J.K: Hey everyone! It’s Janie. I am a 16-year-old cheerleader that loves to binge watch on Netflix, eat pasta, and loves fashion! When I was 12-years-old, I discovered the beauty community on YouTube. Every content I came across became made a huge impact in my life. It taught me so much about self-love and confidence. When I was 14, I uploaded my first Youtube video and I fell in love with the journey.
How were you inspired to begin your channel? Where did you start?
I was inspired to begin my channel when I began to get into fashion. My sense of fashion helps me express who I am. I wanted to express this in a different way which was showing it through videos. Filming and editing videos also express my creativity that it helped it start and grow my channel.
What inspires you and keeps you moving forward? Why are you passionate about it?
The enjoyment of filming and editing makes me move forward. Once I’ve uploaded, it is a great feeling getting feedback from viewers. This feedback inspires me to keep going because I love the engagement between me and my viewers. It is very rewarding when I read comments that say that I’ve inspired them.
“I love being able to express myself through my style. It embraces my personality that leads to the confidence I have being in my own skin.”
What’s your favorite aspect of the fashion industry?
My favorite aspect of the fashion industry is the diversity of everyone’s style. I love being able to express myself through my style. It embraces my personality that leads to the confidence I have being in my own skin.
What makes your brand unique from other fashion channels?
My fashion sense is a reflection of who I am, not anyone else’s. I promote the expression of your own uniqueness. “Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself.” This is my favorite quote that is by Coco Chanel because it was the inspiration to not be afraid to express myself.
How do you organize/plan out your content?
I plan my content by thinking ahead so I don’t hit a creative block. I am starting to make a schedule so that I am consistently uploading. I also take into consideration of what my viewers want to see because if they are happy, I will be happy too.
What is your goal for your channel? Dreams?
My goal for my channel is to put a smile on my viewers. If I can make them happy, it would put a positive impact in my life because spreading happiness throughout lives is important to me.
“My goal for my channel is to put a smile on my viewers. If I can make them happy, it would put a positive impact in my life…”
Do you have any tips for others trying to break into the fashion industry?
Don’t be afraid to dress however you want to. What you wear is a reflection of only you. Your style is unique just like you!
What are your go-to outfit combinations?
A comfy shirt, black leggings, and my black high-top converse is my go-to outfit combination. I also love wearing my green military jacket because it matches with almost everything I have!
What’s your personal style?
My personal style is inspired mostly by the 90s! I love wearing tennis skirts, ripped jeans, and flannels. I am really into the ‘grunge’ but girly look.
How does your personal style influence your branding?
My personal style expresses my personal traits that are shown through my branding. It produces an image and I want that image to reveal my confidence.
What’s your favorite brand and why?
The majority of my clothes from Forever 21, making this my favorite brand. Their styles are versatile that can be worn everywhere but still keeping it affordable.
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