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5 Top Instagram Accounts to Follow for Fashion Tips


I am one of those people with a modest-sized closet, but picking the right outfit is almost always a chore. Can I wear print on polka dot? How will I look in brown and yellow? Most of the time, I settle this conflict by either playing it safe and picking basic colours, or I just put on the nearest decent clothes.


Having an Instagram account has really improved my outfit choices. I get inspired by other people’s fashion choices, and learn how to create the kind of ensemble that I like to wear. If you are always conflicted about your outfit ensemble, or you would like more fashion inspiration, here are five Instagram accounts you should definitely follow.

Style Pantry (@stylepantry)

Folake Huntoon of Style Pantry has impeccable fashion sense. From work wear to business casual, dinner to school runs, she poses in the coolest outfits. There is always a link to her website if you would like to view the outfit details, but merely following her on Instagram will give you enough outfit ideas that you can incorporate for yourself.

Jadore Fashion (@jadorefashion)

Shoes, shoes, and more shoes! Stella is a mom and style blogger with a love for shoes. You will love her outfits, but you will love the shoes even more. She features styles ranging from business, casual, to party.

Asoebiafrica (@asoebiafrica)

One of my favourites for Nigerian fashion. Abundant inspiration for when you have a wedding to attend but at a loss for what style to sew your fabric into. Asoebiafrica is a collation of African wears on Instagram. For a chance to feature on the page and share your outfit inspiration with other followers, simply upload your picture unto Instagram and use the hashtag #asoebiafrica.

AsoebiBella (@asoebibella)

Similar to Asoebiafrica, AsoebiBella is from the stables of Bella Naija, the popular entertainment blog. Outfits featured are majorly Nigerian traditional attires submitted by followers using the hashtag #AsoEbiBella.

Hashtag Hijab (@ hashtaghijab)

If I could pay someone to manage my closet and be my personal shopper, Noor of hashtag hijab would be that person. She manages to create an outfit ensemble that can be work wear during the day, and dinner date outfit in the evening. She’s very good with gowns, maxi dresses and jackets. More information, especially on where to purchase featured outfits can be found on her website.

Now you have no reason to spend ages deciding what to wear. Head over to these Instagram accounts for some fashion inspiration.

About the author: Amina Salau is a writer and editor running The Illuminated Pen. You can find her online at and on Twitter (@_Aminah)
 Picture copyright The Word Nerdery, Connectnigeria


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