American fashion journalist. Currently she is a contributing editor at Time and The Daily Beast, among other freelance writingpositions, and reporting on fashion for CNN. She lives in New York with her family.
She began her career at Fairchild Publications' European office in Paris. During the 1990s she became a senior editor at American Vogue, where she was considered the likely successor to Anna Wintour as editor-in-chief. She later became the editor of Harper's Bazaar instead, one of the youngest editors of a fashion magazine ever, for two years. In 2011 her book Everyday Icon: Michelle Obama and the Power of Style was published by Clarkson Potter.