Home / Culture  / Interviews  / Teresa Karpinska

Teresa Karpinska

Teresa is a woman of many talents. A fashion stylist from Sweden living in Dubai, her fashion and lifestyle blog Styledrifter is amongst the top blogs in the region. We found Teresa’s work intriguing

Teresa is a woman of many talents. A fashion stylist from Sweden living in Dubai, her fashion and lifestyle blog Styledrifter is amongst the top blogs in the region. We found Teresa’s work intriguing so we couldn’t resist meeting her in person to pick her brain about the dos and don’ts of fashion and lifestyle blogging. Read on to uncover what’s behind the scenes of the Styledrifter.

What made you start blogging?
Initially I was looking for a creative outlet for myself, a platform where I could curate my interest in fashion. I was immensely inspired by all the European blogs and thought that Dubai and the region could do with a hint of understated, clean cut fashion.

What’s the hardest thing about blogging and staying active?
The amount of time it takes to deliver high quality content. I am fortunate enough to be really busy as a stylist, therfeore I always feel guilty over neglecting my blog. I hope that I can start delegating some styling work and turn the website into the forum it has the potential of becoming.

Is there anything you’d like to add to your blog?
I would love to work with a talented make up artist, I am very minimal with my beauty needs and an expert could help me develop that part of the content.

Who are the other bloggers that you look up to, if you have any?
I love Rumi Neely from The Fashion Toast and not because of her fashion sense; I see her more as an art director, her eye for photography, composition of a good photo and even interiors is unique. Naturally The Blonde Salad, whilst hardly visually stimulating for me, is a huge entrepreneurial success story with the annual earnings of $8,000,000.

“Find out what you are the most passionate about and nurture that as opposed to copying others”

What, would you say, makes your blog different from the others?
My answer will be solely based on the feedback I get; I am good at “keeping it real,” in other words, I try to stay transparent, humble and I like to inspire as opposed to intimidate.

You are also a stylist and have done some impressive work. Would you say you prefer one over the other?
I am 100% a stylist who just happens to have a blog on the side. Three years of styling full-time and I am still on a honeymoon with my job. I feel incredibly humbled by how well my work has been received and what opportunities I have earned.

What’s your favourite city and why?
I love Rio De Janeiro, for the sights, sounds and the spontaneous samba on Copacabana beach.

What is the wardrobe item you can’t live without?
A simple grey marl Helmut Lang sweatshirt.

As a European living in the Middle East, is there anything you miss about Europe while living here?
The approach to style where the way we dress is a reflection of our sense of style – a tool of self expression as opposed to a showcase of the content of our wallets.

What would you advise to the bloggers who are just starting out? Find your USP (unique selling point). Find out what you are the most passionate about and nurture that as opposed to copying others. Also, take a basic photography course, these days with Instagram being the prime social media tool our images do most of the talking.

Check out Teresa’s blog at www.styledrifter.com

Review overview
  • Jvunkv June 15, 2024

    vasotec tablet – buy xalatan no prescription purchase latanoprost generic

  • Wnhrrv June 12, 2024

    order forxiga 10mg – buy dapagliflozin medication buy acarbose no prescription

  • Zlnmgs June 1, 2024

    promethazine folk – promethazine hollow promethazine bridge

  • Amwtfl May 26, 2024

    valtrex online line – valacyclovir reef valtrex online yell

  • Ynlbxz May 19, 2024

    cenforce online roof – levitra professional online lower brand viagra online panic

  • Uhnrmj May 15, 2024

    cialis soft tabs pills convey – viagra super active online faith viagra oral jelly shelter

  • Kdgobc May 12, 2024

    cialis soft tabs pills write – cialis oral jelly next viagra oral jelly instinct

  • Iwbero April 29, 2024

    buy microzide 25mg sale – buy bisoprolol generic buy generic bisoprolol 10mg

  • Fcgiea April 25, 2024

    ketoconazole 200 mg over the counter – sporanox 100mg pill buy itraconazole cheap

  • Jdshqo April 16, 2024

    order desloratadine 5mg without prescription – beclamethasone usa order albuterol sale

  • Mixaqa April 5, 2024

    purchase amoxicillin without prescription – cefadroxil 500mg for sale ciprofloxacin 500mg ca

  • Glhyid April 1, 2024

    order atarax without prescription – order nortriptyline 25mg pills endep order

  • Xbfhtf March 30, 2024

    quetiapine 100mg drug – eskalith without prescription buy eskalith medication

  • Bqztzd March 28, 2024

    generic retrovir 300 mg – order avalide without prescription order allopurinol 300mg

  • Eyfchu March 24, 2024

    furosemide 100mg ca – prograf canada buy generic captopril online

  • Hypotu March 22, 2024

    flagyl buy online – metronidazole 200mg drug zithromax uk

  • Rfqvzx March 20, 2024

    where to buy valtrex without a prescription – valtrex price buy zovirax online cheap

  • Mlvrqf March 12, 2024

    purchase lipitor generic order lipitor online cheap atorvastatin 80mg cheap

  • Shekira February 23, 2024

    It’s actually a great and helpful piece of information. I’m satisfied that you simply
    shared this helpful information with us. Please stay us up to date like this.
    Thanks for sharing.

  • Taheerah February 20, 2024

    Hello! Quick question that’s entirely off topic.

    Do you know how to make your site mobile friendly?

    My blog looks weird when viewing from my iphone4.
    I’m trying to find a theme or plugin that might be able to resolve
    this issue. If you have any suggestions, please share. Thank you!

  • Margrett February 20, 2024

    I like the valuable information you provide on your articles.
    I will bookmark your blog and take a look at again right here regularly.

    I’m reasonably sure I’ll learn plenty of new stuff proper here!
    Good luck for the next!

  • Lai February 20, 2024

    Hey there, You’ve done a fantastic job. I will certainly digg it and personally
    suggest to my friends. I’m sure they’ll be benefited from this website.

  • Lizzeth February 20, 2024

    Incredible points. Outstanding arguments. Keep up the great

  • Mykal February 18, 2024

    I couldn’t resist commenting. Well written!

  • Kiesha February 18, 2024

    Wow, marvelous blog layout! How long have you been blogging for?
    you made blogging look easy. The overall look of your web
    site is excellent, let alone the content!

  • Elen February 18, 2024

    Superb, what a website it is! This weblog gives valuable facts to us, keep it up.

  • Larinda February 18, 2024

    Appreciate the recommendation. Will try it out.

  • Quanesha February 18, 2024

    I enjoy reading a post that will make people think. Also, thanks for allowing me to comment!

  • Jaynell February 18, 2024

    Yes! Finally someone writes about website.