10 DC Influencers Representing the District at NYFW


Last week the Fashion World was all a flurry with Spring 2016 fashion shows debuting all over Manhattan and Brooklyn in the name of New York Fashion Week (or #NYFW via Instagram and the Twittersphere). And DC was not without representation in the Big Apple by DMV's leading style bloggers hitting the pavement and giving the fashion world a glimpse into how Washingtonian's strut down our busy streets.

Who: Carlis Sanchez of Spicy Candy DC

Spicy Candy DC is the true pioneer of DC Fashion Bloggers and is made up of Katya and Carlis - best friends since youth - and are known for their features in publications like ELLE Magazine and People as well as their collaborations with brands like South Moon Under and the creation of DC event calendar main stays District Closets and the regional Blogger Crawl series. Katya also owns and operates one of DC's top jewelry locations - She's Unique in Old Town Alexandria. Featured here is Carlis bringing her Latina candy to the NYFW shows.

Who: Diego Gonzalez-Zuniga of Diego Downtown

In DC you can count on one hand the number of attention worthy Men's Style Bloggers, but Diego Gonzalez-Zuniga of Diego Downtown has emerged as one of the leading doers of dapper and represents the District during NYFW each season. Whether at a music festival, on the beach or searching for his next Uber, Diego shows us all how it can be done wrinkle free.

Who: Jen Jean-Pierre of Comme Coco

One of the few bloggers who represents BOTH DC and Baltimore, Comme Coco is a style blogger who shows a very real side to her personal story of success as well as reinforcing that beauty is what you feel, not what you're told. She was spotted last week in DIY deconstructed denim headed to NYFW shows.

Who: Haya Tetroashvili of Good Good Gorgeous Haya is well known for representing the trans-continental nature of many Washingtonians as she lives between Barcelona and DC. One of the original DC Style Bloggers, Haya has a baby girl and shows that she's a mommy with the mostest taking a break to be beautiful at NYFW.

Who: Barnette Holston of DC Fashion Fool

DC counts a short list of Men's Style Bloggers its own, but those that have emerged as one of sites to watch is Barnette Holston of DC Fashion Fool. He turns Moncler into formal wear, recently hosted a men's fashion event at the Ritz Carlton (with fellow blogger Diego Downtown) and was named a Tysons Man of Style this past summer by The Grooming Lounge.

Who: McKenna Bleu

Whether it be while receiving a shout out from American Eagle for her festival style or a feature in Washingtonian as a top blogger to watch, McKenna Bleu demonstrates an impeccable taste level that has drawn a large and faithful following.

Who: Sarah Phillips of 52 Thursdays

Sarah Phillips makes up one half of the popular 52 Thursdays blog that she shares with her equally fashionable sister Michelle.

Who: Holly of Petite Flower

Recently dozens of DC's top fashionistas flocked to the Reddz Trading designer resale store in Georgetown during the District Closets event to shop Petite Flowers' like new fashion items. And after visiting her site or instagram feed it's easy to understand why. Her closet is littered with coveted names like Alexander McQueen, Manolo Blahnik, Chloe and Givenchy, to name a few.

Who: Sara Azani of Style MBA

Style MBA commands a huge audience online which has led to collaborations with major brands like Maybelline and Nordstrom and features in publications like Refinery29, Capitol File and The Knot. She was also chosen by Lauren Conrad as of her digital Chic of the Week.

Who: Ashleigh of The Daileigh

The Daileigh is more than just a fabulous blog - its Founder also provides Styling and Personal Shopping services - and attends NYFW for inspiration to keep her clients in the latest trends from morning to night.

[By Jessica Hoy] [Read More] [First image from northernvirginiamag.com]

Comment