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The top 20 fashion insider Instagram accounts you need to be following

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It used to be that the world of fashion was limited to the pages of magazines, with everything behind-the-scenes completely under wraps and shrouded in mystery. 

But with the advent of social media, we've been able to glimpse a part of what makes those who inhabit the fashion world tick.

From famed fashion photographers to lesser known stylists, we've rounded up 20 of the best insider fashion Instagram accounts. 

Expect to glimpse into the most exclusive dinners and parties, as well as never-before-seen photos of some of your favourite celebrities. 

  • Mario Testino

    The legendary photographer offers us a sneak peek behind his latest shoots, such as this incredible shot of Angelina Jolie for the December issue of Vanity Fair.

    @mariotestino

  • Chanel Official

    The Chanel Official account gives us a glimpse behind-the-scenes at one of the world's most iconic luxury brands. Expect to see Karl Lagerfeld's current muses at a variety of lovely dinners and events, as well as behind-the-scenes on the brand's latest campaigns.

    @chanelofficial

  • Stella McCartney

    Not just a place to showcase all the British designer's latest looks, this also gives us a glimpse into the very real world of Stella McCartney and the mum-of-four shares family pictures and a peek at her very glamorous life. 

    @stellamccartney

  • Ellen Von Unwerth

    From shooting the likes of the Kardashian sisters to working with Stylist on our Kylie issue, it's fair to say that Ellen Von Unwerth is a very well connected woman. Her Instagram feed offers us a look at what she gets up to day-to-day and she also posts a look back at some her older work with the likes of Kate Moss.

    @ellenvonunwerth

  • Oscar PR Girl

    Want to know what really goes on in the inner workings of a fashion house? Oscar PR Girl does exactly that giving you a look into the Oscar de la Renta brand. From old-school shots to the more contemporary pieces featured in Taylor Swift's latest video (pictured), this is one of the more decadent insider accounts. 

    @oscarprgirl

  • Miguel Yatco

    While photographer Miguel Yatco might not have as many followers as others in the industry, don't let that put you off. His beautiful and light photos are exceptionally elegant, and we're particularly in love with this shot of wedding gowns from Oscar de la Renta. You should also check his stuff out for his beautiful shots of food. 

    @yatcher

  • Garcon Jon

    If you like beards, which we do, then Jonathan Daniel Pryce's Instagram account is the place to be. Author of the 100 Beards book, this award-winning photographer shoots incredible street style pics as well as beautiful landscape pics too. 

    @garconjon

  • J Crew

    Like most women, we're obsessed with J Crew's creative director Jenna Lyons' style. Here you can follow for all the latest J Crew store drops, as well as behind-the-scenes with their designers. Whoever is behind the images curates a beautiful selection of photos to give you inspiration for style, interiors and food. 

    @jcrew

  • Lauren Santo Domingo

    Lauren Santo Domingo is considered as one of the most influential women in fashion. From playing muse to designers such as Nina Ricci to being on the New York Observer's list of the Most Influential New Yorkers of the past 25 years, LSD is an important woman to follow. 

    @LSD

  • Alexi Lubomirski

    Fashion photographer Alexi Lubomirski shoots many a famous face. Here he is with Jennifer Aniston on the shoot of the latest cover story for Harper's Bazaar.

    @alexilubomirskiphoto

  • Carine Roitfeld

    From the front row as fashion week to hanging out with some of her best mate designers (Riccardo Tisci and Carine pictured), this is the ultimate feed for French high octane glamour. 

    @carineroitfeld

  • Brad Goreski

    Stylist Brad Goreski began his career working for Vogue and then went on to work for Rachel Zoe and was featured on The Rachel Zoe Project. He now counts Jessica Alba and Demi Moore as just some of his best dressed clients. He's also currently working as a brand stylist for Kate Spade. Oh, AND, Rihanna loves him. 

    @mrbradgoreski

  • Le 21eme

    Billed as not a street style blog but rather a photo-journalistic view into the daily world of fashion from cities around the world, this Instagram account posts up many a photo of, erm, street style. Still good though. 

    @le21eme

  • The Sartorialist

    Scott Schuman is considered to be street style royalty. After starting his blog The Sartorialist in 2005, he can now count nearly half a million followers on Instagram and hundreds of thousands of hits on his blog every day. 

    @thesartorialist

  • Garance Doré

    Style blogger and illustrator Garance Doré offers us a glimpse into her world full of incredible street style shots and famous faces. 

    @studiodore and @garancedore

  • Laura Brown

    Executive editor of Harper's Bazaar's Laura Brown (pictured right) basically knows everyone. Not only do we get to see her life in pics, we also get to see who she's been hanging out with on the set of the latest shoot for the magazine. 

    @laurabrown99 

  • Derek Blasberg

    From Gwyneth Paltrow to Alexa Chung, blogger Derek Blasberg knows everyone who's anyone in the world of fashion and celebrity. Expect to see behind-the-scene snaps of celeb birthday parties and some of the most exclusive fashion events around.

    @derekblasberg

  • Prabal Gurung

    New York based designer Prabal Gurung dresses some of the most sort after A-listers in the world, including the likes of Reese Witherspoon and Coco Rocha. His Instagram account is a true extension of his work with a look at who he's bumping into as various fashion events, including this shot of him and Hilary Clinton and Diane Von Furstenburg's recent book launch. 

    @prabalgurung

  • Kate Young

    Having styled many an A-lister Kate Young's Instagram feed is full of sneak peeks of shoots, such as thing beautiful one of Natalie Portman for the Dior campaign. 

    @kystyle

  • Edward Enninful

    Edward Enninful is W magazine's fashion and style director and regularly posts on his shoots with his job but also when he gets to hang out with fellow designer Zac Posen and model Naomi Campbell at the Whitehouse.

    @edward_enninful

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