If your screen time has doubled recently, don’t be too hard on yourself, so has ours. If we aren’t WFH, going on our daily jog or popping to the supermarket for the essentials, then we’re probably browsing our favourite Instagram accounts. With a sea of content out there, inspiration for every aspect of life is at our finger tips. So, for who we’re following for style inspiration and general cool stuff here’s our top accounts to follow.
#1 Mads Emil
For some serious sartorial inspo, Danish stylist Mads Emil should be top of your list. Copenhagen based podcaster, DJ, stylist and creative consultant, Mads is our go-to for the latest trend updates, sneaker drops and also makes up half of a fashion power couple with girlfriend Emili Sindlev. When he isn’t interviewing musicians, actors or fashions finest for his latest episode of PodPassion, you’ll find him on the front row of Fashion Week’s across the globe.
#2 Dev Hynes
Blood Orange front man, Dev Hynes is not only a talent when it comes to his musical abilities, he’s also well known in fashion circles and was recently shot by Juergen Teller in an editorial for the adidas Originals x OAMC collaboration. His Instagram account gives us a window into his creative mind, with snippets of performances, videos he’s directed and artistic influences.
#3 Loyle Carner
Ben Coyle Larner, A.K.A Loyle Carner is another musician in our top eight accounts to follow. The South London rapper, not only creates top notch tunes, but also runs a cooking school for kids with ADHD called Chilli Con Carner – Clever right!? His IG stories consist of his main passions, cooking, music and his poodle Stacks, named after Andre 3000. He’s even been awarded for his service to Guyana and collaborates on the regular with fashion brands including Levi’s and Timberland as well as chefs including Ottolenghi.
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#4 Tom Misch
If sweet guitar riffs, alternative indie tunes and general great music are your thing, Tom Misch‘s Instagram account is definitely worth a follow. Since releasing his debut album Geography in 2018, Tom’s been on the road touring across Europe and collaborating with other artists including Yussef Dayes, Loyle Carner and Michael Kiwanuka. His Instagram is filled with bedroom performances and behind the scenes recording sessions, you’ll also spot best pal Loyle Carner featuring every now and then.
THE account to follow for live performances from up and coming and well established artists, Color Studios sees musicians stripped back to a one colour background and a microphone. Teasers are posted on the Instagram account with full shows posted on their YouTube channel. Artists who have performed on the channel include, Blood Orange, Lianne La Havas, IAMDDB and Mahalia to name a few.
#6 Lucien Clarke
Palace poster boy, Lucien Clarke’s Instagram account is a skateboarders dream. Filled with fashion and skate footage, Lucien has friends in high places, walking Virgil Abloh’s first menswear runway for Louis Vuitton and starring in the Palace x Evisu collaboration campaign video. He’s hot property at the moment for all things skate and streetwear. Best pals with fellow model and breakout Palace star Blondey McCoy, there’s no denying Lucien is a worthy member of our accounts to follow list.
#7 Dany Dos Santos
Another go-to account for fashion and styling inspiration. Creative Director of French menswear brand Drôle de Monsieur, Danny Dos Santos‘ Instagram reads like a DDM mood board as well as showcasing his impeccable style.
#8 Tommaso Spinzi
For a seriously aesthetically pleasing Instagram feed, Tommaso is an Italian creative designer and consultant specialising in Interior Decoration and Furniture Design. Showcasing his style, lust worthy interiors and some beautiful snaps of places we would rather be right now, Tommaso has an account that we could scroll through forever.
#9 Amey Kandalgaonkar
For architecture that is truly out of this world, a visit to Amey Kandalgoankar’s Instagram account is a must. The Shanghai-based architect connects traditional architecture and integrates a contemporary edge in the most scenic landscapes in the world. Creating breathtaking buildings and wondrous photos for us to only dream about.
Words by Emma Bowkett