I was recently Featured at Lust Have Fashion Blog and wanted to show you all a sneak peek of my feature! In this interview, I go back to my starting time, my inspiration, and ideas of what I believe is to come in fashion. Also tagged some of my favorite fashionistas to follow. Check out a sneak peek below!
Interview with Annelies Martinez
Annelies from Cashmere Boulevard was kind enough to visit with us and share more about her digital publication. She has been working hard on her online message for several years now and has nothing but great things ahead of her.
Lust Have: What inspired you to start blogging?
Annelies: I believe it was more of the environment that I have always been around and the want to express myself. I discovered blogging when I started college in 2010 and felt like I had a lot to say for the voices who were yet to be heard. I didn’t really start blogging until 2015 which felt like perfect timing even though I wished I would have started sooner. My boyfriend was a huge encouragement towards me starting my blogging until this day in still being my photographer and stylist at times.
LH: In one sentence, how would you describe the purpose of your blog to a potential new follower?
A: Fashionably inexpensive and financially smart.
LH: Who is your number one fashion inspiration and why?
A: There can’t be more than one inspiration lol. For well-known bloggers, between Olivia Culpo and Something Navy (Arielle Charnas) both of whom I have been following for years and seeing/loving their growth. From up and coming, Farah Pink and my lovely college friend City Laundry, Maria Gonzalez, whom both I have recently been stalking on Instagram. From vacations to just ideas in styles I can in cooperate has had me obsessed. Lastly, my mother. The seamstress with magical hands. I would have never pursued Fashion had it not been for her influence.
LH: What are some of your current style obsessions?
A: Ruffles; Bell bottoms; High wasted; Monochrome; Neutrals; Lace
LH: What are your predictions for the next big style trend?
- Lace is super, super big and will continue to be huge for the fall along with knits
- Since we are in a minimalistic stage, I believe logos will come back in trend. Starting with the minimalist of Tommy Hilfiger and his navy/white/red flag. I don’t believe it will be to the extent where it was before but more in a smaller logo over different places.
- Minimal stripes – I can never get enough of it
- Homemade – we are entering back to a generation where we alter and revamp our clothing
LH: Tell us about a typical day working on your blog.
A: I would plan a few weeks ahead on outfits or what I would write about. If its about beauty or finance, I would take photos of the product I’m using and talk myself out loud as I type away. I try my best to make myself sound as conversational as possible. If it’s a beauty review, I would log down my pros and cons of the product as I’ve been using it to create content for my blog post. For Finance post, I would always look back to an experience I have had dealing with finance and money or simply always log down tips in my agenda that may have worked for me.
Till Next time