While models are strutting down the catwalks we’re looking at a different runway for fashion inspiration, the street. Street style blogs come from all different walks of life and with fashion week full speed ahead, they’re snapping photos of the real-life fashionistas walking from show to show. From eccentric editors to models off duty, we’ve all got our industry style favorites and these blogs are feeding our frenzy for fashion. Everybody Is Ugly is going to let you in on some of our favorite street style bookmarks this fashion week.
CHAPTER I: STREET STYLE SAFARI
These blogs are the style-sleuth photographers, catching the details and dynamics of industry favorites in their natural habitat. Pouncing from show to show, the colorful characters are sporting high fashion in the real world and doing so with grace and ease. If you love seeing candid photos mixed with fun fashion check out these blogs.
— • JAK & JIL – Classic Must-see
Photographer, Tommy Ton, shoots both shows and the attendees in a way that captures the best of fashion every single season. Everyone and their grandmother’s cat loves this blog. Tommy Ton’s signature on-the-spot camera chasing gives life to the clothing and people. NOTE: Make sure to check out the illustrious style photographer’s other day job on Style.com’s fashion week street reports.
— • CitizenCouture
Jason Jean runs this street style blog which is truly beautiful. A gallery-like layout focuses on the people and Jean’s reaction to them in brief summary. Close up shots feature the textures and detail of the fashion choices of the obviously enticing street stars.
— • StreetFSN – EIU Favorite! Bookmark NOW.
HB Nam’s blog has burst onto the fashion scene and deservedly so. His beautiful photos are artfully done with attention to detail, texture, placement, and action. Most of the photos are brightly colored, reflecting the adventurous fashion scene of this season’s street. The photography is Jak & Jil-esque with the industry-favorites and close detail pictures but this blog is filled with so much inspiration that it’s on the top of our daily browse list.
— • KLØVER
Thomas Humery looks to capture the fashion zeitgeist. This goal is achieved in his photos profiling the who’s who of the fashion industry and the variety of style associated with them. While there are also a fair share of posed photos, KLØVER definitely serves up many safari-style pictures.
CHAPTER II: BOLD BRIGHT STYLE
Bright and fun fashion is a definite trend among the fashion week regulars and these blogs truly show it. All three have a normal blog layout that have different posts showcasing style in full body photos, similar to that of the Chictopia Style Gallery. They are flooded with inspiration so check out these blogs if eclectic is your style.
— • Mr. Newton
With his self-titled blog, Mr. Newton captures a variety of stylish ladies from well-loved bloggers to high fashion editors. Most of the photos feature statement style that have long adventurous silhouettes and a cool-girl edge to them. Casual denim to voluminous dresses make it on this blog, all worn with bold style brilliance. If you like bright color or dramatic silhouettes, this blog is a must-read.
— • All The Pretty Birds – Bookmark NOW!
Tamu McPherson shows off street style that is refined and modern but with fearless risks and finesse. This blog is extremely popular for it’s simple photography style that really makes the happy-fashion-girl shine. It’s a joy to browse through the ecstatic smiles and kool-aid-colors of McPherson’s fashion flock.
— • Street Style Aesthetic
The photos of Wayne Tippet’s Street Style Aesthetic really speak to the respective cities he is photographing. He captures the bright and fearless British style in London and adventurous ease of Paris. The selected style shots capture the relaxed beauty of effortless style. Both men and women are featured on this street style blog, everyone extremely stylish.
CHAPTER III: CLASSIC FASHION TWIST
What does a fashion-fan love more than casual ease infused with on-trend awareness? Basically nothing. Everyone is obsessed with beautiful balance of refined elegance and careless comfort. These blogs showcase that very equilibrium. Mixing classic fashion staples with youthful confidence, and adding a bit of high fashion knowledge, this is what street style is all about.
— • Vanessa Jackman – Bookmark NOW!
Australian-native/London-residing photographer, Vanessa Jackman, has dedicated her blog to capturing the classic-yet-playful sect of fashion. Most of the outfits are simple and feature one statement piece like a animal-print fur or bright textured plaid. The outfits are a mixture of Parisian elegance, British playfulness, and American casualness.
— • StreetPeeper
On the gallery-style blog Street Peeper Phil photographs style risk takers who appreciate both the new and old. There is an underlying classic vibe to the pieces but they are all worn in more adventurous and high fashion ways. There’s an immense amount of photos on this site, with both men and women to be inspired by.
— • AltamiraNYC
A model-off-duty is to street style what a little black dress is to a woman’s wardrobe. Altamira photographer, Craig Arend, captures the model off duty like no one else and has an entire blog to show for it. Abbey Lee Kershaw, Karlie Kloss, Coco Rocha, you name it, they are on this blog. Sadly, Altamira’s archives of photos have been deleted but there are still new updates to look forward to!
— • Stockholm StreetStyle
A fashion favorite, this blog has captured so many street style photos it’s hard to imagine. The blog displays the photos at a very large size and shows mostly full body shots of outfits. The look is classic and edgy. Toughness is a big ingredient added to the simple but effective style of this street style blog.
THE ANTHOLOGY: STREET STYLE BLOGS MUST READS
These are the cream of the crop that provide boundless inspiration and are must reads for any fashion lover. They have proven to be the tastemakers in the blogosphere and are favorites among both industry insiders and fashion fans. (Jak & Jil would make it in here as well but it fit so nicely in Chapter I, haha). These blogs are the most popularly known in the blogosphere for street style.
• The Sartorialist
Basically the OG of all street style blogs, Scott Schuman curates style in a way that only he can. Refined and simple, it’s classic fashion at it’s core.
• Garance Dore
French girlfriend of the aforementioned blogger, Garance showcases Parisian chic at it’s finest. She also covers fashion shows and recounts her experiences with the stylish people she photographs.
Norwegian New Yorker, Hanneli Mustaparta, shows off her impeccable style among the others she photographs. Her coverage of fashion week focuses on the young stylistas and models off duty.
Yvan Rodic is the Face Hunter. He’s licensed to kill; Rodic photographs some of the most killer fashion pack street style there is in the blogosphere. The street style stars on his blog make bold and eccentric statements.
So go out there and get your inspiration. Street style is one of the best ways to see how runway fashions apply in real life and on so many different people. We love browsing these sites and hope that you’ve found at least one new one to bookmark and visit.