All posts tagged: fashion blogger

2019 luxury gift guide

12 best essential luxury basics gift guide

Looking for last minute Christmas gift ideas? This completely un-sponsored gift guide is a curated selection of essential basics that will become the new obsessions for everyone on your list. There are some luxury basics that everyone needs. Having managed a luxury fashion blog for years, I have had the unique opportunity of testing out hundreds of brands. Every year I shortlist my absolute favorites to help you (and myself) shop for the holidays. These are beautiful, high quality gifts that have been personally tested, tried. Even for those who seem to have everything,  Here are 12 essential basics I have used, loved, gifted and highly recommend for the holiday gifting season (or to gift yourself!). Mejuri fine gold jewelry Gold jewelry may just be the biggest fashion trend of 2019 and 2020. Since silver has dominated in years past, it’s a great gift for those who might want to update their jewelry assortment. Mejuri produces handcrafted fine jewelry that can be worn for occasions or every day with low, transparent markups and a limited-edition …

cost of being a luxury fashion blogger

The Financial Costs Involved with Being a Successful Blogger

Traveling the world, enjoying unbelievable experiences, being outfitted in the latest luxury fashion – what’s not to love. It’s no wonder so many people are taking to their computers, phones and cameras in pursuit of blogging. With the increasing number of bloggers present online, it’s easy for people to think it’s easy and comes without a cost. However, the most successful fashion bloggers will tell you that this is a general misconception of the industry. photography:KRISTINA PETRICK | camera:CANNON 5D MARK III   The blogging industry is growing fast with over 500 million content sites across the web. However, as brands are turning to content creation to drive traffic and increase revenue, it’s becoming more saturated. Not only that, with rising competition, attracting a significant readership has also increased the average cost of a maintaining a blog. Blogging isn’t free. To be a successful blogger, you need to think of it as a business. And as with any business, you have to know the costs in order to turn it into a success Starting a …

Luxury fashion blog fashionedshicstyling

7 luxury fashion blogs you’re going to want to follow now

It’s time to indulge ourselves and pay homage to the the best luxury fashion blogs the visionaries that bring them to life. From effortless chic ensembles to lust worthy accessories, these are the leaders that inspire fashion for generations. These powerful women have built empires through their keen eye for aesthetics and understanding of the fashion empire. They inspire us to be the best version of ourselves. They let us drool over their Balenciaga bags and Gucci shoes. They show us how to make everyday a luxurious experience. They remind us that luxury is an experience that we can all be a part of, and that true style is an expression of ourselves. If you loved my top inspirational minimalist lifestyle blog list, this post is for you. You’ll recognize some of my all time favorite fashion bloggers, as well as a few new faces you’re going to want to follow. Minimalist luxury style without interruption with @pepamack Petra of @pepamack has nearly a million followers on her luxury fashion Instagram account, and it’s no …

how to wear clear perspex heels

3 ways to wear clear perspex heels

Clear perspex heels are in for fall 2020 fashion. You may remember the craze for clear lucite heels back in 2018. This year the artificial transparency has moved from block heels to feminine sandals with perspex design elements. photography:KRISTINA PETRICK | camera:CANNON 5D MARK III | all clear perspex heels c/o:EGO OFFICIAL What is perspex Perspex is a form of acrylic that can be formed into sheets that are flexible enough to use as a fashion material. It has a high gloss, transparent surface much like it’s plastic cousin. You may have heard of it more in its most dense form, plexiglass. While it’s hard to imagine plexiglass being used for shoe material, perspex is actually comfortable enough. It has the texture of a heavy-duty vinyl or synthetic leather. Being in the acrylic family, perspex does not breath. When the trend came in last fall for perspex boots, there were some challenges from the fashion industry with the air flow of style causing “fogging” on the inside of the shoes. The good news is, when …

plaid pants and chanel belt

future trad and perfecting plaid

Future trad makes its debut for fall fashion trends grounded in traditional preppy style with a futuristic twist. Marie Claire is calling it one of the biggest fall fashion trends of 2019. The material focus – plaid. Here’s how you should be wearing your business casual day wear in the new season. photography:JOSH WOLFE | camera:CANNON 5D MARK III | plaid pants c/o:FIDELITY | chain belt:CHANEL | chunky shoes:DR. MARTENS   Suiting evolves with a futuristic take on traditional British style. The era of cross-over and non-conformity lends its hand to shifting this style. Conventional turns unpredictable as classic silhouettes are worn in a new way with oversized layering and a mix of casual and innovative pieces. Modern updates can be seen in the details with rubber edging, button details and trench inspirations. Advise from The Kit, “Mix it (plaid) up. Now is your time to play with heritage pieces by pairing them with unexpected items. Wear a plaid kilt with a T-shirt, or even double up on tartan and wear it head-to-toe. Much like …