Blogger of the Moment: B. Jones Style

If you miss the days when you could get style inspiration from Carrie Bradshaw, lament no more. Beth of B. Jones Style offers that offbeat style you’ve been longing for. Crazy floral prints, lush layering, heady hats, all display Beth’s alchemist-like skill at mixing and matching to make magical outfits that will make your head spin. She may not be a Broadway star (her childhood dream) but she’s certainly a shining light in the blogosphere. You’ll covet her namesake skirt and pine after her ModCloth picks. Don’t forget to read her interview to find out what makes Beth tick!

Who are your style icons? What else inspires your sense of style?
I’m inspired by women or characters who are eclectic and do their own thing, like Carrie Bradshaw, Kelly Wearstler, and Catherine Baba. I’m really inspired by movies and characters. I love renting a movie even if the content isn’t that great but the clothes are fabulous. I’m also inspired by vintage clothing–one-of-a-kind pieces that demand you dress around them.

You’re known for your eclectic stylewhat’s the one wardrobe staple that may not be a trend yet, but you’re rocking it anyway?
My staple is high-waisted trousers. I have been wearing those forever and LOVE them. It’s nice they are on trend now, but once they’re out I’ll probably still be wearing them. Also, any kind of hat–in or out–I will wear it. I love hats!

What blogs do you follow?

I love fashion news blogs like StyleCaster, StyleList, and Refinery29. Other favorites: The Glitter Guide (Taylor makes life pretty), Dustjacket Attic is full of beautiful inspiration, and Beckerman Bite Plate–those girls have signature style that overflows! I’m also a huge fan of interior design blogs, and a few faves are: The Decorista, Dress Design & Decor, and Everything Fabulous.

If you could live in the pages of a book or on the set of a movie, which book or movie would it be? Why?

I’m a total romantic, so I’d pick Anne of Green Gables/Avonlea. I had my first “fashion moment” [with] that movie when I was a little girl. Anne wore puff sleeves to her first ball, and I was determined to find my own puff sleeve dress. I did, and I pranced around everywhere in that dress.

If you could live in someone else’s shoes for a day, whose would they be? Why?
Probably Bobbie Thomas from the Today Show. I’d love to be a TV personality talking about fashion and educating people on how, what and wear!

Do you blog full-time, or do you have a day job? What are your hobbies?

B. Jones Style is my full-time job, but this also translates into styling, writing, and speaking opportunities. I am also the Style Ambassador for Quiksilver Women. My hobbies? Flea marketing/vintage shopping, traveling to other cities and exploring, days at the beach, and hole-in-the-wall restaurant sleuthing.

When you were little, what did you want to be when you grew up?
I wanted to be a Broadway star. Then I realized I couldn’t sing, so I had to get a new dream.

What’s something most people don’t know about you?

I’m still that girl dreaming of Broadway stardom…not really…but I do love belting out a Broadway tune in the privacy of my own home.

Do you have any secret dreams for the future?
I’d love to have a show all about thrifting my way through America. I think Alexa Chung is already doing that…but I’ll trade spots with her.

Don’t forget to check out all of Beth’s picks!

Are there any questions you’re dying for us to ask future Bloggers of the Moment? Post suggestions in a comment below!


About Turi

When Turi isn’t blogging, you can find her nose behind a book. But reading isn’t her only pastime. She loves running (cue jogging stroller), taste-testing pizza and burgers, and working on the next great American novel. Her latest homage to all things literary? Her son is named after writer Dashiell Hammett. How apropos.

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    Zoë 04/06/2011 at 2:25 pm #

    Woo Hoo!!!

    Freaking love B. Jones’ style. And what a fabulous skirt to have in her honor. Bravo!!

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    Katelyn 04/06/2011 at 2:42 pm #

    I really like her blog and have been a follower for awhile. Thanks for featuring her!

    That skirt is adorable too!

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    Anna 04/06/2011 at 3:04 pm #

    She’s awesome, so positive!

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    Gabby / Gypsy*Diaries 04/06/2011 at 3:17 pm #

    She is the perfect ModGirl! Great interview and great blog, I’ve been following her for some time now! 😀

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    Sophie 04/06/2011 at 5:49 pm #

    She’s great! I just started following her blog and I love it! She makes every day life look like a romantic movie 🙂

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    Lydia 04/06/2011 at 7:38 pm #

    I’ve been following her since I discovered fashion bloggers, and she’s always had killer style! Another amazing pick.

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    eyesofcuriosity 04/06/2011 at 9:17 pm #

    What fabulous skirt! I hope to catch it when it comes around again. (*crosses fingers* please bring it back) And what a great blog, I don’t know much about fashion but I’m stuck in the 1970s and her hair tips are amazing.

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    Anna Jane 04/07/2011 at 11:30 am #

    love bJones. She’s definitely one of my style icons.

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    Nicole 04/07/2011 at 5:25 pm #

    Great pick! She is one of my favorite to follow. Truly inspirational!

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    Stephanie 04/08/2011 at 5:19 pm #

    Awesome pick! She was one of the first I started reading when I discovered fashion blogs. Such great style.

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    Rebecca 04/15/2018 at 6:12 pm #


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