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Insta-Fabulous! 10 Must-Follow LGBTQ Fashion Instagrammers

by Andrew Villagomez
EDGE Media Network Contributor
Monday Feb 4, 2019

With all the different lifestyle Instagrammers out there today, it can be overwhelming to zero in on whose style piques your interest or sparks your style.

EDGE swiped up, down, left and right, looking for our favorite queer influencers that can be your new style muse.

Anthony Urbano
If you want to add more bold colors and unique pattern combinations to your style, look no further than Anthony Urbano, seen here looking effortlessly stylish in a bright orange Canada Goose puffer over Burberry and Coach. A New Jersey native now based in fashion capital New York City, Urbano was a structural engineer before he started his blog, Oh Anthonio, seven years ago. Find him quoting "RuPaul's Drag Race" and "Real Housewives" as he mixes brands such as J.Lindeberg and Saturdays NYC with fast fashion favorites like ASOS and Uniqlo.

Eric Rutherford
A former 90s actor and model, Eric Rutherford has gone back to his modeling roots with the help of social media. Recently featured on the websites of British GQ and Attitude and in holiday partnership with H&M, follow this silver fox for modern preppy looks.

Victoria Volkova
From Mexico City, Victoria Volkova is a trans woman who became an influencer while sharing her transition and passions over social media. Volkova recently partnered with YouTube for their Creators for Change Program, where she'll be sharing immersive stories from the LGBTQ community. Beyond her activism, Volkova also showcases her personal style. Follow her to see how to master the knotted T-shirt and other fashion tips.

Joey Zauzig
A PR boy turned influencer and GQ Insider, Joey Zauzig highlights his favorite high-end fashion brands in a distinctive, modern styling. Recently seen at Paris Fashion Week in a dashing Sandro suit paired with high top Converse, Zauzig keeps his Insta-stories flowing for followers to join in on his style and grooming adventures.

Ingrid Nilsen
A beauty YouTube powerhouse, Ingrid Nilsen's style is fresh and bubbly, and her unique styling is worth checking out, such as this Madewell and Aritzia pairing on a recent day in Brooklyn. Nilsen also uses her platform for activism relating to gender equality and LGBTQ rights.

Gregory DelliCarpini Jr.
Gregory DelliCarpini Jr. was a former fashion editor at Billboard before turning the focus on his blog, Oyster Colored Velvet. With his signature long locks, his style gives us rockstar merman vibes. Find him mixing classic and high-end brands in his looks such as here, where he pairs J. Crew, Armani, and Bruno Magli together. His global feed includes shout-outs to his hometown of New York City and world travels.

Barnette Holston
Dapper and classic, Barnette Holston (@dcfashionfool) is a DC-based style blogger and influencer. Holston, who looks to the likes of Tom Ford for style inspiration (as he shared to the Washingtonian), can often be found in a suit while on the streets of D.C. (he styled Express with Uri Minkoff). But when he's on holiday (such as his recent trip to Tuscany) he goes for brands such as Ralph Lauren, Cole Haan, and J Brand.

Adam Gallagher
With over two million followers on Instagram, Adam Gallagher shows his audience how to look effortless in modern styles. A California native living in New York City, his feed is like looking into a gorgeously curated digital menswear magazine filled with brands such as AMI Paris, Private Policy, J. Crew, Ralph Lauren, and Tom Ford. He recently partnered with Miansai to release an accessories line.

Lauren Bedford Russell
From "The Real L Word," star-turn-jewelry designer Lauren Bedford Russell now lives in L.A. and her personal style resonates with that effortless West Coast vibe. Her casual and chic inspiration appears on Instagram, where she can be found rocking an open floral short-sleeve button down or flawlessly accessorizing her everyday look.

Ian Michael Crumm
Whether he's wearing Versace or Zara, Ian Michael Crumm likes to feature pieces that are bold and eye-catching, such as this casual look in L.A. that stands out for his use of metallic ASOS boots. Crumm, a Philadelphia based men's grooming and fashion blogger and influencer from Philadelphia, has worked with brands such as Cartier, Polo Ralph Lauren and ASOS over the years, and loves to push the boundaries just enough to keep us coming back for more.

Andrew Villagomez is a journalist and photographer covering travel, men's fashion, grooming and other lifestyle topics. His work has appeared in print and online publications including Travel + Leisure, Conde Nast Traveler, Essential Homme, Delta Sky Magazine, Out, Details, Thrillist and more. He is also runs his own style and travel blog, Vee Travels. You can follow him on Twitter and Instagram.


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