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Candy Stripes - Tastemaker Status

Get happy in this cheery-colored print.


This fun stripe is the perfect last-minute addition to your summer wardrobe. The epitome of playfulness, the candy stripe will ensure those summer vibes keep going strong. Get the look below:

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Madewell Central Shirt in Sherbet Stripe, $69.50, madewell.com

 

 

ASOS DESIGN Pineapple Stripe Cross Body Bag

ASOS DESIGN Pineapple Stripe Cross Body Bag, $35, asos.com

 

 

Pull & Bear Rainbow Stripe Tee

Pull & Bear Rainbow Stripe Tee, $13.50, asos.com

 

 

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STAUD Alice Tie-Front Striped Stretch-Cotton Poplin Dress, $275, net-a-porter.com

 


Image Sources: Top left, Carolina Herrera 2018 Resort, wwd.com. Top right, Paper & Stitch, papernstitchblog.com. Bottom left, @brookeutterback, Instagram. Bottom right, @noelledowning, Instagram. Made with Canva.

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Wishbone Earrings - Tastemaker Status

Make a wish with these artsy Wishbone earrings (just don’t *actually* break them…)


This week we’re featuring the very first item from the Tastemaker Status shop itself! Apart of the House Collection, these earrings transition from season-to-season and can add that finishing touch to any simple black outfit. Get them below:

 

Wishbone Earrings - shoptastemakerstatus.com

Wishbone Earrings, $24.90, shoptastemakerstatus.com

 


Image Sources: Paint stroke, Donald Martiny, honestlywtf.com. Made with Canva.

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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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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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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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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

 


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