By Bianca Gracie
If you don’t have a Twitter account in 2012, you should sign up now! This popular form of social media provides quick updates from people all around the world. The fashion industry has perfected the Twitter formula by giving their followers a backstage pass to the latest trends, runway shows and fashion news–all in 140 characters or less.
1. DKNY PR Girl – @dkny
Aliza Licht, the SVP of global communications for Donna Karan International, is the hilariously blunt face behind the popular “DKNY PR Girl”! Her tweets give you an insight of the life of a hardcore PR girl. Look out for her live commentary during “Gossip Girl” Mondays at 8 PM!
2. The Cut Blog – @cutblog
Look to New York Magazine’s “The Cut” blog, one of the biggest online sources for fashion, for all the inside scoop of the industry. From profiles on the hottest fashion bloggers to play-by-play breaking news during fashion week, The Cut has got it covered!
3. Fashionista – @fashionista_com
If you want to know who the next big thing in fashion is, follow Fashionista for their extensive daily coverage on the hottest models, fashion shows, designers and more!
4. College Fashionista – @CFashionista
College Fashionista is a great source for college students interested in fashion! They highlight the fashion scene and streetstyle of campuses all across America. Check out Northeastern’s page for the latest trends on our campus!
5. Alexa Chung – alexa_chung
This TV personality brings her out her entertaining British wit in her tweets. Now living in New York City, Chung documents her ever-fabulous life through her twitter account. It is a fun read!
6. Style.com – @styledotcom
If you prefer your twitter feed to be filled with tweets from industry professionals, then definitely follow Style.com! The website (which I refer to as my “online fashion bible”) is known for its exclusive coverage of elitist parties and galas and endless international runway updates, which is all reflected in their tweets!
7. Cathy Horyn – @CathyHorynNYT
Cathy Horyn is the editor of The New York Times’ “On The Runway” blog, Her un-stuffy professional and fresh outlook of fashion’s happenings are well-respected, so take note!
8. Rachel Strugatz – @rachelstrugatz
Rachel Strugatz, the accessories and social media news editor for Womenswear Daily (another fashion bible) tweets from an insider’s perspective. I enjoy her honest and funny tweets about her career and the fashion industry!
9. Her Campus – @hercampus
Her Campus is a great source for college girls. It answers all our questions from “How do I try out this color-blocking trend?” to “Is is worth it to stay in this relationship?” Also follow @HerCampusNU for Northeastern-related stories!
10. Free Fashion Internships – @fashionintern
If you are looking for a summer internship or even a possible co-op opportunity, definitely follow Carla Isabel, the face behind “Fashion Intern.” From public relations to styling and everything in between, Fashion Intern can help you find the perfect internship to boost your resume!
Also, don’t forget to follow Haute Fashion (@fashionishaute) for all of our organization’s latest updates!
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