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Meera Rajagopalan is the Austin Editor for Miss A. A proud Longhorn, Meera earned her journalism degree from UT. Some of her hobbies include event planning, writing and baking. She loves trying new recipes and experimenting with food. Her latest creation was Pistachio Fudge. A tech nerd at heart, Meera loves cool iPhone apps and geeking out with friends about social media trends. Aside from the tech stuff, Meera also enjoys discovering new fonts. There’s something about finding the perfect font to help enhance titles. Besides her hobbies, Meera loves free stuff. So far besides tons of samples, she’s won concert tickets, movie passes (compliments of Do512) and a cooking class.

SXSW Interactive 2013: StyleCaster’s Austin’s 25 Most Stylish People Presented By CUSP

With DJ Theory spinning in the background, StyleCaster’s Austin’s 25 Most Stylish party closed out SXSW 2013 Interactive portion. This event united the style and new media industry’s influencers and enthusiasts. Guests mingled at Wanderlust LIVE, a yoga studio in Austin that was transformed to accommodate the stylish honorees.

(Photo Credit: StyleCaster)

(Photo Credit: StyleCaster)

The 25 featured honorees include: Alyson Fox, Ben Kweller, Bobby Johns, Cody HaltomDawn Younger Smith, Deana Saukam, Emily Hoover, Ericka Herod, Giselle Koy, Jessica Thompson, Joah Spearman, John Hortsmann, John Van Deusen Edwards, Kendra Scott, Liz Kweller, Maggie Lea, Miguel Rangel, Nano Whitman, Paul Quim, Quiet Company (Taylor Muse, Thomas Blank, Matthew Parmenter, Jeff Weathers, Cody Ackors), Ross Bennett, Sarah Ellison Lewis, Star Lee, Stephanie Press, and Travis Newman.

Kendra Scott (Photo Credit: StyleCaster)

Kendra Scott (Photo Credit: StyleCaster)

These names celebrate everything Austinites love about the city. From the food and music to the designers and technology, there is constantly something happening. The team at StyleCaster recognized this when they created this list.

“We’re so thrilled to be celebrating some of the city’s most stylish characters—from musicians to entrepreneurs—during a festival that brings such a unique mix of people to the city,” said Laurel Pinson, Editor in Chief of StyleCaster Media Group

This was a popular event of the night. With a line out the door, Rebecca, in town from New York, happened upon the event with her friend Rita. While “going with the flow,” they saw the opportunity to meet new people and venture to another party before heading to their last stop of the night.

Neiman Marcus Pop-Up (Photo Credit: Meera Rajagopalan)

Neiman Marcus Pop-Up (Photo Credit: Meera Rajagopalan)

Neiman Marcus was also there, displaying items from their CUSP line. The Domain’s Neiman Marcus CUSP manager, Megan enjoyed the fact that they were able to display their new line for big, stylish audience.

StyleCaster Media Group is the social media company that “enables consumers to discover and share their style, interact with premium brands and make educated buying decisions.” Its “Most Stylish” cover story also highlights city mavens in Los Angeles, the Hamptons, “the music industry, the social media realm,” Miami and Austin.

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