To celebrate World Book Day, we wanted to recommend which influencers to follow based on your literary taste. There’s nothing better than losing yourself in a good book, just like the BDB team loves scrolling through carefully curated Instagram content. From surrealist content to soft snaps that are more romantic in style, here are the influencers we recommend you follow based on what you read.
Sci-Fi & Fantasy
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If your go-to read is imaginative concepts or fictional universes often inspired by real-world myth and folklore, content creator Ollie B aka @byollieb offers a dose of unique, eye-catching content that packs a punch. With the tagline, ‘Think Spider-Man meets Ron Weasley’, expect a flash of superhuman alongside futuristic urban scenes.
@natalieleanneonline ‘turns imagination into reality’ with fantastical Photoshopped scenes that explore alternative realities and romantic landscapes from magical forests to vast mountains. She created the #100creativesquares Instagram photography challenge at the start of 2021 to encourage others to get creating each day.
Dominique Davis is a mother of two and along with her partner, Dominic McCann, is the voice behind @allthatisshe. Their collective job roles include content creator, writer, influencer, photographer, and photo-editor. All That Is She is renowned for innovative, fun and creative posts that take the ordinary and make it extraordinary.
Lose yourself in a fantastical tangerine dream of vintage fashion, bright hair and colourful interiors from Instagrammer, Sheri Scott – more commonly known as @foreveryoursbetty. We can’t get enough of this joyful Tropicana+ juice shot.
Always on the hunt for a love story with an emotionally satisfying storyline and an optimistic ending? Film director, singer-songwriter and all-round vintage lover, Onyi Moss fills feeds with an aesthetic that attracts 165K followers. As the creator of the #MyTimelessRomance hashtag, expect flowers, rich hues, and luscious silks that lives up to the romantic genre.
If you prefer a contemporary short love story, Autum Rainn’s bright, colourful feed is brimming with flowers, smiles, sunshine and lovely snaps that’ll light you up.
Meanwhile, Cathryn Wood, or @littlepaperswan, is an avid baker capturing family scenes, flowers and heart-shaped treats, all with beautiful filters and cosy backdrops.
Settling down with a literary classic this World Book Day? @Monalogue’s imagery looks like scenes straight out of the pages of a classic novel. Follow for country house galore, wonderful adventures in the English countryside and Morris Minors.
For classic polished British looks in soft tones shot in hotspots around the UK capital city, look no further than Solomon Ian-Sangala aka @iansangala.
Meanwhile, Brittany Bathgate’s clean lines, classic photography and minimalist style make us think of timeless classics you read over again.
For sharp New York style in classic vintage hues, designer and storyteller extraordinaire Owen Cairn’s feed is one to scroll through with your morning coffee and classic novel in hand.
Cookbooks and content creators go hand in hand. If you’ve a real sweet tooth, Becky Excell is a gluten-free, London-based baking Queen. Expect chocolate cake galore and Easter egg extravaganzas with a sprinkling of delicious savoury meals. We can’t resist her chocolate mug cake-inspired porridge recipe.
Thomas Straker whips up ‘food you want to eat,’ which is just as good as he’s opening Acre restaurant in London soon. Recipes like miso salmon, and lemon sole milk bun with tartare sauce, hispi cabbage and fermented hot sauce keep us coming back.
Julius Roberts aka @telltalefood is a farmer, cooker and gardener. If seasonality, sustainability and slow food is more your vibe, Julius provides fresh ideas aplenty.
Tieghan Gerard, better known as halfbakedharvest, is the NYT bestselling author of HBH Super Simple Cookbook. Her recipes are inspired by the people and places she loves the most. If you’re time-pressed and like to eat seasonally and cook with whole foods, look no further than her simple dishes.
If you’re missing New York, let Heydavina guide you around the prettiest streets and best eateries of the city. We can’t get enough of this beautiful flatlay with warm Sicilian vibes featuring Averna. Everyone needs an Italian escape every once in a while.
If you’re stuck at home dreaming of when you can next go on holiday and craving those sunny adventures, Brodiemoss can transport you to blue beaches and summer skies.
Meanwhile, Ginagoesto offers up a blend of honest hotel and restaurant reviews, travel recommendations and the occasional outfit posts in neutral hues.
For an immersive visual experience that captures quiet moments of adventure, Alex Strohl’s Instagram feed is like flicking through the pages of a travel guide. He is as comfortable in the northern Rocky Mountains of his home in Whitefish, Montana, as he is diving off the shores of icy North Atlantic archipelagos.
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