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Why Tracee Ellis Ross Is A Must-Follow on Instagram

Admit it: celebrity social media updates aren’t always what they’re cracked up to be. As amusing as it can be to see the latest vacation selfie from your favorite actor or model, sifting through posts about detox teas or the latest gifted sundress, can be less than appealing. After all, if Instagram and Snapchat are supposed to offer glimpses into the lives of stars, shouldn’t the posts be buzzing with real personality?

When a celebrity takes the time to fill their posts with humor, great fashion, and an authentic sense of fun you can feel the difference and when Black-ish star Tracee Ellis Ross updates her Instagram account, it’s always a pleasure. While Ellis-Ross posts her share of poolside snapshots and updates from far-flung destinations, her feed is a refreshing look at a woman enjoying the prime of her life. This summer she headed to Paris for couture week, celebrated her Emmy nomination, and hung out with her adorable niece, Jagger Snow, taking her social media followers along for the ride in style.

With her red carpet wardrobe already the stuff of legend, Ellis-Ross uses her daily updates to carry that same fearless style into her off-duty hours. Whether she’s relaxing in the grass in a python print Celine blouse and an epic pair of Paula Mendoza earrings, or enjoying vacation in a yellow polka-dot sundress, Ellis-Ross’s outfits pop in the feed. Her fashion choices are inspirational, filled with vivid color, under-the-radar designers, and unexpected accessories—Gianvito Rossi stocking heels for hanging out at home? Yes please!

Ross’s online presence works because of its authenticity. Though she enlists stylist, Karla Welch for big events like the Met Gala or press tours, Ellis-Ross’s looks have always felt organic. A fashion devotee even before her days on Girlfriends, she’s walked Paris Fashion Week, worn vintage Mugler on the red carpet, and displayed an enthusiasm for style that is contagious. And you just have to love a woman who can have a major fashion moment and make you laugh at the same time (see the National Dancing Day tribute she posted earlier this week). A scroll through her feed displays the best of what Instagram can be; eye-catching, inventive, and utterly addictive.

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