Our favourite Instagram accounts + how they inspire us

Posted on 20 March 2016

Hello!

We don't want to jinx anything but is that Spring out there!?! It's been so refreshing to have constant sun shining through the shop and we certainly feel a lot better for having some greatly needed vitamin D - long may it continue!



On the blog this week we're sharing three of our favourite Instagram accounts and discussing how their feeds provide us with a daily dose of inspiration and spark our creativity. With Instagram's new algorithm update, it's more important than ever to interact with accounts you truly love, in order to see their images pop up on your feed often.



As a business we utilise a number of social platforms - Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest & Twitter to communicate the daily pursuits of team Hero; keep you up to date with fresh stock and share awareness of our in-store events, amongst other things.

 



We don’t know about you but we are Instagram fanatics! It is our favourite social platform because it offers an easy and enjoyable way to connect with likeminded people across the world. Not only does it provide escapism, it allows your imagination to run wild with fresh, creative ideas for the home, supper, places to visit, travel destinations and fashion, to name a few.



"Life is all about creating stories; making memories, surviving struggles and filling the soul with whatever makes you happy".
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Instagram is a brilliant outlet to document the everyday with images that sum up moments, and captions that express the mood, whilst allowing individuals; bloggers, shops, destinations and businesses to connect, engage and interact with one another.



Unsurprisingly, it’s currently the premiere social media network and we totally get why - what is there not to love about sharing everyday imagery with one another?! It’s invigorating to put yourself out there, comment on a stranger’s image and connect through an online community. You can even turn strangers in to friends, customers or collaborators through interacting first on Instagram. 



Today we are sharing three of our favourite Instagram accounts with you - be prepared for some serious insta LOVE!


 

1. THE LIFESTYLE EDIT - @thelifestyleedit

 "The online toolkit to a stylish life"

The meticulously curated feed from ‘The Lifestyle Edit’ website, is an extension of the topics covered so well by the digital publication, including: ‘Careers and Finance, Fashion and Beauty, Sex and Dating & Wellness and Living’. Their feed documents snippets of their inspirational blog posts and general day-to-day lifestyle imagery from London to New York. If you're on the hunt for unique eateries or want to be inspired by the many incredible women they've interviewed then this is the feed for you.  

 

 

 



2. CARRIE HARWOOD - @wishwishwish

"Personal style & travel blogger with a lotta love for burgers"!

Carrie Harwood is a 25 year old Londoner who blogs about everything from fashion to travel, to beauty, to food. Carrie's colourful photography composition is breath-taking and her feed epitomises a curated 'day in the life of', following her daily pursuits through high quality, polished lifestyle shots.

This is an extremely aesthetically pleasing feed so be prepared for #Lifegoals!

 

 

 

3. KATHERINE LOUISE - @Katlouise_ 

"A destination for the finer things in life"

Kat is primarily a make-up artist with a side line in lifestyle blogging and content creation, based between London and Winchester, UK. Kat's feed is a fruition of food, flowers and fashion, documented so meticulously that it'll give you the energy to reorganise your wardrobe! Her blog is a must-read! 

 

 

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INSTAGRAM-RELATED POSTS THAT WE'VE ENJOYED READING (AND THINK YOU'LL LOVE TOO!)...

 

'How to up your Instagram game' from Katherine Louise

'You know you've got an Instagram problem' from Marlene Lee who co hosts our in store 'How to take beautiful photos' workshop

'How I got serious with Instagram' - part 1 from Amanda Start who is co hosting our upcoming 'How to become a confident blogger' workshop

 

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We would be delighted to learn of some more inspiring Instagram accounts so please share away!

 

If you don't already follow Hero on Instagram - come and say 'Hi'!

 

Have a fantastic week ahead!

Team Hero X

 

 

 

 

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1 comment

  • Rachel: March 20, 2016

    Thanks for sharing… some great inspiration! I’m addicted to instagram and have found so many cool brands and fabulous creative entrepreneurs through it

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