Cris Pearlstein

Cris Pearlstein

Lives In

San Francisco, CA


  • Stonybrook University


  • Fashion, beauty, motherhood, infertility, parenting, and feminism


Cris Pearlstein has been a fashion and style expert for over a decade. A former magazine editor turned freelance writer, she now write essays, features, and cover stories for various outlets, tackling everything from beauty and fashion to motherhood and parenting. She has been a Byrdie contributor since 2021.


Cris received her degree in sociology and journalism from SUNY Stonybrook.

About Byrdie and Dotdash

Byrdie is part of the Dotdash publishing family. For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, a leading Internet measurement company, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.