Meet LA's Newest It-Girl, Mae McKagan

Meet LA's Newest It-Girl, Mae McKagan

Welcome to the age of it-girls, where followers are currency and likes define your status.

Welcome to the age of it-girls, where followers are currency and likes define your status.

Text: Adair Smith

Meet the newest it-girl on the rise with a rock star dad (Guns N' Roses, anyone?) and a model mom. She made her editorial debut this past September and is a new face for Madonna's Material Girl—at only 16. With a rapidly growing social media following and modeling aspirations, Mae McKagan is quickly joining the new generation of LA it-girls.

We caught up with the punky princess to talk icons, her newly-crowned it-girl status, and more.

Name: Mae McKagan

Age: 16

Instagram: @maemckagan

Who are your biggest icons?

My best friends and Stevie Nicks.

What do you want to do?


What do you up to now?

Go to school, rehearse for my school's musical, and model.

Would you want to pursue an  acting or a music career later?

I haven’t made it part of my plan, but who knows.

What are your future plans?

Move to New York and go to college.

What do you think the phrase "it-girl" means?

A girl who doesn’t care what others have to say about her.

Do you consider yourself an it-girl?

By that definition: hell yeah. But it depends on how others define the term too.

Who are your biggest influences on style and beauty?

Courtney Love, Morticia Addams, and Rachel Green from Friends.

What is your go to look?

Punk meets schoolgirl.

What are the five beauty products you use every day?

Murad “Oil Control Mattifier”, Covergirl eyebrow gel, Makeup Forever HD powder, Rimmel lip liner in “049 Natural”, and Marc Jacobs lipstick in “Role Play.”

Best piece of advice you've ever received?

Breath is medicine.


Dance, singing, makeup, and cooking.

What do you like to cook?

Some bomb ass Mexican food.

Favorite place you've ever been?


Best childhood memory?

Going on tour with my Dad

What was it like growing up with a model as a mom and a musician as a dad?

In one word: different.

What is the best style advice your mom has given you?

“If you’ve got it, flaunt it.”

Does she give you modeling advice?

She always gives me tips on posing and walking, even when I don't ask haha.

What's your relationship like with your sister?

For the most part, good, though when we steal each other's clothes its World War III.

What is your current obsession?

Mac Demarco.

Favorite food?

Burgers forever

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