To continue the celebration of National Women's History month, the Indigo Stop wanted to explore a unique concept in fashion. Streetwear gets majority of its profits from men; however, the male-dominated space is getting some new neighbors. Women are becoming game players in streetwear fashion. So much that they even created a female counterpart for the streetwear obsessed, Hypebeast. The term Hypebae recognizes the women who appreciates sneaker styles, vintage athletic findings and brand collaborations. Though these women love streetwear culture many brands like Supreme, fail to recognize their place in this market. These Instagram women are changing that and becoming the face of female streetwear. From designers to stylists- meet the Instagram women of streetwear. (Also this list is not a top women of streetwear list! If you know any other cool women who deserve to be on this list add them to the comments below.
Aude-Julie "AJ" Alingue is a fashion designer and creative consultant living in Paris. She also ran her own streetwear and lifestyle blog called Mood. She used her blog as a portfolio for work and creative talents. Her Instagram is as loud and colorful as you world expect from a Parisian designer. She is known for adding a girly flare to male-based clothing and rocking a lot of colors.
Alani Figuero was originally a professional dancer from New York City. However, after posting look after look on Instagram she became a powerhouse in the streetwear fashion industry. She even gained a hosting position on BET's "Colorways and Toeboxes". Every post on her Instagram displays her sense of style by pairing everyday clothing items with the best sneakers. She is also known for her attention to detail. For every look she has a stylish accessory or cool make up twist.
Meet Sanne Poeze! She is known mostly by her blog moniker, Girl on Kicks, Poeze is famous for her solid collection of footwear. She is also a blogger – she’s built a career and a life out of writing, photographing and creating content around what she loves: Sneakers. This European sneakerhead is also known for her large amount of sneakers which she used as a way to inspire thousands of streetwear looks.
Viva La Jaennelle! Jaennelle Vergonio is a insta blogger from Las Vegas, Nevada. She is considered one of the first bloggers who utilized Instagram as a tool to market her fashion taste. Her earlier posts consisted of various flat-lays blending streetwear and glam. Currently, she is still blogging and working social media fashion trends. She is known for her urban flair and ability to take risk.
Last but not least, this is Aleali May. This Los Angeles native got her start by interning and working at Louis Vuitton. After gaining a cult following on Instagram due to her streetwear looks and resume, she became a stable of women's streetwear. Fashion consultant and stylist behind her eponymous lifestyle blog and Instagram account of more than 330,000 fans. She has become a celebrity image consultant, working with the likes of Kendrick Lamar and Kanye West, among others. She also recently built a partnership with Nike Jordan's after releasing three of her own designed sneakers.