This Is the Fashion Designer Behind NYC's Instagram-Worthiest Walls
Whether you’re seeing it in person or through the window of Instagram, part of New York’s distinct charm is its street art. And perhaps no one appreciates a pretty sidewalk as much as a street style star. Thus, it should come as no surprise that a few of the coolest examples we’ve spotted on social media are the work of a fashion insider.
As a part of the 100 Gates Project, NY-based designer Tanya Taylor’s work is now front and center on three storefront gates on the Lower East Side. Instead of adorning clothing, her hand-drawn designs are part of an initiative to bring color and light to the downtown neighborhood.
While we do consider this a must-see for anyone visiting the Big Apple over the holiday season and looking for a unique Instagram opportunity, the 100 Gates Project goes beyond likes. It’s part of a larger initiative to support female artists.
Scroll down for just a few of the best shots of Taylor’s print-emblazoned walls—street style stars included—and visit the hashtag to help map out your own our trip.
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It's almost Friday people! Hang in there! And don't you love this flower mural?! We sure do! ???????????????????? _____________________________________________________ Flowers mural for #100gatesproject by @tanyataylor ???? by @mariterecr _____________________________________________________ Address: 132 Allen St. New York, NY 10013 _____________________________________________________ Area Tips: On the same street as #thenewallen murals, a great area to explore for many other mid and mini murals. Keep your eyes up for some great, but hard to reach murals on the rooftops. _____________________________________________________ #WearWhereWellWallWanderings #wwwwallwanderingsNYC #wallwanderings
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Proudly posting the work of @oksana.pro.art as featured in this @bloomingdales campaign for our #100GATESproject. See the gates online at 100GATES.nyc or stop in to our visitor center at 54 Orchard and grab a 100 Gates Walking Tour brochure.
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Shop more of Tanya Taylor’s artful designs, and let us know below if you have any other favorite piece of NYC street art.