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THE READ

 

The Battle of Versailles - Tastemaker StatusGet lost in the glamour (and drama) of the iconic 1970’s fashion show that put American fashion on the map.


This over-the-top event has an accompanying over-the-top story to match. Filled with the personalities of design royalty (Halston, Yves Saint Lauren, Oscar de la Renta, and Hubert de Givenchy, to name a few), this book examines the famous runway show that head the best American and French designers going head-to-head on a global stage. Reality TV pales in comparison. Get the book below:

 

The Battle of Versailles by Robin Givhan, amazon.com

 


Images Sources: Watercolor Moon Art Print, StudioFactotumUK, etsy.com. White peonies, unknown source. Glitter, unknown source. Made with Canva.

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ContourDrawing - Tastemaker Status

This drawing technique makes for quirky graphics & eye-catching patterns.


Contour drawing is an art technique where artists are challenged to create without lifting their pencil. This creates one continuous line (another name for technique), hence the distinct geometric, but fluid, style. Though this technique has been around for a while, its been recently embraced by fashion as a cool decorative motif. Get the look below:

 

Contrast Tank by SketchStudy on Redbubble

One Line Bike Contrast Tank by SketchStudy, $28, redbubble.com

 

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Double Layered Face Earrings, $14.90, shoptastemakerstatus.com

 

Contour People Tote Bag by morgan markowski on Redbubble

Contour People Tote Bag by morgan markowski, $23.95, redbubble.com

 

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Minimalist Face Pendant Necklace, $19.90, shoptastemakerstatus.com

 


Image Sources: Upper right and lower left illustrations by Boris Schmitz. Upper left, Marta Handrich, Instagram. Middle, Lady Fancy Nails, Instagram. Bottom right, THATSALEAF. Made with Canva.

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THE FIND

J. Crew Holographic Makeup Pouch - Tastemaker Status

This week’s find features the perfect makeup pouch; convenient *and* cool.


This take-anywhere makeup pouch is not only practical but mesmerizing with its holographic shine. Because it’s see through, it’s your perfect travel companion. Take to the airport, the beach, or just leave it on your bathroom counter because it’s pretty!

 

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J. Crew Clear Makeup Pouch, $19.50, jcrew.com

 


Image Sources: Painting, SP118 by Yago Hortal, Instagram. Made with Canva.

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THE READ

Leave Your Mark - Tastemaker Status

The social-media-maverick shares her journey from hospital scrubs to undercover It girl.


Aliza Licht, AKA the “DKNY PR Girl,” not only illustrates her career in fashion as a social media superstar, but also provides practical tips that bridge the fashion world to real life.

 

Leave Your Mark

Leave Your Mark by Aliza Licht, $15.99, amazon.com

 


Image Sources: Background, unknown source. Book cover, Allana’s Lookbook.

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THE FIND

 

Jeffrey Campbell Violit Embellished Floral Sandals - Tastemaker Status

 

These Jeffrey Campbell sandals provide some serious bling for your next summer shindig (Cinderella, eat your heart out!)


What girl doesn’t like a little bit of sparkle? And what girl doesn’t love a whole lot of sparkle? With these heels, you’ll get your fill and then some.

 

Jeffrey Campbell Sandals

Jeffrey Campbell Violit Embellished Floral Sandal, $149.95, nordstrom.com

 


Made with Canva.

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THE MUSE

Zendaya - Tastemaker Status

Get inspired by this multi-talented Style Star with bold & ultra fun pieces


One of the most versatile trend-setters out there, Zendaya not only is a fashion chameleon (from dressing like a 1950’s housewife to a B.A. Joan of Arc), but she goes all in, completely transforming herself to fit her theme (or character, shall we say?) Get her look below.


Playful Florals

ASOS DESIGN Structured Tiered Mini Dress

 

ASOS DESIGN Structured Tiered Mini Dress. $103, asos.com

 

Feminine Sheer Blouses

H&M Blouse with Flounce

 

Blouse with Flounce, $29.99, hm.com

 

Patterned Cigarette Pants

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Low Rise Check Columnist Ankle Pant, $79.90, express.com

 

Corset Tops

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PrettyLittleThing Lace Corset Bralette, $29, asos.com

 

Statement Earrings

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Leaf Texture Earrings, $14.90, shoptastemakerstatus.com

 


Image Sources: Top left, @zendaya, Instagram. Middle, @zendaya, Instagram. Bottom left, @zendaya, Instagram. Paint, Untitled 12 by Mark Lovejoy, icanvas.com. Made with Canva.

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Red Stripe - Tastemaker Status

Stripes become even bolder in these carnival-inspired colors.


Stripes are a classic pattern that never go out of style, and are even more popular during the summer months thanks to the go-to sailor stripe. Swap out your navy stripes with red for even more of a fun, almost European-influenced, pop!

 

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Brixton Fiddler Stripe Baker Boy Cap

 

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Striped Tunic, $69.90, zara.com

 

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Pieces Striped Oversized Shirt, $56, asos.com

 

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Missguided Barbie Stripe Swimsuit, $40Missguided Barbie Striped Beach Towel, $29, asos.com


Image Sources: Top left, Pandora Sykes, manrepeller.com. Middle, Shay Mitchell for Quay X Shay Mitchell, shopmelvina.com. Bottom right, Anthropologie, instagram. Stripes, Unknown Source. Made with Canva.

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