Despite the backlash towards selfies, food pictures, and other annoying posts on Instagram, it is undeniable that this photo sharing service has influenced a lot of people in one way or another. In fact, even if you look through your own Instagram feed, you can easily see that it plays a vital role in the lives of many people. People use their Instagram accounts as a channel to connect, inspire, and relate with others. Some examples include multinational fashion brands like Zara, H&M, and American Apparel, serving you a daily dose of fashion inspiration, or superstars like Beyonce and Miley Cyrus using their accounts to share their daily experiences, as well as news for their fans (Remember that day when Beyonce posted a selfie on Instagram with her new haircut, and the whole Instagram population exploded?). It is pretty obvious that Instagram is oozing with lots of inspiration, and if you are a newbie on Instagram, here are some of the accounts that you need to follow as soon as possible:
1. FlyArt Productions (@flyartproductions) – Curated by Toni and Gisella, Fly Art’s Instagram is a combination of art and hip-hop, with posts combining artworks from renowned artists like Magritte, Picasso, and Da Vinci with song lyrics from hip-hop and R&B artists such as Frank Ocean, Beyonce, Drake, and a whole lot more. Who knew that art and hip-hop could come together and yield fun, yet unexpected results? As a result of FlyArt’s popularity, they have forged collaborations with brands such as Betina and Rad, as well as Philippine Star’s Young Star section for their 18th anniversary party.
2. Mario Testino (@mariotestino)- One of the world’s most renowned fashion photographers, Mario Testino’s Instagram is filled with pictures of some of the most famous people on the planet, as well as some of the biggest events in fashion. His coverage of this year’s Met ball is divine.
3. Haim (@haimtheband)- Haim’s Instagram feed is filled with sisterly love, fun, fashion, and fangirling, which are just some of the things that endear them to their fans. Haim and Hanson in ONE picture? YES PLEASE.
If you are stuck in a rut and need some inspiration, tap the follow button on these accounts. Your day will be a whole lot better.