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Fashion Designers You Need To Follow On Instagram

Fashion Designers You Need To Follow On Instagram

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Updated: 24 March 2017
Instagram is today’s visual medium of choice, and it is a fantastic place to scout out the latest fashion trends and follow top designers. Many of these artists of fashion channel their creativity into their Instagrams, providing followers with a flurry of stunning snaps to enjoy. Here are the top 10 fashion designers you should already be following and why. And for the funniest fashion Instagram accounts, click here.

Diane Von Furstenberg (DVF), @dvf

Diane von Furstenberg (DVF), is a Belgian-born American fashion designer best known for her iconic jersey ‘wrap dress,’ introduced in 1974. If you love DVF for her divine dresses and other fashion endeavors, you’ll adore her for her Instagrams too. DVF’s posts are just as bright and beautiful as her clothing, and she posts everything from relaxed everyday photos of herself to stunning snaps of celebrities.

Michael Kors, @michaelkors

Michael Kors, born in 1959, is an American fashion designer also known as a judge on the television show, Project Runway. His Instagram page provides the ultimate lookbook, full of celebrity snapshots, his latest products, and photo after photo of to-die-for accessories. His posts are simply stunning and showcase his latest designs in shots that look like they’re straight out of a fashion magazine.

Panos Yiapanis, @Panosyiapanis

Panos Yiapanis is a Cypriot-born stylist. His Instagram is full of his latest work, including controversial celebrity campaigns for LOVE Magazine, where he has served as fashion director-at-large since April 2013. He also posts images from his personal life, including adorable photos of his new puppy, Beast. He is currently one of the most influential men working in fashion and has styled for dozens of magazines and fashion houses. He has an ongoing collaboration with Riccardo Tisci at Givenchy.

Natasha Goldenberg, @ngoldenberg

Natasha Goldenberg is a Russian designer and stylist. Her wardrobe is dream-like, and her Instagram gives us insight into some of the most desirable designs and gorgeous garments that she wears and works with daily. Goldenberg’s career sees her jump between Milan, New York, Paris, and London and her Instagram provides us with a host of lust-worthy snaps of her private life and also collections like Tzipporah, full of beanies, turbans, and other accessories.

Rebecca Minkoff, @rebeccaminkoff

Born in San Diego, California, and now based in New York, designer Rebecca Minkoff is an industry leader in creating luxury handbags, accessories, footwear, and apparel. Minkoff’s Instagram account never fails to stay updated with new images, including close-ups of glamorous accessories and endless images of her coveted creations. Her Instagram is flooded with photographs of her to-die-for handbags, like the ‘Morning After Bag,’ which sparked the designer’s rise to fame in 2005. This handbag became so popular that Minkoff dropped her apparel line and concentrated on creating one-of-a-kind purses.

Zac Posen, @zac_posen

This is the man behind the incredible gowns that get everyone talking. Zac Posen is an American fashion designer, famous for creating truly breathtaking dresses. Follow his Instagram account for a constant array of snapshots of his gorgeous creations, including wedding gowns that are so stunning they will have you dreaming of getting married. Posen got his big break in 2000 after a dress he made for Naomi Campbell changed hands several times among several fashion insiders, including actress Paz de la Huerta. You can follow his progression daily through his Instagram account.

Charlotte Ronson, @charlotteronson

Charlotte Ronson, based in New York City, is an English fashion designer with a coveted sense of style, which she showcases daily to her Instagram followers. Ronson’s career started out as she began customising her own vintage tees, which led on to the launch of her first collection, C.Ronson. She’s since collaborated with several shops, including Urban Outfitters, and recently she teamed up with Sephora for Charlotte Ronson Beauty. Follow her on Instagram for an up to date insight into the designer’s glamorous lifestyle and captivating collections.

Peter Dundas, @peter_dundas

In October 2008, Peter Dundas took over from Matthew Williamson as the artistic director of Emilio Pucci. The Scandinavian designer is famous for ensuring the brand’s permanent place in the fashion industry. Whilst at Pucci, Peter Dundas played with psychedelic prints that have now become a signature statement of the Pucci brand. Despite the recent announcement that he will end his reign at Emilio Pucci, Dundas’ Instagram feed is still jam-packed with Pucci patterns and snippets of his luxurious lifestyle. So, what will be in store next for Peter Dundas? Follow him on Instagram, and you’ll be the first to know.

Stefano Gabbana, @stefanogabbana

Stefano Gabbana is one half of Italian luxury fashion house Dolce & Gabbana, which he founded in 1985 with Domenico Dolce. The Milanese designer had worked with Dolce at Giorgio Correggiari. However, both left in 1983 and worked as freelancers before launching their own brand.Gabbana’s Instagram can only be described as a fashion haven that will have you craving the stylish Italian’s lifestyle and career. His Instagram is a homage to the designer’s creative collections and never-ending fashion endeavors. This is an account that should not be missed.

Prabal Gurung, @prabalgurung

Prabal Gurung, born in Singapore and raised in Kathmandu, is a Nepalese-American fashion designer based in New York City. His Instagram is a mixture of high-quality bright and eclectic photos from his amazing fashion collections. Gurung launched his debut collection in February 2009, with the aim of blending glamour and modern luxury, and his Instagram feed features pictures of celebrities looking effortlessly flawless in his designs and embellished dresses. Most recently, Gurung launched a footwear collection on the spring 2015 runway, and his Instagram is now filled with stunning shots of this new fashion endeavor.