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5 Ways to be a Fabulous Fashion Blogger

There are so many fashion blogs these days, it is like a new blog pops up every second, and most of the time, that blog is a fashion blog.

 

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I understand why most of these blogs are fashion blogs. Many people think as long as they have nice pieces, they can blog about them. But Fashion Blogging is a lot more than that. Yes you need nice pieces if you intend to blog about your personal style, but for your blog to stand out from the rest, it needs to be fabulous. Here is how you do that:

 

Be consistent and regular

To make it as a blogger, regardless of your niche, you have to be consistent and regular. Your readers have to know when to expect a post and they should not be left waiting for too long. I check my favourite blogs almost every day, and I will be disappointed to not see a new post(s) when I check. Being consistent and regular with your blog content is one way to be a fabulous fashion blogger.

Tip: Blog as regularly as you can to build your content and following.

 

Show off your personal style

For me to take you seriously as a fashion blogger, I would want to see your personal style. If I wanted just fashion tips and trends, I would check the likes of ELLE and Vogue. I also love to read about fashion tips, trends, news and all, on blogs, but I like to see the blogger’s personal style too. So showing off your personal style regularly is one way to stand out from the crowd of fashion bloggers. However you must have a personal style to nail this.

Tip: If you want a general fashion blog, have a mixture of fashion posts –  outfit posts, celebrity style, fashion news, trends and so on. I wrote 30 blog posts ideas for fashion blogs some months, so have a read if you are struggling to come with post ideas.

 

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Pretty pictures

Your pictures have to stand out for you to be recognised in the fashion blogging industry. Invest in a great camera and get someone to take your shots. You could also get a photographer to take your outfit photos, I know many fashion bloggers who do. Tripods are also handy for when you are alone.

Tip: Avoid taking photos indoors as much as you can. Indoor photos are usually not the prettiest. Invest in a DSLR.

 

Active on social media

Have your social media accounts set up. For fashion bloggers, I recommend Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter and Facebook, in that order. Post varied and regular content to your social media accounts. Follow relevant accounts in the fashion industry and work on growing your tribe.

Tip: Follow fashion bloggers, PRs, fashion brands, fashion designers and anyone else that catches your fancy. It is called social media for a reason, so be social.

 

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Avoid fake goods

I see so many fashion bloggers posing with fake designer bags and shoes, and it is such a major turn off for me. I personally can’t stand counterfeit goods. I wrote extensively about this awhile ago, and it worries me that so many fashion bloggers think that their fastest way to the top is to pose rocking fake items, because they can’t afford the real deal.

I believe you should own whatever you have and can afford. If all you can afford is Primark, it is fine. It is all in the style. If you can afford Givenchy, that is fantastic, own it. But please don’t show up rocking a fake Chanel bag and expect people to take you seriously.

The whole idea behind personal style bloggers is you showing your readers how to work with what they have or aspire to have, and give them style ideas. That should be the main focus, and not how many “designer items” you have.

Many bloggers come into fashion blogging missing this vital point and they struggle from there. They wonder why no one is reading or taking them seriously.

Tip: Stick to original items you can afford. Do not buy items only to return back to the store, your blog is not a catalogue!

 

These are the 5 ways to slay the fashion blogging world this 2017. Feel free to add your tip in the comments section below.

Thanks for reading.

 

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Win £200 Feelunique Voucher this Christmas

Christmas is a season of love, family, relaxation and of course giving. That is why Go Girl Car Insurance has teamed up with Feelunique to reward a lucky person with a £200 voucher this Christmas.

 

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For those who have never heard of Go Girl Car Insurance, it is an online insurer, suited to many types of drivers including those looking for car insurance as a provisional driver. Their comprehensive cover includes windscreen cover, legal cover, personal accident cover and a courtesy car if yours has to be repaired following an accident as well as up to £200 handbag cover if your handbag is stolen whilst kept out of sight in a secure car. There are also optional extras that can be added to a policy so it is tailored to your specific needs.

This online insurer uses email and SMS to keep in touch, and all customer documents are available to be viewed and downloaded at any time on your own secure document portal, making it very easy and convenient for online surfers like me to access relevant documents on the go.

For this Go Girl Car Insurance £200 Feelunique voucher competition, you can shop a huge range of products from the biggest, most exclusive names in beauty, fragrance and makeup. From Chanel right through to Zoella’s new range of beauty products and cosmetics. Feelunique stocks most of the biggest brands in the beauty industry. So you are sure to find everything you need to look and feel amazing (as far as skincare and makeup is concerned) this Christmas.

For a chance to win this Feelunique £200 voucher, you need to go on the website (link above), and answer the questions on the page.

The competition closes on Thursday, 22 December 2016 and the winner will be emailed an e-voucher on Friday, 23 December 2016. The terms and conditions of the competition are also on the website.

I am off to enter the competition now, good luck guys. And let me know if you do enter the competition.

 

*This is a collaborative post.

Kristen Stewart Covers ELLE UK September 2016

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Kristen Stewart is on the cover of ELLE UK September 2016 issue and she looks good on it. I have not seen Kristen on a magazine cover for a bit now so this cover is a pleasant surprise. In her interview with ELLE magazine, Kristen opens up about her recent projects and her enjoying her work –

I have a really strong sense of identity when I’m working. If I’m having a bad day or something personal, or existential, or hormonal – if anything brings me down, I’m lucky if I have to go to work that day. And it could be anything, it could be a photoshoot for Chanel.”

Kristen also spoke about her struggle with anxiety –

I went through so much stress and periods of strife. I would have panic attacks…I literally always had a stomach ache. And I was a control freak and I couldn’t anticipate what was going to happen in a given situation, so I’d be like, ‘Maybe I’m going to get sick’… It’s kind of remarkable. I just grew out of it, but that’s not to say I don’t get worried.’

Good to know she is enjoying her career and dealing with her anxiety issues. I am happy to see more celebrities talking about these issues because they are real, and too many people suffer in silence.

I am not really into Kristen Stewart hair and makeup, or her outfit on the cover. But I like this picture below –

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I think it is more edgy and more front-cover worthy. Do you agree?

I can’t really see what this issue is about from the front cover because there is little or nothing on the it as far as the features are concerned. Which is a shame because I don’t see myself buying a magazine without having an idea of what the magazine is about.

What are your thoughts on this issue?