EFFORTLESS: My Instagram Husband

When Molly and I discussed becoming advanced-age fashion bloggers, we knew that, first-and-foremost, we’d have to do a ton of research. We pored over the blogs and Instagrams of MUCH younger fashion girls, and learned that behind every successful blogger, is a man taking editorial iPhone pictures. These men are known as Instagram Husbands and Boyfriends, and they are responsible for the images that stir in all of us that perfect combination of envy and confusion.

Bloggers with Instagram Husbands (left to right): Alex of  the frugality, victoria of in the frow, Olivia of What Olivia Did, Erica of The Edited. images by their instagram husbands via Glamour Magazine UK.
Bloggers with Instagram Husbands (left to right): Alex of  the frugality, victoria of in the frow, Olivia of What Olivia Did, Erica of The Edited. images by their instagram husbands via Glamour Magazine UK.

Why can’t my life look like that? How does she look so good? Wait. HOW is there a random picture of this woman looking so good doing, essentially, nothing? WHO TOOK THIS PHOTO?

Obviously, she has one amazing Instagram Husband/Boyfriend, and so I immediately set to work, shaping my own husband into this very hip mold. Recently, we treated ourselves to a staycation at the trendy Hotel Lincoln in Chicago. I knew this was the perfect place for us to begin our new journey as Instagram Husband and Wife, and so I did what I’ve learned every other style blogger would do – grabbed a coffee and pretended to be super casual in front of the attached cafe, while the patrons looked out at me with their own mixture of envy and confusion …

We’re off to a great start.

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