30 fashion Twitter feeds you shouldn’t be without

Posted on March 19, 2009

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Twitter’s influence on the fashion industry is set to last long after the buzz around the international fashion weeks has died down.

Back in 2004 when I was slaving away in Milan for a high-end Italian fashion boutique I would have killed for hourly updates on breaking industry news and trends.

Thankfully my days as a fashion-obsessive are long gone but as Consuming PR blogged last month, Twitter, a micro-blogging tool, speeds up the emergence of fashion trends.

No self-respecting fashionista is going to wait until next season’s collections to see what’s what.

 

So I’ve collated a list of the 30 twitter feeds that are essential reading. It’s a mixture of bloggers, magazines, brands and stylists  rated for their original content, speed and regular updates. Give me a shout if I’ve missed any.

http://twitter.com/highsnobiety

Daily Online Street Fashion Magazine

http://twitter.com/HilaryAlexander

Hilary Alexander tweets fashion and style news for telegraph.co.uk

http://twitter.com/themoment

Where Style Meets Culture (usually first/club class on in the front row)

http://twitter.com/Modelinia

Because models don’t get enough attention. Whoever said models weren’t smart? These feed proves that argument wrong. Very hot.

-http://twitter.com/Brandish

Trends and brands for boys

http://twitter.com/SHOWstudio

Online fashion broadcasting company committed to pioneering live fashion media, (directed by the legend Nick Knight.)

-http://twitter.com/facehunter

eye-candy for the style hungry. Delightful

-http://twitter.com/melaniecrete

This Parisienne in London’s tweets are the epitome of hip. Musings on all facets of style

http://twitter.com/Coutorture

Self promoting online fashion community comprised of over 240 fashion, beauty, street wear and fragrance blogs. An abundance of tips on great content

http://twitter.com/#!/NETAPORTER

Self-promoting official Twitter of NET-A-PORTER.COM – the online luxury fashion retailer. (not much news but a must have if you’re an online fashion shopaholic)

http://twitter.com/fakekarl

The world according to ‘Karl Largerfeld’. Funny

http://twitter.com/fashion

Fashion news from ShoppingBlog.com. Good mix of content from their site and general fashion news.

http://twitter.com/Stylerumor

News feed from Style Rumour. Good gossip.

http://twitter.com/refinery29

The latest fashion trends and happenings as spotted by this NY based online mag

http://twitter.com/juneAmbrose

The inside scoop from the celebrity fashion stylist and author

http://twitter.com/MyFashionLife

Fashion blog updated daily. Hot off the mark

http://twitter.com/stylebubble

Regular updates and insights from a fashion forward blogger

http://twitter.com/real_rachel_zoe

Size zero fashion svengali. Rachel Z. Rosenzweig. Looks like she tweets as often as she eats.

http://twitter.com/fashionpolice

“Fighting crimes of fashion”. Well somebody had to!

http://twitter.com/InsideDVF

All things DVF…all the time! Average.

http://twitter.com/NylonMag

Gossipy scoop from inside the self-declared “most awesome magazine in the world”

http://twitter.com/selectism

Daily Men’s Fashion, Footwear, Lifestyle, and Design Culture Magazine. Good for boys

http://twitter.com/FashionBrand

Editor of FashionBrand.co.uk- sourcing the best deals and reporting from the world of Internet fashion retail. Magically manages to make online retail hip and cool.

http://twitter.com/Drapers

The fashion website and magazine. This British fashion institution covers all aspects of the fashion trade

http://twitter.com/TimesFashion

The Times and Sunday Times do fashion. Insightful

http://twitter.com/womensweardaily

The Official Women’s Wear Daily Twitter. Pretty much everything you’ll want to know from the world of fashion

http://twitter.com/cutblog

New York magazine’s fashion blog

http://twitter.com/ClosetCouture

Connecting and informing stylishly minded people

http://twitter.com/catwalkqueen

UK based fashion news

http://twitter.com/Sartorialist

Street trends as spotted by this influential photographer

UPDATE – 1/12

This article continues to gather a crazy following. I’ll do an full update at some point but just had to let you know about this great article about fashion designers on Twitter on Candada.com. No links but gives you a good insight into which fashion heads have got the Twitter bug. Thanks for reading!

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