Austin is known for its food, its fashion, and fun events that are happening year round. Whether it's a good sale at a local boutique or a fun happy hour at a new restaurant, there are plenty of sources to get your information. And a lot of them are locals on Instagram! We've put together a list of some great local food, fashion, and Austin celebrities to follow on Instagram.
Austin Food Instagrams
Run by the sister duo Morgan and Lindsey Vandygriff, this Instagram account is full of fun pictures of Austin's best food stops. From food trucks to ice cream shops, the Vandygriff sisters show off why Austin is known as one of the best foodie cities in the nation. Follow them to learn more about some of Austin's best places to grab a bite!
Rachel Holtin has been gramming about Austin food since 2014. Her posts feature many local Austin restaurants, while also promoting happy hours and discounts, so it's worth giving her a follow to not miss out on those. She's one of the most popular foodie Instagrams in the country, so you should definitely follow her to stay up-to-date on the newest food trucks that pop-up in Austin.
Her real name is Jane, but everyone on Instagram knows her as Koko. She runs the Instagram and blog A Taste of Koko, Austin's top food and travel blog. She started her food blog back in 2010 while attending the University of Texas at Austin and has now become Visit Austin TX's official restaurant expert.
Local Austin Celebrities
Tim League, the owner and found of Austin's favorite local theatre the Alamo Drafthouse, is a fun local celebrity to follow for his behind the scenes look at Alamo Drafthouse Events. If you're looking to see what fun Alamo events, or silly interviews he does, follow him for entertaining Instagram posts.
One of Austin's most popular comics, Chris Cubas has performed on Comedy Central, Austin's annual Moontower Comedy and Oddity Festival, and competed in the Funniest Person in Austin Contest. He does stand-up comedy around town, in addition to hosting his own podcast and open mic nights around town.
Nobody knows who really owns this Instagram, but most everyone can agree this person captures beautiful shots of Austin's cityscape from the highest points. How does he get up so high to capture his amazing aerial shots of Austin? He climbs. Follow this Instagram to see Austin like you've never seen it before.
Lauren Modery is the owner of the blog Hipstercrite, which chronicles her life in Austin with a special focus on Austin filmmaking. She's a writer, screenwriter, and true Austinite (also her film premiered at SXSW in 2013!). Give her a follow to learn more about Austin, Texas, and her cute cat.
Austin Fashion and Lifestyle Instagrams
A Canada native, who moved to Austin 4 years ago from New York, Nikisha Brunson is a lifestyle blogger and co-founder of Urban Bush Babes, an online publication dedicated to discussing a health, fashion, arts, culture, and more. You might recognize her from her recent cover on Austin Monthly. Follow her for healthy tips on living life in Austin.
Another lifestyle blogger, but with a focus on entertaining guests and highlighting the cutest places to go for brunch or happy in Austin. Camille Styles is an expert in showing off way to prepare for a picnic, cocktails for a dinner party, and when to wear denim. Give her a follow to see some of the entertainment Austin has to offer.
Liz White is a fashion blogger and uses her Instagram to chronicle her daily life in Austin. Her posts show off her travels through Texas, her style inspiration, and a lot of the coolness that makes up Austin. She's not as well known, but she's got great photos of fun winery tours around Austin and bakeries.