In case you haven’t noticed, fashion bloggers are a pretty big deal, and the best ones are known by style enthusiasts the world over with thousands of followers on social media – these bloggers are making a successful business out of their love and passion for fashion.
Dubai is no exception as we have our fair share of fashionistas who we follow for our daily dose of glamour. Some of our favourites are listed below:
Run by resident fashionista and beauty blogger Laura, her gorgeous site is testament that she lives and breathes fashion. (We totally want each and every one of her OOTDs…)
Buy Now Blog Later, www.buynowbloglater.com
These two stylish sisters make looking fantastic look so easy and definitely take borrowing your sister’s clothes to the extreme – in the best of ways, of course. Reem and Natalya Kanj divide their time between London and our desert city, working with amazing names in the industry while constantly wowing with every new post.
Five Five Fabulous, www.fivefivefabulous.com
Founders Jim Paolo Joquico and Sherry Tenorio of La Moda Dubai is the authoritative online source for fashion, beauty and luxury catering specifically to the UAE and greater Middle East region. Established in 2010, the La Moda Dubai fashion blog was conceived to provide breaking fashion and lifestyle news as well as in-depth features that provoke the imagination of the fine living connoisseurs of the Arabian Gulf.
La Moda Dubai, www.lamodadubai.ae
This Australian born girl next door comes from a fashion background from Central Saint Martins and it definitely shows! Currently working as a freelance stylist, her blog’s a gorgeous collection of fashion and wanderlusts which have us nothing short of jealous. She also knows exactly how to style her bump, total inspiration! (She also won Best Fashion Blogger at the 2015 Grazia Style Awards so, you know, no biggie.)
Born and raised in Dubai, the effortlessly chic Zahra Lyla is a style favourite who’s been featured in every best dressed magazine in the region. With an Instagram to die for, we’re constantly waiting to see what Zahra will be wearing next.
Lyla Loves Fashion, www.lylalovesfashion.com
A style diary run by the uber lovely Tala Samman, celebrating what Tala and all of us here at Sassy Mama Dubai love – fashion, beauty, travel and food. Her blog has seen her travel the globe and she is always one of the top guests at fashion gatherings wearing the latest in Dubai’s fashion designers collections.
My Fash Diary, myfashdiary.com
Natalia Shustova’s a corporate and real estate partner with a real flair for fashion, currently living here in Dubai. Her blog Shoestova (such a cute pun on her name!) chronicles her style stories which we’re crazy about, whether she’s hitting up the coolest local boutiques or working some online shopping magic. She’s also the Fashion Editor behind the Russian magazine ‘The Art of Living’, as well as a fashion consultant and private-label clothes designer. How does she find time for it all?
Launched by Teresa Karpinska, a fashion stylist from Sweden living in Dubai, you’ll be able to read about her personal perception of style. Not only will you get a sneaky peek of her chic, sophisticated outfits, you’ll also be able to get a look at her stylist portfolio. When she’s not wowing online, you’ll find her styling a top fashion shoot for a fashion publication or a top designer label.
Style Drifter, styledrifter.com
The Fierce Diaries is a blog run by a young Arab girl, Nadya Hasan, who lives and breathes fashion. She’s all about bringing her individual style and helping broaden the Arab world of fashion; supporting new and upcoming designers both around the world and at home. If you follow Nadya on Instagram you will see that she is always jetting to a new destination wearing the chicest of fashion items.
The Fierce Diaries, thefiercediaries.com
So, Sand and Smoke is every fashion Pinterester’s dream come true. Founded by Sally Matthews, the former fashion and beauty director of Harpers Bazaar Arabia, and Ruthie Fischer, it’s an amazing online portal for the best of high-end fashion combined with health and wellness. They’ve definitely got their finger on the pulse of the desert city, whether they’re following some of the coolest style influencers or checking out the newest trends in healthy eating.
Sand and Smoke, www.sandandsmoke.com
If you’re a fan of street style blogs like The Sartorialist or Jak & Jil, Sand In The City’s going to be right up your alley. Created by Olga, a Russian photographer based in Dubai, she shoots the coolest cats in Dubai to give fashionistas a sense of what the region’s feeling and also provides sneaky peeks into backstage fashion life. She also contributes to the fab One8One magazine and loves exploring our desert city with a camera in her hand.
Sand In The City, www.sandinthecity.net
This gorgeous style blog (also known as SIN) is nothing short of fabulous. There’s no shortage of razzle dazzle, whether it’s designer or just off the rack at H&M, and there’s glamour, glitter and diamonds to spare.
Style is Necessity, www.styleisnecessity.com
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