I’m in the stage of the pandemic that I’m itching to buy loads of clothes and accessories because when the world opens up, I want to be a whole new person with a different sort of style. I’m looking forward to stepping out with more prints, color mixing, and unique pieces.

Importance of Black Style Influencers

If you’re like me, malls and in-person store shopping has been replaced with browsing Instagram and (my rediscovered love) liketoknow.it (@liketoknowit). Social media and content platforms are where inspiration happens – I have been inspired to elevate my wardrobe to better reflect my interest in artsy fashion, ethnic streetwear, and hipster style; I feel like I was such a boring dresser pre-pandemic and I’m ready to change that.

Online is always where I can have the convenience of seeing something I love and want and have either access to someone who can inform where I can purchase it from or get the direct links. I’ve never been one for brand names; I’m more interested in being thoughtful in working with lovely but inexpensive pieces for everyday.

I’m also at the point where I want to throw more support to Black style influencers and content creators because I don’t think they get as much love. I’m constantly opening these platforms, looking for women who look more like me not only in skin tone but in the curve of their hips and thighs. Black style influencers are always so helpful in their styling and shopping content and represent a group of women with an abundance of creative contributions. I’m so very glad that they are getting their moment in the social media spotlight.

So here, I’m highlighting some my favorite amazing style influencers from Instagram and LIKEtoKNOW.it… who just happen to be Black.

Black Style Influencers on Instagram and LIKEtoKNOW.it

1. Myriha (@myriha_burce: IG| LIKEtoKNOW.it)
Digital Creator
Creativity. Style. Culture

2. Candance M. Reed (@candancemreed: IG| LIKEtoKNOW.it)
Inspiring you to live a well-fashioned life — body, mind & soul 

3. Lola (@lolaomonaija: IG| LIKEtoKNOW.it)
Styles • Lifestyles • Natural Hair

4. Gail & Leslie (@thelongandshortofstyle: IG | LIKEtoKNOW.it)
Digital Style Influencers & Sisters
Fashion • Body Positivity

5. Nasteha & Nuni (@theyusufs: IG | LIKEtoKnow.it)
Perspective on personal style, beauty, travels, and motherhood

6. Cynthia Andrew (@simplycyn: IG | LIKEtoKNOW.it)
Colorful Life

7. Titilola Sogunro (@ttitispassion: IG | LIKEtoKNOW.it)
Fashion & Lifestyle Blogger

8. Mikaela Pabon (@mikaela.pabon: IG | LIKEtoKNOW.it)
Style & Family
Print-obsessed

9. Ceta Walters (@clarkandstone: IG | LIKEtoKNOW.it)
Fashion • Motherhood• Travel

10. Nikki. Meghan. Shay. Brandy (@influencingincolor: IG | LIKEtoKNOW.it)
Together we are a force!

11. Sai De Silva (@scoutthecity: IG | @scoutfashion: LIKEtoKNOW.it)
Digital Creator
Digital journal of family, style, beauty & wellness

12. Stella Adewunmi (@jadorefashion: IG | LIKEtoKNOW.it)
Shoe/brunch obsessed 

13. Mimi Labesa (@mimilabesa: IG | LIKEtoKNOW.it)
Fashion | Beauty | Science

14. Karen Blanchard (@karenbritchick: IG | LIKEtoKNOW.it)
Fasthion YouTuber
A Brit in NY

15. Feddie Harrel (@freddieharrel: IG | LIKEtoKNOW.it)
Entrepreneur
On a mission to drive chane in the beauty world

Were you familiar with any of these? Who is your favorite from this list? Let me know if I’m missing someone from this list of Black style influencers that I should definitely check out!

P.S. Check out what I’m currently loving in culture.

[Photo credit: BeyondBlackShop]