Meet Instagram's top models ruling your feed

These days, logging on to Instagram is like signing up to envy someone’s trip to the Maldives, gawk at that mouth-watering pizza shop in Italy that you’ll never visit, or cry over French bulldogs you’ll never meet. At least, this much is true if you’re following the top Instagram models and influencers. Celebrities certainly top the charts as the most-followed people on Instagram—but while famous people rule the runways, big screen, and red carpet events, who rules Instagram? For most social media influencers, Instagram’s curated feed is a necessary tool for racking up followers and translating internet stardom into IRL fame. But so often, women seeking to jumpstart their careers on Instagram are boxed into the “Instagram model only” category—one that values very specific beauty standards, body types, and promotional expectations. More often than not, however, the Instagram models on your Explore page are running successful business ventures. If you want to fill […] Read more »