7 Fort Worth Fashion Bloggers to Follow

Style of Sam

We all probably know and love the big bloggers like Danielle Bernstein and Chiara Ferragni, but there are bloggers shaping the fashion and lifestyle world right here in Fort Worth.

by Erin Pinkham

We all probably know and love the big bloggers like Danielle Bernstein and Chiara Ferragni, but there are bloggers shaping the fashion and lifestyle world right here in Fort Worth. Here are seven local bloggers that are sharing their knowledge of being the best you through styling and life tips.

Sam Stewart - Style of Sam 

Sam Stewart is the founder and voice of Style of Sam. Her blog focuses on the loves in her life, family and fashion. As a pharmacist, mom and wife, Sam writes about all things fashion, life and love. Her mantra is, “Fashion should be fun, and you are never too old to play dress up.” She loves trying different trends and focusing on emerging designers. Her style ranges from vintage, to boho chic, to haute couture.

Ashley Watten and Sarah LeafGren - Simply Sisters



Well hey guys! It’s been awhile since we have done a #fridayintroduction & we have lots of new faces around here! Welcome to all of our new friends & for those who have been with us since the beginning, thanks for sticking around! It’s been a crazy six months since we started & we are happy to say we are still loving this whole blogging thing! . We are Sarah & Ashley, sister-in-laws & best friends who started Simply Sisters Co out of a desire to share what’s going on, what we’re learning, & what we’re loving! . Here are a few random facts about us: We were friends FIRST before Sarah married Ashley’s brother! Our houses are built on back-to-back lots & we have a gate between connecting our backyards. And no, we don’t get tired of each other & yes, everybody was on board with that decision! We are counting down the days until the @nordstrom Anniversary Sale! IT. IS. THE. BEST. SALE. EVER. Our dogs Gus & Remy have a love-hate cousin relationship with each other. Gus loves Remy. Remy hates Gus. We are headed to @thepointeon30a in August for Ashley’s 30th birthday & Sarah and Kyle’s baby moon! Any recommendations are welcome! . Now we want to hear from y’all! Drop a random fact in the comments so we can get to know you! And/or let us know what you want to hear more of from us!

A post shared by Ashley & Sarah (@simplysistersco) on

Ashley Watten and Sarah LeafGren may not actually be sisters, but they are close to it. These two besties met while working at Pine Cove Christian Camps and have been inseparable ever since. They even bought houses right next door from each other. Ashley and Sarah started Simply Sisters out of a “desire to share what’s going on” in their lives and to share what they are loving, in a way that encourages “other women to live well in all areas of their lives.” They blog about faith, wellness, home, beauty and style.

Jennifer Gilmore - Sassy Teacher Chic



I'm all smiles. I'll be away for Dyslexia Training on Thursday & Friday, while my sub enjoys the sugared up 7 year olds after Halloween. If that's not something to smile about then I don't know what is! * On another note, how stylish are these polarized sunnies from @warbyparker The neutral frame goes with just about everything. You can even have them made into RX glassess starting at $95. Try them on at home or visit the new Fort Worth store located in @Westbendfw (This isn't a sponsored post. I just really love Warby Parker.) Shop my sunnies on @liketoknow.it http://liketk.it/2xZpq #fortworth #warbyparker #teacherslife #teacherstyle #westbendfw #fwtxblogger #dfwblogger #livecolorfully #fortworthwalls #notsponsored #dallasinfluencer #polarizedsunglasses #liketkit

A post shared by Jennifer (@sassyteacherchic) on

For Fort Worth native Jennifer Gilmore, her blog began 12 years ago as her inspiration to dress for her new job as an elementary school teacher. Her blog has now flourished into a way for Jennifer to share her “style, tips, travels and life’s little nuggets.” Jennifer uses her blog and social media accounts to showcase her life as a wife, mother, teacher and fashionista.

Laura Lape



First time wearing my @dwellandslumber outside of the house. I had youth leader training all day today starting this morning at 9am and I needed to both look good and be comfortable. (Shocker, those two don’t always go together.) Gotta admit, I wondered if the moment I walked in, someone would ask if I was wearing my pajamas because that’s all I’ve ever worn them as (and yeah, it was what I wore to bed last night). Anyway, I knotted my new Blush cocoon, threw it together with leggings and my favorite leopard moccasins and killed it. So watch out world, now that I’m confident enough wearing my dresses as tunics, my fall/winter wardrobe has a whole new vibe!

A post shared by Laura Lape (@laura_lape) on

Three years ago, Laura and her husband moved to Fort Worth from Canada. Shortly after falling in love with the city, Laura created her blog. She writes about her life as a mom, food, TV and film. You can catch up on her obsession with classic horror films, fashion, her church and her family through her blog and social media.

Stacey Connor - Life on Ladera

Stacey Conner created her blog, Life on Ladera, as a way to showcase the loves in her life: fashion, beauty, home decor and life as a mom of two. She hopes that “Life on Ladera can serve as a source of inspiration and a platform to connect with other women across the world.” She posts about everything from how to style a romper to engaging your wellness.

Kirstin Hodges - Styled by Sequins



gimme all the leopard but this cardigan y’all is my favorite in my closet. Totally wearing it on repeat since I got it wear it over a dress or with a skirt like I did. It’s so easy to throw on & go! Plus, it’s a total fashion statement. Shop it with @thepinklilyboutique or here with the @liketoknow.it app >> http://liketk.it/2xXit (Link in bio) - #liketkit #LTKstyletip #LTKunder50 #austincitylimits #austinstyle #austintexas #travelholic #travel #thepinklilyboutique #cardigan #austin #texas #leopard #sweaterweather #fallfashion #falloutfits #austinblogger #fashionblogger #styleblogger #mystyle #fallstyle #dallasblogger #trends #fortworthblogger #travelblogger #travelgram #styleinspo #stylebook #styleoftheday

A post shared by Kirstin • Styled by Sequins™ (@styledbysequins) on

Kirstin created Styled by Sequins with the hope to “empower women to shine in their own skin and always leave a little bit of sparkle!” Styled by Sequins is a blog “that offers a trendy, southern, teacher, style with a dash of sequins.” After moving from California to Nebraska, Kirstin and her husband found their way to Fort Worth and fell in love with the city. Kirstin blogs about style, beauty, fitness, travel and marriage.

Carol Tune



“Vulnerability” Vulnerability is only true vulnerability when you put it all out there; not just the parts that look good. { even the things you are too embarrassed/ashamed to admit you struggle with} I’m not saying that you have to be vulnerable with the world like I am (I’m called to do this). But just because you don’t tell anyone about what you hide behind closed doors, tears that you wipe away before anyone can see - doesn’t mean that it doesn’t exist, it only means you don’t deal with it ( you push it down). We aren’t mean’t to this life alone - God is with us and has placed people in your life to come along side and help you. •• •• •• •• •• •• •• •• •• •• •• •• It’s uncomfortable (at first). It’s Humbling. It’s Brave. It’s FREEDOM -> from the things that hold us in captivity (telling us to hide our weakness). Vulnerability is STRENGTHS finest hour ( it’s not weakness but strength to be vulnerable). •• •• •• •• •• •• •• •• •• •• •• •• The more I trust God and those He placed in my life to help me; the more FREE I get from fear, shame, anger, hurt, and so many more things that I’ve held in for way too long! I was so wrong when I believed that I would be weak to need help. I have never felt more strong , then when I admit that I’m struggling with something or that a situation is difficult for me. •• •• •• •• •• •• •• •• •• •• •• •• Fear of telling people you are struggling/ asking for help is the first step and action to getting freedom in that area. The moment I reached out for help was the moment I believed I would come out a conqueror. •• •• •• •• •• •• •• •• •• •• •• •• The word of God is to encourage you and strengthen you, but if you continue to go it alone you will continue to stay the same. The Word says “ Iron sharpens Iron” -> not 1 iron sharpens itself = there had to be more than one iron! Proverbs 27:17 (amp). >>>>>>>> continued in comments

A post shared by Carol Tune (@caroltune) on

Founded in 2015, Carol dedicates her blog to building a community “for empowering women” and “encouraging them to reach their God given potential by dreaming big.” Carol strives to create a voice for those who feel less than worthy, because she has “been in that place and never wants anyone to be there.” Carol is an enthusiast of all things fashion, travel, coffee and growing your faith. Her blog “is a space to get some rad fashion ideas, life tips, encouragement and wonderlust.”