With more than 240K combined followers on Instagram, Christine Schott Ledes is president of the American Influencer Association which aims to create a trade organization for social media influencers and help bring better standards and practices to this “wild west” of an industry. As founder of Elite Celebrities PR – a division of Elite Model Management, under the legendary Monique Pillard, she has worked with such supermodels as Paulina Porizkova and Iman, and launched the careers of Lauren Bush Lauren and Amanda Hearst. Moving into the social media influencer space, Schott Ledes now works with such influencers as @JeremyFragrance – the leading fragrance influencer in the world. Having previously worked for such publications as SHAPE, MADEMOISELLE, PRESTIGE, BEAUTY FASHION & Cosmetic World, she now edits The Beauty Influencers and This Week with George Ledes – the highly popular newsletter she co-founded with her husband, George Ledes, a veteran in the prestige beauty and fragrance industries.
Email her at Christine@thebeautyinfluencers.com
George Ledes is a veteran in the prestige beauty industry. Having worked for his family’s BEAUTY FASHION & Cosmetic World magazines for more than 35 years, his clients have included Coty, CHANEL, Estée Lauder, L’Oreal, LVMH, and Revlon; fragrance houses including Firmenich, Givaudan, IFF, MANE, Robertet and Symrise; packaging and sampling companies from Verescence to Arcade Beauty; distributors; retailers; and now even Mile High Labs –specializing in CBD products. The Ledes family owns the iconic fragrance, Fracas by Robert Piguet found at Bergdorf-Goodman, Neiman Marcus and Harrods. His expertise and experience in the prestige beauty and fragrance space is unparalleled and his digital newsletter, This Week with George Ledes, is read by industry leaders around the globe. Sign-up for it HERE
Email him at GL@ThisWeekwithGeorgeLedes.com