Jessica is the Deputy Fashion Editor at Bustle. She oversees all things fashion, from red carpet roundups and beauty launches to trend reporting and moving personal essays. Jessica has over 10 years of experience in the fashion industry. Previously, she was the fashion features editor at Teen Vogue where she wrote some of the brand's most viral stories, including her essay on cultural appropriation which was one of the most-read articles of 2017. Prior to joining Teen Vogue, Jessica contributed to ELLE, Vanity Fair, The New York Times, and Essence while also running her award-winning blog, She has a BA in English from Columbia University. When Jessica isn't interviewing designers backstage or typing away on her laptop, she enjoys traveling, taking dance classes, volunteering through her church, and spending time with her family in New Jersey.