FROM THE ARCHIVE: Monterey County Weekly
In a recent virtual interview, CSU Monterey Bay professor – and style icon – Angelica Muro of the Visual and Public Art Department, whose outfits incorporate tweed, leather,hounds-tooth accents, vintage Dior, leather heals from Urban Outfitters, statement rings and nail polish colors, shared her thoughts on how fashion blogging is affecting our culture today.
“Many designers are now looking to fashion blogs for a glimpse into how everyday people are wearing their clothes,” she says. “Social media is influencing and inspiring high-end fashion designers and retailers, and in turn their future collections and showcases. I imagine that independent stylists also spend a considerable amount of time looking at fashion blogs.”
She adds that social media is transforming the fashion industry because it has the potential to break long-standing barriers of age, gender, race or class.
“I no longer look to an issue of Vogue or seasonal window displays for the most creative ways to wear clothing,” she says.
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