By now you know that San Jose doesn’t mess around when it comes to food, technology, or the great outdoors. But did you know that the Capital of Silicon Valley also has a serious passion for fashion? Get thee to a smart phone, and start following these stylish babes on social media before the next Pinterest-worthy trend has come and gone.
Claudia Candelas is a fashion force to be reckoned with. The bilingual San Jose local has been running Love All Things Fashion since 2012 and is also on her way to receive her Master’s degree! The Spanish-speaking blogger inspires others with her modern outfit ideas, envy-inducing curly hair, and flair for nailing looks that range from comfy to CEO chic.
Attention: Petite women, this one’s for you. Style by Alina is a fashion and lifestyle blog for ladies who find themselves on the shorter side of life. The blog began as a way for its owner, Alina Dinh, to document exactly what she had in her closet. Soon the project took on a life of its own, and we’re so happy it did. Focusing on feminine color palettes, mixed textures, and dreamy prints, Style by Alina will inspire women of all shapes and sizes. The entrepreneur has even partnered with big name brands like Ted Baker and DSW.
Tanesha Awasthi, the girl behind Girl with Curves, proves each and every day that no matter what size you are, you can rock any look you damn well please. The self-professed ‘girly girl’ has a knack for styling bold prints, elegant everyday dresses, and delightful pops of color.
Not all fashion bloggers are millennials! Dawn Lucy hails from Willow Glen and proves that you can be fabulous at any age on Fashion Should Be Fun. The Bay Area blogger turned to style blogs for inspiration in her 40s and has been turning heads and racking up likes on social media ever since. Fashion lovers of all ages should look to her site and style for tips on how to style beautiful, casual looks that are perfect for a laid-back California lifestyle.