We have reached an era where social media has become one of the most prevalent platforms in the world. Regular everyday people have gained the luxury to appoint themselves as models, musicians, bloggers, and even fashion designers simply based on their high number of Instagram followers.
Meet Shannon and Shannade Clermont. Originally making their debut on Oxygen Bad Girls Club season 14, the Haitian-Jamaican twins known collectively as the Clermont Twins went from reality tv to Instagram influencers starring in billboards in Time Square, your favorite artist’s music videos (Real Sisters x Future) shooting with controversial photographer Terry Richardson and even participating as Kim Kardashian Clones in Kanye West’s YEEZY Season 6 campaign.
Shannon and Shannade were born from Haitian and Jamaican immigrants starting their careers off moving to NYC. They grew up surrounded by their Jamaican, Indian, Chinese, and Haitian heritage. These two upcoming sensations have worked long and hard building the identity of their unique brand working with GAP, Married to The Mob, Google, Makeup Forever, Tyler Perrys’ House of Payne, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, Single Ladies (Vh1), The Game (BET), i-D New York.
Digging deeper into their story reveals how much of an undeniable force social media is in today’s world.