Instagram is home to many things and everything. As the sixth most famous app today, it receives billions of posts daily from billions of users, making it one of the leading digital and social media marketing platforms.
Also, as a photo and video sharing app, there is no limit to what the platform represents and can mean to people; for some, it is their escape from reality and a chance to interact with fun characters and comedians, for others, Instagram is where they get inspiration on fashion, lifestyle, adventure, and photography tips.
No matter who you are or what Instagram represents to you, the LA Wire team has combed the platform’s length and breadth and come up with a list of the top 10 IG accounts to follow in 2021.
- Jahna Eichel
The Creative Agency is a high touch high tech Creative marketing and advertising company that sets the bar high. The agency’s founder, Jahna Eichel, has curated the most up to date artificial technologies and software to truly bring their clients to new heights. Through her booming Agency, clients are able to skyrocket their digital visibility, create social proof and in turn, 10,20 and even 30x their profitability. As the leading digital marketing firm in the US, they use their Instagram feed to provide little nuggets of value that new business owners can use for free.
- Tyler Ratanamongkala-Bray
Tyler Ratanamongkala-Bray is the manager of the North Star Boys, the first Asian American content group. He’s also the founder of The Trailer Parts Outlet. Tyler and his business were listed on the Inc 5,000 three times, and Tyler himself was named to US Reporter’s 30 Under 30 alongside the likes of Travis Scott and Kylie Jenner. He’s regularly published in Forbes. Mission: to inspire, mentor, and serve as the example he and people like him searched for in their youth.
- Constantinos Vorrises
Constantinos Vorrises is the man behind Art by Constantinos on Instagram. His journey towards art is unlike any other. During a class in San Francisco University, he learned drawing on his binder and never stopped since. From drawing to painting, his art portrays the grind of day to day life. He uses many different mediums, such as ink, acrylics, oil paint pens and chalk and uploads his art on Instagram. For him, each idea manifests in its own individual style and story.
- Zane Erickson
Sole owner of ZED Studio Inc. Zane is a residential designer with a unique combination of creative and design leadership skills and a track record of achieving extraordinary results for his clients.
Zane graduated from UFV in 1997 and continued his education at BCIT and the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) Syllabus. After years of working for and studying under award winning architects Zane founded ZED Studio in 2017.
Zane’s passion for travel, art and individual expression has informed his designs, creating extraordinary homes for all of his clients.
When Zane is not busy designing extraordinary homes for his clients he can be found following his other passion of cooking at home with his wife of 24 years and their 6 children.
- Annette BibbyOliver
With over 13 years of experience in the entertainment industry, Annette BibbyOliver has established a reputation as the Go-to-Girl.
Since founding Dreamhouse Marketing LLC in 2008, Annette has spearheaded multiple marketing campaigns that were either revenue-generating or non-profit. In so doing, she has amassed a loyal clientele through her incredible problem-solving skills and her innate ability to curate lifestyle brands. Her diverse marketing strategies and adept brand positioning techniques have been instrumental in developing legitimacy and longevity.
With a crucial focus and a résumé that boasts some of Hollywood’s top A-list productions, Annette is a force to be reckoned with as a producer & creative director. She credits this to her unique ability to manipulate every detail.
Wisened by her years of experience in the industry, Annette has taken a new approach to her work. She puts it best by saying, “I no longer allow the initial curiosity about a client to spur me to take on a project. Rather, I choose projects with a purpose that I am passionate about, and make decisions based on my gut instinct.”
6. RCA Public Label
RCA Public Label is a luxe plus size fashion brand made by influencer Renee Cafaro and a collection of BIPOC New Yorkers from materials purchased locally in hopes to revitalize the Garment District. RCA Public Label has a patent-pending dress that does it all: has an adjustable hemline and adjustable straps to wear it 6 ways, has a moisture wicking, flat packing bra inside and is easy to care for. Influencers and customers called this built-in bra dress a “game changer” and it’s now available in new colors for the holidays and for smaller curves: Missy size M-XL fitting cups C-DD. Her dresses, skirts and moto jackets are all unique in the fit and function details for up to size 32!
- Dark Horse Coffee Roasters
While other coffee companies boast colors that exude their top-grade quality caffeine, Dark Horse Coffee Roasters goes beyond the ordinary confines of the industry and takes pride in its ability to build relationships. Since its inception in 2013 in a small neighborhood in San Diego, California, this emerging entity has been emphasizing the importance of social connections, saying that coffee is more than a hot beverage on a cold winter’s night or a cold drink on a hot summer’s day. Taking pride in their directly sourced coffee, Dark Horse develops well-founded relationships with small-time farmers across the world.
- El Arroyo
Since 1975, El Arroyo has been serving Tex-Mex food across Austin, Texas and the rest of the country. However, this trailblazing restaurant is much more than the food it serves.
El Arroyo has been widely recognized for its famous marquee sign that stands on the corner of West 5th and Campbell in Austin, Texas. It has served as a source of laughter for some, covering every food-related pun imaginable. More impressively, the sign also makes witty commentaries on current events, allowing each customer or passerby to be up on their toes, especially during these trying times. On top of that, the restaurant also allows submissions from individuals across the world.
- Future’s Past LLC
Future’s Past LLC is a creative company that boasts colors of originality, innovation, and diversity. From its ability to produce cinematic, engaging, and original content to its capacity to bring a vision to life, this full-service video and film production studio holds a reputation worthy of praise. Being owned by people of color, this emerging entity not only stands at the forefront of an innovative industry but also amplifies the voice of the minority through creative films and distinctive artistry.
“Our ultimate mission is to continue to fuel this era of creativity and filmmaking in San Diego, Los Angeles, and beyond, bringing together the most empowering individuals in our community,” shared its founder.
- 1502 Candle Co.
Many reasons exist that compel people to drive themselves to greatness. In the case of 1502 Candle Co., it is the passion-driven vision of creating more sustainable ways to promote environmental responsibility. For this reason, this trailblazing entity is more than any ordinary candle enterprise.
“The desire to live a more sustainable life continues to inspire me to create products that are themselves more responsible and sustainable,” shared the founder.
Since its inception, 1502 Candle Co. has evolved into an instrument of transformation during these trying times. Although it has transformed in many ways, the company remains entangled with its purpose, promoting sustainability through its handcrafted candles.