The Best Italian Instagramers
Thanks to Instagram and smartphone photography, anyone can share the colors, shapes, objects, people and scenes that make up their day. With so many people from around the world active on Instagram, it’s hard to sort out the most interesting users from the mess of pre-teen selfies, blurry puppy dog pics and spammers. If you love the Italian lifestyle as much as we do, then you want to find the best Italian images without getting lost among the rest. From Italian celebrities with followers in the six figures to the most interesting up and coming young artists, this is our pick of the Italians you should be following on Instagram right now.
Stefano Gabbana |@stefanogabbana
Half of Italy’s top fashion duo shares his passion for everything Italian in images that are just as elegant as his clothing collection.
Gianpiero Riva | @giariv
As the co-founder of JewelGram, a website that turns Instagram pictures into jewelry, you would expect Gianpiero Riva to be at the top of his game when it comes to Instagram photography and you would be right. An active member of the Italian Instagramer community, Riva has even written a book on smartphone photography.
Riccardo Tisci | @riccardotisci17
Just what you’d expect from the creative director of Givenchy, Riccardo Tisci’s Instagram feed is a dark and artsy mix of Renaissance details, famous friends such as Madonna, behind the scenes snaps and designer inspiration.
Olimpia Zagnoli | @olimpiazagnoli
Enter the fun and cheeky world of Olimpia Zagnoli. With an illustrator’s eye for color, Olimpia’s feed features her artwork, style snapshots and images that capture her unique aesthetic.
Luca Argentero |@lucaargentero
The Instagram feed of this talented Italian actor combines images of his work on set with captivating snapshots of scenes from his travels around the world.
Francesco Carrozzini | @francescocarrozzini
As a talented photographer and director, it goes without saying that Francesco’s photographs are bold and intriguing, but when you consider that he’s a world traveller who includes snaps of fascinating friends, family and colleagues, such as Asia Argento and Franca Sozzani, it’s clear that you’ve got to follow this feed full of attitude.
Margherita Missoni | @mmmargherita
A must-follow for anyone who loves the bright, bold and eclectic Missoni style.
Mark | @emmebi240
Lake Garda serves as the subject and setting of Mark’s pictures. While many people are inspired by the landscape of Italy’s famous lake, what sets these shots apart are their stunning colors and unique use of perspective.
Annina Piana | @anninapiana
As a producer for Italian fashion magazine Grazia, Annina has an eye for finding subtle beauty in everyday surroundings.
Emma Barreca |@hypoison
Known as Hypoison, Emma gets inspired by the sea and the place where she lives. When a subject attracts her attention she doesn’t hesitate; she takes out her iPhone for the perfect shot.
And of course, remember to follow Ganzo on Instagram @ganzomag for snapshots of Italian lifestyle from around the world.