fashion

How Politicians Became 2020’s Biggest Fashion Influencers

Photo credit: JUSTIN SULLIVAN/GETTY IMAGES; JARED SOARES; AP/SHUTTERSTOCK.
Photo credit: JUSTIN SULLIVAN/GETTY IMAGES; JARED SOARES; AP/SHUTTERSTOCK.

From ELLE

It seems like several lifetimes ago that Michelle Obama shocked a public steeped in couture-clad First Ladies by rotating through a kaleidoscope of young designers—Thakoon and Jason Wu among them. In her Netflix documentary Becoming, Obama addresses the pressures that caused her to embrace clothing as part of her messaging. “Fashion for a woman still predominates how people view you, and that’s not fair, that’s not right. But it’s true,”she says. With her choices, Obama moved the needle, proving it’s possible to be a woman of substance and intelligence and still love style.

Photo credit: Justin Sullivan
Photo credit: Justin Sullivan

Now we have a vice-presidential candidate, Kamala Harris, who wields fashion choices like weapons in her arsenal. There was her denim jacket of rainbow colors, worn to celebrate Pride in 2019, with symbolism so clear she needn’t have uttered a word. She signals

Read More Read more
style

50 Stylish South Asian Fashion Influencers to Follow

Every time I open up Instagram or TikTok, I’m captivated by a flurry of fashionable and inspiring new posts by South Asian influencers. It seems like sheltering in place for many people has allowed us all to go back to our roots and focus on what makes us happy and what energizes us, which brings me to these inspiring influencers.

Being an Indian woman in fashion, I’ve personally been so excited to discover a diverse group of talented South Asian influencers who have been making me feel less alone at this time and embrace our culture even more. While I know what it feels like to be “othered” in the media industry, my mission has always been to shed some light on both my culture and its rich history in both fashion and beauty. I want people to feel like they can see a bit of themselves in an industry

Read More Read more
beauty

An Instagram exec shares strategies for brands and influencers

  • Kristie Dash is the fashion and beauty strategic partnerships manager at Instagram, where she works to promote new features like Reels with influencers and brands.
  • Dash discussed how Instagram responded to early criticism of Reels, how influencers and brands can make the most of Instagram’s features, and how it’s working to help creators make money on the platform.
  • Subscribe to Business Insider’s influencer newsletter: Insider Influencers.

Don’t call Reels a TikTok ripoff.

When Instagram launched its 15-second video feature in August, The New York Times called it a “dud.” Some TikTokkers dismissed it as a copycat.

But Kristie Dash, Instagram’s fashion and beauty strategic partnerships manager, had long been encouraging influencers and brands to experiment with short-form video. 

“It really is the short, snackable [videos], these visual moving moments, that could be…five-to-10 seconds long filmed on your phone. It’s that type of video that’s really performing,” she told Vogue in

Read More Read more
beauty

Top Beauty Influencers On YouTube

The urge to boost our bodily appearance with jewelry is timeless. Add to the combo a $50 billion a 12 months unregulated cosmetics industry that puts unlimited quantities of chemical compounds into private care products with no required testing or monitoring of well being effects, able to profit from these slim beauty standards to transform women and girls into life-long clients.

Throw a spa occasion at your house to your daughters and their pals and introduce them to the ever-rising number of secure and wholesome skincare products, pure scents, and cosmetics obtainable, and make it “cool” for them to explore and indulge their senses.

If I was curator of this gallery, I might have spent a lifetime deciding which of two paintings had been extra stunning, yet it only took you a single day. Beauty is about natural and the more pure trying you are the better stunning you will … Read More

Read more