Cast your vote now for the 2016 CultureMap Stylemaker
We are down to the final six in the 2016 CultureMap Stylemaker Awards. These fashionable and fabulous folks were your favorites among our semifinalists, and now we need your help to determine the readers’ choice winner.
Vote once a day, every day, until October 19 at 11:59 pm. All will be revealed later this month when we announce the readers' choice and editors' choice winners for 2016.
Occupation: Music PR and marketing
Why she deserves to be a Stylemaker: Gillian's aesthetic encompasses the Austin ethos: It's fun, creative, and effortless. Her work supports the local music scene, and her style always hits the right note: sparkles for Prince parties, bolo ties for folk shows, flowy tunics out in the desert.
Occupation: Stylist and designer
Website: Merida B
Why she deserves to be a Stylemaker: A creator of custom bow ties and accessories, Brittany's style is one-of-a-kind — just like her work. Bold patterns and pops of color define her standout, singular look.
Why she deserves to be a Stylemaker: Viraj encapsulates a modern, classy look with an Austin edge. She chooses styles that showcase elegance and beauty, with a subtle push towards high fashion.
Occupation: Brand manager at Kendra Scott
Why she deserves to be a Stylemaker: Megan's love of fashion continued to shine bright as she battled and beat Hodgkin's lymphoma. She's never been afraid to show off her style or her love of the color gold, and in 2014, she partnered with BaubleBar on the As Good As Gold collection, which benefited the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
Why he deserves to be a Stylemaker: Born in Belize City but raised in Austin, Lamar says his idiosyncratic style has developed naturally. He effortlessly blends tailored Ralph Lauren suits with Dr. Martens for what can only be described as trendsetting style.
Website: This Felicity
Why she deserves to be a Stylemaker: Carly has a unique street style that is "pulled together yet casual," giving off a mix of femininity and edge. Many know her for her signature look: ripped jeans, Louboutins, and always a hat.