The champion equestrian and new-face fashionista Jaime Xie talks to us during lockdown about style, sports, social media and her family home. Last year, when not jetting around the world’s four fashion capitals, California-based tech heiress and fashionista Jaime Xie was shooting for a yet-to-be released US reality show.
At only 22, the high-fashion newbie has quickly racked up an impressive, enormous wardrobe, a fashion-week presence and a rapidly growing number of social-media followers. But she’s not your usual fashion influencer. As a former competitive equestrian, Xie ranked first in the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) Small Junior Hunter 16-17 Division and, in 2014, her mount Commisario won the USEF Horse of the Year Award.
“After watching my best friend in second grade, I fell in love with the sport and continued riding for 12 years,” Xie says. “The feeling is indescribable, that connection