HauteLeMode Fashion Critic Luke Meagher Signs With UTA


Luke Meagher —  the buzzy digital fashion critic whose HauteLeMode movies have 1.4 million followers and subscribers throughout YouTube, Instagram and TikTok — has signed with UTA expertise company for representation.

“Becoming a member of forces with UTA is a very thrilling step in my profession. Their popularity for innovation and excellence precedes them and listening to their ardour for my ardour, has been humbling. With their assist, I’m able to delve deeper into content material creation, branding, endorsements and different alternatives, to maintain bringing my tenacious viewers riveting content material throughout extra verticals,” says Meagher in a press release.

Meagher will work with UTA on discovering new alternatives within the digital panorama and work with the company’s divisions that target trend, branding and endorsements.

Along with his sincere, unafraid-to-offend takes on trend reveals and Hollywood purple carpets, Meagher (pronounced “mar”) has damaged by way of in social media as one of many prime model influencers on this planet. He’s been profiled in Coveteur and Vogue (“Meagher affords a tantalizing imaginative and prescient of unfettered, direct-to-consumer trend criticism—extra Joan Rivers than Cathy Horyn,” wrote the publication) and has been named to the influential Enterprise of Vogue 500 checklist (which praised him for bringing “trend criticism to the digital age.”) His HauteLeMode Instagram account has 377k followers, whereas his YouTube channel has 835k subscribers.

A submit by HauteLeMode’s Luke Meagher about Gaurav Gupta’s spring 2024 trend presentation

Courtesy of HauteLeMode

A self-professed lover of coffee-table books on trend, Meagher, 27, is thought for his data of fashion historical past, mixing in context on manufacturers alongside together with his sizzling takes on which designers and stars are hovering and that are flopping.

In a current 40-minute video titled “The Grammys 2024 Roast,” he critiqued music stars’ purple carpet appears to be like for the awards present, saying that “for essentially the most half, it kinda sucked.” He preferred Miley Cyrus’ customized by John Galliano for Maison Margiela look, made out of 1000’s of gold security pins, calling it “stunning” and offering info on how the designer drew inspiration from one in all his earlier outfits from the late Nineteen Nineties. He was underwhelmed (to say the least) although by how Taylor Swift styled her white Schiaparelli robe, expressing disappointment that she hadn’t paired it with a few of the home’s surrealist equipment. ”Give me one thing bizarre. You’re sporting the model that’s all about bizarre, It’s about being surreal, and also you’re simply being not that. That’s why I’m mad,” stated Meagher.

Stated UTA creators agent Pranav Mandavia in a press release: “Luke’s distinctive expertise and affect within the creator financial system completely enhances our imaginative and prescient for enlargement, particularly within the trend world. Collectively, we’re positioned to synergize our strengths — together with his artistic ingenuity and our strategic assets, we’re poised to create new alternatives whereas he continues to offer the content material his worldwide viewers adores.” Meagher will proceed to be represented by Zach Cole at Whalar.

Meagher, who grew up in Staten Island, New York, began HauteLeMode as a weblog, finally turning it right into a YouTube channel in 2015. His tagline throughout his social media channels reads: “Enjoyable. Sassy. Bitchy. Analytical.”




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