Leandra Medine is the mastermind behind the fashion blog
The Man Repeller
Medine created a style called man repelling. Though it seems straight forward, given the name, it is actually more about “repelling” conventional trends and creating your own. Her blog documents her creations of excessive accessories and layered looks. With each look she challenges the folk lore rules of fashion. Wear two watches and one’s whole jewelry box on both arms? Done.  Wear three shirts, and two jackets in one outfit? Done. Wear skirts over pants? Done.  While busy bucking trends and blazing her own trail, ironically mainstream fashion came calling. The New York Times, The New York Post, New York Magazine, Harper’s Bazaar, Lucky and Grazia, have all called on the Repellers charms.

Her success has been a surprise to everyone, maybe mostly to Medine herself. All the attention from her fashion escapades have come while she has been in school finishing a journalism degree. While other fashionista bloggers join the front Man Repeller remains the new fashion beacon on which to judge originality. Medine, Repel on!
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Illustration by Jensen Kimball (editor and chief of Design Tonic)

  • guest

    who drew this?

    • Kimball

      Jensen Kimball creator of Design Tonic…first of a series of BLOG QUEENS, check back or nominate another Blog Queen.  Or nominate a blog for Blog Divine. We like input.

      • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100003406095706 Andrea

        I love it! Living in Palm Beach where Stubbs is right around the ceornr I get the joy of seeing velvet and his needlepoint slippers on men and women all year round. I personally have black velvet with gold skull and crossbones, elegant with an edge.

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100003406081225 Davinderdeep

      Isn’t that the truth, ShoeTease. I spend many hours every week looking and wriintg about high heels, I love them but unfortunetly my pocket book doesn’t allow me to purchase a lot of them either.My personal favorite in this line up are the midnight blue high heel pumps by Alix of Cherry Blossom Girl. Beautiful!

  • http://www.lucidnewyork.com HandmadeJewelrybyLucid

    fantastic! Love it…

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100003406095918 Agron

      There is a definite fine line beetewn loving a shoe actually ordering, for sure. If I ordered every shoe or boot I fell in love with, I’d be in some massive amount of trouble!

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100003406100567 Liam

      She’s a total down to earth caricature of hseerlf! An oxymoron fo’sho but if fashion is the disease, I’d love to have what she’s got! I haven’t seen this, thanks for sharing!That shoe collection is BEYOND! Love that Grams even got in the mix!xo-JuliePeace. Love. LOL!

  • http://lateybirdy.blogspot.com/ Makkus4

    omg that’s perfectly cute 


    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100003406086102 Angel

      Superb posting, I share the same views. I wenodr why this particular world truly does not picture for a moment like me and also the blog site creator

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100003406114776 Tanja

      You’ve captured this prefeclty. Thanks for taking the time!

  • Michaella W.

    Sooo cute! I love it!!

  • http://www.facebook.com/jefferyfoster Jeff Foster

    I’m very attracted to man repellers.

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100003406112436 Kawase

      Love these, but not being a waif doesn’t help me. Love gwyneth ptolraw on glee singing forget you in a black turtleneck. someday when I grow 4 inches and my chest deflates by 3 sizes

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100003406108910 Sapeurs

    i’m a loyal reader to her blog… i can see the fun part of fosihan on her blog. she is so real!bloggers lately tend to look the same, calm, cool, edgy and boring. more and more fosihan blog are started to look uniformed. i hate that. fosihan is about u and your personal style.keep posting darl…i’m your follower now.btw, thx for your comments in my blog…aninditakhrisnamurti.blogspot.com

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100003406095533 Quinten

    No more s***. All posts of this qaultiy from now on

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