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When it comes to sharing an enthusiasm for fashion, nobody holds a candle to Bip Ling. Fresh off her Company magazine cover with Susie Bubble, the superblogger splits her time between New York City and London, where her exuberant, poppy style landed her a gig as the face of Forever 21 in the U.K.
Fans of Ling's "bloggey woggey" (her words) and Twitter feed are no stranger to the DJ/style star's manic musings (cuddles and moochin' are favourite terms) as she hits the clubs and rubs elbows with fashion's finest. But whether she's sharing mojito recipes (via word bubbles, GIFs, and clip art) or showing off her latest designer outfit, there's no arguing that the 23-year-old certainly has a lust for life.
We tracked the pony-tailed beauty down in New York City for a playful shoot showcasing her ferociously fun style. Click through to see how Britain's blogger du jour fares in the Big Apple, and learn more about her muses, top fashion moments, and upcoming TV project.
Photographed by Maia Harms
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