Finding out what’s hot and what’s not is key to your shopping trip adventures in Los Angeles. Trusting the glossy beauty bibles is one thing, but getting the city’s inside scoop from fashion blogs is what makes Los Angeles’ fashion mecca easy to navigate. So, next time you’re looking to get some inspiration on the latest and greatest fashion trends, check out one of these best L.A. fashion blogs.
Peace Love Shea
Twenty-five-year-old She Marie is West Hollywood’s go-to for all that is fashion. What started out as a hobby detailing Shea’s love for fashion and cutting-edge designers and styles has quickly transformed into a sought-after blog that SoCal fashionistas eagerly await to pop up in their inbox. Peace Love Shea began two years ago as a one-woman reader blog and today she has garnered the attention of more than one million hits per month. Peace Love Shea gives you a bird’s eye view of the fashion world, while at the same time honing in on the hottest trends in fashion and beauty.
Angel Food Style
With her passion for fashion and beauty, fashion blogger Sophie Elkus has gained a huge and deserved following for her expert eye and the right touch. From the immaculately styled pictures to the informative descriptions, each post on the site is put together with the insight and knowledge of a true talent. Sophie, a USC student, started this electronic look book while in school and has since gained a steady following. From New York Fashion week to the pages of some of the leading style magazines such as Teen Vogue, GQ, Lucky and many more, Angel Food Style, showcases some of the latest and best looks from brands such as J Brand, Prada, Theory, Stuart Weitzman, BCBG and others. Her picks are fashion forward while also revealing classic looks for all audiences. In addition to showing the latest fashion trends, Elkus also touches on all things beauty including makeup.
Streetgeist is not your typical fashion blog. This picture-perfect read features everyday fashions worn by “regular” people on the streets of Los Angeles. Originally started in Athens, Greece in 2008, Streetgeist found its home in Los Angeles. The blog features contributors all over the Los Angeles area including Long Beach and Malibu. As a simple style photography blog, you will be delighted to see what fashion trends are in your neighborhood.
When you read Fashion Addict, you will feel a kindred spirit. Run by Kier Mellour, this blog features images, styles and how tos in a language you will understand. Mellour lives in Hollywood and is a self-proclaimed “natural blonde.” Her blog highlights everything she loves about being a fashionista including all things “girlie,” glitter, glam and, of course, baubles. A bonus to each entry is that after you’ve fallen in love with the looks, you can “shop the look.” Links take you directly to the online retailers where you can recreate Mellour’s styles.
Honey & Silk
Stephanie Liu, creator of Honey & Silk, is a fashion junkie living near a beachside community near Los Angeles. The slower-paced life has allowed her to do what she loves without the craziness of traffic and the hustle and bustle of the city. As the model for most of her fashion desires, Liu’s blog translates what is on the runways and chi-chi streets of Los Angeles into a look or style that you can pull off without skipping a beat. She may love the calm waters in Orange County, but you will frequently spot Liu eyeing the fashion candy just north on the 405-freeway.
Jazzi McGilbert’s Jazzi McG fashion blog fuses together her fashion wisdom gained from the intense editorial world at Vogue, Teen Vogue, Variety and Fashionista.com and her love of creative styles that set trends around the globe. Jazzi McG debuted in 2006 as just a creative outlet for McGilbert and quickly became a mainstream blog with a loyal following. Still consulting in the fashion media world, McGilbert eats, sleeps and breathes fashion and is your daily dose of the couture happenings and hot-off-the-press fashion guide. Check out her blog’s pictures for your own inspiration. You may be surprised at how her visions can concoct a whole new wardrobe for you.