of. People are excited to find that my icing works for their life.” 

NOMAD3176 is based out of the Pendleton Art Center, Studio #107. You can find Butler working Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 9:30am-2:30pm, or by appointment by calling 513-709-8803. NOMAD3176 also hosts a studio open house the last Friday of every month from 6-10pm. To learn more, visit here.

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Learn about a Cincinnati-based brand that's not only designing an apparel line for today’s youth, but empowering them as well.

Royal Being, a Cincinnati-based apparel line, is about much more than clothing.

While the clothing line offers t-shirts, hoodies and sweatshirts for boys and girls from infant to 16 years, founder Ashley Dugar says the brand’s four underlying messages are the foundation of what makes them unique.

“Our mission is to provide apparel for boys and girls empowering them to take on four different concepts. First, we want our customers to know who they are, because no matter how old they are, they are never to young to know that they are important, smart, handsome / beautiful, loved, and so much more,” Sugar explains. “Second, I want to instill in them that they can be themselves and helping them know that it’s okay to be different because there is no one better than you. Third, that our clothes allow them to strive for greatness, because you must always do your best. Lastly, I want to encourage today’s youth to be powerful in their own right, because they all have unique gifts and talents within that can be used to change not only their lives, but the world someday.”

Dugar says she drew inspiration from her family. “The start of our brand was inspired by my two sons, Daniel and Kevin,” she adds. “I wanted to give them both a physical representation of the words I daily instill in them on a daily basis, as well as giving them a front row seat to witnessing their mother build a legacy filled with hard work and giving back,.”

The clothes themselves are filled with inspirational messages and bright colors to allow Royal Being to stand apart. “I believe we stand apart because we are a mother and son trio catering to the building of confidence and growth of our youth through clothing and building to be of service to the families in our communities,” Dugar says. “We believe that children need to know how special and important they are, that they are not alone, and that they posses overwhelming potential to do anything they can put their minds to.” 

Moving forward, Dugar says she has big dreams to make a reality soon. “We want to expand our brand through developing an entire apparel line in efforts to open multiple store fronts. With doing this, we will be able to actively serve more families in our Cincinnati community, and eventually the world,” she explains. “With all that is going on in our world today, it is more important now than ever that we instill and build an armor of self-awareness and assurance in our youth. One person should not have the ability to tear them down. What better way to reach out to our youth than through fun fashion?”

To learn more, visit online, as well as Facebook and Instagram.


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Now located in the former Girls World storefront in the heart of Montgomery is a new luxury consignment shop. Read on for details.

Your World is a new luxury consignment and resale shop located in the former Girl’s World storefront in Montgomery.

There’s something for everyone at Cincinnati’s newest luxury consignment store. Your World is located in the heart of Montgomery in the former Girl’s World Boutique.

“Girl’s World was such a cute boutique for girls and everyone loved it,” explains Owner Kate Mel. “I worked there for a few months before the previous owner decided to close its doors and I just didn’t want to let this place go. I used to be a regular customer there and loved buying clothes for my daughter from Girl’s World.”

Mel says her inspiration behind the luxury consignment boutique is her strong belief in recycling. “Fashion is so fast-paced now, so why not go with consignment,” she says. “Consignment shops are so trendy now and it’s actually cool to shop at them!”

Plus, she adds, kids grow up so fast, sometimes that they only wear an item once. “Or you buy a dress for a special occasion and end up wearing it once,” she says. “And it’s just sitting there in your closet.”

Kate Mel, Owner of Your World

Rather than let these only-worn-once items sit in your closet, Mel encourages customers to bring their items to Your World to sell.

“We carry all sizes for ladies and girls,” explains Mel. “And we added clothes for men and boys as well! We even have few small beautiful home decor items!”

What makes Your World different from other consignment shops around the city is that it’s half consignment half resale store.

“Since I bought the remaining inventory from the former Girl’s World and Pink Tulip Club, we are now selling it at the discounted price,” says Mel.

She adds that there’s a mix of high- and low-priced items, ranging from anywhere between $3 up to $500.

Your World is located at 7819 Cooper Road in Cincinnati. To learn more, give them a “like” on Facebook or a follow on Instagram.

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The bridal store trifecta is now complete and continues to bring new, fresh ideas into the largest bridal district in North America. Read on for more.


Photo: Green Peas in a Pod Photography

When Kelly Hill opened the doors of her first bridal boutique in2011, “Yours Truly, Kelly,” she only had six wedding gowns in inventory. Today, she owns three unique stores, Lace Bridal Couture, Love Bridal and the newest edition, Cincy Bridal in the Reading Bridal District. 

“I have always wanted my own business, but never in a million years would I have thought that I would own three bridal boutiques I love what I do and couldn’t imagine ever doing anything else. It’s definitely not out of the question to us opening other bridal stores in other locations. We have lots of plans for the near future,” says Hill.

The couple’s most recent venture reigns as one of the only luxury bridal boutiques in the Cincinnati area. “Cincy Bridal caters to the high-end fashionable bride and is by appointment only. When the bride is in her appointment, we actually lock the front door and the whole boutique is just for her and her bridal party,” says Hill. “The store holds well-known designer brands that cannot be found anywhere else in the tri-state area such as Anne Barge, Sareh Nouri, Muse by Berta, Antonio Gual, and Atelier Pronovias.”

The success of any business is not only in the product, but the people as well. The foundation of love and passion for brides-to-be that Kelly and her husband have laid is evident in not only Cincy Bridal, but in all of their locations. So much sothat they travel to New York and Chicago twice a year to handpick gowns for each of their stores. 

“I am on the floor in one of the stores almost every day alongside my bridal consultants and love to work with the brides to create their dream vision of their wedding gown. I love watching my consultants grow and develop into amazing sales people who truly care about the bride,” says Hill.

Green Peas in a Pod Photography

Cincinnati has the Largest Bridal District in North America. In the heart of Reading, Ohio, you can find 10 bridal boutiques, all within walking distance of each other. The Queen City truly strives to makes every bride feel like a queen. 

As for awards, Lace Bridal and Love Curvy Bridal have won “The Best of Knot” every year since opening up their doors. Lace Bridal Couture has also won the “Couples Choice Award” by Wedding Wire and holds a spot in “The Knot Hall of Fame”.The future is bright for Cincy Bridal, seeing as it offers a brand-new atmosphere that has never present in the Cincinnati area.

Lace Bridal Couture is located at:  100 West Benson St. Cincinnati, OH 45215

Price points at Lace start at $1,000 and go up to $3,500.

Love Curvy Bridal is located at:  133 West Benson St. Cincinnati, OH  45215

Love caters to our plus size bride with sizes starting at 16 – 32.  Price points start at $695-$2,500.

Cincy Bridal is located at: 307 West Benson St. Cincinnati, OH  45215

Cincy Bridal is a luxury bridal boutique catering to our high-end bride with price points starting at $3,000 up to $9,000.

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Read on as we chat with Tessa Clark, a Cincinnati-based designer competing for a $250,000 grand prize on the next season of Project Runway.

Photos by Brooke Shanesy

DAAP graduate, entrepreneur, boutique owner and fashion designer Tessa Clark, can now add a new title to her resume: reality television contestant. 

As a contestant on Project Runway Season 17, Clark will be competing against 15 other designers for a $250,000 grand prize. “I have watched Project Runway for years,” Clark says. “After I applied, I binge-watched the show and came to terms with what would happen if I got in or not. It is still so surreal the fact that I will be able to watch myself on television.”

Clark’s passion for fashion first sparked in early childhood. My upbringing wasn’t the norm, so it provided me with a lifetime of inspiration to pull from, I often think back to where I grew up and describe it as magical,” she explained in a previous Cincy Chic interview about her eco-friendly clothing line, Grind and Glaze. “Every day, I lived in my own universe and playground.”

Since then, she fostered her childhood-like wonder and applied it to her career. “I have learned that fashion is not just a ‘frilly’ career; it has real opportunity within a large industry,” Clark says, now the owner of Idlewild Woman, an OTR-based boutique, continuing to grow her own clothing line, Grind and Glaze, and serving as a proud member of Sew Valley.

Tessa Clark

While each day holds a different adventure, especially since Project Runway, Clark says it’s important for her to stay loyal to her roots. “Throughout the whole process of being on the show, I found myself making my strongest work when I remained true to myself as a designer. I pulled roots of inspiration out of everything and anything, and I am finding myself doing that now in my day-to-day life. The show really reinforced what my own personal morals and values are as a designer for me.” 

One value in particular that is extremely important to Clark is the power of sustainability and eco-friendliness within garments. One of my passions is to educate consumers –that’s everyone– about this topic,” she says. “The textile industry is the second largest pollutant in the world, after oil. That is largely due to the fast fashion industry. Most consumers are not educated on the destruction that the fast fashion industry has on earth.”

Project Runway is known for bringing talented designers from all different backgrounds together to compete on one platform“Competing on the show was a blast because getting to know the other 16 designers was so amazing,” she says. “They were all from different walks of life and each held such a diverse background. Designing alongside them while we filmed in Brooklyn was a dream come true.”

The cameras may have stopped rolling, but that hasn’t stopped Clark from diving deeper into the world of fashion. “In the future, I see myself eventually wholesaling my garments in places other than IdleWild Woman,” she explains. “I would love to take my garments to market and eventually have a showroom in NYC, maybe even spot my garments at fashion week. I want to represent Cincinnati well and bring national light to our fashion-forward cityAs far as sustainability in fashion, I strive to make it a standard, not just a trend.” 

You can watch Tessa compete during the television premiere of Project Runway Season 17 on March 14th at 8pm EST on Bravo.

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A one-of-a-kind art event returns to Cincinnati. Read on as we get an exclusive look into what’s new this year. 

The Avant-Garde Art & Craft Show is returning to Cincinnati March 3.

For fun and funky art — ranging from wearable art, yard installations and home décor — the Avant-Garde Art & Craft Show is coming back to Cincinnati for its second annual appearance.

The event takes place March 3, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Oasis Golf Club & Conference Center. Admission is $3 to public, and free for 12 yrs and under.

Since last year was our first year in the Cincinnati market, we only expect the show to grow and become bigger every year. We promote our events through tons of media outlets and are always finding new ways to get the word out there about our shows,” says Amanda Look, the show’s event coordinator.

This is not just your average craft show, Look says, as all of the artwork featured will be handcrafted by more than 80 local artisans in the Cincinnati areaAccording to Look, the range of items featured at the event will include: apparel, rustic home décor, jewelry, woodwork, and more.

Personally, the best thing about being a part of the Avant-Garde show line is being able to connect with and see all of the incredible local talent,” Look says. “Each and every vendor brings something so unique and special to their craft and they truly love what they do and it shows in their pieces.”

For the past seven years, the Avant-Garde Art & Craft shows have been cultivating handmade artisans and crafters around the Mid-WestNot only do the artists and buyers benefit, but a local charity does as well. While part of their mission is focused on the arts and crafts, another aspect is their charity work and reinvesting back into the community, supporting more than 20 different charities. 

This year’s spring show will benefit the Dragonfly Foundation, a non-profit organization supporting young cancer and bone marrow transplant patients and families to find their joy again. Based in Cincinnati, the Dragonfly Foundation offers assistance in many different ways, from Adopt-A-Family and gifting programs to fun, Dragonfly hosted events for patients and their families.

It is so important to shop our local artisans and crafters because when you shop local you’re supporting your community, a family, a person,” Look says. “Not only are you keeping more money within your community but each item you get has its own character and passion behind it, and that is not something you can find in a department store.”

For more information on this year’s event and for special sneak peeks, check out their social media or visit their website at

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A local DAAP graduate launched a line of bows and scrunchies featuring high-quality fabrics and designs. Click for all the fashionable details.

Bardot Bow Gallery sells quality hair scrunchies and bows.

Emily Mayer is all about the celebration of femininity and self-confidence. In fact, it’s at the foundation behind the designs she makes for her business Bardot Bow Gallery.

“Bardot Bow Gallery is a branded collection of upscale hair accessories that are locally made,” she says. “I refer to them as ‘Hair Ware,’ styling essentials that take you through day or night. They are a modern revival of retro bows from the 60s and 70s, and scrunchies from the 90s.”

Mayer says that when it comes to her brand, her main inspiration came from a personal mission to re-discover her own style and femininity after having children.

“I love the juxtaposition of casual dress while adding a feminine touch – it’s a fun way to self express and ‘romance the ordinary,’” she says. “Just like a new hair cut or new tube of lipstick, these are a small and affordable way to add a little fun and make you feel fresh. They span a wide range of age, from the young to mamas in messy buns or women in their prime.”

Bardot Bow Gallery is comprised of special pieces, each one designed with purpose. Each of the collections offered are made with unique, high-quality fabrics.

“Some of them are geared toward specific needs: for example, the Sweatproof Series are made with a super soft bamboo jersey that is moisture wicking and antibacterial,” explains Mayer. “Or, the Scarf Series is extremely versatile and can be styled in multiple, unique ways. The Upcycled Series is a collection of styles using reclaimed fabrics from linings, retro scarves or retro printed fabrics that haven’t been put to use.”

Mayer says that for Bardot Bow Gallery, she makes a major effort in eliminating fabric and garment waste. “I do my best to make meaningful use of every scrap,” she adds. “I have a passion for textiles and I really enjoy shopping fabrics and ribbon that have a vintage feel and combining that with modern silhouettes.”

Thanks to the revival in bows and scrunchies in fashion right now, the long Velvet Bow Series is popular among customers. The Knot Scrunchies offered by Bardot Bow Gallery are also a staple while Mayer says that many clients purchase several colors in the Crepe and Silk Series.

Mayer says that she’s the one who takes on most roles when it comes to Bardot Bow Gallery. These roles include product development, production management, graphic design, photography, and marketing. She did recently hire a student part-time who is studying fashion design at DAAP and she works with a local sewing company.

“I enjoy working with other local creatives with pro photography and cross promotion,” she says. “It is an excellent growing community for creative entrepreneurs and I’m really proud to be a part of it.”

Mayer is looking forward to the future for Bardot Bow Gallery as she prepares to launch the Spring collection as well as more headband designs.

She is also ready to grow her online presence and participate in more local pop-up shops and markets.

“After several requests, I’ve just released a wholesale catalog,” she adds. “I’m excited about the relationships I’ve established and I’m so thrilled with how it has been received in several local small businesses. I hope to expand my production locally to keep up with demand as the line continues to grow.”

To learn more about Bardot Bow Gallery or shop the products, click here. You can also follow along on Instagram and Facebook.

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Starting a fashion blog takes more than picking out the right heels to go with your earrings. You need to be able to express your knowledge, know-how, and be the first to recognize upcoming trends. If your friends always ask for advice or steal your style, you’re probably on the right track.

Do you fall asleep thinking about the latest Isaac Mizrahi runway looks or Willi Smith vintage dresses? If so, you may make a marvelous fashion blogger. And why wouldn’t you want to be? Fashion does miraculous things to us. Clothing helps us build our personas and express our personalities. Research actually shows that clothes transform the way you act and how you see yourself.

If you’re looking to impact Cincinnati and the world, consider sharing your advice, opinions, and hottest outfits with an audience of fashion blog readers. Here are five steps to getting you started on the road to a groundbreaking blog with loyal followers and fan.

  1. Curate Your Brand and Choose a Name

All great fashion personalities have their ‘thing.’ While you don’t need to be the next Joan Rivers or be eccentric at all, you want to focus in on what makes your style, taste, and eye unique. Do you have an excellent knack for matching colors or do you find patterns irresistible? Whatever you’re good at, capitalize on it.

Next, name your blog. Naming your blog is like naming a baby, but a with a little more emphasis on sounding memorable. You want the title of your blog and your domain name to be both catchy and straightforward. Make the spelling simple so people aren’t mistaken. Avoid numeric characters, symbols, underscores, and hyphens–these can be difficult to type or spell-out.

As strange as it may sound, avoid the words “fashion” or “style” in your name. These are too expected and kind of boring. Instead, think about that niche you’re filling. How much better does “Plaid and Polka Dots” sound compared to “Jenny’s Fashion Blog”? 

  1. Setup a Fashion-Foward Website

Ok, you have a great name, you’ve thought about your niche, now start building your empire. Well, at least start building your blog. You’ll need to find a hosting service and cross your fingers that your blog name isn’t taken. Then you can register your domain name and design your blog.

Try to find a service that has premade templates so you don’t spend forever trying to figure out how to format your blog. Choose a basic format because once you start adding pictures of outfits or spring collections, you don’t want to clutter the page.

3. Put Your Thoughts into Words

The first part of your website you’ll want to form is your About page. While people may click on one of your posts from a Facebook link, almost every visitor to a blog will click on the “About Us” before committing to reading more than one blog post. Readers also follow people they like or think have interesting perspectives, so make sure you can express what makes you and your fashion aesthetic unique on this page.

Your next focus should be on your first blog post. This will sound strange, but in the future, people will go back and look at your first blog post more than almost anything else you write. So, think of it as an introduction to who you are or the first stone in the foundation of your blog.

4. Keep Your Content Lively and Up-to-Date

What makes blogs different than any other written form is that you can treat the content like a time capsule of what’s going on in fashion rather than a perfectly composed editorial on Pyer Moss.

Be personal and honest in your blog, and your readers will appreciate you for it. Remember that your readers will look for you for expertise. Do some research and be the first to inform your readers of the latest trends or what you can predict for the upcoming season. 

Use plenty of bright images that make sense with the season. You’ll want to post free high-quality love stock images for Valentines Day or wintry images during December. Readers want to know that your blog is current and aware of what’s happening.

5. Promote Your Blog and Share the Love 

Once you have your first post done, you can share your blog with your friends, family, and those fashion-forward people you cross paths with. Don’t be embarrassed to post your hard work on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. You have the opportunity to inform others and make the world a bit more beautiful. The better your posts, the more likely your friends will repost what you have to offer. 

You may even gain enough notoriety to enjoy some of the benefits associated with fashion blogging. If you’re trying to get a job in the industry, you can use your blog as a portfolio of your skills and a way to network with other fashion professionals. You can also gain access to some fashion events or make a little money.

So, you’re on your way to fashion blogging greatness. Use your voice to promote worthy causes like Grace B Bold and the Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS. You have a platform to make a difference and make the world better.

Don’t forget to have some fun and laugh a little at your fashion faux pas. We all have them and they make us lovable and human. Keep your eyes on the runaway and your mind on the future and you’ll do just fine.