Instagram Tips From a Model With 789,000 Followers

Lauren Powell


Mimi Elashiry may only be 20 years old, but the Sydney-born model has certainly made a name for herself. Having modelled for some of the world’s biggest brands, Elashiry has graced the covers of international magazines, been selected as an MTV Australia style ambassador, and most recently she has launched a debut swimwear collaboration with Glue Store. To top it off, she has amassed 789,000 Instagram followers along the way. That's right, 789,000. Elashiry revealed a few of her Instagram insights when she spoke with Sporteluxe, and considering that impressive figure, this is a girl who know what she’s doing. Scroll down to find out her secrets.   

You’ve got such a huge international following on social media. How did it all start for you?

It’s really developed over the years. I can’t really pinpoint how or why, but when I travel the audience really responds to that and I see my numbers grow.

What is off-limits when it comes to social media?

Never post something that you will look at in time and ask—“what was I thinking?"

What are your top tips for a perfect selfie?

Good lighting! And a beaming smile (from your eyes, usually).

What is your favourite Instagram filter? Do you use any other editing apps?

A6 on VSCO.

To read the full interview with Elashiry, who also speaks about fitness, her new swimwear collection and her favourite Sydney hotspots, head to Sporteluxe.

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