8 Black Influencers to Follow for New York Fashion Week

For all things, New York Fashion Week — including trends, style tips, street-style, and runway news follow these fashion tastemakers on Twitter and Instagram

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The countdown begins now for New York Fashion Week, which takes place from September 10-17. And if you’re not one of the elite few to score a golden ticket to one of the hottest fashion shows happening in the city, follow a few NYC-based fashion tastemakers below for the latest news on everything fashion, style, and minute-by-minute commentary on what’s coming down the runway.

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Kela Walker – Emmy Nominated NYC based Television Host & Producer. For effortless yet chic style, follow @KelaWalker on Instagram and Twitter.

Claire Sulmers – Writer and Founder of Fashion Bomb, the #1 source for celebrity style, show reviews & news from a multicultural point of view. For a daily dose of fashion slayage, follow @ClaireSulmers  on Instagram and @thefashionbomb on Twitter.

Bevy Smith – TV Personality and former co-host of Bravo’s Fashion Queens gives straightforward commentary on everything from fashion and travel to relationships and career. Follow @BevySmith on Twitter and Instagram, and add her new podcast Bevy Says to your playlist.

Style by Carmen – Carmen Lilly, is a New York City-based wardrobe stylist and personal shopping consultant. For drool worthy fashion looks and tips on how to spice up your wardrobe follow @carmenlilly on Instagram and Twitter, and watch her latest style tips on YouTube.

Janelle and Jessica Lloyd: New Yorker natives, Janelle and Jessica Lloyd are sisters and  founders of Girls Off Fifth a style blog from a city girl’s point of view. For wardrobe style tips and inspiration, follow the dynamic duo on Instagram and Twitter.

Cipriana Quann and Nikisha Brunson: Cipriana and Nikisha founded Urban Bush Babes, an online publication, to spotlight natural hair, fashion, health, music, film, lifestyle and arts & culture while living in NYC and Austin. For bold, creative and edgy fashion looks follow Urban Bush Babes on Twitter and Instagram. 

Gabi Gregg – Curvy Fashion “It” Girl and founder of GabiFresh brings fashion realness and resources for young trendy women sizes 14 and up. Follow @gabifresh on Instagram and Twitter.