12 Women you should be following on Instagram
In September 2015, Instagram passed 400 million users. 22% of people in the Middle East use the platform, and with nearly 50% of that audience being under 24. Few would argue with the fact that Instagram is one of the most important social networks around the globe.
It’s mix of personal photographs, incredible shots taken from the worlds top (and amateur) photographers and daily insights into the lives your favourite personalities.
Our 12 favourite women on Instagram boast a total following of 58,244, 500 people – which put into context would make it the fourth biggest country by population in the MENA region. We’ve listed the 12 below, for you to enjoy as much as we do. If we’ve missed out any gems, be sure to let us know below.
Name: Gigi Hadid
Who are they: Model
Types of post: ‘Squad snaps’, behind the scenes at shoots, the general life of a jet-setter.
Name: Cara Delevingne
Who are they: Actress/ Model
Types of post: Absolutely anything.
Name: Erika Bearman
Who are they: The late Oscar De La Renta’s public relations agent.
Types of post: A real behind the scenes look at one of fashion’s biggest brands with runway snaps and new collection previews.
Name: Emily Blincoe
Who are they: A photographer who has whole heartedly embraced instagrams square concept with her own added creativity.
Types of post: Interestingly arranged squares and artistic snaps of her daily goings on.
Name: Ami Vitale
Who are they: Possibly my personal favourite female photographer on instagram, Ami works for National Geographic and displays her work worldwide.
Types of post: Animals and nature.
Name: Alexa Chung
Who are they: Fashion model, television presenter and contributing editor at British Vogue.
Types of post: A visual diary of her daily life.
Who are they: Singer, songwriter and now creative director for Puma.
Types of post: Anything from magazine shoots to travel shots to backstage concert shots.
Name: Amy Poehler
Who are they: Comedian, actress, writer. And pretty darned good at all three.
Types of post: This account is shared with Meredith Walker. A touch on the inspirational quotes side, but the comedy makes up for it.
Name: Amy Schumer
Who are they: Our current favourite female comedian of ‘Trainwreck’ and multiple red carpet shenanigans fame.
Types of post: Daily activities, comedic posts, no shame selfies.
Name: Sama and Haya Khadra
Who are they: Buyers/ models/ students
Types of post: The most enviable of fashion week shots, photo diary with multiple celebrity friend appearances.
Name: Rosa Park
Who are they: The editor of Cereal Magazine
Types of post: A very minimalistic mix of the life of a magazine editor
Name: India Rose
Who are they: Creative director, digital consultant and stylist
Types of post: A stylists diary shot in high quality, a mix of outfits, products and a personal moodboard.
Name: Kate Hazell
Who are they: Our very own fashion and beauty director offers you an inside look at the magazine you know and love, amongst other things.
Types of post: Photo diary, behind the scenes at fashion shoots, next issue sneak peeks.