The Digital Approach- a Reflection.
While many may run a blog just for fun, for those trying to communicate a purpose, it can be serious business. “The Digital Approach” was about me trying to show how fashion can be embodied not only in print, but in the digital media, especially in the genre of the blog. Every blog has strengths and weaknesses, and mine is no exception. Tumblr was my chosen platform for this particular blog: it...
Where do you get your fashion news/advice?
The poll may provide beneficial knowledge on how today’s society uses different mediums to get their fashion news and show which medium, print or web-enable, is preferred. Edit: out of the 12 votes, 10 say that they find their fashion news and advice on blogs (that’s 83%!), while 8 % (one vote each) find their fashion news in magazines and websites of magazines. I guess it goes...
Fashion Bloggers and How Much Advertisers Love...
When one starts a blog, as I’ve stated previously, they usually don’t expect much. It’s strange to think, then, that some get just the opposite. As in printed work, advertisements are becoming prevalent in fashion blogs. Notice those pesky “Shop here for the latest trends!” ads on the sidebars of many popular blogs? It’s because brands and stores have come to...
I found this to be an interesting video about the argument of fashion blogging v. magazines. The video showcases the opportunities presented to bloggers- at London Fashion Week, more than half were bloggers. Bloggers are said to bring new perspective. It’s mentioned that bloggers have a way of presenting brands to their audience- through advertisement and through wearing their clothes, but...
Fashion Blogging's Opportunities.
This is tumblr- the newest platform for bloggers to express and impress. When one signs up for this site, they usually don’t expect to hit it “big” (and those who do don’t seem to get far). Tumblr has become a kind of home for hipsters, writers, sports fans, and (of course) fashion bloggers. During the last NY Fashion Week, tumblr sent twenty four of their own to the...