See 30 Of Your Favorite Fashion Designers' First Instagrams

On Instagram, you'll find two types of fashion designer profiles: 1. Those run by a mysterious third party, whose role is to curate high-resolution images that uphold the aesthetic of the brand, and 2. Those grainy, up-close-and-personal accounts run by the designers themselves. While both versions pull back the curtains on brands like never before, we much prefer the #nofilter ones (think dinner parties, post-event bedtime moments, and cameos from their pampered pets), and all of the behind-the-scenes intel that they deliver.

What's interesting to note is the aesthetic of each designer: Some play it safe, choosing to abstain from turning the camera on themselves, instead posting photos of their daily inspirations, while others create their own spotlight, never shying away from a good selfie.

In honor of Instagrams' fifth anniversary, we dug deep into the depths of the industry's most 'gram-obsessed designers to see just how far they've come. From the birth of Olivier Rousteing's #BalmainNation to Jeremy Scott's very first (public) selfie, click through to see where fashion's most personal online revolutions began.
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Photo via @adamselman.
Adam Selman
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Photo via @officialannasui.
Anna Sui
"Welcome to my personal Instagram! This is where the magic happens... my office! xxxAnna"
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Photo via @victoriabeckham.
Victoria Beckham
"Juice not milk! x vb"
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Azzedine Alaïa
"Azzedine Alaia dans la salle Matisse. Azzedine Alaia in the Matisse Room."
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Photo via @costafrancisco.
Francisco Costa, Calvin Klein
"#modern primitive #ck collection sp14"
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Photo via @brandonmaxwell.
Brandon Maxwell
No caption.
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Photo via @jfisherjewelry.
Jennifer Fisher
"JF's pile"
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Photo via @itsjeremyscott.
Jeremy Scott
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Photo via @prabalgurung.
Prabal Gurung
No caption.
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Photo via @jacquemus.
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Photo via @maxosterweis.
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Photo via @themarcjacobs.
Marc Jacobs
"No filter, (some filler)!"
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Photo via @rachelantonoff.
Rachel Antonoff
No caption.
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Photo via @karllagerfeld.
Karl Lagerfeld
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Phillip Lim
"gangs of New York"
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Photo via @robertocavalli.
Roberto Cavalli
"The opening of the new JUNIOR STORE in Dubai"
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Photo via @rachelzoe.
Rachel Zoe
"The stunning @kellysawyer"
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Photo via @ryan_roche_ny.
Ryan Roche
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Photo via @shayneoliver.
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Photo via @timoweiland.
Timo Weiland
"ke$ha blasting drag queens as I disembark the Hampton jitney #pride"
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Photo via @thadduesoneil.
Thaddeus O'Neil
"[Anne] Bonny on location SS 2013"
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Photo via @realmrvalentino.
Valentino Garavani
"Mr. Valentino being [photographed] by Patrick Demarchelier for Vanity Fair."
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Photo via @stellamccartney.
Stella McCartney
No caption.