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Stay plugged in to all the latest sneaker drops by following along with these 20 sneakerhead Instagram accounts.

While many of the most recognized sneaker collectors and sneakerheads are still of note – not limited to OGs like Mayor, DJ Clark Kent and Fat Joe – a new generation of younger sneakerheads is using Instagram to flex their kicks harder than ever before. In our list of the best 20 sneakerhead Instagram accounts, you’ll find insights into some of the most exciting retailers and brands, looks from the industry’s top bloggers, and that dose of #sneakerporn we all need from time to time. Check them out below and find out who you should be following during New York Fashion Week.

Robert Stewart / @glasgowrob

New Balance aficionado Robert “Glasgow Rob” Stewart owns a larger archive of vintage models than New Balance itself. Rob recently held a New Balance retrospective at the Glasgow sneaker event Solebloc, where hundreds of new and old models were on display. Also make sure to follow along with Rob via his other account, @newbalancegallery.

Jessica Gavigan / @juicegee

Female sneaker blogger and influencer Jessica Gavigan aka JuiceGee is often called on by brands like PUMA and others to assist in seasonal campaigns. Gavigan also runs Small Feet Big Kicks, a blog and retail resource offering smaller sizes for girls. To see what’s currently on her feet, peep Jess’s Sneaker Rotation.

Dominic Chambrone / @theshoesurgeon

Dominic Chambrone – better known as The Shoe Surgeon – has an affinity for slicing and dicing rare kicks, which has garnered him a considerable following on Instagram. Based in Los Angeles, the sneaker customizer also entertains bespoke orders from clients, if you’ve got the dough to spare. Make all your wildest sneaker dreams come true here.

Victor Kan /@victorkan

Assistant designer at Ronnie Fieg’s KITH, Victor’s job puts him in close proximity with some of the hottest and most covetable sneaker releases. Victor’s feed also provides a nice sneak-peek inside the KITH world.

Luke Matthews  / @lukematthews_

Community manager at UK sneaker retailer size?, Luke’s feed is dripping with limited creps, as you might expect. Check out our Sneaker Rotation segment for a better idea of what Luke has been rocking.

Danny Nunez / @nunez

Heading up digital marketing for Jordan Brand, you can always rely on Dany Nunez to share the latest and greatest Jumpman kicks on his ‘gram, including other behind-the-scenes snaps and developments from Jordan, as well as pictures of Danny dapping MJ himself.

Ugly Mely / @uglymely

Ugly Mely runs her own blog based out of Paris, which surveys sneaker culture and showcases the latest joints from all your favorite brands. Check it out here.

Yu-Ming Wu / @mryumingwu

Co-founder of Freshnessmag and various other streetwear-centric online publications including Sneaker News, Celeb Kicks, and Jordans Daily, OG sneakerhead Yu-Ming Wu keeps his feed nicely curated and packed with exclusive gems.

Dennis Todisco / @dennistodisco

Dennis Todisco is the founder of viral hashtag-turned streetwear Instagram account Outfit Grid and currently occupies the community manager role in San Francisco at Niche. Hit him up with a follow, if you haven’t already.

Maj Veloso / @marcjoshveloso

This Filipino sneakerhead and member of Team Streetwear Philippines adheres to a policy of ultra-clean photography for his Instagram feed, focusing on streetwear and sneaker culture.

Selma Kaci / @selmaksebbagh

Selma mixes travel photography from Tunisia to Florence with gratuitous sneaker porn, and it’s no secret this Instagrammer is a fan of the Swoosh and A Bathing Ape.

Sneaker Bob / @sneakerb0b

Germany’s best known sneakerhead and longstanding member of #teamearly, Sneaker Bob’s identity remains anonymous, despite being a high profile sneaker personality on Instagram. If you know, you know.

Team Cozy / @team_cozy

Sneaker community Team Cozy – run by @bludshot and @takubeats – took the Instagram sneaker landscape by storm with a focus on well-curated sneaker photography. Not only will you find snaps of the latest drops, but Team Cozy maintains a high aesthetic level. Stay tuned for big news from the Team Cozy team in the future.

Srdjan M / @srdjannn

This founder of Australian retailer Highs and Lows includes a heavy dose of bulldog photography alongside tons of rare kicks. Check out this recent sneaker collaboration between Highs and Lows and Reebok on an LX 8500.

Easy Otabor / @easyotabor

Manager of Chicago’s RSVP Gallery, Isimeme “Easy” Otabor is often on the road with Travi$ Scott, and keeps his Instagram updated with sneakers that most of us will never be able to cop.

Jon Hundreds / @archwood

The Hundreds’ resident sneakerhead Jon Hundreds is clearly partial to vintage Nikes and Jordans, and his collection is rumored to be more than 2,000 pairs strong, floor to roof. Catch his sneaker reviews over on The Hundreds’ blog.

Michael Vincent / @mvncnt

Michael is a former A Bathing Ape employee now working for Jack Threads, who stays rocking heat from NikeLab, adidas Originals and all the big players.

Dylan Ratner / @dylan_ratner

Dylan’s feed is an archive of vintage kicks, while he also revives select models, breathing new life into some of the rarest OG Jordan and Nike models. After some tender loving from Dylan, even the yellowest, most cracked sole will be court-ready.

Andy Oliver / @andyoliverwpg

This Canadian sneakerhead and self-identifying Winnipeg Jets fan is a part-time member of the KITH set, while also working for Shopify. Dude gets a few kicks in the mail now and then. Let’s put it that way.

Runner Wally / @runnerwally

Sneaker blogger Runner Wally is one of the most reliable sneaker resources on Instagram, keeping tabs on all the buzzing releases and providing top-notch original visuals to go along with each shoe. You can also follow along with Wally here on his site.

For more Instagram goodness, check out the 20 people you should be following during NYFW.

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