Stylistas On The Tube: 7 Of The Top Hair & Fashion Divas Vlogging It Up On YouTube
True fashion forward ladies know that style inspiration can come from just about anywhere – other fashionistas, magazines, store mannequins and even YouTube. Whether you’re looking for ideas for a new natural hairstyle or weave, or if you’re looking for a way to revitalize your wardrobe or tips on thrifting, you can find everything you’re looking for and more on YouTube. One visit to a fashionista’s YouTube channel for a style demo often leads to clicks on other videos and inspiration. Before you know it, you’ve stepped your entire style game up a notch in a few hours, and people stop you on the street to compliment you or to ask “where’d you get that?”
Impeccable style is contagious, and a good fashionista makes style accessible. While there are many women doing their thing on YouTube, here are seven of the best hair and fashion vloggers on YouTube (in no particular order). Is your favorite YouTube fashionista on the list? Check out our list to find out and click on the names to follow the women to their YouTube videos. Feel free to recommend your own favorites below.
The All Things Fabulous 101 channel lives up to its name and then some. You name it, she covers it: hair, makeup, clothing, shoes and accessories. If you’re looking for easy, chic and eclectic style inspiration for every season, then you’re sure to find it on All Things Fabulous 101. The New York-based fashionista has 90,000 followers on her YouTube channel where she showcases the clothing and pieces you need to have, some for the low-low and definitely fabulous. Plus, her makeup is always on point and she has giveaways for you to get new clothing and accessories for free. On Twitter: @AllThingsFab101
Hair. Fashion. Fitness. Nutrition. Accessories. There probably isn’t anything that Dr. Nina Ellis-Hervey doesn’t cover on her Beautiful Brown Baby Doll channel on YouTube. From her awe-inspiring chronicle of her incredible weight-loss journey (from showcasing the results of her Insanity workouts and healthy foods she takes in for both her body and her hair), to tips on styling natural hair and pairing fashion accessories, she inspires over 87,000 subscribers to work on the total package.
On Twitter: @ButflBrwnBbyDol
From wigs to weaves to product demos to thrift shopping, Phillydiva is a one-stop “shop” for all things fashion. Her candor, daring style and her sense of humor keep her 46,000 subscribers coming back. Recently, Phillydiva began chronicling her natural hair journey on another YouTube channel: PDNaturalJourney. On Twitter: @MsPhillydiva
Lover4Fashion’s YouTube channel is the perfect channel if you are looking for easy-to-follow step-by-step tutorials on hair, makeup and fashion. Over 80,000 subscribers tune into Lover4Fashion’s YouTube channel to be inspired by her runway-ready style videos. From her weave tutorials (dude, she has an asymmetrical bob tutorial where the end results are flaaaaawless) to her makeup tips and “Outfit of the Day” videos, Lover4Fashion’s YouTube page has some of the best and most well put together fashion tips available.
Socialite Sande, as she is known by her 21,000 YouTube subscribers, is glamorous, fabulous and real. The St. Louis-based fashionista shows viewers how to create flawless hair and how to create fabulous fashion statements. One to always keep it 100, Sande recently shared her recent job loss with her YouTube audience. Love the variety of information offered, including how to do beach wavy hair with extensions, drugstore steals and finds, and even info on the right underwear to throw on with your ensembles. On Twitter: @SocialiteSande
Pretty Little Things by Cormie is a great resource for the natural hair diva who is looking for practical advice and inspiration. Cormie also features unique style ideas and statement pieces in her fashion haul segments. You should definitely listen to what she has to say when it comes to hair advice because homegirl’s locks are luscious!
On Twitter: @PLTbyCormie
If you haven’t heard of the African Export channel on YouTube, get familiar. There are 70,000 subscribers who will tell you Vanisha has fabulous taste and some of the healthiest natural hair on YouTube. Plus, she even makes some of her own clothing so that she doesn’t have to go out looking for all the popular trends. Her informative and entertaining videos are full of fashion inspiration, hair demos and even some singing if you’re lucky.
On Twitter: @AFRICANEXPORT
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