We are constantly on the hunt for the latest shoe-inspo. In 2016, what better place to find our new favorite shoes than through Instagram? The app is a platform for creatives to show their shoe designs, but also provides a podium for any shoe lover to post their favorite pair.
We scoured the app so you don’t have to, and came up with six sexy shoe accounts to keep your feet in the best of the best forever—or until the next great app comes along. We can’t tell the future, but we can tell you what we want to put on our feet.
While the creator of this page gives off an air of mystery, this fashion and graphic designer states in her bio, “Shoe love is true love.” We’d have to agree on that front. The footwear featured on her page ring both glitzy and glamorous, and no doubt cost a pretty penny. Barirah shows off jewelry and other glam items, but the most common theme remains: shoes. She shows pairs by designers like Dior, Christian Louboutins and Manolo Blahnik—a.k.a. the dream team.
Brenna, the woman behind the lifestyle blog Chic Street Style, gives us major Insta-envy. Not only are her photos and fashion always on point—but her shoes are something to be worshiped. Her light and airy aesthetic shows that she knows her audience. The shoes on her page range from Ted Baker booties to Windsor Suede pumps, and the occasional animal print—a fashionista staple.
Chen is the current Head of Fashion Partnerships for Instagram, and previously served as the Editor-in-Chief of Lucky Magazine, as well as a plethora of other fashion-related roles in the publishing industry, which explains her upwards of 600,000 Instagram followers. Chen’s Instagram, Instagram stories and Snapchat all show off her amazing fashion sense and taste for high-end footwear. She actually goes even further to catalogue her shoes in cab rides, putting them up for the world to ogle and envy. She also doesn’t shy from a statement piece, pushing the edge like in the below photo.
With over 4,500 followers on Instagram style writer, stylist and owner of blog Making Manhattan, Caroline Vazzana knows how to dress. She spends her days writing for a major magazine online and going to market appointments to find the latest and greatest in the fashion world. Her style is effortlessly cool with a panache for bold prints, statement accessories and shoes to match.
With over 97,500, Lincoln Briniak rightfully describes himself as a “digital influencer.” Briniak’s Instagram features up-close and personal photos of style, showing off complete outfits and specific shoes alike. The Brazilian-based fashion blogger’s shoes range from red sneakers to fancy boots with buckles, to suede numbers. Despite the fact that many of his posts focus on head-to-toe style, the photos he has of shoes are many and worth a look.
ShoeSnob84 is run by Justin Fitzpatrick, owner of the shoe brand J. Fitzpatrick. His Instagram account is straight up shoe porn for men with a spotlight on materials, leather treatments and hardware. Here you’ll get an up close look at brogue details, removable kilties and even the patterns that go into the development of his shoe line.