Can we really relate to today’s style bloggers?

I have been following personal style blog Sea of Shoes for the past four or five years now and I will admit that although Jane Aldridge’s, the founder and blogger, creative wardrobe and fiery red hair makes me jealous beyond comprehension I’ve always wondered more about her life and how she affords vintage Chanel and Prada.  The blog launched in 2007 when she was just a young high schooler growing up in Texas documenting her one day a week casual outfits on her blog.  I’ve never had to wear a uniform so I can imagine it had to be hard and only getting one day a week to experiment with style and clothes probably was hard.  Fast forward five years later and she has had her own shoe collection with Urban Outfitters, many major fashion magazine interviews and editorial shoots under her belt.

Jane Aldridge of Sea of Shoes

Jane Aldridge, Blogger and Owner of Sea of Shoes Blog

She mixes her quirky high-end fashion pieces with vintage finds (still high-end nonetheless) and has her mom, Judy, take pictures of her from her bedroom to the fairytale forest in her old Dallas backyard.  I admit part of the reason why I read her short blog pieces each week is purely to view the artistically taken pictures of her oddly paired outfit pieces.  I will say however, that most of the clothes are so expensive that I could only dream of wearing let alone owning them myself.

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