The 2014 Handbag Awards Judge Amina Akhtar
Ms. Akhtar is an online fashion editorial veteran. She's been an avid champion of using online technologies to bring fashion to the world. Having honed her market skills at Style.com under Candy Pratts Price, Ms. Akhtar moved on to work with the NYTimes.com Style Section, creating videos and arresting web content. She's most known for founding and launching NYMag's The Cut blog as well as the magazine's online fashion section, which won two ASME awards under her tenure. She's worked for FashionEtc., ELLE.com, and Vogue, as well as for brands like Calvin Klein on their social media planning. She currently consults for brands and freelances.