• 13 Chic + Stylish {Local} Instagram Accounts to Follow

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    With all the social media hype these days, it only seems fitting to absorb the influence from some fashion influencers! Did you know that you have some local {and super stylish} Hoboken, Jersey City and Northern New Jersey faces in your IG feed?

    We’ve rounded up a few of our favorite chic and stylish accounts to follow to keep you both in-the-know about local shopping spots and spark some serious girl-crush vibes in our own neck of the woods. Here are 13 stylish ladies you should seriously consider following on Instagram:

    @kyrzayda // Kyrzayda

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    This style-icon is killing the game with 216k followers! She is no newbie when it comes to pulling together an outfit: her Instagram is full of perfectly stylized and trendy pieces to wear around the area.

    Kyrzayda started her blog back in 2013, but has since quit her job and been full-time dedicated to her blogging endeavors since 2016. Isn’t it great to see people living their passions? And might we add, she sure is good at it.

    Read more on her website here.

    @kerifay // Keri Fay

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    Keri is the founder behind All of my Essence, where she looks to keep her followers satisfied on Instagram and stays busy maintaining all facets of her successful website which includes food, fashion and life advice.

    Keri is a New Jersey native from Long Beach Island and gives us a new perspective of living your best life – like her openness in sharing her 55lb weight loss story {you go gurlll} and how her passion for style has evolved.

    @howdoyouwearthat // Cait

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    “How Do You Wear That is comprised of style advice for women, a daily lookbook for Caitlyn’s own personal style, and a place for women in their early 20s to learn how to feel comfortable in their own skin.”

    Caitlyn’s NYC – and beyond – adventures keep her  loyal Instagram followers entertained with her stylized posts this past year and a half, having starting back in June 2015. With a 3000% increase and multiple brand collaborations, How Do You Wear That has become a local {and national} must-follow account.

    You can find all of her stories on her blog here.

    @laurenmazzei // Lauren

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    First starting her blog as Autumn Robes, Lauren transitioned the title over to her namesake to standardize her social branding – accumulating 72k followers on Instagram alone. As a digital marketing professional for Tiffany & Co. in NYC, Lauren maintains a flawless feed of feminine styles fit for her Hoboken neighbors.

    Her goal is to keep up with the changes of technology and focusing on her personal branding – which is definitely worth following.

    Check out her latest posts on her blog.

    @thisseasonsgold // Jessica

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    With previous stints in the corporate world, including being Marc Anthony’s personal assistant {like it’s NBD} and a current role in education, this stunning stylish mama impresses her followers with her travel and style advice with elegance and passion for doing what she loves.

    Her Instagram is full of simply stated pictures and real-life outfits any local follower can get behind. For more travel and style advice, check out her website here.

    @tiffanypinerostyle // Tiffany

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    Tiffany is our go-to girl for every styling need! As an OG Hoboken resident, she recently moved to the ‘burbs and is invested in providing styling services for all occasions.

    As her styling and interior decor business continues to grow, she never ceases to amaze us by finding time to write a book too {Werk Your Wardrobe} and still inspire her Instagram followers on a daily basis.

    Learn more about Tiffany’s style and services on her website.

    @jillianmyer // Jillian

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    Like many other of our featured bloggers, Jillian started Pink and Polka Dots as a side hustle back in 2015 alongside her full-time work at a NYC-based software company.

    Although she’s originally from Long Island, her Instagram feed is filled with her life in Hoboken – providing affordable and real-life fashion inspiration, definitely something we can stand behind.

    muneca_mullins // Muneca

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    Ever wonder how to style vintage pieces? Muneca is no newbie at styling the most eclectic looks as a stylist at Vintage on First {294 First Street, Hoboken} our local consignment shop and vintage goods provider.

    From her Instagram and just plain knowing her in real life, she’s a super cool chick with a vibrant style that’s different and spicy, and we like to think her followers agree.

    Check out her unique finds in her Etsy shop as well as stopping into the store.

    @etceteraandsoforth // E. Theresa

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    This guru for self-expression through fashion has a fun and playful style, which she shares on her InstagramHer passion started at a young age in the ’80s and it will be fun to see how this Hoboken-based blogger makes an even bigger splash into the fashion blogosphere.

    Find her fashion blog here.

    @neonhue // Claudia

    What do you get when you combine fashion, smarts, and beauty? Claudia, from @neonhue_, a local blogger who shares her slay-worthy outfits on her Instagram feed on the reg. This mama and QA engineer for HBO spends her free time creating unforgettable looks which she also shares on her blog.

    If you follow Claudia, you can be sure you’ll get a feed filled with daring, bold, and colorful outfits — which always serve up some major fashion inspo.

     

    @thestephstyle // Steph

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    The bright and airy energy of Steph’s Instagram page is worthy of a follow, and her followers agree! This style, beauty, food and travel lover has an eye for aesthetic and you can’t help but be interested in her meals and musings.

    Steph’s delightful photo-adventures can be found on Instagram here.

    @withinurmeans // Nicole

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    “You don’t need to own Gucci loafers or a Chanel bag to look trendy. My blog is all about ways to look and feel amazing without spending beyond your means.”

    Nicole is in the works to make a big impact on a small budget. Her stylish indulgences on Instagram focus on her promise to keep each post stylish, but also in-budget. Some splurges may not be worth it, but she is definitely worth the follow!

    Find more on her website here.

    New to the Game: @thebrunettestyled // Krista

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    Featuring a new Instagram account: meet Krista. She is up-and-coming as one of the newest {and growing} local accounts. Krista works in the fashion world and her website is part of her side-hustle – major props worthy of a follow as she expands upon her style journey!

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    We’re proud to honor these local wonder women for representing our style community of Hudson County and New Jersey so well – keep up the Instagram fashion hustle, ladies!

    READ: Hoboken & Jersey City Fall Style Guide


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    Genna moved to Hoboken upon graduating from the University of Tennessee to start her Marketing career at HGTV, and is most currently at The Knot in downtown Manhattan. To Genna, there's nothing better than cheering on UT football, soaking in warm sunny weather on her balcony, and watching starry-skied movies on Pier 13. You may have spotted Genna as a customer associate at Anthropologie ...that is, when she's not doing Hot Yoga or punching bags at CKO! Most days, you can find Genna circling the Mile Square on an early morning run or attempting to justify her shopping habits along Washington Street.