Something Is Rotten in the State of Fashion Blogging

Last month marked four years since I started my first fashion blog. Back then, bloggers were gaining tremendous popularity because of their fun, accessible style and uncensored opinion, a cherished antidote to aspirational fashion magazines readers no longer related to. But what glitters is not always gold. Have bloggers democratised fashion for the long run ... Read more

30 acceptable words to use in fashion criticism

Fashion censorship

In response to recent backlash against fashion criticism and ad hominem attacks on fashion critics, I've assembled a list of 30 acceptable words to use in reviews of runway shows. Refer as necessary. Sensational Amazing Fantastic Beautiful Astounding Impressive Majestic Mindblowing Magnificent Perfect Wonderful Delightful Regal Charming Gorgeous Exquisite Enticing Seductive Captivating Radiant Alluring Ravishing ... Read more

Should bloggers sit front row at fashion shows?

Emporio Armani Spring Summer 2012 audience

Audience at the Emporio Armani Spring/Summer 2012 show You know the awkward moment when people who don't have anything to do with fashion shows feel entitled to dictate who has the right to sit front row and who doesn't? Usually the sole purpose of their relevant, well-informed remarks is to downgrade one of the groups ... Read more

15 more sarcastic tips to become a popular fashion blogger

To celebrate 100 followers on Bloglovin (thank you!), I've written a continuation of one of Dressful's most popular posts: 20 sarcastic tips to become a popular fashion blogger. 1. Be model pretty. 2. ... Better yet, be a model. 3. Stand pigeon-toed in outfit photos and pose with your head tilted at a 45 degree ... Read more

It's not what you wear, it's how you wear it


I like it when clothes from H&M, Asos or Zara look like Dior. It pokes fun at high fashion's exorbitant cost* and proves that the impression given by clothes (expensive/cheap, put-together/random) depends entirely on the wearer. So actually, I like it when people wear clothes from cheaper brands like they're Dior (I'm using Dior as ... Read more