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Tastemakers: style transcends age and Instagram


The word influencer has taken on a whole new meaning in the age of social media. Many assume the term refers to twenty-somethings opening freebie packages from companies and taking infinite selfies. Wow, how did we get here? Fashion has turned many into selfmade promoters who get paid to review everything from lipstick to shapewear. The baseline of this new influencer market is credibility and building an audience. That's not the basis of this look at the who’s who of fashion in Buffalo. I wanted to find people living their daily lives in style. These are individuals who have a presence in our community when it comes to fashion and style. The term “tastemaker” represents people who set standards and whose style transcends. Whether you see them at the Co-op on a Saturday morning or rapping in the club Saturday night, their style inspires.


Here's a peek at this month's fashion feature:




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