a person or thing that establishes or strongly influences what is considered to be stylish, acceptable, or worthwhile in a given sphere of interest, as the arts.
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How to use tastemaker in a sentence
Also all the photo opps, seeing tastemakers like B Dot and Cory Townes smiling in pictures with legends like Slick Rick.YouTube Music’s Director Of Music and Culture Talks The Importance of Representation In The Industry | Kimberly Wilson | December 10, 2021 | Essence.com
Even though its social status has waned dramatically in recent years, it’s important to remember that Chili’s was once a tastemaker in middle American cuisine.Don’t Let Snobbery Keep You From the Beautiful Simplicity of Chili’s 2 for $25 Meal | Amy McCarthy | October 28, 2021 | Eater
I laughed several times watching Francis being put through the paces of galactic stardom in the form of a talk show, a publicity stunt and dealings with agents and an imposing tastemaker.‘The Artful Escape’: A musical comedy that’s all about the comedy | Christopher Byrd | October 7, 2021 | Washington Post
Sedans might have lost their allure among the focus groups and tastemakers that influence automakers' product plans, but there's still plenty of life in the form factor, as the Accord demonstrated.There’s a lot to like about Honda’s efficient, affordable Accord Hybrid | Jonathan M. Gitlin | April 9, 2021 | Ars Technica
Soulection works intuitively to give back to our network of music lovers, creators, and tastemakers.Soulection’s Joe Kay Presents ‘A Beginner’s Guide To Future Sounds’ | Brande Victorian | February 5, 2021 | Essence.com
Yo La Tengo was one of those bands, eventually signing to tastemaker Matador Records.Yo La Tengo and the Birth of Indie Rock: ‘Big Day Coming’ Reviewed | Alyssa Noel | June 8, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
In desperation, it was time to turn to Hollywood's idea of the cutting-edge tastemaker, and the call was made to Brett Ratner.
For the ultimate refreshing dessert, look no further than this creation from a Bon Appétit “tastemaker of the Year.”
British Dictionary definitions for tastemaker
a person or group that sets a new fashion
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