10 Must Follow L.A. Focused Instagram Accounts

November 7, 2014 1:55 PM

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With the ever growing popularity of Instagram, there are millions of accounts ranging in topics. And, thanks to the widespread appeal of the app, there’s never been a better way to waste time. With such an overwhelming amount of instagrammers out there, we thought we’d take a closer look to find the best Instagram accounts that focus on everything from food, fashion, culture, music and everything in between. LA style. Here are our top picks.


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As the face behind the hugely popular style blog Angel Food Style, Sophie Elkus is a L.A. native with a major eye for all things beautiful. Browse this Instagram account if you’re in the fashion world and looking to get ideas for some of today’s top looks. Elkus, who models all the looks herself in various locations throughout Los Angeles, sprinkles in the occasional food pic, as well as shots of L.A. scenery and her fashion based travels.



LA resident Matt Allard might be an author in his day to day life, but given his forte in photography, should consider switching careers. Showcasing stunning and rich photo’s of Los Angeles, Allard takes presents the city in remarkable detail. Ranging from photos of Echo Park lake (pictured) as well as Santa Monica Beach, and famed burger joint In-N-Out, to everything in between, the quality of photos and content chosen is something you won’t want to miss. Oh, and some of Allard’s LA photos were even chosen by clothier GAP to be displayed as part of the Dress Normal Project.


It was nice to visit the Newport Beach @pizzeriamozza. #DineNB

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Showcasing some of the city’s top restaurants and the cuisines that go along with them is LA based food, travel and design obsessed Stacey Sun. In fact, Sun currently oversees the dineLA and shopLA programs for L.A. tourism, so you know she knows what she’s doing. Featuring food, travel, and pretty much anything lifestyle related, if you’re into food porn, this Instagram account was made for you. Follow her to find out about the latest and greatest LA’s food scene has to offer.


Alex and Jake getting some fun waves yesterday // photo: @alex__swanson #almondsurfboards

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Want to know what it feels like to actually be on a surfboard riding waves without actually being on one? If so, then Almond Surf Boards’ Instagram account is your best bet. With jaw dropping and fantastic photos of everything surfing, you’ll see what it’s like to be inside a wave right off the coast of LA in the Pacific Ocean. With not nearly enough synonyms to describe how utterly cool these photos are, follow this account to take the journey with them.


Townhouse #installationday #themeaningofhome #interiordesign

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Looking to add an element of cool LA style to your home? Star of Bravo’s Million Dollar Decorators, Jeffrey Alan Marks is one of Los Angeles’ top interior designers. Known for this fresh, and timeless design, Marks is a trendsetter known for designing and sourcing elements from around the world. Take a peek into Marks’ life including photos of interior design projects, the Pacific Ocean and more.



Featuring absolutely beautiful photos from her day to day goings on throughout L.A., Natalie James is a food and travel blogger with a terrific eye for capturing L.A. With a hugely popular blog featuring her latest picks, she is also a writer for SBE’s lifestyle website, highlighting everything you need to know, eat and do in L.A.


Tonight's #sunset view from LACMA.

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Highlighting one of Los Angeles’ most iconic museums, the official Instagram of the LA County Museum of Art‎ is your source for everything art. Stay up to date on the latest exhibits, and see great shots of their popular installations like “Leviated Mass” and “Urban Light.”


Endless summer. (Photo by @vitorlib). #discoverLA #LAstory

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The folks behind the LA Tourism & Convention Board opened this Instagram account to highlight all things L.A. From shots of a view of the Pacific inside of a helicopter to remarkable shots of the Hollywood Sign and the Arts District Flea Market, this is your source to everything L.A.



For all your healthy living needs, Pressed Juicery’s Instagram will be your perfect visual friend. Follow along with beautiful photos of juices, LA palm trees and more.


fried egg, avocado, watermelon radish tartine.

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Meander through Los Angeles with LA based photographer Rick Poon as he photographically documents his experiences in everything food, as well as some of LA’s hottest restaurants. Interspersed throughout are terrific photos of LA scenic spots.


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