5 Fashion Insiders and It Girls You Have to Follow

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Fashion influencers do a lot more than merely post on Instagram (and somehow make a living off doing so). Whereas “influencers” used to be merely models, editors, buyers, and the like, the social media platform of Instagram has launched the careers of many aspiring bloggers and fashionistas that always had a passion for style and clothing and can now monetize off doing so.

While we’ve previously taken a look at a wide array of fashion influencers and bloggers on our site, this post will be dedicated to OGs of fashion, who have amassed decades of experience in editorial, being a designer’s muse, attending fashion shows, scouting hot new designers, and more.

Without further ado, here’s a look at our picks for the top 5 fashion insiders and it girls you absolutely have to follow to stay on the cutting edge of world-class style:

Anna dello Russo

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Alexa Chung

Giovanna Battaglia Engelbert

Lena Perminova


Eva Chen