My Style: Allie Bashuk, cofounder of Dream Warriors Foundation

Bashuk is the cofounder and co–executive director of the Dream Warriors Foundation, the founder and codirector of Brutal Studio, and the community “Bell Jar” director at the Goat Farm Arts Center

Allie Bashuk
Bashuk found her favorite Carhartt Work In Progress overalls in Paris.

Photograph by Ben Rollins

Artist and community organizer Allie Bashuk is a woman on a mission, and she’s cultivated a quirky, comfortable style that allows her to move and get things done. Whether Bashuk is working to empower women and nonbinary individuals through her nonprofit, Dream Warriors Foundation; producing large-scale event installations (like the MailChimp Pride float) as codirector of Brutal Studio; or bringing the city’s artists together as a director at the Goat Farm Arts Center, this creative powerhouse is helping foster culture and community in Atlanta.

Hails from
Marietta

Neighborhood
Grant Park. I love the farmers market, the trees, the park and porches, and the proximity to I-20.

Beauty secret
I try to wash my hair as little as possible, once per week at the most.

Favorite outfit
A pair of overalls from a Carhartt Work In Progress store in Paris. They look good with just about everything in my closet.

Currently craving
Everything that comes from my Freewheel Farm CSA

Dining out
Staplehouse. The food is true art, and I love their hybrid, nonprofit model.

Drink of choice
Aperol spritz

Find me at
Muchacho/Golden Eagle, Chrome Yellow Trading Co., and Carroll Street Café

Reading
The Body is Not an Apology by Sonya Renee Taylor

In queue
The Cultured Podcast with Michelle Khouri

Workout
Exhale Spa and Tough Love Yoga. And I walk my dog in Grant Park every day.

Can’t leave home without
Lauren’s All Purpose Salve, Dr. Bronner’s lip balm, a notebook, heart-shaped rose quartz, and several iPhone chargers

Go-to shops
Young Blood, Value Village, Criminal Records, Paris on Ponce, Steven Alan, Citizen Supply, Modern Mystic, Fig & Flower Natural Beauty, Coco + Mischa, ATL Craft

Event I won’t miss
Anything put on by the creative agency Dashboard

Allie BashukFave shades?
These by Steven Alan. “They look amazing with everything, and they were a steal! On sale for $20!”

This article appears in our September 2018 issue.

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