Maya is the blogger behind the fashion and lifestyle blog, Charmingly Styled, which she started in September 2012 in hopes of adding more creativity and sparkle to her life. Maya helped found the Midwest Style Bloggers to create a forum and community to showcase the fashionable and down to earth bloggers that represent the Midwest so well! When she's not blogging, she can be found doing social media at DDB Chicago, eating far too many cupcakes, and gallivanting around the world with her boyfriend, Brian.
Katelyn, is a true Midwest girl living in Des Moines, IA. This 22-years-old recently graduated college from Iowa State University and landed her dream job at Meredith Corporation as an E-commerce editor for online fashion and beauty magazine, Divine Caroline. She is the founder and fashion blogger behind Katalina Girl, her personal style diary to share with others everything she is truly passionate about related to fashion, beauty, personal style and entertaining. Katelyn is a travel enthusiast, who loves her dogs, dreams to be a personal stylist, and to keep insanely busy, is the Director of Social Media for Go Blog Social and style contributor for Juice Magazine.
Samantha, affectionately known as The Brunette One, is a 25-year-old working girl. She currently resides in Des Moines, Iowa. Before landing her job in corporate event planning which later segued into merchandise buying, she was itching for a creative outlet. After perusing many interior design, DIY, and fashion blogs, she created The Brunette One in July of 2010. The Brunette One is a fashion and lifestyle blog that catalogs the latest trends, shopping tips & tricks, along with personal & street style inspiration bundled together to create a collection of splendid things. In her spare time, Samantha moonlights as a freelance stylist and write for Juice Magazine and Divine Caroline, Director of Communications for Go Blog Social. Samantha recently teamed up with Emily Gegner to form StyleEsque, an event and styling production company based in Des Moines, Iowa.
Lauren, a Wisconsin transplant from Florida, has been blogging for over 6 years at La Petite Fashionista & digital magazine, La Petite Fashionista Mag. She is a fashion merchandiser by day and a social media junkie by night- recently launching a new social media consulting site, LPF Media Her goal is to make fashion, interior design, and entertaining accessible and inspiring at any budget! She wanted to start Midwest Bloggers as a newbie to the Midwest to connect to others in the area - she has a penchant for all things french & coffee table books!