Yara Shahidi is appointed as Dior’s brand ambassador for women’s fashion and makeup
Dior has announced that actress and model Yara Shahidi will be their global brand ambassador. The 21-year-old announced the news on her Instagram page sharing a video of herself dressed in Dior with the following caption:
“Can you spot the newest Dior GLOBAL ambassador for BOTH beauty AND fashion?”Yara Shaidi (Via Instagram)
This appointment is dedicated to the designs of Maria Grazia Chiuri and Peter Philips. It is no secret that the award-winning actress wears Dior frequently – her outfit at the Critic’s Choice Awards is a perfect example.
Aside from acting or modelling, this beautiful young lady is studying for a Bachelor of Arts from Harvard University. She has appeared in TV shows such as Black-ish and Grown-ish and movies like Imagine That and Smallfoot. Additionally, she was featured in Time magazine’s 2016 list of the world’s most influential teens.
21-year-old Yara Shahidi is of mixed African American and Iranian descent. At the young age of 6, she appeared in commercials for McDonald’s, Ralph Lauren, Target, GapKids, Guess Kids, and Disney.
New York’s Women’s Management modelling agency signed her in 2016 and Net-a-Porter ranked her as one of 2018’s best-dressed women.
Additionally, Shahidi founded Eighteen x 18, a platform for encouraging her peers to vote in upcoming elections for the very first time. Furthermore, former first lady Michelle Obama commended her for her activism and played a pivotal role in composing her letter of recommendation to Harvard University.
Among the Dior, ambassadors are Natalie Portman, Jennifer Laurance, and Cara Delevinge.
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