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Jul 12, 2021
Southern Living Names 2021 Tastemakers
Third Annual List Highlights 10 Talented Women Who Make The South A More Beautiful Place To Call Home

NEW YORK, July 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Meredith Corporation's (NYSE: MDP) Southern Living today announced this year's list of Tastemakers, celebrating 10 talented, inspiring and trendsetting women who exude modern southern style across fashion, home, art and beauty. The full list of 2021 Southern Living Tastemakers is featured in the August issue, on newsstands July 23 and online at

"We're thrilled to celebrate this third annual list of Tastemakers, honoring women who found new ways to bring their passion to life in an exceptionally challenging year," said Southern Living Editor in Chief Sid Evans. "From entrepreneurs and business-owners to artists and designers, this year's list recognizes extraordinary women who are moving the South forward in exciting new ways."

To create this list each year, Southern Living editors seek out stylish, forward-thinking women shaping their corners of the South through their work, whether that's owning a business, designing a clothing or accessories line, or inspiring others through their social media platforms.

The complete list of 2021 Southern Living Tastemakers is presented below and on

  • Nena Evans: Blogger of Take Note @nenaevans (Richmond, VA)
  • Abbey Glass: Founder and Creative Director of Abbey Glass, @shopabbeyglass (Atlanta GA)
  • Stephanie Summerson Hall: Founder of Estelle Colored Glass, @stephaniesummersonhall (Summerville, SC)
  • Catalina Gonzalez Jorba: Founder and Designer of Dondolo, @cata_gonzalez_j (Dallas, TX)
  • Anisa Telwar Kaicker: Founder and CEO of Anisa Beauty, @therealatk (Atlanta ,GA)
  • Kimberly Lewis: Owner and Buyer of Emerson Grace, @emersongracenashville (Nashville, TN)
  • Jean Liu: Principal Designer of Jean Liu Design, @jeanliudesign (Dallas, TX)
  • Keith Smythe Meacham: Cofounder and Shopkeeper of Reed Smythe & Company, @reedsmytheco (Nashville, TN)
  • Sue Sartor: Founder and Designer of Sue Sartor, @suesartor (Monroe, LA)
  • Riley Sheehey: Artist, @rileysheehey (Falls Church, VA)

Check out the 2019 and 2020 Southern Living Tastemakers.

About Southern Living
Southern Living celebrates the essence of life in the South, covering the best in Southern food, homes, gardens and travel. Southern Living connects consumers to the region's rich culture through a variety of print, digital, mobile, social and event platforms. Headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, the rapidly expanding Southern Living brand is produced by Meredith Corporation.

SOURCE Meredith Corporation

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