13th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

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

From the 12th Annual Shorty Awards Best in Fashion

Fashion would not be what it is today without social media allowing models and fashionistas to spread their newest looks and styles at viral speed. These creators are deep in the industry, bringing fashion to new fronts, or even adding everyday items to dress sketches to make them really pop!

If you’re a fashion brand looking for recognition for your use of social media enter the Best in Fashion Shorty Award.


Adut Akech
Coming off a massive year in 2018, South Sudanese model Adut Akech took over the fashion world in 2019. She repeated her win as top model of the year as named by Models.com, closed the Saint Laurent runway show yet again, and graced the cover of Vogue Australia. Her incredible journey from a refugee to the world’s top runways hasn’t been easy. Rec…
Carmen Carrera
Fashion icon and RuPaul’s Drag Race phenom Carmen Carrera has become a trailblazer in the fashion world and using her platform to advocate for trans people. Thanks to her dominance on the catwalk, she has become a big name on Instagram, posting frequently about fashion, fitness and her daily life to her 530K+ followers. With another 570K+ follower…
Edgar Artis
This Armenian designer is taking collage art and fashion to the next level with a playful and sophisticated style unlike any other. By adding everyday items to his elegant fashion illustrations, Edgar Artis breaks down the boundaries between art and the world around us. His Instagram account has caught fire in recent months, growing to 750K+ follo…
Menswear Dog
Fellas, are you having a "ruff" time coordinating your outfits? Let Bodhi, the dapper doggo and bonafide Instagram phenom help you out. Though Bohdi’s menswear looks have been popular on social media for years, the "Most Stylish Dog in the World," has shown no signs of slowing down. This year, Bohdi joined the hypebeast phenomenon, taking his look…
Tabria Majors
One of the world’s most recognizable plus size models, Tabria Majors is a star in fashion and on social media. She topped more than 1M followers on Instagram this year, where she’s netted millions of likes on photos from her various fashion shoots. On a trajectory that’s only going up, Tabria also entertains the world through her podcast, The Thic…


Aaron Philip
Aaron Philip is a trailblazer as a black, transgender, disabled model, who has risen to the top of the game. Signing on with Elite Model Management in NYC, she’s modeled for the likes of Sephora, Dove, Outdoor Voices, even landing a cover story with Paper Magazine and glowing profiles in Vice, Glamour. To say that Aaron is perhaps the breakout star of 2019 …
Luka Sabbat
According to The Cut, "Gen Z’s ‘It Girl’ is a boy." More specifically that boy is actor, model, and social media personality Luka Sabbat, who became the talk of the town in 2019. He partnered with brands like Evian and Calvin Klein in addition to making his film debut in the comedy-zombie flick The Dead Don’t Die and starring in the hit TV show Grownish. En…
Where most people see a shoe, Dan "Mache" Gamache sees a blank canvas ready to be decked out and customized. Pronounced "mosh," the designer and artist makes some of the flyest custom kicks on the planet, partnering with just about everyone from famous athletes to rappers to brands and more. More than 570K followers support him on Instagram, a number sure t…
Parker Kit Hill
Parker Kit Hill has been one of the biggest names on social media for years and has one of the most unique and interesting career paths out there. It’s been a long and winding road, as the former ballet dancer became one of the biggest Vine stars on the planet and is now modeling for brands like Thom Browne. Now, it’s Parker’s world, and as his 560K+ follow…
Peepy and Mother Lee
Bangkok-based Instragram stars Pattharapol and Lee Puengboonpra, better known as Peepy & Mother Lee, use bold mother-and-son outfits to take fashion to the next level. The duo share a distinct style that uses colorful patterns, oversized bags, and funky designer shades to show off their love of designer fashion with the world. With 150K+ followers on Instag…
Ruth Carter
American costume designer Ruth E. Carter worked on some of the biggest and most powerful films in recent cinematic history. Designing the costumes and wardrobes for the Afro-futurist aesthetic in Black Panther, she earned an Academy Award in costume design last year, a groundbreaking milestone as the first African-American woman to win in that category. She…

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, Snapchat, and the rest of the social web.

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