InStyle Magazine Kahlana Barfield Announced As Host of Global Runway 2018

For a second year in a row, Global Runway presented by Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) will bring together six (6) social media influencers who are known for their style and presence in the global fashion community.

This year, ATL has selected InStyle Magazine Editor-At-Large and Influencer Kahlana Barfield (@kahlanabarfield) as their 2018 event host. Along with Barfield, influencers Shahad Alqaysi (@therealshaha), Satchel Jester (@scenebysatchel), Kara Chin (@chinchillyonstyle), Jessica Camerata (@mystylevita) and Cari Root (@layllahstyle) will join her on stage to reveal the newest styles offered at ATL.

Kahlana Barfield

This year, fashion presentation brands include Sean John, celebrating their 20th  anniversary, Spanx, travel apparel ExOfficio and American brand Brook’s Brothers. Global Runway will also bridge the gap between beauty and style by hosting retail pop-ups featuring national brands Benefit Cosmetics, Michael Kors, ExOfficio, Bijoux Terner and Xpress Spa.

Global Runway 2018 Brand Ambassadors

Satchel Jester

Satchel is a media consultant, social influencer and is considered one of the nation’s most sought-after experts in the African-American and entertainment markets. The Atlanta native has been the go-to-guy for details that embody urban and luxury living for more than three decades.

Kara Chin

After three years of styling some of the world’s most recognized artists, Kara Chin decided to pivot her role in the fashion industry. In 2016, she took on a role with the City of Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Film and Entertainment where she currently operates as the head of new business development.

Shahad Alqaysi

Shahad is a social fashion influencer who has amassed over 500k followers on social media in the last two years. She also happens to be a fashion designer for her own namesake brand, The Shaha.

Cari Rene

Distinguished as one of Atlanta’s top style influencers and tastemakers, Cari Rene creates, and curates signature looks through collaborations with some of the industry’s most-sought after brands.