Local influencers and bloggers in Lexington, KY

See and learn about Lexington through these 11 local bloggers.

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Just like us, check out these locals that also love sharing about the city we call home. | Photo by LEXtoday

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We asked and you answered. From mouthwatering restaurant reviews to insider information on hidden gems + fun things to do, we’re sharing a round-up of 11 Lexington influencers you all said we should follow.

Consider us influenced.


@glitterandingham | 70.5K followers |Shelby shares snippets of life in Lexington including beauty, travel + more.

@ottestyle | 404K followers | Follow Maddie for all things fashion, beauty + family life. Oh, and she’s the owner of Manchester Coffee Co.

Food + drink

@lexeats | 13.1K followers | If you’re looking for local gift guides, food hauls, recipe ideas + restaurant recommendations — Leela is your girl.

@lexfoodguide | 11.7K followers| Alex dishes out drool-worthy food photos from local restaurants all around central Kentucky.

@onesipbeerreview | 7.2K followers |Broaden your local beer palate with sudsy suggestions from Derrick and friends.

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Mary Margaret loves seeing + sharing Lexington’s rich history in her vintage finds. | photo by @happyhydrangeahome

Unique niches

@happyhydrangeahome | 36.3K followers| Vintage decor aficionados will love this cheerful + colorful page where Mary Margaret shares her unique antique finds.

@Shawntaye1 | 5.9K followers | Find your next favorite page-turner with “bookstagram” extraordinaire, Shawntaye.

@developlexpod | ~1K followers| Ross, Wes, and the crew dive into the ins + outs of real estate development news around Lexington.

City guides

@thingstodoinlexingtonky | 24K followers | This team shares the latest business openings + has a dedicated website with curated guides for drives, hikes, and stays.

@visitlex | 34.9K followers | Being the visitors’ bureau of our city, VisitLex showcases the best of the Bluegrass for locals + tourists alike.

@tsglexington | 16.5K followers | Owner + editor Jenn highlights a variety of partner businesses helping followers find things to do and locals to support.

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