New York Fashion Week has come and almost gone, which means our favorite fashionistas have hit the cobblestoned streets of Manhattan and Brooklyn after attending the Spring-Summer 2020 shows.

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While we’re already dreaming about next year’s biggest trends—white suits, peplums, and lime green everything—we’re also delighted that those of us without catwalk access can still be inspired by what’s on the ‘gram.

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Here are 25 fashion influencers, who not only embody Black excellence, but also posses a unique fashion perspective. From top editors at Vogue and Harper’s BAZAAR to size-inclusive bloggers, these are the people pushing fashion forward for all the right reasons. 


2Simone Charles

Blog: TheCurveBoard.com
IG: @simonecharles_

London-based fashion influencer Simone Charles isn’t afraid to flex her hot girl summer for the ‘gram. Over the last few months, Charles has regularly uploaded snapshots of herself in colorful bikinis, daring one-pieces, and attention-grabbing dresses and jumpsuits. The British beauty will also post about London Fashion Week (Sept 13-17) #LFW, taking us along for that incredible ride.