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Alternative Fashion Blog Roundup: 27 November 2013

It’s back, another edition of the alternative fashion blog roundup! Once again we bring you some of the most unique and interesting fashion blogs and bloggers from around the world wide web, for your reading pleasure and for style inspiration.

This week we’ve got a nice blend of alternative styles including topics such as fashionable footwear, tattoos and alternative fashion trends. Enjoy!

Alternative Fashion Trends Of 2013 by Josefine Andreasson at LookHunting.com

This great post highlights all of the current popular trends in alternative fashion, including many we here at Blue Banana are well ahead of the game on. Three styles mentioned by the author are Steampunk, Rockabilly and Gothabilly, a darker variety of rockabilly style that’s making a stir over in the USA. This post confirms what we’ve already known for a while – that alternative fashion is awesome – but it’s nice to see the unique looks getting more attention. Once you’ve read up a little more on these unique looks, check out our own selection of trendy alternative clothing.

Review “The Punk Pins & Pink Eyebrows” Edition by Scarlet Pout

We only just discovered this awesome blogger and we love her already, especially for this cool post reviewing some new designs from alternative fashion jewellery company, Punky Pins. Scarlet is a Scottish girl that rocks an alternative style we think everyone will admire, and her personality really shines through in this post which highlights some cool necklaces – including some festive themed designs just in time for Christmas! Scarlet is great and we’ll sure be keeping an eye on her in the future for more of her insightful reviews.

Inspiration: Over 45 Ways To Wear Your Velvet Crush This Winter by Shanon Floretta at KissMyFashion

Velvet appears to be very much back in and this amazing post from fashion blog Kiss My Fashion highlights all the wonderful ways you can wear clothing made form the luxury material. This post contains some stunning imagery and features plenty of inspiration for outfits of your own. We weren’t sure about velvet at first, but after seeing these amazing outfits, we’ve changed our minds! There are velvet dresses, skirts, trousers and jackets to admire and all look fabulous. So check out this post if you want to reinvent your style this winter with some velvety awesomeness.

15 Timeless Shoes That Will Never Go Out Of Style by Gabriela Kruschewsky at Buzzfeed

Dr Martens Boots Range

Dr Martens, just one of the shoes to feature in Buzzfeed’s list

This Buzzfeed blog is all about one of our very favourite things – shoes! It’s all about the footwear that never falls out of fashion, including some classic designs we think you might recognise.  Yep, some of our very favourite shoe brands such as Converse and Dr Martens appear, as well as plenty of other popular shoes and trainers that those with alternative styles can appreciate. Anybody who thinks they know anything about cool footwear will enjoy this blog, but in the meantime you should check out our selection of trainers that feature on the list.

Tattoo For The Philippines by Things & Ink

Last week tragedy struck in the Philippines as thousands were affected by Typhoon Haiyan, destroying the lives of many people. Charities are already working hard to do all they can to help, but tattoo fans can do their bit too by taking part in the ‘Tattoo For The Philippines’ campaign highlighted by this heartwarming and informative post on the Things & Ink blog. Here you’ll find information about how tattoo artist Claire Goldilox started the campaign and intends to raise money for those affected by the typhoon and how you too can help out. Although it’s cool talking about fashion and ink, sometimes there are bigger things in the world to be concerned about, which this post demonstrates.

So those are these week’s choices, we hope you’ve enjoyed the posts and have come away from them feeling enlightened. Stay tuned next week for even more alternative fashion blogs, courtesy of us at Blue Banana!

Written by Laura Swift

Laura Swift

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