It’s safe to say that 2021 was the year of TikTok. While the platform is best known for its viral dance challenges, ingenious beauty tricks, and comedy skits, it is increasingly becoming a fashion destination. I mean, with content creators setting the style agenda (#CottageCore, are you up to it?)
Whether it’s staying on top of the latest trends, getting the most out of your already existing wardrobe, or finding eco-friendly brands to support, TikTok has you covered. And with endless new videos to browse every day, why not mess up your algorithm and follow some of the brightest names on the scene?
From aspiring models to fashion enthusiasts, here are the 9 TikTok influencers to inspire you during the holiday season.
Last name: Maha Gondal
TIC Tac: @MoxeB
Why should you follow: With her forward-thinking approach to modest styling, it’s no wonder Maha Gondal has a huge and loyal following and is one of the first TikTokers to launch a campaign with brands like Coach and Champion earlier this year.
Last name: Violet Ezedimora
TIC Tac: @violetezedimora
Why should you follow: Need some ideas on how to put together a polka dot ensemble, or all the ways to wear a men’s blazer? Look no further than Ezedimora’s account for super stylish tips to elevate your look.
Last name: Ambika Dhir
TIC Tac: @AmbiKadhr
Why should you follow: Since starting his TikTok account during his 40s in 2020, Dhir’s account has grown into a one-stop destination for style inspiration. Her environmentally conscious attitude and admirable ability to replicate popular celebrity looks on a budget are well worth following.
Last name: Louis powell
TIC Tac: @YoungManPowell
Why should you follow: With a playful 70s style and a serious knack for finding incredible second-hand parts, model CÃ©line Louis Powell is more than a pretty face.
Last name: Rachel Tan
TIC Tac: @ sriracha.el
Why should you follow: If you are obsessed with sneakers, then Rachael Tan is here for you. With an impressive collection that continues to grow, his advice on sourcing, styling and maintenance is expert level.
Last name: Leonie HannÃ©
TIC Tac: @LeonieHanne
Why should you follow: Designer Leonie Hanne is living her best life and it’s all here for us. Not only is she a pro at recreating infamous model looks, but she takes us with her on her lavish vacation, as well as the FROW experience at fashion week.
Last name: Wisdom Kaye
TIC Tac: @ Wisdm8
Why should you follow: Model Wisdom, born in Nigeria and based in Texas, has been named the “Best dressed guy on TikTok” through Vogue in 2020. Fast forward a year, we can confirm that he still holds this title well.
Last name: Karine vigier
TIC Tac: @KarinaVigier
Why should you follow: Who Said TikTok Is For Kids? With quirky tastes and high-spirited instant videos, the magazine’s Copenhagen-based editor-in-chief Karina Vigier proves that the platform is within the reach of everyone.
Last name: Fashion boy
TIC Tac: @FashionBoy
Why should you follow: Educational TikTok is all the rage. If you are looking to hone your fashion knowledge or be up to date with what is happening right now in the industry, Fashion Boy is a one-stop destination.