Elspeth Velten

Elspeth Velten

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Brooklyn, NY


  • Fordham University


Elspeth Velten is a lifestyle journalist and the former editorial director of Dotdash's Beauty & Style Group. Before joining Byrdie, Elspeth spent time in the travel world as a founding editor of TripSavvy, Dotdash’s travel brand, and editor at Luxury Escapes, an Australian eCommerce site based in Melbourne.

Elspeth landed in the fashion closet at Time Inc. after college, where she spent two years learning the editorial ropes. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, Architectural Digest, Vogue, Playboy and International and Australian Traveller. She graduated with a degree in Communications and Journalism from Fordham University.

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