about

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Welcome to Keep Calm and Chiffon, a digital world I originally created in 2012 to document my outfit photos over my summer vacation. My blog incorporates elements of my background in magazine journalism to create a unique digital destination for readers to visit and discover my perspective on new fashion trends, beauty products, travel guides, career advice, and life in New York City.

 I moved to New York City to attend Barnard College and graduated with a degree in art history. In addition to blogging, I have previously worked as an editor at Interview and NYLON. My writing has appeared in some of the top print and digital publications in the world including InterviewNYLONThe Cut, Refinery29, Fashionista, and more.

I post on Keep Calm and Chiffon on Wednesdays and share new videos on my YouTube channel every Monday and Friday. My blog has received press from The Cut, The New York TimesMakeup.com, and Self. I've worked with brands like ASOS, Coach, Primark, Kate Somerville, Garnier, Revlon and more. On a weekend you can find me at a local brewery with my friends or working on my blog in a coffee shop.

at a glance:

Basics: Fashion, beauty and lifestyle blog
Purpose: To chronicle clothing, beauty, and everything in between
Founded: June 2012
Location: New York City
Camera: Canon G7X
Coffee Order: Cold Brew, Black
Song of the Moment: Homemade Dynamite - Lorde
Favorite City Spot: Williamsburg Waterfront

Get to know me:

 

"I don't have big anxieties. I wish I did. I'd be much more interesting." Roy Lichtenstein

Photograph above by Laurel Creative

 

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