Headed down south we get to visit with Monica Awe-Etuk. Monica is one of the most influential fashion bloggers in Atlanta and we are blessed to have her spend some time with us! She was nice of us to share some beauty products she loves and some of her biggest goals for 2017! Please make sure to check out her blog and Instagram!
How’d you get into fashion blogging?
I have always worked in the fashion industry so blogging became an outlet to share my sense of style, and fashion expertise
How have you developed your style over time?
I’m inspired by trends, hence I make trends my own by adding my personal twist.
Do you prefer designer, vintage or high street?
What beauty products can’t you live without?
My Laura Mericer tinted moisturizer
When you launched your fashion blog, what was it like to take that leap and start your own blog?
When I launched the blog it was just a hobby, so it really didn’t feel like a big deal. When I decided to make it my full time job it truly became exciting, and scary at the same time.
Whom do you envision as your target reader?
My target reader loves fashion and style! She is a working girl and wants to look her best but needs a little inspiration.
How do you stay up to date with the latest fashion and beauty trends?
Tons of magazines, visiting stores, and just paying attention to fashion trends.
You have over 48,000 Instagram followers. That’s an amazing accomplishment! How did you grow your following?
I grew my following by being consistent. I always deliver great photos and style, and I engage with my followers.
What daily tools and platforms do you use in your blogging routine, for research, promotion, sharing and other?
My blog is my biggest tool. All information comes from the blog and I use other social media platforms like Instagram, and Twitter to share information from the blog.
What are your goals for Awed by Monica in 2017?
My goals are to continue to grow as a brand. I also intend to expand my social media, and blogging consulting business