With June being Pride month, we've gathered the top Black LGBTQ+ influencers to follow for style and beauty content on Instagram. Whether you’re gay, queer, bi, lesbian, straight—or whatever you identify as—these 10 fashion and beauty influencers are the ones to know.
Sean Garrette is a beauty influencer and esthetician who's worked with best-in class beauty brands such as Fenty Beauty and Dior.
Antoine Gregory is a NewYork-based fashion editor, stylist and creative consultant. He's also the brand director for Theophilio. But most importantly, he is the founder of Black Fashion Fair, a conceptual retail, educational, and cultural experience aimed toward the discovery and advancement of Black designers.
Kimberly Drew is an art and culture curator and critic, co-editor of Black Futures and the author of the book This Is What I Know About Art.
Munroe Bergdorf is a British model and trans activist. She's made it her mission to open doors that were once closed to many. She recently was on the Feb-March 2022 issue of the UK edition of Cosmopolitan and has covered the digital editions Teen Vogue in 2020. In October 2020, Munroe was named among ‘100 Great Black Britons’ alongside Steve McQueen, Edward Enninful and a plethora of other high-achieving Black British folks over past 400 years.
Aaron Rose Philip
Philip is best known as the first disabled Black trans model signed to a major modeling agency. After years of being tired of not seeing diverse representation on the runway, Philips vowed that when her time came she would shake the game up and that's exactly she's done. She made her runway debut at the Moschino Spring 2022 runway show.
Essie is a thick girl and proud of it. She's cemented her footprint in the sneaker world alongside hypebeasts and sneakerheads. She's turned her footwear passion into a career when she co-founded Thick Lace, a community for plus size women who love kicks and streetwear.
Parker Kit Hill
The vine app OG started making funny viral videos which merged humor with fashion. You can now spot him in luxe designer campaigns for Thom Browne, Prada and Dior.
Deryck is the man behind Meg the Stallion's hair slayage. Need we say more?