After scrolling through our beloved Instagram app, we tend to see the same old things. From girls galivanting around their cities to those famous food art posts, Instagram is getting a lil bit old. If you’re experiencing the same social media stagnation as us, all you need to do is add a few more additions to that following list. These fashion influencers of colour are transforming the plain platform with their creativity and liveliness. Here are some fashion influencers of colour you must be following!
As Canada’s gorgeous gossiping gal, Elaine Lui (@laineygossip), better known as Lainey, is a sight for sore eyes. Born in Hong Kong, Lainey moved to Canada to jumpstart her broadcasting career on CVT’s eTalk and The Social. With exclusive looks at her lavish life on red carpets and her chic and stylish selfies, Lainey is the Chinese-Canadian queen of our dreams.
Jamaican beauty Ika Wong (@theikawong) is killing the social media game right now. You may recognize this gorgeous gal from Big Brother Canada when she established herself as reality royalty. Aside from her television career, Ika has also found success with her style. We are absolutely in love with this this fashionista reality kween. With bold BodyCon dresses and sky-high stilettos, Ika provides the endless style inspiration you’ve been craving.
Fashion influencer Laurie Dion (@lauriedion) is our social media source of inspiration on all fronts. Born in Changzhou China, this 26 year old guru shows us how to embrace life no matter the obstacles you encounter. After battling brain cancer, this breathtaking beauty has created a platform to spread her marvelous and positive message. On top of her motivational messaging, Laurie is a bottomless well of #ootd inspo. With a closet full of playful patterns and dainty dresses, this fashionista is a serious style success. If you can’t get enough Laurie from her instagram, she also has a YouTube channel where she continues to sprinkle her brilliant self.
Dorian Rahimzadeh is a Persian-Candian style icon, entrepreneur, and purveryor of one of LFI’s favorite instagram accounts. With the launch of her original clothing line, Dorianwho (@weardorianwho), Dorian captures the hearts of all fashionistas around the globe. With an undeniably edgy and bold look, Dorian shies away from the crowd and creating brands and clothing that highlight individuality. Dorian pays homage to her Iranian/ Persian roots with classic and beautiful Persian designs. By combining Persian elegance with edgy streetwear in all of her fabulous #ootds, Dorian is an undenaible style icon.
With Native American (Metis), French Canadian, and Austrian ancestry, it is no wonder that Bronwyn Papineau (@biibiibeauty) is a cultural queen/must-follow. Living in various places around the world, this influencer has seen it all. She loves to take her followers along on all of her trans-continental adventures. While on tropical trips or sight-seeing captivating cities, Bronwyn takes us all with her on her exciting excursions through her vacation posts and YouTube vlogs. Although this trendy traveler is always on the go, her wardrobe never suffers, as she oozes girly-girl chic vibes. Follow this fashionable jet-setter to add some color and culture onto your feed!