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My Favorite Fashion and Beauty Instagrams

posted by Erika Massey

1. @bof

Followers: 1.7 Million

What is it?

BOF is a news platform about the fashion industry.

Why should you follow?

BOF is a great account to follow to stay up to date with the latest news in the fashion industry. This is also a great way to hear about their weekly free virtual events. They also hold lives where you can ask the founder of BOF, Imran Amed, any questions you have. They have multiple influential guests on their Instagram lives and events.

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Followers: 1.7 Million

What is it?

@Diet_Prada is a news platform about the fashion industry and is known to be a major whistleblower on misconduct and controversy of major fashion companies .

Why should you follow?

While knowing all the good things that are happening in the industry, knowing which companies are going through scandals is just as important. This account informs you about when companies mess up almost instantaneously. The account is very current on social issues and topics. I find that it is one of the first to hear about and post about an event. They are also the type of account that is not afraid to challenge standards and always has interesting content.

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Followers: 165K

What is it?

Esteelaundry is the beauty equivalent of Diet Prada. They cover the latest controversies in the beauty industry.

Why should you follow?

If you have a serious interest in the beauty industry, I would highly suggest following. It is an easy way to stay up to date on the latest news in the industry. They not only have their own content, but also post content from other accounts. There is also a large number of interesting articles shared on the page.

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Followers: 503

What is it?

This account takes Pantone colors and creates a color palate for various fashion looks.

Why should you follow?

I personally find this account very satisfying to look at. It also gives an artistic look at fashion, especially red carpet looks, I think it is a good reminder that color plays an important role in fashion. It also shows fashion and styling is an art. Overall, I think it is just a fun account to add to your feed.

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Followers: 1261

What is it?

This account compares fashion looks to their food equivalent.

Why should you follow?

This is just a fun account to follow so that you have something fun in your feed. I think it is a really creative account and in these tough times, it is important to incorporate some fun into your feed to keep a positive mindset. I love this account because I love fashion and I am a big foodie.

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Followers: 126k

What is it?

This is an account that showcases various makeup artists work, they are often intricate and complex looks.

Why should you follow?

This account is great if you are looking for some ideas for makeup looks, looking for something pretty to look at, or just have a passion for make up. These looks are truly beautiful and are always  great to see come up in your feed.

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    About the Author

  • Erika Massey is a rising junior in the Visual Studies program at LIM College. She is a student mentor and works as a student ambassador for the admissions office. She also is one of the co-leaders of the philanthropy club, president of the resident’s hall council, and a member of the global students’ club.

Topics: social media, Instagram, business of fashion, cosmetics, Beauty, makeup, streetstyle

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