Style Stars on Instagram
By Yemisi Suleiman
The social media, particularly instagram, is the hub for style inspirations these days and style influencers, celebrities and bloggers, go all out to give inspirations to their followers.
Its image-focused appeal makes fashion one of the most popular categories on Instagram. However, if you are not sure you are following the right crowd, take a look at our selection of the hottest style stars on Instagram and what makes them tick.
These major style influencers across various industries are sure to give you creative fashion inspiration, no matter your personality.
Known for her signature Afro hairstyle, Folake Huntoon with the brand name ‘Style Pantry’ on Instagram, has successfully earned a huge number of followers for her fashion and effortless style. Her signature looks are generally a mix of casual, chic yet classy clothing pieces, with a touch of street style. Her love and passion for clothing and aesthetics have amassed the attention of various fashion enthusiasts who she ceaselessly inspire with unique and minimalistic looks, which she post’s on her page daily.
She never gets it wrong and knows just how to put pieces together seamlessly to stand out.
Mo Olateru-Olagbegi, known by her stage name Mocheddah, a musician turned fashion stylist is definitely one to hang out with on Instagram. She delivers very fashionable looks effortlessly.
The self-acclaimed do-it-yourself Queen, is an all round fashion creative who is loved for her daily dose of how-to-do style tips, easy makeup tricks, hairstyling ideas and more. The singer not only serve looks with her clothes, makeup and accessories, she also gives great product advice for her followers. With a solid number of followers who always crave for her tips, Mo started her clothing line, the idea she says was for easy access to her kind of clothes and for everyone to be able to express themselves through fashion.
Grammy awards winner, Wizkid recently Christened Bigwiz is not only famous for his music hits but also, for his dress sense. Wizkid has made a lot of fashion statements more than any other Nigerian artistes; a feat, which has earned him modeling deals with international fashion brands. His Instagram feed is just as cool, showcasing his everyday style and cool looks while performing on stage. If you are one for a fun approach to wardrobe, with a mix of street style and bold, bright accessories, then this Ojuelegba crooner is your go-to man for inspiration.
Chic, fun and elegant best describes Ozinna Anumudu’s style. The founder of The Style Concierge, who typically gets dressed everyday of the week, gives her followers a daily dose of flawless fashion looks. She’s as stylish and daring as can be and not afraid to mix n match colours, prints and pattern.
With her followers growing daily on IG, Zina as she’s fondly called, turned her influence and style into her thriving fashion blog for those craving for her signature looks.
Nigerian born fashion blogger Chic Ama, who is based in the United States, is one of the top fashion Instagram influencers today.
Her blog chicamastyle has successfully inspired many with her power dressing, influential fashion outfits, and her unconventional, yet, professional approach towards fashion and styling.
If you want to be one step ahead of all the latest fashion trends, give Chic Ama a follow and draw inspiration from her bomb outfits and makeup looks.
Lawyer and entrepreneur, Chioma Ikokwu is definitely a must follow for fashion inspiration on Instagram.
Her Instagram account: @chiomagoodhair is regularly updated with photos of her looks of the day, style how to do, plus her stylish globetrotting photos.
Apart from being a serial entrepreneur and having a business mindset, the boss of Goodhair limited, never fails to impress with her style.
We can safely say Denola Grey is one of the most stylish men of the moment. With a wardrobe collection to die for, he does dress up well as he does dress down. The fashion consultant cum actor, through his style, encourages his followers to break style rules to find their own contemporary style. This men’s fashion and lifestyle influencer can pull off just about anything picked from subtle colour palettes of grey, nudes and dark tones to the brightest of colours and his fans are all up for it.
Apart from gaining stardom as the all time favourite host of the Big Brother Naija reality TV show, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, has also become famous as one of the most stylish men on and off social media. Known to set some outstanding trends with his unconventional style, Ebuka is every designer’s muse. Whether he’s suiting up or dressing down in a more casual style, Ebuka’s look is always impeccable, and an inspiration for his followers.
Adebayo Oke-Lawal who goes by the name theorangenerd on instagram is a designer and founder of Orange Culture. He is a walking example of the saying: practice what you preach, with his dynamic interpretation of fashion and style.
With new trend alerts and how to wear them, this designer is a pro at making risky trends look completely effortless. Bayo’s style ranges greatly, from being immaculately tailored to more casual t-shirt with cutouts and shorts combos. The thing that makes him stand out is that he seems to always know how to add a flash of colour to a subtler outfit. More focused on everyday street style, theorangenerd is particularly relatable for guys who don’t wear a suit to work, although it caters for them, too.
Not only is she an a-list actress, Rita Dominic has also made a great impression as a leader in Nollywood when it comes to style on and off social media.
Whether she’s on the red carpet showing off a new look or simply lounging in her casual wear, the actress never fails to impress with her style. She is mostly loved and followed for her simplicity and timeless style.