Who's Inspiring Us Right Now2020-06-11
As part of our team's ongoing commitment to listen to, learn from, and amplify Black voices, we've been spending lots of time scrolling, double-tapping, and sharing the names of creators and creatives we find inspiring. From stylists and editors to writers and activists, each of these women will bring inspiration and insights to your feed.
Sophia Roe / @sophia_roe
As a chef, Sophia's videos are constantly getting us into the kitchen to try new recipes. As a wordsmith, her thoughtful, beautifully crafted captions feel like a window into someone's personal diary.
Samantha Irby / @bitchesgottaeat
The laughter and moments of "yesssss" relatability that Samantha touches on in her latest book, Wow, No Thank You, continue on in her feed (also expect a delightful amount of cats).
Georgia Medley / @georgmedley
The London-based stylist turns an editor's eye on life, sharing fashion spreads, street style, and red-carpet moments with her fashionable POV.
Nana Yaa Asare Boadu / @lalanana7
Great style meets performance art in this nothing-else-like-it follow. We love Nana's fluid, free-ranging dance and the poetic words posted alongside it.
Lindsay Peoples Wagner / @lpeopleswagner
The Teen Vogue editor-in-chief has a feed that's reflective of her job collecting need-to-know fashion, pop-culture, and social issues.
Kendra Dandy / @theebouffants
An artist who will instantly inject energy to your feed via bright colors and sassy, whimsical designs. Love it, buy it: Shopping is simple via Society6.
Paula Sutton / @hillhousevintage
Gorgeous interiors and shots of the English landscape abound in this beautiful account. It's been feeding our daydreams for years.
Julee Wilson / @missjulee
Cosmo's beauty director is stylish, sincere, and, of course, posts some wonderful beauty tutorials.
Bonnie Morrison / @fiercegrandma
Bonnie's thoughtful words are usually exactly what we need to hear, one of the many reasons we love seeing her pop up on our feed.
Paloma Elsesser / @palomija
As a model and influencer, Paloma is a fixture in the fashion world. Whether on the runway or in front of street style photographers, her stellar personal style is always on display.
Trinity Mouzon Wofford / @trinitymouzon
A female founder who's never shy about sharing advice, "demystifying entrepreneurship," and sharing a look at life as an under-30 CEO.
Cleo Wade / @cleowade
A poet and artist whose thoughtful, beautiful words have a way of jumping off Instagram and burying into our minds. "Everything she does is rooted in love" as one of our teammates said.
Shiona Turini / @shionat
A former editor turned costume designer whose good taste has likely been gracing your TV screens already (you've seen her work in Insecure and Queen & Slim).
Leah Thomas / @greengirlleah
The environmentalist and activist is a good source for constant reminders about ways we can all pursue a more sustainable life.
Elaine Welteroth / @elainewelteroth
With an impressive career in media, including as editor-in-chief at Teen Vogue and a Project Runway judge, it's no surprise that Elaine's smart, energetic feed is an office favorite.
Myesha Evon / @myeshaevon
Myesha trains her camera on a variety of subjects, capturing intimate moments of daily life and stunning portraits.
Aurora James / @aurorajames
The fashion designer has always made us dream with her beautifully appointed photos. Now as the catalyst behind the #15PercentPledge, she's helping us think about ways businesses can change.
Morgan Amelia Miller / @mackmamamiller
Jewelry lovers will adore following along as this industry insider shares snapshots from her work and life (including plenty of lustworthy layers of necklaces, bracelets, and rings).
Chanel / @buymechanel
Obsessed with skincare recommendations, reviews, and everything in between? You'll want to add "glow expert" Chanel to your feed. "She makes the whole thing so accessible, and the products she suggests are wide-ranging in price," one teammate said.
Crystal Anderson / @beerbottles_chainsaws
Crystal's larger-than-life style is the type that puts a smile on your face—and inspires you to be more daring with fashion. Plus, her commitment to discussing issues that matter, including mental health awareness, is the catalyst for important conversations.