Instantly recognisable for her dishevelled silver mane, Sara Luxe may not blog as often as she used to, but her Instagram feed is one of the city’s most stylish. Working as Missguided’s Styling Manager, her style is instantly reminiscent of the hip online brand’s sultry aesthetic. Favouring lots of black, animal print and the occasional splash of pastels, Sara wears her clothes with confidence and a kick-ass attitude.
Super-cute Sophia offers a point of difference to her counterparts, staying true to her personal style with a not-so-subtle nod to the 1960s. Cats-eye flicks, mini-skirts, striped tops and dungarees are Sophia’s style staples, creating a distinctive aesthetic that is 100% authentic. Championing local labels, such as new brand Joanie, alongside established high-street favourites, Sophia references her style icon Alexa Chung whilst emitting her own personality.
Manchester’s band of bloggers boast their own unique style aesthetic, and Alice Catherine is no different. Starting up blogging last year off the back of her staggering Instagram followers, Alice’s doe eyes and fawn-like limbs perfectly complement her French gamine style. Teaming high-street staples with a heavy dose of vintage and a scattering of up-and-coming labels, Alice perfectly pulls off a nonchalant Parisian style with a Mancunian twist.
Shot From The Street
Stylish Manchester dweller Lizzy Hadfield has some serious style kudos, always managing to look effortlessly chic in her outfit shots. Favouring neutral hues, classic styles and clever layering, Lizzy demonstrates how to build a capsule wardrobe of simple statement pieces that can be styled in many different ways. She invests in quality garments from the likes of Acne, Cos and & Other Stories, mixing them with high-street staples to create simple yet stylish outfits.
What Ellen Wears
A fashion graduate and former Topshop personal stylist, Ellen Brockbank has the perfect background for blogging. Combining a luxe aesthetic with an urban edge, Ellen teams fishnet socks, a delicate nose ring and beautifully designed tattoos with elegant tailored coats, miniskirts and perfectly coiffured locks. Her personal style stands out among the hordes thanks to the high-end/grunge mix.
Championing up-and-coming Manchester talent and constantly inspired by local street style, Lily Kitten is proud to call the city her home. Her instantly relatable style has no pretences, simply showing her effortlessly styled outfits that don’t try to be anything they’re not. Floral dresses, flower crowns and cute little blouses demonstrate her preference for feminine styles, but it’s not just about fashion. Lily’s award-winning blog factors in beauty and lifestyle articles, whilst also keeping on top of the latest goings-on in her favourite city.
Lauren Çokgüler started her blog as an online portfolio before landing the role of Fashion Editor at Eight Magazine. It’s now one of the city’s top fashion blogs, thanks to Lauren’s unique personal style. Long sweeping coats, statement earrings and logo T-shirts feature heavily, as do her statement oversized glasses that add a new meaning to ‘geek chic’. Lauren teeters on the edge of feminine and masculine, perfectly combining the two aesthetics to create lust-worthy outfits that appear effortlessly put together.