And how to steal their style

Did you know that every 0.25 of a second, a fashion blog is launched somewhere in the world? Well, not strictly true (actually, it probably is – we just don’t have the scientific evidence). But it seems like it, non? And don’t get us started on all the #ootd posts on the ‘gram.

Searching for online style inspiration, it’s easy to fall down the black hole of Insta-hell. When you finally look up from your phone, you realise you’ve spent two whole days scrolling through feeds in Korean – and you’re still in your dressing gown, with no idea what to wear (we’ve all been there). Which sort of defeats the point.

Well never fear, we’ve done the hard search for you. From our favourite UK influencers to the best missives from Milan and the coolest New Yorkers, read on for our definitive guide to the best fashion blogs (and more importantly, where to shop their looks).

Sabina Socol aka Ask A French Girl

Who? Sabina Socol, Romanian born and Parisian based model, journalist and fashion influencer.

Why: Think 70s Brigitte Bardot or Jane Birkin, with a modern twist. Basically Parisian chic at its best.

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This top from my collaboration with @rixo is coming very soon online and in a special place in Paris 😍

A post shared by Sabina Socol (@sabinasocol) on May 5, 2019 at 5:37am PDT

Modest Mira

Who? Amira, a Manchester-based stylist and influencer.

Why: Amira proves you don’t have to choose between dressing modestly and dressing stylishly, plus we love her super-positive captions.

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Having good people around you who motivate, inspire and encourage you is so important. Surrounding yourself in that energy and environment is what will help you grow and really does have an impact on your mental state. So for instance if you’re leaving your set of friends and you feel more weighed down then you did before you saw them.. you need to let that shit go lol. I’m forever grateful for the people in my life but if at any point I feel they don’t add value or they have such a negative impact on me mentally especially, I know I have to let it go (as hard as it may be) you should always put yourself first. But to ma girls love ya longtime babes 😘 • • • • #manchester #manchesterstyle #styleblogger #fblogger #fashion #streetstyle #styleinspo #converse #contentcreator #ltkeurope #topshopstyle #uk #ukblogger #blogger #fashionstyle #whaiworetoday #whatiworemcr

A post shared by AMIRA 👓 (@modestmira_) on Dec 7, 2018 at 11:48am PST

Slip Into Style

Who? Ellie, Paris-based influencer.

Why: If we had to describe Ellie’s style in two words, it would be urban luxe. No one does hi-lo quite like her, and she’s a pro at mixing distressed denim with pops of colour.

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Girl in the hood(ie). Bag @littleliffner | 📸: @torgonskayaa

A post shared by Ellie (@slipintostyle) on Nov 28, 2018 at 10:46am PST

Frassy Audrey

Who? Audrey Leighton Rogers, photographer and style influencer.

Why: If you love vintage, you’ll love Audrey’s account. She curates and photographs her own vintage edit, giving older pieces a new lease of life.

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a vintage @burberry blouse, I found years ago and forgot about, but soon to be part of my first @audrey.leighton.vintage collection – my heels are by @danielfootwear and I own them in every colour. #audreyleightonvintage

A post shared by audrey leighton rogers (@frassyaudrey) on Oct 30, 2018 at 2:30am PDT


Who? Monikh Dale, a super chic London-based influencer/model.

Why: Because Monikh has a knack for making even high street clothes look designer, and her fashionable finger is always on the pulse of discovering up-and-coming brands.

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A post shared by Monikh Dale (@monikh) on Dec 6, 2018 at 11:26am PST

Freddie Harrel

Who: Freddie Harrel is a Parisian Brit who’s a big name in the London scene – and with good reason.

Why: Besides her super chic style and winning smile, Freddie’s a gal who’s won us over with her fun voice, honest depiction of motherhood and celebration of natural hair with her big hair no care beauty line. Whether she’s speaking at a panel or hav

ing a day out with her family, she’s always ready to serve a major look with a big grin on her face.

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Today's intention: treating myself like I'm my very own Xmas present, starting with wrapping myself like one 😎🎁 have a good one everyone xxx

A post shared by Frédérique Harrel (@freddieharrel) on Dec 6, 2018 at 1:37am PST

Caro Daur

Who? German-based fashion and lifestyle blogger Caroline Daur is having one helluva moment. And by moment, we mean 1.2m followers on Insta and being hand-picked by new friend Stefano Gabbana to walk the D&G show at Milan Fashion Week.

Why? If you follow Caro on Instagram (@carodaur) you’ll know that she doesn’t have one specific style, she just has fun with fashion and dresses according to her mood. Which means she could be modelling anything from Elie Saab couture to Levi’s denim, and it’s always cool.

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Hello London 🇬🇧

A post shared by Caroline Daur (@carodaur) on Dec 9, 2018 at 1:46pm PST


Who? Sebina Hussain

Why: Sebina’s style is chic and timeless, and her honest account of motherhood is inspiring.

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I know you guys have probably seen so many offer codes already this week, but I’ve got an amazing one for you – @modanisa_en are having 50% off site wide! I’ve linked some of my faves in my stories – and this skirt is down to £3.95! (Top is out of stock 😭) Have you guys started shopping the sales yet and if so, what did you get? 😘

A post shared by Sebinaah (@sebinaah) on Nov 21, 2018 at 9:12am PST

Katherine Ormerod, a.k.a. Work Work Work

Who? The entrepreneur behind fashion, life and career blog Work Work Work and a stylist and brand consultant. Instagram: @katherine_ormerod

Why? If you want to know about cool niche brands before anyone else, Katherine is your woman. We also love her everyday style, which instantly makes us want to shop!

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How bloody good is this suit? As a serial dress wearer it’s really easy to think one and done when it comes to party dressing, but this 🎄season is all about the two piece & this is another winner from @houseoffraser Christmas collections #overtoours

A post shared by Katherine Ormerod (@katherine_ormerod) on Nov 30, 2018 at 11:00am PST

Margaret Zhang

Who: Margaret Zhang, a Chinese-Australian photographer, director, stylist and writer based in New York. Instagram: @margaret_zhang

Why: Not your typical fashion blogger, this law graduate does everything from styling to taking her own pictures and consulting for major fashion and beauty brands. Her style is versatile to say the least, and she looks just as much at home in Saint Laurent boots and jeans as she does in a Molly Goddard gown.

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Home again please don’t talk to me while I do my laundry

A post shared by Margaret Zhang 章凝 (@margaret__zhang) on Dec 3, 2018 at 7:01am PST

Jessica Wang a.k.a. NotJessFashion

Who: A stylish Chinese American fashion blogger based out of the Big Apple. Instagram: @notjessfashion

Why: Since stumbling across this gorgeous blog, our lives have been so much more colourful. Jess goes beyond the standard #OOTD posts and her site’s a sartorial treasure trove full of styling advice, galleries and even some tips for budding bloggers if you’re thinking of making this list some day. Her masterfully saturated and unique photography is what sets her apart from the rest of the pack and we still can’t stop thinking about her guide to wearing colour this spring

She says, ‘I originally set up NotJessFashion with the intention of building an audience for a potential online shop but it turned into a daily destination for fresh and fun outfit inspiration. My aim is to empower others to be daring and confident in pursuing a fulfilling and fashionable life.’

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Thanks @bacardiusa for an incredible Art Basel experience in Miami. Feeling so inspired by all the galleries and talented artists as I’m off to my next adventure. Don’t forget to follow along in stories to see where I’m headed. #BacardiPartner #bacardi

A post shared by Jessica Wang (@notjessfashion) on Dec 10, 2018 at 7:53am PST

Lesego Legobane, a.k.a Thickleeyonce

Who: A South African plus size blogger and photographer. Instagram: @thickleeyonce

Why: While Lesego doesn’t have a blog per se, she does have a very active Instagram full of gorgeous photography and thoughtful captions (she occasionally dabbles in vlogging too). Be it the latest fashion trends, amazing lingerie or even those tricky to style narrow sunglasses, she’s a deft hand at styling and out to destroy any preconceptions of what a curvy girl can and can’t wear.

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D A Y S I N T H E C I T Y🍊 dressed in @lee_bex

A post shared by [email protected] (@thickleeyonce) on Dec 8, 2018 at 10:07am PST

Pernille Teisbaek

Who: Lithesome, Danish, street style regular Pernille Teisbaek. Instagram: @pernilleteisbaek

Why: Born in Copenhagen, Pernille Teisbæk is the epitome of sleek, Scandi, style perfection. After launching her cult blog, Look De Pernille, in 2012 her pared-back but trend-savvy formula of raw hemmed jeans and Gucci loafers exploded across our social feeds. Check in for regular updates on what will be the next-big-thing in street style trends.

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Coat Season❄ @samsoesamsoe

A post shared by Pernille Teisbaek (@pernilleteisbaek) on Dec 6, 2018 at 7:45am PST

Helena Bordon

Who: Incredibly fabulous Brazilian blogger Helena Bordon. Instagram: @helenabordon

Why: Hailing from Sao Paulo, Helena Bordon is one of Brazil’s most influential style bloggers. She started her fashion education from a young age courtesy of her mother, Donata Meirelles, the style director of Vogue Brazil. When Helena was just 7 years old, she’d join her mum at all the top fashion shows and eventually interned at Valentino. Now, Helena is co-founder of Brazilian high street fashion chain 284, as well as finding the time to run her eponymous blog,, which offers Helena’s insider style, travel and beauty tips. Disclaimer: expect holiday envy.

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Toda Chanelzinha hoje p o #BrazilFoundation @chanelofficial | make e cabelo @markitocosta_ | fotos @joaokopv 💕💄

A post shared by Maria Helena Bordon Meireles (@helenabordon) on Nov 28, 2018 at 2:06pm PST

Man Repeller

Who: Fiercely funny New Yorker Leandra Medine. Instagram: @manrepeller

Why: Of Turkish/Iranian Jewish descent, Medine kicked off her career with a blog called Boogers + Bagels. Her ironic fashion-addict asides soon had her readers rolling in the aisles, and she decided to focus on the topic full-time after a joky conversation while out shopping with a friend about how ‘man-repelling’ all the fashion-forward outfits they loved were. It’s now a male-scaring empire, providing in-depth intel: ‘The difference between Mom Jeans and Dad Jeans’, the fabulous ‘Manstagram’ – all the best fash items du jour – and fun features and style news aplenty.

She says: ‘I really see Man Repeller as an attitude and fashion as a language that we use to connect with other women.’

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December is silver linings month on Man Repeller and I take our themes very seriously so here you go. I hope we can be your human silver lining 4ever. That’s the first thing I have to say. No.2: I have always wanted to be able to travel with a bag that serves as my bag and my carrier of things at once. You know what I mean right? So that should I find myself in need of a black tie accoutrement, I could just dump the practical contents of my dopp kit out and go to the porty with my evening bag, so I’m glad the Carry Bradshaw is facilitating that. Our pop-up closes in 2 hours and what a weekend it’s been! Thanks for coming, hanging, introducing yourself to us and especially for entrusting in us your precious free time. I promise to always do the most to make it — serving you when you need a break or a hug or a laugh or an animal to hook into your ear — worth it. Love u, @leandramcohen

A post shared by Man Repeller (@manrepeller) on Dec 2, 2018 at 6:14pm PST

Kavita Donkersley, a.k.a. SheWearsFashion

Who: A fashionable Sheffield gal living in London, who cavorts around the world with the best wardrobe ever. Instagram: @shewearsfashion

Why: Kavita’s been blogging for several years now and it’s been amazing to watch her star rise, from her #OOTD shots as a sixteen year old through to a Coachella VIP frolicking with celebrities. Her bold colourful looks are a great blend of both high street and luxury, though she’s got a soft spot for a Gucci bag – a girl after our own heart, basically.

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You are gold baby ✨ #christmasinlondon #ivychelseagarden

A post shared by Kavita | Fashion & Travel (@shewearsfashion) on Dec 9, 2018 at 10:58am PST

Natasha Ndlovu, a.k.a. Bisous Natasha

Who: A London-based blogger and model who’s been recognised the world over in various publications. Instagram: @natashandlovu

Why: Natasha’s a master at pulling together chic yet effortless-looking outfits, whether she’s opting for an edgy sportswear look or floating along in a dreamy gown. She’s got a box of designer bags that we’d give our left kidney to rummage round in and she also occasionally shares her beauty tips both on Instagram and her beautiful blog.

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Shop the look post now live on the blog {link in bio} 📷 @korayhussein _ #liketkit

A post shared by Natasha Ndlovu (@natashandlovu) on Dec 7, 2018 at 5:14am PST

Camille Charriere, a.k.a. Over the Rainbow

Who: Parisienne expat Camille Charriere, now based in London. Instagram: @camillecharriere

Why: The leggy blonde provides a tres chic mix of outfit inspiration – her personal style definitely has that insouciant French vibe – and trend and brand lowdowns. The ‘boutique’ section of her site is a one-stop shop for the pieces she loves – and we also like the fact she has regular wardrobe clearouts via Vestiaire so true Camille-alikes can snap up her actual clothes…

She says: “COTR is a destination for a mixture of emerging and luxury fashion, with a particular emphasis on Scandinavian labels.”

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Practicing my side eye for the fashion awards ce soir.

A post shared by Camille Charriere (@camillecharriere) on Dec 10, 2018 at 4:50am PST

Allison Graham, a.k.a. SheDoesHim

Who: Allison Graham is a Jamaican menswear blogger based in Brooklyn. Instagram: @shedoeshim

Why: Allison’s a breath of fresh air in the fashion blogger space with no time for your fashion gender binaries. She does menswear better than most guys in the game, whether she’s pattern mixing like a pro in a dapper suit or taking casual wear to a whole new level.

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New week, new goals, new moves, new month. It’s my Birthday Month and I'm grateful to be able to reflect on the year I’ve had.. || #shedoeshim #mensstyle #lesbian #lgbtq #queertstyle #lesbiansthattravel #tomboyish #tomboy #queerfashion #fashion

A post shared by Allison Graham (@shedoeshim) on Dec 2, 2018 at 9:10am PST

Danielle Bernstein, a.k.a. We Wore What

Who: New Yorker Danielle Bernstein. Instagram: @weworewhat

Why: Cool, clean outfit inspiration and handy get-the-look items to click through and buy for each.

She says: ‘WeWoreWhat is a fashion blog I created to provide a daily dose of outfit inspiration from every corner of NYC. I highlight my everyday outfits as well as my experience in this city that never sleeps. What should be the easiest part of everyone’s day (getting dressed in the morning) is sometimes the hardest – and that’s why I blog.’

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Just touched down in London Town. Time to get ready for The Fashion Awards! Cant wait for you guys to see my lewk 💙 wearing @ssobydanielle utility jumpsuit here (link in bio)

A post shared by Danielle Bernstein (@weworewhat) on Dec 10, 2018 at 6:13am PST

Pandora Sykes

Who: Writer, stylist and ex-Fashion Features Editor at The Sunday Times Style. Instagram: @pandorasykes

Why: Sharp as a tack with the looks and fashion sense of Diane Kruger, we’re hooked on Sykes’ killer combo of great outfits – vintage florals and patent biker, anyone? – and vay funny ‘social commentary’. Recent winners include a love letter to Jilly Cooper and why Sykes will never join Snapchat.

She says: ‘Style should be fun and fashion is not a lone Endeavour. You can be interested in shoes and still care about world politics. My blog aims to be fun but thoughtful – and give people a new way to look at things.’

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In my favourite antique grotto @les_couilles_du_chien wearing my favourite treasure-hunting two-piece by @uterqueofficial. Happy days #uterque #uterquesquad 📸 @tilfrances

A post shared by P A N D O R A S Y K E S (@pandorasykes) on Nov 19, 2018 at 11:23am PST

Anybody on the list we missed?

Let us know your favourites in the comments…

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