BestDressed Youtube Influencer- Isha Singh

December 11, 2019 at 1:30 am Leave a comment

As a recent graduate of UCLA’s film program, Ashley, a young 21 year old beauty and lifestyle influencer has taken the social media world by storm in recent years.

I first started watching Ashley’s YouTube channel titled “BestDressed” around a year and a half ago when her videos started appearing on my recommend for you page. Right away I noticed how much I enjoyed watching her videos, alongside many other enthusiastic commenters stating how amazing it was to see such a real and authentic person on such a public platform.

Even more specifically, it was evident how much of her fan base was rooted in people belonging to minority groups, all incredibly excited to see someone who looked similar to them making beauty videos.

But what truly set Ashley apart and drove her to rack up more than a million followers in the span of around six months was her recognition of her ethnicity. Making genuine videos that discussed periods, her sex life, fashion, school, her experiences with bullying and body image growing up as a young Asian woman in America allowed for her to connect with her viewers in a way that many other YouTubers had failed to do so.

Ashley’s rise to fame in the past year is something that everyone within the YouTube community seems to be excited about considering her humility throughout this very sudden process. It it important to recognize how her presence on social media can positively affect young women of color because they are able to observe a successful and driven woman who embraces her culture while also still establishing a unique identity for herself that doesn’t particularly align itself with being “Asian” or “American”, but rather just Ashley.

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