Say what you will about influencers but they’re the most significant way to market and view products you’d want. They’re like our modern-day models only a little more relatable and in-depth.
Here at Lovin Saudi, we are dedicated to showcasing all that the Kingdom’s got to offer. That, of course, means we’ll cover influential Saudis or residents of Saudi who continue bringing pride and spreading the nation’s modernity and talent to the rest of the social sphere.
Lama Al-Akeel, the Jeddah-based beauty, fashion and lifestyle blogger, with more than 400,000 followers is a true testament to this success.
Get to know her through these next six facts we’re about to uncover.
1. She’s only 24 years old!
Al-Akeel, who has gathered almost 500,000 followers, is only twenty-four years old. This is quite difficult to grasp considering the amount of success she’s had in the last few years.
Especially, since she’s worked with the fashion industry’s top-notch designers and brands.
So next time someone tells ya you’re too young, you show them Lama’s account!
2. Lama is also a budding fashion designer. Yep.
According to Destination KSA, Lama studied at the prestigious, women-only university Dar Al Hekma where she took up fashion design.
She even worked on her own graduation design projects complete with a fashion show and everything.
3. She’s constantly attending FAB events outside the Kingdom
The fashionista has been in and out of Jeddah, traveling onwards to Dubai, London and many other big cities working with brands like MAC, Harvey Nichols, tons of local designers and even Pantene.
4. She got married three years ago
…and is now expecting her baby.
5. She’s such an effective influencer, in fact, that BVLGARI worked with her
6. She can’t wait to get her hands on the wheel in her own country!
Especially after announcements of women finally being able to drive came out, Al-Akeel took the opportunity to express her excitement via her Insta account.