Jill DiDonato

Jill Di Donato, Byrdie Contributing Writer

Lives In

Marina Del Rey, California


  • Columbia University
  • Barnard College


  • Fragrance


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.


Jill has an MFA in writing from Columbia University, where she's also taught writing. She designed and taught the course, "Is Fashion Frivolous?" at Barnard College and is a professor of communication the Fashion Institute of Technology. 

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.

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