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Style influencer Garance Doré on curating the self

Illustrator Garance Doré blazed a trail in the world of fashion blogging. She tells her story in Love Style Life.
Go ahead, make a scene. French photographer, illustrator and author Garance Dore on workin' it for people watchers. (Fabiola Carletti/CBC)

Fashion blogging has gone from a pastime of style-obsessed watchers to a full-fledged industry. The fashion press, and the industry itself, now revolves on the platforms of these stylish influencers.

And illustrator Garance Doré has been there from the start. 

Today she joins guest host Rachel Giese to discuss photographing stylish Parisians for her blog, recreating "street style" shoots for big brands, and being asked to model in advertising campaigns. 

WEB EXTRA | Browse some images from Doré's new book, Love Style Life — part memoir, part lifestyle guide.

One of Garance Doré's simple, elegant sketches. (Garance Doré)
One of Garance Doré's simple, elegant sketches. (Garance Doré)
One of Garance Doré's simple, elegant sketches. (Garance Doré)

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