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Jill Di Donato

Fashion Editor

Jill is a New York native who holds a BA in Literature from Barnard College, and an MFA in writing from Columbia University. She is the author of the novel Beautiful Garbage (She Writes Press, 2013) about the downtown Manhattan art and fashion scene in the 1980s. A former staff writer for The Huffington Post and Bustle, Jill comes to Culture Trip after working with Refinery 29, Vice, Salon, Paste Style, Shopify, Autre and producing content for emerging fashion labels. She has taught classes about fashion and culture at Barnard College and The Fashion Institute of Technology and is at work on a nonfiction narrative about the cultural history of staple garments. Her prized possessions are her Gucci fanny pack, vintage rocker t-shirts, and her grandmother's collection costume jewelry. She's always on the lookout for a gem-encrusted turban.

Jill is a New York native who holds a BA in Literature from Barnard College, and an MFA in writing from Columbia University. She is the author of the novel Beautiful Garbage (She Writes Press, 2013) about the downtown Manhattan art and fashion scene in the 1980s. A former staff writer for The Huffington Post and Bustle, Jill comes to Culture Trip after working with Refinery 29, Vice, Salon, Paste Style, Shopify, Autre and producing content for emerging fashion labels. She has taught classes about fashion and culture at Barnard College and The Fashion Institute of Technology and is at work on a nonfiction narrative about the cultural history of staple garments. Her prized possessions are her Gucci fanny pack, vintage rocker t-shirts, and her grandmother's collection costume jewelry. She's always on the lookout for a gem-encrusted turban.