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The New Southern Tastemakers | Southern Living Magazine

January 31, 2019


Meet the stylish go-getters who are shaping their corners of the South. Then take notes on their favorite fall trends and beauty finds. Our 13 tastemakers joined Southern Living editors at our offices in Birmingham for a photo shoot and an
inspiring day of discussions in January.

Model + Content Creator, @venitaaspen

Charleston, SC

The New Southern Tastemakers

“What excites me about living in the South right now is the strong push from my generation for positive change. The South is a place that’s been all about tradition, tradition, tradition, which isn’t a bad thing. But not all of it is worth continuing, and my generation isn’t afraid to say that!”

Drugstore Beauty Buy
“Maybelline New York Super Stay Full Coverage Foundation. My shade is 356 Warm Coconut.”

Fall Staple Everyone Needs
“A denim jacket. It’s a timeless piece.”

Venita Aspen

Written by Betsy Cribb of Southern Living Magazine


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