Tala Samman prides herself on being the first style blogger to come out of the United Arab Emirates. Born in Chicago to Syrian parents, the Dubai-based trailblazer chronicles her love of fashion, beauty, travel and food on her award-winning site, MyFashDiary. As if her daring style and collaborations with It brands like Net-a-Porter, ASOS and Tom Ford weren’t enough to reel us in, Samman moonlights as a DJ for fashion events and electronic music festivals, NBD. She’s basically the Hannah Bronfman of the Middle East.
Fishnets and Rainbows
Rita Saraqi, a 23-year-old who lives in Kosovo, started her site just three years ago — early, compared to many other Balkan bloggers. Her fun, approachable style has landed her collaborations with local and international brands and campaigns for heavy hitters, like Mango and Benetton. That said, Fishnets and Rainbows isn’t just about style: "As a blogger, I transmit a message — I tell people about Kosovo and what we are into," Saraqi told Refinery29. “Most people know where Kosovo is; they know about our history, but they think it’s not safe here. It’s good for these people to get to know me — I can tell them how friendly it is. I can change their perceptions."
We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: Atlanta-based 21-year-old blogger Reese Blutstein’s Double3xposure is a must-follow. Blutstein is all about styling her minimalist, vintage-inspired pieces in new, unexpected ways. "I believe style has to do with the creativity you put into the outfits you wear with the things you already have," holds the budget-savvy college student. And Blutstein has creativity in spades — her remarkable eye has landed her partnerships with Paco Rabanne, Gucci and Need Supply, to name just a few.
When super stylist Aleali May isn’t outfitting Kendrick Lamar or modeling at New York Fashion Week, she’s updating her eponymous fashion blog. May’s cool, down-to-earth aesthetic relies on a mix of high-fashion pieces and avant-garde streetwear. A familiar formula, we know, but May manages to make Kardashian-popularized trends feel fresh and new.
You may recognize Christine Andrew of Hello Fashion from the Vanity Fair Best-Dressed List or her feature on Who What Wear. Fans love the Utah-based blogger's stylish wardrobe, but her beautiful family (husband Cody Andrew and adorable toddler son Beckam) really steals the spotlight.
Get a two-for-one dose of fashion and fitness with Kyrzayda Rodriguez's self-titled blog. The 38-year-old full-time mom and blogger is known for her fierce haircut, fit physique and impeccable sartorial sense.
Chances are, if you follow fashion bloggers, you've heard of Atlantic Pacific. The blog's creator Blair Eadie began her fashion career as a Gap Inc. merchandiser 11 years ago. Today, she boasts over 1.1 million follows on Instagram alone. Follow her as she traipses the streets of New York dressed to the nines (often in Tory Burch) — and plans her perfect wedding.
Style Me Grasie
Get your fill of fashion, beauty, travel and home inspo on Grasie Mercedes' stellar blog Style Me Grasie. The Dominican blogger/actress inspires closet and hair envy with her vibrant style and head full of curls.
THEFASHIONGUITAR is the virtual diary of Dutch blogger Charlotte Groeneveld-Van Haren. The New York-based mother of two (who has many a styling credit and magazine feature under her belt) makes a point of including some cool kiddie outfit tips amongst her grown-up brand profiles and #OOTDs.
Lust For Life
Lust For Life's Olivia Lopez has been a street style fixture in L.A. since launching her blog in 2006. Her sunny SoCal style has landed her a spotlight at Barneys, Teen Vogue and Elle.
Harper & Harley
If you're a minimalist with an appetite for black, white and gray, Harper & Harley is the blog for you. Aussie style star Sara Donaldson has worked with Uniqlo, Gucci, Swarovski, Nike and Harper's Bazaar and was among the cast of the well-loved reality series Fashion Bloggers. When you've exhausted Harper & Harley's archives, head over to The UNDONE, Donaldson and business partner Georgia Martin's new expertly curated e-boutique.
The brain behind influential style blog The Daileigh, Ashleigh Hutchinson offers much more than just outfit posts. The Maryland-based blogger also hosts online courses to help her followers curate the perfect closet.
When Erica Choi is not running her fashion and lifestyle blog, Egg Canvas, you can find her working as the digital art director for Barneys New York. Since the debut of her blog in 2014, she's had a taste of fame in media outlets like Lucky, Business Insider and Allure Korea.
What My Boyfriend Wore
What My Boyfriend Wore was actually the brainchild of South African blogger Sergio Ines' former girlfriend, who used to post pictures of the his outfits on Instagram. It's since become a buzzy menswear blog for dapper dandies everywhere.
After years modeling in front of the camera, Zanita Whittington flipped the script. The Australian triple-threat is now a photographer and blogger, documenting fashion around the world on her blog, Zanita.
Rachel et Nicole
If you're bored of homogenous fashion blogs that offer up the same old stuff, you need a breath of fresh air. That's where Rachel et Nicole come in. The New York-based sisters have a fun and quirky sense of humor, showcased in their signature DIY editorials.
Wide Eyed Legless
Madelynn Hackwith Furlong is the founder of Wide Eyed Legless (WEL), a minimalist style blog for the modern woman. The designer, art director, stylist and consultant has collaborated with the likes of J.Crew and Rachel Comey, and has been featured in WWD and W magazine. She currently resides in Minneapolis, MN.
Andrea Maria first made a name for herself while writing about Mexico's fashion industry in Dear Milano. It didn't take long for Elle Mexico, Grazia, InStyle Mexico and Fashion TV to take notice. She now calls New York City home.
Minimalism is the name of the game these days and L.A. blogger Ann Kim of Andy Heart is one of its biggest players. Watch and learn.
Brooke Testoni's relaxed, effortless style is chronicled on her namesake blog, which has amassed a cult-like following in her native Australia and beyond. Now, it's time for Testoni to take it to the next level.
One Dapper Street
Meet Marcel Floruss, the menswear blogger behind One Dapper Street. On his site, Floruss describes himself as "a German dude who loves fashion and all that goes with it." That about sums it up.
The queen of the fatkini, Gabi Gregg sparked an international movement to inspire plus-size women to wear bikinis with confidence. The California-based beauty runs her award-winning blog GabiFresh and designs a collection of swimwear for swimsuitsforall that sells out each year. Additionally, 2017 saw the launch of Gregg and her blogger BFF Nicolette Mason's own full-scale clothing line, Premme, which likewise sells out regularly.
Beautiful still life shots, an approachable personality and a serious love of fashion. L.A. blogger Rachel Nguyen of That's Chic has it all covered and then some. What more could you want?
With top-tier fashion bloggers raking in multimillion-dollar campaigns, it’s no wonder every self-proclaimed fashionista wants to launch a personal style site. But not all outfit posts are created equal. These fashion bloggers stand out from the pack thanks to their one-of-a-kind sartorial sense and sharp business acumen. Click through the slideshow above to meet the dynamic women ruling the blogosphere and our picks for the best fashion blogs of 2018. May the best blog win.