Whether they’re flying halfway across the world for Fashion Week (some, like Aimee Song and Alexandra Pereira, even walked the runway), giving the scoop on the latest product launch, or simply sharing their unique personal style, these seven women are among the most influential digital faces that have risen above the tsunami of self-proclaimed social media ‘influencers’. However, beyond their fabulous lifestyles curated through their snaps, their vulnerability and openness allows them to connect with their followers in a deeper way.
Instagram followers: 4.6 million
Home Base: L.A
Who: Author, world traveller and fashion-house favourite with tons of collaboration offers on her belt, social media celebrity Aimee Song seems to have it all. She runs a successful fashion and interior design blog, with 4 million (and counting) Instagram fans religiously tracking her stylish global escapades on a daily basis.
Let’s Get Real: The 30-year-old revealed her struggle with depression and suicidal thoughts on YouTube, sandwiched between footage of a glamorous trip to Paris for Haute Couture Fashion Week, proving that perfectly curated images on social media aren’t always what they seem.