With a background in journalism shaped by the University of Notre Dame, Lauren approaches every topic with facts at the forefront. Her body of work centers around the fashion and beauty industries, covering everything from skincare and wellness to luxury retail and the future of ecommerce. Her magic lies in making any topic accessible — your in-the-know best friend getting you up to speed on the latest. 

Lauren ran Shoppist, the digital style vertical at Philadelphia Magazine, for a year before switching to full-time freelance. She now writes thought leadership articles for Curalate, focusing on the future of retail in the tech age. Lauren also contributes to Philadelphia Magazine's health and wellness vertical Be Well Philly, as well as blogging for San Francisco's leading beauty company, Salt Spell Beauty