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Meet The #Carolinas75 Most Stylish ~ Charlotte


Meet The #Carolinas75 Most Stylish ~ Charlotte

Don’t mistake them for just a bunch of best dressed superlatives.  The Carolinas 75 Most Stylish celebrates people in the fashion, beauty, business, entertainment and non profit industries, who are making a real impact in the community.  We’ve celebrated the Most Stylish People in Charlotte since 2008. In 2012 we introduced the Triangle’s 25 Most Stylish People. Now, in 2015 we are pleased to introduce The Carolinas 75 Most Stylish People of 2015.

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All photos Charles Bristow Photography.

A nearly panoramic view of Uptown Charlotte from The Vue’s 50th floor Sky Lounge set the scene for the celebration of the #Carolinas75 Most Stylish in Charlotte, Friday, April 10.

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Charlotte’s fashion and style industry stepped out to celebrate the newest additions to the STYLE Media’s Most Stylish list, celebrating for the first time in one of three cities.

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Guests enjoyed food by Chef Michael Bowling, live three piece musical selections by Fifth and York, complimentary crafted cocktails by Call Your Shot Bartenders and live art by Wesley.

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Most stylish in Fashion & Beauty include Wardrobe Stylist Whitley Adkins Hamlin; Jewelry Designers Elizabeth Stafford White and Jacquelyn Stafford Buckner of Twine and Twig; Fashion Blogger Bethany Diffey; Designer and Boutique Owner Todd Albaum; Celebrity Make up Artist Jami Svay; Fashion Director, Philanthropist and Blogger Samantha Busch; Hair Stylist and Make up Artist Stewart Hough; and Entrepreneur and Wardrobe Stylist Linda Martinez.

Most stylish in Lifestyle include Interior Designer Emily Clark; Liz Hilliard and Clary Hilliard Gray of Hilliard Studio Method; Lifestyle Blogger, Sasha Dabney; Gifting Expert Simone McDowell; and Furniture Designer and Blogger Roxy Owens of Society Social.

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Most stylish in Arts and Culture include Speaker/Educator Mike Watson; Philanthropist and Community Leader Keith Cradle; Associate Artistic Director at the Charlotte Ballet Patricia McBride; and Founder of On Q Productions Quentin Talley.

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Most stylish in Business include Lerone Langston and Kim Nguyen of Tie My Knot; Gregory Albert of DHM Furs; Heather McDonnel of CupCrazed Cakery; Natasha Duff-Cole and Jodene Pooler of Ladies of Lineage; Founder and CEO of Legacy Talent and Entertainment Melinda Morris Zanoni; Bradley Rhyne and Filipe Ho of Ole Mason Jar; Ruby, Elle and Ione of Rucker Roots and The Rucker Education Scholarship Fund; Entertainment Publicist Jameka Whitten of JSW Media Group; and Patrick Whalen, Alejandro Torio and Ayman Kamel of 5 Church and Nan and Byrons.

Most stylish in Entertainment include musician Derwin Friday of 5th and York; NASCAR Pit Crewman Dion “Rocko Slaw” Williams; Choreographer Lisa D. Wright;  and the Legendary NASCAR Driver Richard Petty.

The Carolinas 75 Most Stylish celebration continues in Charleston on Thursday, April 16 and Friday, April 17 in Raleigh. The hardcover and softcover collectible Most Stylish Book 2015, is currently available for order online. The Most Stylish Book 2015 is the second installment in the #CSTYLEBook collection.

All photos Charles Bristow Photography

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BONUS: Our Creative Director, Erin L. Hubbs, takes you behind the scenes from the 50th floor of the Most Stylish Party. Watch the VIDEO here.

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