Posted on Thursday, February 7th, 2013 by Brooke Weinbaum
Love it or hate it style is around us wherever we go. Whether you’re looking for the best shopping sites to create a new wardrobe for 2013, looking for new sites to upload your favorite outfits, or want the latest fashion trends from bloggers, I’m here to let you in on all my fave style and beauty tips sites you should be visiting this year!
Before you scroll down and visit the 20 best sites for style, beauty, and everything in between, I have some exciting news. There are more incredible sites full of fashion magazines, blogs, makeup tutorials, and so much more.
At All My Faves we love showing you the best of the web, especially your faves! The new style Homepage now includes fashion frenzy, blogs, online shopping, men’s fashion, and beauty. On it you will find all your favorite stylish site plus some that are about to become your new favorites…
NastyGal exploded onto the scene with the bandage skirt and they haven’t looked back since. What started as a little eBay shop has become one of girls’ favorite online stores filled with vintage and new clothing, shoes, and accessories. Curators search high and low to bring you the best items from up and coming designers and vintage pieces alike. From funky patterned leggings to a classic little black dress, Nasty Gal has got you covered.
Maybe you’re a huge fan of Rachel Bilson because of her always fashionable TV characters and street style, or you have a minor shoe obsession like me. Either way ShoeMint will be your feet’s new friend. Take a quick style quiz and you’re on your way to having a gorgeous pair of shoes every month for $79. If you decide your closet is overflowing with shoes you can pause and start again when you’re ready. Rachel’s team includes celebrity stylist Nicole Chavez and shoe guru Steve Madden to bring you the most fashionable shoes every month.
Whether you’ve been searching for the perfect statement piece for your best friend’s wedding or you are constantly on the lookout for bracelets to add to your arm party, Baublebar has everything you could ever want. When I first stumbled upon this site I was amazed I had never seen it before. The jewelry is modern, fashionable, and reasonably priced. Have you been searching for the perfect monogrammed necklace to complete your collection? Personalize everything from size, metal, and even use your twitter handle! Stock up on some baubles at Baublebar!
Mr.Porter is your boyfriend/brother/husband or even your new best friend. If you or him are constantly thinking of ways to give his wardrobe a makeover or are in a cinch for the perfect wedding outfit for the summer, you’re both in luck. With over 170 designers, you’ll find a style that best suits your man. Do you think you’re as lost as him? Get expert style advice and pick pieces that match his unique style. As the sister site of Net-A-Porter your man will be striding with style in no time. You can read more about it here.
Piperlime, a Gap company, is an online marketplace that you can purchase items curated by some of your favorite stylish celebs. Along with incredible sales, dress guides, and seasonal statements, see what the stylists choose to wear. Piperlime features style mavens like Rachel Zoe and Olivia Palermo (found in our Style Blog Tabs) as style editor and curators. Whether you’re shopping on a budget or looking to splurge Piperlime has something for you.
Do you love finding great deals on your favorite brands? HauteLook helps you find amazing deals on clothes, shoes, and even home accessories every day.The deals start every day at 8 am and last until the items run out. Past lines include Whitney Eve, Jessica Simpson, Dolce Vita, William Rast, YSL, and most recently Tory Burch. Check out the calendar of upcoming events to remind yourself to come back for your favorite designer’s deals. Get hot looks for great prices today! For shopping on the go check out their app.
Daily Candy is literally a daily delicious email full of sweet things to do in your city but also full of fashion news, designer collections, and style essentials. Check out their lists of masks that enhance, top nail polishes for any season, and red lipsticks for every skin tone (because we can’t all pull off that beautiful cranberry color). Find out about the latest style trends and ways to get them even on a budget. Daily Candy is chock full of hair tricks, beauty tips, and fashion for all.
There are so many great features to Style Bistro ranging from celebrity fashion and beauty tips, to stylish looks of the day. My favorite part of the site is trying on celebrity hair. Did I try on countless styles from Beyonce, Sarah Jessica Parker, Blake Lively? Yes, and you can too. Another great feature is “TV Fashion”-if you’re dying to have that quirky sweater Jess wore on “New Girl” or one of the many stunning outfits from Blair Waldorf of “Gossip Girl” this feature is a must view. This is a site you can spend hours on and of course come away with fashion and beauty tips at the end!
Sometimes we spend a little longer on Pinterest than anticipated trying to find out where that perfect hi-low outfit came from and keep getting redirected back to Tumblr. Whertoget.it helps you find where the items from those outfits are actually from whether they’re found on Pinterest, Tumblr, or your favorite show. Have your own stylish outfits you want to show off? Post photos of your clothes with where the pieces were bought. You’ll have your dream closet in no time with Wheretoget.it.
Glitter loving girls can rejoice with The Glitter Guide, a girl’s guide to living life with a little more glitz and glamor. Sign up for newsletters and browse the editor’s favorite items of the moment, “Glitter Girls”, and ways to spice up your life. Need help redoing your wardrobe or even your home? Look through the lifestyle tips and of course “10 Ways to Sparkle” this month. Whether it’s a sparkly iPhone case or a shimmery lip gloss you’re on the prowl for, The Glitter Guide will help you find it.
If you’re interested in getting opinions on your most (and least) stylish outfits before you wear them, post them to Hypeed. The creators made it as a “true fashion magazine created by real people” to have a daily inspiration of what people are actually wearing. Check out the stylish looks from place like Italy, Spain, and more and rate your favorite outfits. Get more followers to your fashion blog by including your link, and gain readers interested in your fashion sense. Share your looks on Hypeed.
One of the biggest empires of online shopping, Asos, brings us, the Fashion Finder. Asos brings competitions for different styles, outfit of the week, and of course most popular. Tag the style and link where the item was purchased, share the looks and even add it to your Pinterest. Move up from a Style Rookie to a Style Icon and encourage new members to post and like their looks. Asos knows what they’re doing because when you find the perfect look, you can go straight to their marketplace and buy whatever items you need to complete your style!
Between the look books for every season and designer and online shopping selections, Shopbop is one of the fashion industry’s leading sites. If you need inspiration for a new look browse through one of their numerous lookbooks ranging from leather goods, sparkly numbers, or specific designer collections. View the boutiques including wedding, workwear, and editor’s picks. Whatever fashion forward item you’re looking for, Shopbop has it. View by designer, item, or the topsellers of the week.
If you haven’t heard the squeals of your friends getting a cute pink package at their door every month, it’s time to sign up for Birchbox. Receive samples of all brands, ranging from lipsticks and moisturizers, to tanning cremes and hair gel. If you love a certain product you can buy it from the Birchbox shop and receive special points every time you buy. Get yourself or a friend a subscription today and enjoy your new products every month. Read more about it here!
Into the Gloss is your not so typical beauty blog. Full of beauty secrets, previews of new products, and interviews with beauty industry creators, models, and magazine editors on the latest and greatest in the beauty world. Watch video tutorials, view new beauty looks, and find out about the latest sales on beauty products. Don’t accept any makeovers until you’ve looked through Into the Gloss to find the perfect look and products.
Preen.Me is any makeup addict’s best friend. If you’re looking to spruce up your beauty routine Preen.Me has a Pinterest-like board full of make-up how-to’s. Want to learn how to do your eyes like Adele? Find the exact products to achieve a specific look. Turn your nails into candy with the plethora of designs to choose from. Even watch videos of how to get the perfect makeup look. Read more about how Preen.Me is your new makeup accessory!
The Beauty Department has been around for a little over a year but they have accomplished so much. For various tutorials on hair, makeup, and nails TBD has it all. Learn how to keep your lipliner from bleeding, keep your curls lasting for hours, and accessories to pair together all year. TBD knows the beauty problems that girls of all backgrounds have and want to teach you everything they know. If the tutorials and cute little how-to’s aren’t enough, they now have a Youtube Channel. And in case you weren’t impressed enough, the site is backed by Lauren Conrad, one of my favorite style and beauty inspirations.
One of the most followed bloggers, Emily Schuman, of Cupcakes and Cashmere brings her readers incredible style inspiration, an easy to follow beauty routine, and of course beautiful and delicious recipes. What started as a visual way to inspire others has turned into one of the largest fashion followings, so much so that she launched a book and now has a partnership with Estee Lauder Cosmetics. Follow her classic mixed with California girl beauty and style choices, and don’t be surprised when you spend hours looking through her jewelry designs and outfits that look like they came out of a magazine.
When you first hear the term “Man Repeller” you may think of twenty spritzes of floral perfume or reruns of Sex and the City. But actually, Man Repeller is one of the biggest fashion blogs of our day. The eccentric voice of Man Repeller, Leandra proclaims “The Man Repeller is a site dedicated to the celebration of fashion trends that women love and men hate. Think harem pants, full length jumpsuits, clogs, and more”. See the latest styles whether they’re cat shoes, floral turbans or quirky t-shirts. While not everything she posts may be your style, you’ll certainly find some interesting items to laugh or lust over.
Gal Meets Glam is one of my favorite bloggers because not only are her outfits always beautiful, and takes flawless photographs, but well… I just want to be her friend! Whether she’s lounging in a comfy sweater and boyfriend jeans or is all dressed up in a Rebecca Taylor dress and Brian Atwood heels, she always has style that’s simple yet stunning. You may not have even realized that some of the prettiest nail designs and fashion looks floating around on Pinterest were actually from Julia, of Gal Meets Glam. Check out her beauty tips on how to wear your hair in a twisted pony tail, pick the perfect primer, and daily skincare routines. Follow her daily adventures with fashion and beauty and what she’s lusting after at Gal Meets Glam.
I hope I was able to give you some insight of where to get a stylish new outfit, how to pick the perfect lip color, and guide you to some of my favorite style bloggers. I bet you will enjoy the new Style page of AllMyFaves as much as I do, now go and make yourselves as stylish as divas like you deserve to be!