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A young influencer inspired his fashion followers when he sat amongst the stars at New York Fashion Week


Born and raised in XinJiang, China, fashion influencer and stylist Leo Li moved to the states at age fourteen and and now speaks Chinese and English. Because he had an early eye for design, Li developed a strong love for la mode and an fascination with unique cuts and colors.

Today, he produces a specialized style of content which his fashion followers can’t seem to find anywhere else. His social media platforms feature a surplus of unique, innovative photos and videos, proof of the charming influencer’s movement upward in a realm of large living– fashion.

Li began his career fast, skillfully noticing that his success could be cultivated by a willingness to work hard and give it his all when chasing his passions. Likewise, he knew that, in order to follow one’s dream and do what makes one happy, one must have a positive demeanor about life and embrace every opportunity around him.

Many efforts later, Li sat shoulder-to-shoulder with the world-renowned stars at various New York Fashion Week runway shows. He mingled with fashion icons and attended shows like Tom Ford, Tommy Hilfiger, Coach, Fendi, and Laquan Smith.

The Fendi show that Li was seen at featured straight hairstyles with bright, neon colors. On Li’s Instagram page, photos are posted of the models, Li in a full audience, and behind the scenes with a friend of Li’s.

The Glam Slam: Session 3 was one of the many events Li was seen at to during the week. On the Rooftop Terrace of Spring Studios in Tribeca, this IMG models and Spring Studios event took place to mark two of New York’s most popular and renowned affairs– The US Open Tennis Championships and New York Fashion Week. Li was glad to view a panel during which well-known designer Cynthia Rowley, Style of Sports Founder Claudia Lebenthal, and tennis player Alexandra Stevenson spoke on the collaboration of tennis and fashion. 

Many of Li’s such journeys are featured on his social media platforms, mediums which let his viewers enjoy the experiences through him and follow along with his good times. Content on Li’s channels is unique to his distinct personality and enlivens its audience, his adventures on the page inspiring. The media matter his viewers enjoy is entertaining and exciting, letting light into Li’s life. Oh his Instagram, there are various videos and photos that promote Li’s favorite fashion pieces, an collection which many he found at Fashion Week. Photos of astounding architecture, fantastic figures, and breathtaking outfits that Li finds outline the page, along with some Getty images taken of Li and friends at the Glam Slam. Upon viewing, his followers see an all-encompassing, true representation of Li’s wondrous world.

Yet the inspiring individual still has more to share. A large figure with even larger ideas, he plans to further veer his career toward the world of fashion, specifically as it relates to the runway. Because Li has a heart for styling models and friends, he intends to delve deeper into photography, styling, and, in the close future, modeling. 

Li wishes to one day entertain others his view of every-day life fashion by getting his own, personal style featured on the magazine covers of Vogue or Forbes. On the topic of his success, he claims, “I think success is being able to do what you love and make a joyful living off of it.”

The Manhattan, NYC-based social media leader and fashion stylist attended New York Fashion Week in September of 2022.

You can find Li on Instagram @leojeany, TikTok @leojeany, Facebook @leojeany, and Twitter @leojeany, and Youtube @leojeany.