WHO DO YOU LIK E? These ultracool girls stand out as some of the most influential faces on social media. What is their allure? Li Ying Lim investigates.
Times are indeed a-changing. With social media, we are given a sneak peek into the lives of beautiful people. Commanding a ship of 55.3 million followers on Instagram may seem easy for a superstar such as Taylor Swift, but when it comes to numbers and influences, these Instagirls are making a huge impact with their own life stories – the captivating factors being their style, taste, and personality.
B E AUT I F U L FACE S
Chiara Ferragni (@chiaraferragni) started off writing about her own fervent interest in all things fashion, food, and travel. Since, she has collaborated with major fashion houses, and is now a fashion mogul. Irene Kim (@ireneisgood), Korean transplant in the US, gave rise to the dip-dye and rainbow hair trend, and is also involved in beauty campaigns.
Through their eccentric, bold styles, these trendsetters count as some of the earliest bloomers to have grown alongside the social media boom. From blogs about #hauls and #OOTD, to bigger things such as fronting million-dollar beauty campaigns, the sky is the limit, with their styles ever-evolving.