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5 Stylish Dudes You Should Be Following On Instagram

The streetwear accounts that aren’t trying too hard.

May 18, 2015

If traditional, female-fronted style blogging gets a bad rap, then men who are into fashion and want to have a voice have it even harder: it's a fine line between boasting your one-of-a-kind style and being labeled a hypebeast. There are tons of Instagrams featuring brooding dudes up against minimalist backgrounds dressed in vintage Raf or the newest Palace, but the five Instagrams we've singled out below are serving very different vibes.

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1. The Man On The Street: @alexleenyc

Alex Lee, who works for both Opening Ceremony and Procell, uses his keen sartorial eye to find steez on the streets where others might miss it.

#realnewyorkfriendstyle @good_will_hunting

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@whoopigoldberg killing life in #XXBC on #TheView. never thought I'd write that sentence

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2. The Foreign Correspondent: @buraian_x

This dreaded, Tokyo-based vintage connoisseur has the most enviable eye for thrifty '80s and '90s NYC fits. It occasionally veers into costume-y territory, but when he pairs his old-school pieces with modern silhouettes, the results are truly inspiring.

3. The Brand: @bandalustreetcouture

Boston's Pat Peltier is the man behind the Bodega-incubated embroidery brand Bandalu, but his lush account leans away from e-commerce and towards playful fashion.

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👟🎨 V NICE OUT 🚺 DON'T FORGET TO CALL YA MOMMA 📞💐

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❗️STUDIO STYLES❗️

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DID YOU REALIZE 💭U R A ©♓️🅰Ⓜ️🅿️ℹ️⭕️♑️ IN THEIR 👀

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4. The Curator: @veryadvanced

Jordan Page, the vintage curator and eBay expert formerly known as Advanced Boi, scours estate sales and obscure thrift stores for wild streetwear rarities and one-offs. Every post is like a mini seminar.

that bushwick street heat

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5. The Moodboard: @brianpc_

California-based Brian Cowell's Instagram is a gauzy pastiche of art, gender fluidity, and textural fits. The account's greatness lies in his ability to find a subversive beauty in the everyday.

Only wearing these until the sun comes back to Los Angeles

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