3rd Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Categories


See below for official categories. The early entry deadline is June 20th, 2018.

From the 10th Annual Shorty Awards Best in Lifestyle

These 12 nominees have created accounts and channels that inspire millions to be their best selves. Whether the medium be blogs, Instagram, Facebook or YouTube, these creators are always willing to share their life improvement tips. While there are many great lifestyle accounts out there, this group stood out for their creativity and innovation.

Finalists

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LaTonya Yvette
Intersectionality: a recurring theme throughout many women’s exploration of growth and style and beauty. LaTonya Yvette moves through her own journey with grace and curiosity, honestly relaying her experiences to her readers and followers. Through her work in styling and writing, LaTonya has come to be that clear voice you want to turn to when ...
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Lauren Elizabeth
Lauren Elizabeth transcends the usual labels of fashion and beauty vlogger by documenting her whole life on social media. Whether she’s posting videos of her Christmas decorating tips, her adventures in cooking, or a birthday party for her boyfriend (model Cameron Fuller), Lauren lets 1.2M+ YouTube subscribers into her everyday existence. That c...
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Nabela Noor
Bangladeshi-American vlogger Nabela Noor is a woman with a “BIG BOOTY. BIG HEART. BIG DREAMS.” What else is there to say? Well, to start, she has 425K+ YouTube subscribers who tune in for her funny and frank beauty, fashion, and lifestyle videos. But not everyone is as friendly as Nabela, and her frustration with YouTube trolls resulted in the v...
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Paloma Elsesser
Paloma Elsesser transcends the standard look for a model of her caliber. Plus-size? Curvy? She doesn’t care what you call her, as long as you see her for who she is on the inside. Well, 130K+ Instagram fans do just that, following @palomija as she navigates the NYC fashion scene, speaking her mind and proudly showing off her style. Her honesty a...
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Sai De Silva
Sai De Silva is the fashionable mom behind lifestyle blog Scout the City, named for her 6-year-old daughter London Scout. The two stylish New Yorkers blog about their routines, recipes, recommendations, and everything they discover as they explore the city. Best of all, they beautifully document all of their adventures on Instagram. 320K+ follow...

Nominees

Ariella Noa Charnas
“Superinfluencer” Arielle Charnas is the stylish tastemaker behind the mega-successful Something Navy blog, where she shares everything from her home and lifestyle tips to her favorite fashions, travel destinations, and more. The New Yorker and mother to Something Mini—her daughter Ruby—has 1.1M+ Instagram fans who follow her every outing and her every ou...
Christine Mai Nguyen
Christine Mai Nguyen, aka @chrissstttiiine, lives the Los Angeles life. Her modern minimalist style seeps into everything she does—decorating her apartment, doing makeup, putting together an outfit, and more. She believes everyone should “try to live slow,” something she helps her nearly 100K YouTube subscribers do, posting monthly vlogs of her “General F...
Freddy Rodriguez
Texas native Freddy Rodriguez is the fashionable world traveler behind the exquisite lifestyle blog Blue Perk. Starting it just over a decade ago, Freddy simply wanted a way to network with other people in the fashion scene in New York, where he was in college. Fast forward to 2017, where Freddy spent much of his year globetrotting to places like Hawaii, ...
Jason Cheung
Dutch fashion guru Jason Cheung is best known as the founder of the internationally popular OOTD Magazine, which helps people pick an “outfit of the day” with features on fashion shoots and a web store where fans can find many incredible looks. On Instagram, @ootdmagazine has nearly 3M followers, with corresponding men’s fashion feed @ootdmen amassing nea...
Mackenzie Horan
Life in Greenwich, CT is pretty picturesque, especially if you’re the Design Darling herself, Mackenzie Horan. The preppy, redheaded lifestyle blogger is “never not wearing navy,” though she does occasionally break that rule. For example, her nearly 130K Instagram fans saw her wear only white on a beautiful summer day in Nantucket, as she walked the aisle...
Mick Batyske
Mick Batyske is a wildly successful DJ, spinning parties around the globe for major brands and celebrities like Beyoncé and LeBron James. But Mick is more than just a DJ—he’s a street fashion maven, an investor in start-ups, and (most importantly) father to his adorable son Myles. His tens of thousands of social media fans follow his jet-setting life as h...

About the Shorty Awards

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media.

Millions of people participate in The Shortys to recognize individuals and organizations producing great content on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, YouTube, Snapchat, Instagram, Twitch, Musical.ly, and the rest of the social web.

The early entry deadline for the shorty social good awards is june 20th, 2018