Top 10 Most Inspirational Blogs August 26 2015
Who could forget Sex and the City’s Samantha and her obsession with men and sex, she had an insatiable appetite for it. Now that’s pretty much how I feel about jewellery, I’m a complete addict! And it doesn’t stop there…..oh no....fashion, travel, art. music, lifestyle, food… ok you get the picture.
But just like Samantha and her men, the choice of blogs on offer is endless and every day there are new bloggers popping up around the globe. Let’s face it, who hasn’t lost days at a time having fallen into the Insta/Pin abyss looking for online style inspiration?
Well those days are over peoples!
I’ve been busy trawling through the great, the good and the crap to put together a definitive list of some fabtabulous blogs that will provide you with inspiration a go-go, save your sanity and perhaps your sex life!
In Detail– Being a former jewellery designer herself and with a stint designing for Shaun Leane under her belt, Beanie Major knows a thing or two about the world of jewellery. Her blog features interviews with some of the industries top names, reviews of hot up-and-coming designers as well as the latest trends from the street and the catwalk. Covering ultimate accessory style tips and an instagram feed that’s a gem lovers sparkling heaven, In Detail will keep you one step ahead of the game and drooling.
Love Gold - If you are a magpie for all things gold and shiny, then you’ve just found your nirvana! Love Gold scours the world to find the most beautiful gold jewellery, the designers that create it and the people that wear it. An inspirational site featuring stunning photography and styling tips as well as shopping guides and featured contributors, it’s a must read for all you gold lovers.
Sincerely Jules – Julie Sarinana, the beauty behind Sincerely Jules is renowned for her laidback glamorous style, (the essence of what we stand for at Jitterbug Jewellery), and chronicles her daily style, travels and life inspiring her followers one high fashion outfit at a time. A big foodie as well, Julie often shares photos of the stunning meals she enjoys on her adventures so beware, as this will give you serious food envy and a hungry tum.
The Cool Hunter - Since iits creation in 2004, The Cool Hunter has become the world's most-read culture and design site, a leading authority on all things creative and a truly global hub for what's cool, innovative and original. Put simply, it’s the bees knees, the cats pyjamas, the dogs bollocks! Spanning an array of genres like design, style, fashion, music, food and entertainment, The Cool Hunter steers away from trends/fads and instead celebrates what is beautiful and enduring in architecture, design, gadgets, lifestyle, urban living, fashion, travel and pop culture. If you’re looking for inspiration overload, you’ve hit the jackpot here.
Adorn London - Adorn London features everything from haute couture, high street style and designer jewellery. Co-founders Juliet Hutton-Squire and Maia Adams have racked up a pretty impressive set of credentials between them. Juliet having worked for major retail chains and designed her own exclusive jewellery collections; Maia, a successful journalist who has contributed articles to the likes of Vogue, Elle, The Sunday Times and Wallpaper. If you’re looking for in-depth interviews, street style coverage and tips on how to work the season’s hottest jewellery trends whatever your budget, age or style then this is the blog for you.
Bright Bazaar - Bright Bazaar is one of the best known blogs for both colour ideas, and make-you-smile style inspiration across home, travel and fashion. Knowing how much I love colour, this is simply one of my favourite online places to hangout. Thanks to creator, Will Taylor’s inimitable style, Bright Bazaar has become a recommended read around the world, from Elle Decor to The Daily Telegraph, BuzzFeed to The Huffington Post, Will shares his unique perspective and daily colourful adventures which can’t help but make you smile and feel good.
Song of Style – Aimee Song, creator of Song of Style has a great knack at creating bold but laid back glam real life outfits which make for a wonderfully cool style inspiration. As well as fashion, Aimee is also sure to give you a serious case of wanderlust as she travels around the world, with everything from gorgeous backdrops to colourful food. Add to the mix interior design (she is a professional interior designer by day) jewellery and beauty and it’s a one-stop shop for any girl-about-town.
Gemologue – Featuring exquisite global discoveries, exclusive interviews, unusual and rare jewellery reviews and trendy urban street styles, Gemologue celebrates a heady mix of fine, fashion and vintage jewellery. Lisa Urla, the creator of this award winning blog, worked in private equity before retraining in gemology and setting up an online destination to discover aspirational jewellery designers from around the world. A real Aladdin’s cave of sumptuous jewels not to be missed.
Man Repeller – Leandra Medine’s blog Man Repeller has become a go-to destination for fashionistas around the world, with her quirky sense of humour and uber cool looks. Don’t be put off by the name, its creation came after a jokey conversation while out shopping with a friend about how ‘man-repelling’ all the fashion-forward outfits they loved were. Her Instagram account is no different covering everything from her style diary to quirky memos and snippets from her every day. It’s a great source of inspiration without taking itself too seriously.
Coco’s Tea Party - Coco’s Tea Party is a lively blog written by quirky London-based 'magazine junkie', Ella Gregory. Having trained in fashion journalism, Ella is known for her creative eye and excellent fashion, beauty and lifestyle edits. Dedicated to providing attainable style inspiration for fashion-savvy professionals, Coco’s Tea Party aims to inspire, entertain and spread a daily dose of glamour. Life is more fun when filled with beautiful things don’t you think.
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