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Tastemaker: Jaime Derringer

The local design expert shares her short list of must-haves


Photo by Tessa Neustadt

Age: 37
Neighborhood: Del Sur
Current Projects: Founder and executive editor of design-milk.com and dog-milk.com; owner of the online jewelry boutique adorn-milk.com.
Extracurricular: She’s also an artist. See her work at jaimederringer.com.
Fashion Philosophy: Wear, buy, do what you love. Who cares what anyone else thinks?
Personal Style: Sporty Spice meets Stevie Nicks meets Lady Gaga.

Her Favorite Things:

 “I probably wear this necklace at least once a week and always receive tons of compliments. It was the necklace that inspired me to launch Adorn Milk.” 01 handmade copper statement necklace in gray, $68, adorn-milk.com

”The minimalist lighting by Michael Anastassiades is one of my favorites because his designs play on space and proportion while feeling classic and timeless.” IC F2 floor lamp by Michael Anastassiades for Flos, $1,295, dwr.com

“I love my Coclico boots; they’re very comfortable and eco-friendly.” ‘Keira’ boot, $415, coclico.com

”I recently splurged on this wallet—once you go Bottega, you never go back.” Bottega Veneta zip-around wallet, $860, bottegaveneta.com

“These trays have become a problematic obsession, almost as bad as jewelry! But when you have as much jewelry as I do, these trays sure do come in handy.” Kaleido trays, $16–$222, aplusrstore.com

”While I can appreciate the idea of a smartwatch, I think a simple, classic minimalist watch is the way to go.” The Horse rose gold and natural band watch, $119, needsupply.com

"I’m obsessed with my Finell VOX tote. It holds everything you can dream of and more, while looking artsy and stylish." $460, finell.co

"These are my favorite glasses. I am obsessed with the color blush right now; give me all the peachy pink things!" Rowley Eyewear No. 62, $99–$199, rowleyeyewear.com

"This thing is like the luxury handbag of speakers." B&O Play A2 speaker, $399,

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