Instagram selfie stars: Models who provide the ultimate beauty inspiration
Flicking through the glossy pages of magazines used to be the one and only source to invade the lives of fashions elite. However in today’s world where social networking has become the dominant source of news and a vessel for fame by inspiring writers, singers and socialites, it’s no wonder the fashion community has decided to jump on the band wagon.
Models have turned to social networking going straight from the catwalk to Instagram to let us experience day-to-day life of a super model entails. No more waiting around a month for the next copy of a magazine to read about your style crush and look for beauty inspiration in third person. After all, what better way to learn about all things Cara Delevingne than straight from the model herself.
From Cara’s iconic eyebrows, Karlie Kloss’ famous high cheekbones to Miranda Kerr’s signature dimples, more and more models are using Instagram as a stepping stone to further their career. It’s just human nature to be nosey, and jealous, so of course the opportunity to gain 24/7 access into someone’s private high life where we can turn green in envy won’t be denied. Instagram allows you to create the illusion of a perfect life and there’s no better person than a model from which to take inspiration.
Kendall Jenner who is world renowned for her role in hit reality TV show Keeping Up with the Kardashians has branched out to pursue a career in modelling. With a following of over 22.7 million on Instagram, Kendall Jenner has become the ultimate beauty inspiration. Her circle of friends include top models such as Gigi Hadid, Karlie Kloss and Cara Delevingne. She has also been scooped up by fashion god Karl Lagerfeld to be the face of Chanel in their new spring 2015 ad and rumour has it she is wanted by Victoria’s Secret. With a towering height of 5ft10, her flawless complexion and exotic beauty, it’s no wonder Kendall Jenner has stolen the spotlight and title from her sisters as selfie queen. Move over Kim Kardashian, it’s all about Kendall Jenner.
Other models to look out for on Instagram: Karlie Kloss, Gigi Hadid, Elsa Hosk, Sara Sampaio and Barbara Palvin.
Photo: Courtesy of Burberry