Jill DiDonato

Jill Di Donato, Byrdie Contributing Writer

Lives In

Los Angeles, California

Education

  • Columbia University
  • Barnard College

Expertise

  • Fragrance
  • Wellness

Experience

Jill has worked in digital lifestyle media for over a decade, with stints at Huff Post and Culture Trip, where she was the founding fashion and beauty editor. Her niche is clean beauty and international makeup, and she's partnered with many beauty brands to create native content and campaigns like The Best Beauty from Around the World and What Your Beauty Closet Says About You. Find her writing in publications like The Los Angeles Times, Refinery 29, NYLON, Milk Media, VICE, Salon, Bustle, and Modern Luxury. She is also a teacher and university curriculum writer, and has developed and taught academic programs for Columbia University, The Fashion Institute of Technology, and Barnard College, where she designed and taught the course "Is Fashion Frivolous?"

Education

Jill has an MFA in writing from Columbia University, where she's also taught writing. 

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