A Husband’s Take On Fashion Blogging

Joshua’s making an appearance today to share a husband’s take on fashion blogging! It’s bound to be entertaining. 

I have learned that y’all love hearing from Joshua. In fact, I think you might like him better than you like me. I would take that personally except I like him better than I like me. So therefore, we agree, Joshua is better! He’s funnier, cuter, and a whole more patient {and lots of other things}. So I decided to let him have the blog today. 

A Husband's Take On Fashion Blogging // Louella Reese Life & Style Blog

photo by Faith Teasley Photography

So today, Joshua will be diving into the topic of fashion blogging and what his take is on the whole thing! As well as, share his thoughts + opinions on some of the latest fashion trends. 

  1. Had you heard about blogging prior to meeting Laura Leigh? Yes, but I didn’t really know anything about it. Very limited knowledge if I did have any.
  2. When Laura Leigh told you she had a fashion blog, what were your thoughts? What did you picture it looking like? I thought it was cool, again didn’t know too much about blogging. Seemed like a cool side project for her to have. I pictured it just being photos of clothes. Kind of like a typical website. Image of a piece of clothing and a little description along with it.
  3. How would you describe being a blogger/what a blogger does? A fashion blogger is someone that is on the cutting edge of all of the fashion trends. Someone that knows what’s coming out for the upcoming season and how to style it. Bloggers do a lot of things. They do A LOT of shopping {online and in the store}, buy a lot of clothes, style those clothing items several different ways, and provide their take on trends. As well as lots of planning, collaborating, and organizing due to all the content you have. Also how to make it all flow well. There’s quite a bit going on behind the scenes, it’s not all about taking photos. Attend several events for restaurants, shops, and festivals. These are pretty cool but definitely take up a lot of time!
  4. You use to be Laura Leigh’s photographer, how was what? Created some arguments. (Laura is quite picky) BUT it was also a lot of fun! I enjoyed doing it until it started taking up a majority of our weekends. At that point we decided it would be better to have someone else so we could better enjoy our weekends and time together!Check out Joshua’s photography Instagram here
  5. What are your roles as an Instagram husband {aka blogger husband}?Being her number one supporter. Always! Taking lots of boomerangs and IG photos. Waiting to eat my meal until after a photo is taken. Spreading the word about Laura Leigh’s blog. Always being a promoter!
  6. Tips for being an Instagram husband {aka blogger husband} Patience. Also, enjoy all of the experiences you get to experience because of her hard work. Create some fun memories at the different events or trips you get to take with her. 
  7. What’s your least favorite trend Laura Leigh has tried {and still wears}? Oversized sunglasses 
  8. Lastly, if you HAD to start a blog, what would it be about? What would it be called?I would probably create a travel blog. With the focus being on national parks. Mainly because I would love to visit more (as many as possible). I would call it Living Part of Life

Okay, quick fire, Yay or Nay

Over the Knee Boots: Nay

Basket Bags: Yay

Mom Jeans: Nay

Loafers: Nay

Rompers: Yay

Bell Sleeves: Yay

Statement Jewelry:  Yay

Sneakers with Dresses: Yay

Take a look at other posts Joshua has taken part in here and here.

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  1. Nataly wrote:

    I love hearing the husbands point of view about blogging! So much fun! Thank you for sharing!

    Posted 8.4.17 Reply
  2. Jessica wrote:

    I love this! I need to ask my husband the same questions. He thinks that fashion blogging is great but also a little ridiculous!
    xo Jessica

    Posted 8.4.17 Reply
    • Yay! So happy to hear you liked it. You definitely should. It’s so fun to hear their answers.

      xo Laura Leigh

      Posted 8.4.17 Reply
  3. Morgan wrote:

    Love when you do these chats with him! And I can totally hear him now answering those yay or nay questions. Dude knows what he likes haha!

    How 2 Wear It [] http://how2wearit.com

    Posted 8.4.17 Reply
    • Woohoo! So glad you like these type of posts. I LOVE putting them together and quizzing him haha. Yeah, he was hilarious answering those questions. Some he was like, wait what? What is that? haha.

      xo Laura Leigh

      Posted 8.4.17 Reply
  4. Stesha wrote:

    I love hearing your husbands points of view…. one is so not a fan and is always a big fight to have photos taken!


    Posted 8.4.17 Reply
    • Thanks gal! Love that you enjoyed it. I don’t get why guys hate taking photos so much ha.

      xo Laura Leigh

      Posted 8.4.17 Reply
  5. megan wrote:

    loved reading his perspective!

    xo megan

    Posted 8.4.17 Reply
  6. Ashley DTKAustin wrote:

    I always love when husbands give their take and opinions on blogging!! So cute!

    Posted 8.4.17 Reply
  7. Too sweet! I’m sure Shay will agree on some of the same points! Most definitely that he is so ready to eat while waiting on me to snap a pic!!

    Posted 8.4.17 Reply
    • Thank you lady! Haha yes, I think that’s probably the biggest complaint from guys. Whoops!

      xo Laura Leigh

      Posted 8.4.17 Reply
  8. I love these tips of blog posts! I love the “men behind the blog” posts, you learn something, and you see similarities from your own SO.

    Posted 8.4.17 Reply
    • Yay! Love that you are a fan of them. I completely agree with you too. It’s so fun to read what guys have to say.

      xo Laura Leigh

      Posted 8.6.17 Reply
  9. It’s cool to see a guy’s perspective on blogging because blogging is a thing that a lot of woman do, and not so much guys.

    Posted 8.5.17 Reply
  10. so fun to get his perspective!!

    Posted 8.5.17 Reply
  11. katie wrote:

    Hi Josh!

    Laura – fear not, oversized sun glasses are my favorite thing, too!

    ​xx katie // a touch of teal

    Posted 8.6.17 Reply
  12. This was such a fun post to read! My husband used to take my photos too but it led to some arguments as well, so my mom started taking them since she is a photographer.

    Amanda || http://www.fortheloveofglitter.com

    Posted 8.6.17 Reply
    • Aw thanks Amanda! I’m really glad you liked it. Oh that is SO nice that your mom is a photographer. My mom actually took my photos first but that lead to a lot of arguments haha so to Joshua it went.

      xo Laura Leigh

      Posted 8.12.17 Reply
  13. Rach wrote:

    This post is so cute! I love hearing from your husband’s perspective. I’m sure mine can relate to his responses haha!


    Posted 8.6.17 Reply
    • Thanks so much Rach! Very glad you liked it. Haha I bet a lot of the husbands would have similar comments.

      xo Laura Leigh

      Posted 8.7.17 Reply
  14. Dana wrote:

    HAHAH OMG, I LOVED Joshua’s responses!!! He is amazing…and I would love to see more of him around here;)

    Pink Champagne Problems

    Posted 8.6.17 Reply
    • Haha YAY!!! I thought of you when we did the quick fire, I thought Dana is going to LOVE this. He will definitely be showing up more and more. Seems he’s a big hit around here!

      xo Laura Leigh

      Posted 8.7.17 Reply
  15. OMG love love love this post. Haha! This was so sweet and funny and he sounds like the best blogger husband ever!

    Posted 8.7.17 Reply
  16. Mariah wrote:

    I love this post!! I was just talking to my boyfriend about how he may eventually make appearances on my blog. It’s a job that definitely affects them. They can either get on board or hate it. I love that your husband supports you!


    Posted 8.9.17 Reply
    • Thank you! I am so happy you hear you love this. Completely agree with you gal. I am very lucky to have a husband that supports me. Hope your boyfriend does as well!

      xo Laura Leigh

      Posted 8.10.17 Reply