Please introduce yourself
Hello! My name is Raha and I’m turning 20 in August. I am a beauty, fashion and music enthusiast.
What is your current occupation?
I’m a first year undergraduate student here in the UK.
Where can we find you online?
You can find me on both Twitter and Instagram @rahaazlan
and on YouTube www.youtube.com/osnapitsabeautyvlog or search ‘Raha Azlan’.
How did you start your career?
I would say that being a content creator is my career. Not only publicly YouTube but also on my Instagram as well as personal projects I do for my course. It all started when I turned 16 and fell in love with art and makeup.
A friend of mine suggested that I post some tutorials and teach girls like her how to apply makeup and thus I created my first YouTube channel. Learning to create a video from adjusting the correct lighting to the filming process to the editing really evoked my artistic side and really helped me enchance my creativity.
What’s the current update about yourself?
I think that my personality has changed over the past year. I believe that I am stronger and well, I’d like to think that I am wiser and more responsible.
Living alone in the UK has definitely made me grow up more. In terms of personal style and makeup regimes, I have remained pretty much the same but with better eyebrows ;).
Describe your personal style in THREE words
Feminine, Comfortable and Versatile
Less or more?
Less is more 😉 Starting with a simple base in terms of makeup or clothes is always a good idea because it is buildable and there will always be room for change or improvement if needed.
What do you wear on lazy days?
A comfy sweatshirt with black cotton leggings paired with my favourite sliders.
Who’s your style icon?
Rihanna, Blake Lively and Kylie Jenner. All different but drop dead gorgeous.
How do you stay up to date with fashion?
I enjoy browsing through Instagram to see what the current fashion trends are. I also follow celebrities and fashion vloggers to see what their latest picks are.
What do you think about denim over denim?
I honestly love the combination. It’s bold but paired correctly it is edgy and gives off a 90s vibe.
Sneakers, flats or heels kinda girl?
Honestly, I love and can’t live without all 3 so I can’t pick.
What’s your style philosophy?
Comfort > anything else.
What’s a fashion trend that can never let you down?
The classic white t-shirt and blue jeans. This outfit can be dressed up with heels and leather jacket and made cool and casual with comfy sneakers and hoops.
Do you see makeup as part of fashion?
Which celebrities have the best style to you?
As I previously mentioned, I love Rihanna, Blake Lively and Kylie Jenner’s taste in fashion.
Monochrome or colour blocking?
I tend to stick to my black, whites and greys so I choose monochrome.
Who is the most fashionable woman that you know?
If I had to narrow it down to one woman it would be Blake Lively. She’s the queen of chic!
What’s your favourite thing to wear?
I love wearing pretty blouses.
Accessories you can’t live without?
Are you afraid of wearing an all-white outfit?
I love the colour white on me, so no, I love an all-white outfit.
What are the FIVE things that you must have in your bag?
My phone, earpods, wallet, lipstick and a travel size bottle of hand lotion.
What’s the priciest thing you ever splurge on?
I bought myself a beautiful pair of black Steve Madden suede pumps.
If you have to wear ONE thing for the rest of your life, what would it be?
I think I’d wear a white t-shirt and blue jeans with sneakers just because it’s so versatile.
Which fashion trend that will never be out of style?
I think skinny jeans will forever be something people grab for just because it compliments every body type and can be worn with anything.
Polka dots or stripes?
What are you currently following in the fashion industry (brand, news, model career, etc)
I follow celebrities such as the mentioned Rihanna, Blake Lively and Kylie Jenner on Instagram as well as other influencial fashionistas such as Zendaya and Gigi Hadid. I absolutely love scrolling through bridal collections from Ellie Saab, Vera Wang and Carolina Herrera.
What do you like besides fashion?
I love the art of make-up and enjoy singing.
Your favourite apparel?
A classic white-tshirt and blue jeans!
What kind of style that you’re least confident about?
I am not very confident with colour blocking and piecing different colours and textures together. I love seeing it on other people but I just can’t seem to get it right on me.
What’s your favourite fashion brand?
I love wearing clothes from Topshop and Zara because of the fit on my body type.
Who’s your biggest influence when it comes to fashion?
Name THREE things you can’t live without?
Wi-Fi, food and my very comfy bed.
When did you first involve in fashion?
I believe that I started experimenting with fashion after high school. That’s when I discovered my personal style and what I found comfortable to wear.