Blogs vs. Mags
street style shot from The Sartorialist
How we get our fashion and style information has certainly changed in the past 5 years. Blogs beat out the magazines with their multi posts per day, where as the magazines only get their one issue a month to bombard you with colorful ads, editorials, and well, FASHION. Want to see the Prada Spring 2011 ad campaign? You don’t have to wait a month for Vogue to pop up in your mailbox, log on to any style blog and see for yourself, instantly!
There are arguments that magazines will be the media dinosaurs of the 21st century. While blogs are great, and an easy way to get fashion inspiration, magazines still employ some of the best writers around to bring you stories that bloggers could never convey so eloquently. There are no bloggers that will be able give you a 10 page editorial spread with the supermodel of the moment in McQueen.
While blogs are the new kids on the block, fashion magazines will still be a fashion lovers go-to for vibrant colors and page turning stories. Curling up with the new issue of Harpers Bazaar sounds a little more appealing than curling up with your computer….at least to some.
I must say, I am a huge fan of blogs, especially street style blogs. There is no better way to find your fashion inspiration than to log on and see what the NYU kids are wearing, or what coveted outfits those fashion editors are donning as they leave the fashion shows (mere MINUTES after they leave the shows). Next time you are in New York, Milan, Paris, or LA, dress your best, you never know, you could get snapped by a style blogger!
Here are a few of my favorites:
Please let us know what some of your favorite style blogs are!