Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Twenty Fashion Sources You Would Want To Follow on Twitter

When it comes to blogging, Twitter is the way of the future. Now we can keep up with our favorite celebrities and journalists long before fresh ink hits the magazine shelves, at 140 characters a pop. Who is currently navigating the twitterific world of fashion? Here is a sampling:


1. @xobetseyjohnson Betsey’s punky, flowery frocks may cost a pretty penny, but her twitter is the clue-in to specials and sales. Bonus: she nearly always follows you back. What a pal!

2. @insideDVF A glimpse into the world of iconic designer Diane Von Furstenberg, Twitter style.

3. @HilaryAlexander The voice of fashion and style for London’s Telegraph, Alexander’s up-to-the-minute tweets are not to be missed.

4. @Sartorialist The world’s premiere fashion reporter-in-the-field, now bringing piping hot street fashions to your twitter in record time.

5. @McQueenWorld The world of avant-garde designer Alexander McQueen is a strange and beautiful one, and his twitter invites you in for a first-hand look.

6. @csiriano – Christian Siriano, Project Runway’s Season Four winner and breakaway star, tweets personal high points in life and fashion.

7. @rzrachaelzoe Rachael Zoe, ultra-petite stylist to the stars, tweets on her favorite looks and what her clients are wearing.

8. @chicinparis Author and “luxury expert” Susan Tabak lives the good life and hobnobs with the most exalted stars of fashion—and has the twitpics to prove it.

9. @alexa_chung On the streets and on the screen, MTV VJ Alexa Chung is one to watch as she takes the fashion world by storm. Follow her now! (Or if you’re more interested in her show, follow that.)

10. @peaches_g Oldest daughter of ‘80s icon Bob Geldof, Peaches writes for Nylon Magazine and runs in some heavy-hitting fashion circles. What is she up to? Find out on her Twitter.

11. @susiebubble Fashion forward style blog author Susie tweets new updates and special life moments worth capturing on the fly.

12. @booth1 The mysterious “Booth One” is a journalist for the Image section of the Los Angeles Times, and tweets fashion world updates outside of her articles.


13. @Karl_Lagerfeld Okay, so it’s not as delightfully outlandish as the imaginary Karl Lagerfeld of @fakekarl fame, but the REAL Karl’s tweets are engaging and insightful.


14. @fashionweeklive Parlez-vous Francais? Then you too may check out the official Twitter of French Vogue. When it comes to magazines, there is none more chic.

15. @NylonMag Nylon describes itself as “the most awesome magazine in the world,” and when it comes to being in-the-know on fashion and hipster trends, it’s hard to argue.

16. @cutblog The official Twitter of New York magazine’s daily fashion blog keeps us in the know at Fashion Week and beyond.

17. @marieclare A smart and frequently updating Twitter on beauty, fashion, and current events from a heavy presence in the industry.

18. @InterviewMag Andy Warhol didn’t just know fashion: he made fashion, and the magazine he created continues to launch trends to this day.

19. @ProjectRunWay All the latest news on television’s premiere eye candy reality show for aspiring and professional designers alike.

20. @americanapparel The official Twitter of fashion’s favorite source for basics, featuring AA-clad celebrity sightings and hot sale tips.

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