14 Ways to Master Personal Style, According to Tamu McPherson | Jamaican Born Photographer

Tamu McPherson, a Jamaican-born street photographer and blogger behind All the Pretty Birds, is what we like to call a style champion around here.

Perhaps it’s her juxtaposition of colors, textures, and prints, or maybe it’s her adventurous spirit that sets her apart from a generation of emerging influencers. With stints in both NYC and Milan (her current residence), she’s become as much known for her sporty aesthetic as her spot-on Italian-girl style. Have we piqued your interest yet? Keep scrolling for 14 of the tastemaker’s most groundbreaking looks to date, plus some style rules to swear by.

1. Dip your toes in color. When is McPherson not drunk on color? Never.

2. Do the athluxury thing. You can take the girl out of New York City, but you can’t take the city out of the girl.

3. Fearless is Tamu’s middle name. As a rule of thumb, McPherson’s never more than an accessory or two away from being FROW-ready (note her “Protest” beanie, natch).

4. Invest in a dope pair of jeans. One minute she’s wardrobed in Gucci, the next she’s roaming around in a trusty pair of cuffed boyfriend jeans and a deconstructed blouse.

And there are 10 more 


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