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. The early deadline is on December 3rd, 2020.

From the 4th Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Best in Fashion, Beauty and Luxury

This award honors efforts by a fashion, beauty and luxury brand, publication or service to make the world a better place. Objectives may include drawing attention to sustainable business practices, raising awareness or funds for a cause and sharing tips and best practices with current and potential consumers.

See previous winners and honorees here.


Beauty Mark
Beauty standards are impossible. Women face tremendous pressure to keep up with ideal images, and it’s negatively impacting everyone’s mental health. In fact, the American Medical Association has declared images in the media as a health issue.* That’s why CVS, a purpose-driven retailer, introduced an initiative focused on creating a better, health…
Where There's a Will, There's a Runway
Runway of Dreams Foundation is a nonprofit organization working toward a future of inclusion, acceptance, and opportunity in the fashion industry for people with disabilities. Founded in 2014, on the basis that clothing is a basic human need, the Runway of Dreams Foundation develops, delivers, and supports initiatives to broaden the reach of adapt…
Look Good. Do Good.
At Sperry, we see a cycle in our beloved waters that we can’t ignore. Eight million tons of plastic enter our oceans every year. And by 2050, there will be more plastic in our oceans than fish. As a brand that’s anchored by the power and beauty of the sea, we couldn’t sit back and do nothing. That’s why, in March 2019, we drew on founder Paul S…
My Crayon Project
To teach kids to respect their differences in schools across Japan, Shiseido enlisted the help of an unlikely champion: a crayon. Until recently, the basic crayon set in all Japanese elementary schools included a “skin color” crayon. This meant that every child grew up drawing pictures with the one and same, peach colored “hada-iro”. Partner…
QVC, HSN & CEW Present Beauty with Benefits
Cancer and Careers leverages the power of the beauty industry to raise awareness and funds to empower, educate and provide essential services to people with cancer so they can thrive in their workplace. Their innovative programs for survivors and healthcare professionals provide the vital support, tools, and information they need to navigate the p…


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.

the 13th annual shorty awards for brands and organizations is open for entries! early deadline on dec 3rd, 2020.