Jen Luby (email)
Jen is also the editor-in-chief Second City Soiree, and is a contributing writer for several lifestyle magazines and web sites. She lives in Wicker Park, Chicago with her husband, daughter, and two dachshunds. You can follow her on Twitter @JenLuby.
Ann Foster — Editor, Staff Writer
Kate O’Leary — Editor, Staff Writer
Lesley-Anne Steelworthy — Editor, Staff Writer
Steph Au — Shopping Editor, Staff Writer
Steph is a student who considers herself a study in contradictions. A ballerina who plays rugby, pairs her grandmother’s ruffled blouse with Moschino, reads voraciously, and spends her Monday nights watching Gossip Girl and obsessing over Blair’s shoes.
Amanda Smith — Staff Writer
Amanda is the creator, writer, and sole reader of You Want Me to Wear What?, another fashion blog with a lengthy name. You can follow her on Twitter @AmandaRTubbs.
Anne Forman — Staff Writer
Anthony Casey — Staff Writer
Anthony is currently kicking it on the west coast in lovely Vancouver BC, working in advertising and generally being a man about town. If you want to see him embarrass himself, check out his website Details Are Always Vulgar or follow him on Twitter @AntonWilde. If you want to be friends, bring an offering of wine or whiskey – he’s easy to please.
Bella Hall — Staff Writer
A YouTube misstep led her to Gossip Girl back in the summer of ’09, and since then she’s transformed from a rucksack toting oddity to a Waldorf in training.
She adores stockings, despises leggings and wishes Ed Westwick would sing her Happy Birthday a la Marilyn Monroe. She can usually be found writing, reading, staring fixedly at her favourite shoes or on Twitter as @thevlv. She loves you – really.
Bethany Boulden — Staff Writer
Bethany is an aspiring fiction writer, as well as a dedicated disciple of all things fashion. In her spare time, she manages the payroll department at a small CPA firm. Follow her on Twitter at @bethaboo555 and also @ggwatchalong for live comments on current episodes and also for scheduled non-live watchalongs.
Bianca Herrera — Staff Writer
Her fashion icons/idols include Blair Waldorf, Spencer Hastings, and Hello Kitty whom taught her leggings are not pants and that animal prints and pink match everything. Bianca currently resides in San Antonio, Texas with the Alamo and her fur-baby, Oliver.
Carla Borderies — Staff Writer
Constance Grady — Staff Writer
Esther Chung — Staff Writer
When she’s not dreaming of Sweet Valley as a real city, she can be found buying and returning clothes at the mall.
Kristina Alto — Staff Writer
Based in Chicago, Kristina spends her days in the corporate world of brown loafers and gray skirt suits, and so is thrilled to have found a creative outlet in YKYLF. When she’s not shopping, or wishing she were shopping, Kristina loves reading, bacon, and all things British. You can also follow her on Twitter @mkalto.
Lauren Harari — Staff Writer
Lauren Viscomi — Staff Writer
Matt Solyst — Staff Writer
Ritchie Po — Staff Writer
A lawyer by trade, Ritchie is originally from Manila and has long called Vancouver home. He is a contributing editor at Retail Insider and is a necktie consultant and style columnist for The Closet YVR. You can follow him on Instagram @styledlegally. When he grows up, he hopes to be as awesome as Amal Alamuddin Clooney (even though they’re the same age).
Terry Beasley — Staff Writer