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


His fashion followers appreciate fashion influencer Leo Li for his special style of content. On his social media platforms, one can find a plethora of never-before-seen, innovative content, proof of the charming influencer’s activity in a field of large fascination– fashion.

Li was born and raised in XinJiang, China and moved to the states at age fourteen, attending a high school in Jersey Shore. Having an early eye for color and design lent him a passion for fashion and an intrigue with unique pieces á la mode.

He catalyzed his career early, learning quickly that his success could be enhanced by a willingness to take big risks and a drive to work hard to achieve his goals. Likewise, he knew that, in order to follow one’s passion, one must have a positive demeanor and embrace new experiences.

Some novel encounters later, Li found himself shoulder-to-shoulder with the world’s most famous faces at several New York Fashion Week runway shows. He met style icons such as Bella Hadid, Kate Moss, Lori Harvey, Julia Fox, Chole Bailey, and Dixie D’Amelio and attended shows with names like Tom Ford, Tommy Hilfiger, Coach, Fendi, and Laquan Smith.

Likewise, Li was seen on the Rooftop Terrace of Spring Studios in Tribeca for Glam Slam: Session 3. This was an IMG models and Spring Studios event, produced by FOCUS, which took place to celebrate two of New York’s most popular and renowned affairs– The US Open Tennis Championships and New York Fashion Week. Li was in the midst of it all, including a panel hosted during which famous designer Cynthia Rowley, Style of Sports Founder Claudia Lebenthal, and tennis player Alexandra Stevenson conversed on the themes of tennis legends and fashion. 

Evidence of Li’s adventures can be found on his social media accounts, platforms that allow for his followers to live through him and follow along with his journey. Similar to many influencers’ social media, Li’s handles are unique to his one-of-a-kind personality and ring of good times. The content his viewers enjoy is special, fun, and exciting, just like Li’s life. Oh his Instagram, there are videos featuring Li’s favorite fashion pieces, many of which he discovered during his time at Fashion Week. Photos of stunning architecture, interesting people, and dazzling dress decorate the page, along with a few Getty images taken of him at the Glam Slam. Upon viewing it, one finds an all-encompassing, honest representation of Li’s lively world.

Yet Li still has more to share. A big influencer with even bigger ideas, he intends to further push his career into the world of fashion, particularly as it relates to the runway. Because Li particularly enjoys the industry in terms of styling for models and friends, Li has plans to dive deeper into photography, styling, and, in the near future, modeling. 

Li hopes to one day further valorize his view of every-day life fashion by featuring his own, personal style 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 model 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.