5 must-have books from fashion and lifestyle influencers
The kids are going back to school, but they’re not the only ones picking out new books to read! I added a lot of new books to my bookshelf (and my Kindle) and in particular, I loved reading books by influencers and marketing experts. From essential industry insights to behind-the-scenes memoirs from creators who’ve lived through the evolution of social media, these are 5 reads to add to your fall to-do list, pronto!
Jacey Duprie is a fashion influencer I’ve known since when we still called them bloggers, so you know she’s experienced the full spectrum of social media life and turned influencer into business. His new memoirs love me back, takes you behind the Instagram filters, sharing Jacey’s life and the lessons she learned along the way. As someone who works in the influencer industry, I know how easy it is to get swept away by the perfect presentations we see on social media and forget what’s real underneath, but the book de Jacey does fantastic work that takes you deeper, with lots of relatable life lessons along the way.
Julie Solomon is the definition of an unstoppable businesswoman, so it’s only fitting that she writes the guide to becoming one! A business coach and facilitator of The influencer podcast (my episode with Julie here), Julie has seen it all and is well versed in business negotiations, acts confident, and more. Get what you want provides lessons on finding purpose, setting boundaries, achieving dreams, and ultimately achieving the life you want. It’s a must-read for women, regardless of their industry.
With the rise of social media, we have all found ourselves perhaps more hungry for validation and approval from others than ever before. While seeing those little red hearts light up in a photo can be good, it can also make us feel inadequate, and the urge to compare ourselves to others who seem to be more successful, more beautiful, more …anything that can harm his mental health. If you’ve ever felt like social media made you feel flawed or found yourself seeking validation in the real world, Susie Moore’s book may be just what you need to help. to refocus your energy and get rid of the constant comparison.
This book is essentially the closest the influencer marketing industry has come to a guide, and I encourage influencers, managers, and brand reps to read it. Brittany Hennessy worked as a social media strategist and senior director of influencer strategy and talent partnerships at Hearst Magazines Digital Media, and experienced the changing world of influencer marketing in the industry. fashion and beauty as it emerged. From building an audience to transforming a social network into a full-fledged business, Brittany’s book offers incredible insight into the world of influencers.
If you’re looking for a book that’s both a quaint coffee table book and an insightful book, style world by Aimee Song is for you. Aimee is one of fashion’s top influencers and she’s spent over a decade sharing her stylish life on the ‘gram. This book shares 500 of her favorite looks with annotations sharing details about her life, inspirations, favorite places, and more. It will inspire you to create a killer outfit, plan your next international adventure and dream.