Chiara Ferragni

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Chiara Ferragni
Chiara Ferragni - Giorgio Armani Show - Milan Fashion Week - 23 Sept. 2013.jpg
Ferragni at the 2013 Milan Fashion Week
Born (1987-05-07) 7 May 1987 (age 32)
Fedez (m. 2018)

Chiara Ferragni (Italian pronunciation: [ˈkjaːra ferˈraɲɲi]) is an Italian fashion blogger, influencer, designer and entrepreneur who has collaborated with fashion and beauty brands[1][2] through her blog The Blonde Salad.[3] In September 2017, Ferragni was ranked first on the Forbes "Top Fashion Influencers" list.[4]


Ferragni at the 2013 Milan Fashion Week

Ferragni started her fashion blog in October 2009.[citation needed] In March 2011, New York introduced her as "One of the biggest breakout street-style stars of the year".[5] In December 2011, Ferragni was profiled as the Blogger Of The Moment in Teen Vogue, while still a law student at Bocconi University .[6] She has not obtained her University degree.[7] By that time Ferragni's blog had reached more than one million unique visitors and 12 million views per month.[citation needed] By 2013, Ferragni had won various blogger of the year recognitions.[citation needed] In December 2013, she published an Italian language eBook, under The Blonde Salad.[8]

Ferragni modelled for Guess in a November 2013 shoot that was subsequently marketed as an ad campaign.[9] In December 2013 she collaborated with Steve Madden to design a 9-shoe collection for Spring 2014.[10]

Her television credits include the Italian TRL Awards as a presenter, and a guest appearance on the Italian variety show Chiambretti Night.[11][12] Ferragni walked the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival in conjunction with the premiere of We Have a Pope (then titled Habemus Papam).[citation needed] She also appeared on Project Runway as a guest judge during season 13 in August 2014.[13]

Her business ventures grossed about $8 million (mostly from her Chiara Ferragni Collection footwear) in 2014.[14] In January 2015, Ferragni's blog and shoe line, Chiara Ferragni Collection, became a case study at Harvard Business School.[15] In March, Ferragni was selected for the cover of the April 2015 Vogue España, making her the first fashion blogger to appear on any Vogue cover.[16] Since then she has appeared on over 50 fashion magazines covers. In January 2016, Pantene announced Ferragni was its new global ambassador.[17] Mattel Inc. created a Barbie version of Chiara Ferragni in September 2016, one wearing a white T-shirt, black leather jacket, jeans and Chiara Ferragni Collection shoes and the other wearing a head to toe Chanel look.[18]

As of 31 July 2017, Ferragni had 10 million followers on Instagram. Because of her broad following, she was able to earn about $12,000 for a sponsored post to Instagram.[19]

In 2017, Ferragni was chosen to design costumes for the 4th edition of Intimissimi on ice.[20][21] On 26 July 2017, Ferragni opened her first Chiara Ferragni Collection store in Milan.[22] In May 2018, Footwear News named Ferragni one of "the most influential moms in the fashion industry.[23]


On 7 September 2014, she won a Bloglovin' Award for the third consecutive year for her blog.[24] Her blog was named the Best Personal Style blog.[25]

Since 2013 she has been listed in Business of Fashion 500 most influential fashion people.[26] In 2015, Ferragni won the Bloglovin' Award Blogger of the Year.[27] In 2015 Ferragni was listed in the Forbes 30 Under 30.[28]

Personal life[edit]

Ferragni is the daughter of a dentist from Cremona.[29]

Chiara and Italian rapper and producer Federico Lucia, known as Fedez started dating in late 2016. They got engaged on May 6, 2017, during his concert in Verona; the concert and proposal were broadcast live on the Italian radio and TV channel RTL 102.5.[30][31] The wedding took place in Noto, Sicily on September 1, 2018.[32] She and Fedez have one son together, Leone (born March 19, 2018).[33] They live between Milan and Los Angeles.[34]


  1. ^ "The Blonde Salad's Chiara Ferragni is Pantene's new Global Ambassador".
  3. ^ Vince, Jessica (2013-12-10). "From Blogger To Model: The Blonde Salad Lands Guess' Christmas Campaign". Grazia. Retrieved 2013-12-12.
  4. ^ "Forbes Top Influencers: Instagram 'It' Girl Chiara Ferragni On Building A Fashion Empire". 2017/09/26
  5. ^ Cowles, Charlotte (2011-03-25). "Slideshow: The Week in Street Style". New York. Retrieved 2013-12-12.
  6. ^ Frankfort, Lauren (December 2011). "Blogger Of The Moment: The Blonde Salad". Teen Vogue. Retrieved 2013-12-12.
  7. ^ "10 domande a chiara ferragni, influencer e global ambassador pantene". Gioia!. 2016-02-02. Retrieved 2017-11-26.
  8. ^ The Blonde Salad. Consigli di stile dalla fashion blogger più seguita del web (in Italian). Milan: Mondadori. 2013. p. 187. ISBN 9788804626817. OCLC 963878750. Archived from the original on September 4, 2019 – via m, Free e-book, registration required.
  9. ^ Ferragni, Chiara (2013-12-04). "Guess holiday campaign: behind the scenes". The Blonde Salad. Archived from the original on 2015-11-22. Retrieved 2013-12-12.
  10. ^ "STYLE CRUSH". Retrieved 2017-10-12.
  11. ^ "Misha Burton and Chiara Ferragni". (in Italian). Archived from the original on September 4, 2019.
  12. ^ Marco Francesco Mazzù; Michele Costabile (October 28, 2015). Future Marketing Leaders /1. Antonio Tombolini. p. 141. ISBN 9788898924714. Archived from the original on September 4, 2019.
  13. ^ Lubitz, Rachel (2014-08-27). "TV highlights: 'Project Runway' hosts an unconventional wedding dress challenge". The Washington Post. Retrieved 2014-08-30.
  14. ^ Strugatz, Rachel (2014-09-09). "The Blonde Salad's Chiara Ferragni Talks Fifth Anniversary and Footwear Launch". Women's Wear Daily. Retrieved 2016-02-03.
  15. ^ Keinan, Anat, Kristina Maslauskaite, Sandrine Crener, and Vincent Dessain, "The Blonde Salad.", "Harvard Business School Case 515-074", January 2015
  16. ^ Horniacek, Julia (2015-03-17). "Chiara Ferragni Is The First Blogger to Cover 'Vogue,' Gigi Hadid Takes Miami". Retrieved 2015-03-18.
  17. ^ Fashion Canada (2016-01-26). "@FashionCanada status update". Twitter. Retrieved 2016-02-03.
  18. ^ Maxine Eggenberger. "FROM BLOGGER TO BARBIE: THE WORLD'S FIRST FASHION BLOGGER BARBIE". Retrieved 2017-11-09.
  19. ^ "The highest-paid Instagram influencers, including one star who gets £14,000 per post". The Daily Telegraph. July 19, 2017. Retrieved May 4, 2018.
  20. ^ "Chiara Ferragni to design costumes for Intimissimi on Ice show". Retrieved 2017-09-28.
  21. ^ Sortino, Massimiliano (June 15, 2017). "Chiara Ferragni creative designer Intimissimi on Ice 2017". Retrieved September 28, 2017.
  22. ^ "Italian fashion blogger Chiara Ferragni opens first store in Milan". Retrieved 2017-10-31.
  23. ^ Adducci, Jennie Bell, Shannon (2018-05-10). "3 West Coast Influencers Who Make Motherhood Look Chic". Footwear News. Retrieved 2018-05-11.
  24. ^ Ximénez, Mario (2014-09-08). "Chiara Ferragni, Olivia Palermo y Gary Pepper triunfan en los Bloglovin Awards". Vogue Espana. Retrieved 2014-09-08.
  25. ^ Schmidt, Chantelle (2014-09-08). "Aussie Blog Wins Best Photography At 2014 Bloglovin Awards". The Fashion Spot. Retrieved 2014-09-08.
  26. ^ "BoF500". Retrieved 2017-10-30.
  27. ^ "Blogger Winners Announced At The Bloglovin' Awards 2015 During NYFW Presented By H&M". Fashion Times. 2015-09-15. Archived from the original on 2015-09-17. Retrieved 2015-09-18.
  28. ^ "2015 30 Under 30: Art & Style". Forbes. Retrieved 2015-01-06.
  29. ^ Fiamma Sanò (1 February 2015). "Così è nato il fenomeno Ferragni". Grazia. Retrieved 2016-01-09.
  30. ^ "Fedez dedicated a song to Chiara Ferragni to propose the blogger May 6, 2017 Arena di Verona Verona, Italy".
  31. ^ Saltalamacchia, di Stefania (2016-09-26). "Fedez e il cuore per Chiara Ferragni". Vanity Fair (in Italian). Retrieved 2016-10-25.
  32. ^ Logan, Elizabeth. "The Blonde Salad's Wedding Was As Glam As Expected". W Magazine. Retrieved 2018-09-01.
  33. ^
  34. ^ "Strolling around like a cool mum". The Blonde Salad. Retrieved 2018-05-11.

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