11th Annual Shorty Awards Categories


See below for official categories. Entries close and voting ends on February 21st, 2019 at 11:59pm ET.

Brands & Organizations

The Shorty Awards honor the talented agencies, brands, and industry leaders behind the best and most innovative work on social media channels, campaigns, websites and applications.

Best in Fashion

Fashion and Instagram are becoming completely synonymous these days. These creators are deep in the industry and sharing their insight with their audience. Whether they’re showcasing their style, roasting other people’s style or even recreating iconic looks in drag - they’re doing something interesting. Don’t sleep on these nominees.

If you’re a fashion brand looking for recognition for your use of social media enter the Best in Social Media for Fashion, Beauty and Luxury Shorty Award.
Carrie Dragshaw
“Just like Gucci in '94, sometimes you have to reinvent yourself.” Fulfilling his secret dream to dress as Sex and the City’s Carrie Bradshaw for Halloween in 2016, Dan Clay’s amazing drag recreation o...
Halima Aden
Somali-American supermodel Halima Aden built an international career out of unwavering determination. The first woman to wear a hijab at a Miss USA state pageant, Halima became IMG’s first hijab-wearin...
Harling Ross
Make way, Carrie Bradshaw, there’s a new fashion columnist in town. With wit, style savvy and trademark tresses, Harling Ross became a Fashion Editor at the Man Repeller, contributor at Marie Claire, b...
Jasmine Tookes
Victoria’s Secret angel Jasmine Tookes is dominating both on and off the runway. From supermodel to social influencer, the “Jazzy” fashion icon takes to her 3M+ follower Instagram to share everything f...
Jeremy Mitchell
Preaching “you have to take risks to move forward,” Jeremy Mitchell, aka XXJMITCH, has been steadily building his own personal brand while photographing others. With passions beyond the camera encompas...
Jillian Mercado
Latinx model Jillian Mercado is leading the way for disability inclusion in the world of fashion. Diagnosed with muscular dystrophy at age 13, Jillian’s life in a wheelchair has neither confined nor de...
Kerwin Frost
Kerwin Frost’s motto is “DON’T OVERLOOK ME BOOK ME.” Now a fashion icon once from Topeka, KS, Kerwin has become “Fashion’s Funniest Man,” according to an feature in Vogue. Part of the creative collecti...
Officially Quigley
With a self-proclaimed affinity for mashing things up, Casey Potter Carlson Goode, aka Quigley is rising in the world of fashion fusion. An American Idol contestant turned electro pop star, Quigley’s p...
Rocky Barnes
Model and fashion influencer Rachel “Rocky” Barnes is living her best life in her signature “gypset” lifestyle. Blending beach boho with lux traditional in all life aspects, Cali-raised Rachel is revea...
Salem Mitchell
The distinct freckled beauty that captivated Instagram has captured herself a modeling career, lending her uniquely qualified voice towards empowerment and equality advocacy. One of Fashionista’s “17 F...
SartoriallyInc
Lawrence Schlossman aka “Jawn Legend” is not your classically tailored menswear influencer. Rapper stylist and brand director for Grailed and Heroine, Lawrence has earned his viral appeal through his u...
Slick Woods
From Los Angeles homeless teen to international model, Slick Woods has become a dominating force in the fashion industry. Slick’s subsequent casting by Kanye West for his 2016 YEEZY show quickly earned...

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, YouTube, Instagram, Twitch, TikTok, and the rest of the social web.

The 11th annual shorty awards will be held may 5, 2019 in nyc.