Jill DiDonato

Jill Di Donato

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Los Angeles, California


  • Columbia University
  • Barnard College


  • Fragrance
  • Wellness

Jill is a Senior Commerce Editor for Byrdie. Her work has appeared in The Los Angeles Times, Refinery 29, NYLON, Milk Media, VICE, Salon, Bustle, Modern Luxury, Autre, and Angeleno. 



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?"


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

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