Maura Brannigan is the editor-at-large at Fashionista. You may have previously recognized her byline as senior editor at Fashionista, but before that, she worked in digital at magazines like Lucky (RIP) and Marie Claire. Here, you'll often find her writing about the fashion, retail and design industries, with a focus on environmentalism, ethical and sustainable supply chains, consumer culture and more.
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Welcome to designer Jackson Wiederhoeft's zany, sumptuous fairy tale.
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How Gia Kuan Went From Studying Law to Democratizing Fashion PR
The New Zealander-Taiwanese founder of Gia Kuan Consulting didn't always fit into fashion, which is part of what makes her so good at her job.
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How 'Atmos' Editor-in-Chief Willow Defebaugh Is Building a New Bridge Between Fashion and Climate
"I'm rooting for the fashion industry," shares the editor-in-chief of the climate and culture magazine, "because inherent in its purpose is also its capacity to change."
How Goop's Megan O'Neill Is Building a Beauty Industry That Serves Everyone
For the brand's longtime senior beauty editor, it all started with the humble informational interview.
What the Internet's Preppiest Influencers Are Selling
The pill-free cashmere is just a start.
When a Material Science Company Masquerades as a Fashion Brand
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How Nancy Chilton Went From Doing PR for RVs to Leading Communications for the Costume Institute
After 15 years at The Met, the collection's chief external relations officer is leaving her post. Here's how she got there — and what comes next.