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An artist breaks down five types of typical New York Women

Samantha Lim is the Features & Branded Content Director at StyleCaster, as well as a designer shoe addict and a Netflix binge watcher. Her career began in luxury private equity, where a bad habit of blogging industry secrets led to her b...

What kind of New Yorker are you?

Women these days are miraculous creatures. We’re smart, we’re goal-oriented, we make our own money, and we’ve certainly come a long way, baby. However, even though we’ve evolved into independent, room-commanding beings, we haven’t gotten away from our natural tendency to fall into tribes, albeit modern-day ones.

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This fact is what inspired graphic artist Emily Armstrong for her first project for StyleCaster Creators. She took a look at five prominent female archetypes in New York: The Socialite, The Feminist, The Blogger, The Hipster, and The Basic. She broke each one down into a series of captivating and cheeky mind maps which you’re about to see.

If you’ve never heard of a mind map, it’s a cool way to visually organize a central thought, using words and images that are all connected to each other. Emily’s maps were handmade, each taking about six hours to complete.

Hundreds of words, dozens of pens and markers later, we have a beautiful and funny series where you can discover (and poke fun at) the type of woman you are—wherever you live.

What kind of New Yorker are you?

This post was originally published on StyleCaster.


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