There is no better way to be convinced of a garment or get ideas on how to style something than seeing how other people have. Using social media for inspiration and not as a platform of comparison is very important as it offers an opportunity to be positively impacted by those around you.
From magazines to models, moms to beauty gurus, there are so many accounts out there to follow. Here are the best social media accounts I have found for the ultimate outfit inspiration.
Negin Mirsalehi (@negin_mirsalehi)
Fashion forerunner and street style queen, Mirsalehi is one to watch on Instagram. Having a gift for styling designer clothing, Mirsalehi shows how to make looks on the runway suitable for the streets. Although most of her wardrobe consists of higher-end pieces, they are simple enough that you can derive inspiration from and find a cheaper alternative with the same look. From Paris to New York, London to Milan, Mirsalehi sees it all on the runways and keeps you updated of her travels using mainly Instagram and her YouTube channel. If that weren’t enough, she has also created a bee based hair product line, thus highlighting her interest in the environment and a natural look. Follow Mirsalehi to feel inspired with your streetwear and stay up to date on trends in the fashion world.
Aimee Song (@songofstyle)
New York Times Bestselling Author and style aficionado, it is safe to say Song has made it big in the social media world. Also very accustomed to traveling, Song stems her outfit inspiration from all over the world. Consistent with her style, Song is fashion forward while staying true to her mixed style of boho and edgy. In her book “Capture Your Style,” Song breaks down ways to build the ultimate platform and positively use social media to showcase your life to develop a brand. It’s safe to say Song has mastered social media and is worth a follow.
Frédérique Harrel (@freddieharrel)
A top blogger from the UK, Harrel has gotten her fame from her sassy ensembles and dedication to strengthening women through confidence as her job as motivational speaker and entrepreneur. Featured as a TED Talks speaker and the founder of confidence workshop “SHE,” Harrel brings another element to the table. She focuses on fun fashion that encourages embracing your personality and owning it. Harrel’s forward-thinking demonstrates the direction that the fashion world is moving toward today. It’s no longer about fitting into a mold, but standing out and embracing your own style. Harrel gives colorful, 70s inspired outfit ideas while encouraging her followers to wear what makes them happy and have fun with it.
Carly Heitlinger (@carly)
Representing college students on this list, Heitlinger has created a brand following on Instagram through her version of the “college prepster”. Taking a modern twist on a traditional style, Heitlinger’s social media is a great source of direct inspiration that you can find in stores today and for prices that are friendly to a college student’s budget. Therefore not only serving as inspiration but ideas that only require finding the item in the store. Alongside her social media, Heitlinger has a blog with organization tricks, her travel experiences, college life and more. A great person for college students and more to consider following.
Indy Severe (@indyblue_)
Videographer, travel wiz and student style icon, Severe represents all that’s its like to be young and adventurous. With her edgy style and humorous personality, Severe’s blog posts, Instagrams, and YouTube videos are always entertaining. From traveling around the world on a college student budget to engineering a career out of a hobby, Severe has broken the stereotype of post-high school paths. Embracing her fun-loving self and edgy style, Severe gives outfit inspiration to go along with her adventurous self. Her fun-loving, free-spirited Instagram is worth a follow.
Have fun exploring.