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Rapper and designer Kanye West first started his Yeezy line with Nike in 2007 and then moved to Adidas in 2013. Now, West has just announced a collaboration between his Yeezy line and retail company Gap.

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Kanye West has been working on his Yeezy line since 2007. Now, there is speculation that we are getting a Yeezy cosmetics line soon. West just filed a new Yeezy trademark with the United States Patent and Trademark Office on June 2nd.

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Meghan Markle is a guest editor for the September issue of British Vogue, and she is using her platform to highlight women who are making a positive impact on the world. 

The issue, titled "Forces For Change," showcases 15 portraits of influential women on the cover.

"These last seven months have been a rewarding process, curating and collaborating with Edward Enninful, British Vogue's Editor-in-Chief, to take the year's most read fashion issue and steer its focus to the values, causes and people making impact in the world today," Duchess Meghan said in a statement. 

Yara Shahidi

Yara Shahidi is an actress and activist best known for her television roles on Black-ish and its spin-off series Grown-ish. She also starred in the 2019 film The Sun Is Also A Star

“Thank you @edward_enninful and the amazing HRH Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex @sussexroyal for considering me one of the #ForcesForChange for @BritishVogue, amongst these incredible change makers, and for using this iconic platform to continue to shift narratives and expand the role of fashion," Shahidi wrote on Instagram.

Greta Thunberg

Greta Thunberg is a 16-year-old Swedish climate activist. When she was 15 years old, she began striking from school to protest outside the Swedish parliament and demanded that the country reduces its carbon emissions. 

Jacinda Ardern

When she was elected to the position of Prime Minister of New Zealand in 2017, Jacinda Ardern became the youngest female head of government in the world. 

Jameela Jamil

Jameela Jamil is an actress best known for her role as Tahani Al-Jamil on the NBC sitcom The Good Place. She is also a body positivity advocate and the creator of the "I Weigh" movement on Instagram.

Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche

Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche is a Nigerian author, and she has written popular novels Americanah and We Should All Be Feminists. She also presented a TED Talk titled "The Danger of a Single Story," which has more than 5 million views on YouTube. 

Laverne Cox

Laverne Cox is an actress, producer, and LGBTQ+ advocate. She starred in the Netflix series Orange Is The New Black and became the first openly transgender person to be nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award with this role. 

“I am completely overwhelmed and overjoyed to share this cover. Being on the cover of Vogue magazine has been a dream of mine since I was a child. To get to share this cover with this group of women who inspire me, who are truly forces for change is deeply humbling," Cox said. 

Gemma Chan

In addition to landing roles in movies like Crazy Rich Asians and Captain Marvel, actress and activist Gemma Chan is involved with UNICEF and social movements such as Time's Up and Save The Children

Francesca Hayward

Francesca Hayward is a well-known ballerina and actress. Notably, she is the principal dancer in the Royal Ballet and will star in the upcoming film adaptation of Cats

Christy Turlington

Christy Turlington founded the non-profit organization Every Mother Counts in 201o to support maternal health worldwide. She is also a model and has directed documentaries about women's healthcare. 

Ramla Ali

When she was a child, Ramla Ali's family fled their home in Somalia to escape the country's violent civil war. Today, she is a British boxing champion and Nike athlete. 

Adwoa Aboah

As a model, Adwoa Aboah has been involved in campaigns for some of the most well-known names in fashion. Plus, she is a founder of the Gurls Talk platform, which aims to create a safe place for women to discuss mental health, body image, and more. 

Adut Akech

Adut Akech, a Sudanese refugee from South Australia, has become one of the most in-demand models in the fashion industry today. 

“[Meghan Markle] said that I was an inspiration... I couldn’t believe that she was calling me an inspiration," Akech said in a statement. 

Jane Fonda

Jane Fonda, an actress, writer, and producer, has been an outspoken political activist in the United States since the Vietnam War. She is also a former model and fitness guru. 

Salma Hayek

In addition to her work as an actress and producer, Salma Hayek is a passionate women's rights advocate. Through her charitable work, she aims to raise awareness about violence and discrimination against women around the world. 

Sinead Burke

Sinead Burke is an Irish writer, activist, and broadcaster who was born with a form of dwarfism called Achondroplasia. She uses her platform to start important conversations about accessibility and is well-known for her TED Talk called "Why Design Should Include Everyone."

The exciting issue will be available on newsstands and online August 2nd, and we can't wait to check it out!

We’re taking a deep-dive into our favorite social media follows!

Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande’s 157 million-follower Instagram account gives us peeks into her tours and stunning selfies. With posts averaging 1.1 million likes, the popstar says 'Thank U, Next' to the haters.

Selena Gomez

With 152 million followers, Selena Gomez uses her platform for activism, fun selfies, and shining a light on the real side to her life. She really deserves her 3.6 million-like average per post with the positive influence she has!

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Kylie Jenner

Social media tycoon Kylie Jenner, who has 138 million followers, averages 3.6 million likes per post! She gives us an inside look into motherhood, her family (most notably with Khloe Kardashian), and the glamour of her life. Let’s not forget the clever Kylie Cosmetics business promotions on her Instagram.

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Kim Kardashian

Keeping up with the Kardashians, Kim Kardashian’s 141 million-follower Instagram set an example for Kylie. With 1.6 million likes per post, she also shows the world her family and the aesthetic fashion she sports in all of her pictures. Like the sharp businesswoman she is, Kim recently showed videos sampling her new body shimmer product.

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Beyonce

Last but certainly not least, we have the Queen herself, Beyonce! With 128 million followers and 2.3 million likes per post, the luxurious Queen Bee dons regal attire and shows glimpses into her A-List life with Jay-Z.

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Be sure to check out these Instagram accounts for a look into the lives of social media moguls!