Nowadays, the average Jane knocks on opportunity’s door and creates the world she wants to live in. She knows her potential and is hustling her way to the top. These types of women embody Beyoncé-like girl power as they grind to run the world and upgrade their lifestyles. These women are entrepreneurs with their own media companies, clothing line, nail brands and accessories empires.
Whether they are keeping us up to date on our favorite celebrities or posting pics of celebs rocking their products, these women have taken advantage of social media, and we can’t help but follow their lead. So if you’re always trying to stand out with your fashion and stay in the know, make sure you are following these brands and businesses on Instagram.
Karen is taking over the media world by storm the ‘civil’ way. Since launching in 2008, she’s dedicated her dot com namesake to assist in launching careers. Even Beyoncé’s taking notice of this media mogul in the making by cosigning KC’s fashion partnership Civil Clothing.
Civil recently let us walk in her shoes. Follow her.
Royal Bleau Boutique (@royalbleaubtq)
Fashionista Marissa Simms took her love for fashion and created her own boutique is located on the campus of her alma mater, Jackson State University. Available online as well, Simm’s store has caught the eye of Love & Hip Hop New York‘s Tahiry and Love & Hip Hop Atlanta‘s K. Michelle.
Nails by Regina (@NailsbyRegina)
Nails art has evolved and become a staple accessory to compliment any outfit. Now photogs are wanting to snap pics of your nails while fashion bloggers are itching to know who did them.
Enter Regina Rodriguez. She’s taken advantage of nail fashion with elaborate designs for those who love all over-the-top everything. She also knows how to simplify her details for her conservative followers.
Newcomers to IG and fashion are designers Erica Parks and Amanda Umadat. Their brand I.dentifying D.esign E.lements (IDE) launched last fall and has been flying off the virtual clothing walls. Launching with custom sweaters caught the eye and praise of celebrities such as Lance Gross and Basketball Wives LA‘s Gloria Govan. The duo recently launched their spring collection entitled Beach Bums with exclusive vintage and custom bathing suits.
Beads by Aree (@beadsbyaree)
Beads by Aree is a premier stop for one-of-a-kind handcrafted jewelry. Designer and founder Areeayl Goodwin found her career in 2010 during her pursuit to her college degree at Howard University. Her unique jewelry incorporates stones, feathers and coils and are gaining worldwide success in London, Isreal, South Africa and Belgium. Not to mention celebs such as Elle Varner and Tae Heckard proudly rock her products on their IG accounts.
Miss Dunnie (@missdunnie0)
Don’t you know about Miss Dunnie O? Dunnie Onasanya is making a positive name for herself as a special events coordinator. Events, elegance and excellence is what her brand represents and delivers. Our former Vixen of the Day has worked events with magazines such as EDGE and for companies like BET.
Nasty Gal (@nastygal)
Sophia Amoruso probably didn’t realize she would have her own fashion-forward site when she started selling vintage finds on eBay in 2006. However, many caught on to her eye for finding great trends, and she quickly expanded her business into its own website Nasty Gal, premiere site for vintage and new clothes, shoes, and accessories.
Lace by Tanaya (@lacebytanaya)
2009 marked a great year for Tanaya Henry as it was the year she created her popular jewelry brand. Her brand has been gaining celebrity appreciation from Christina Milian, Draya Michele and Nicki Minaj.
Mila and Fire (@milaandfire)
Best friends Morgan and Kelcie took their desire to stand out in a crowd and created a brand that does just that. Their e-store exudes “individualism, style and sex.” With their added services of styling, this duo makes sure that you not only shop in style but dress fly as well.
The Jasmine Brand (IG @thejasminebrand)
Jasmine Brand has single-handedly branded her site to be a premiere blog site for today’s celebrity gossip. She’s stepped outside of her box and has traveled the world to keep her followers knowing what their fave celebs are up to.