Maura Brannigan is the editor-at-large at Fashionista. You may have previously recognized her byline as senior editor at Fashionista, but before that, she worked in digital at magazines like Lucky (RIP) and Marie Claire. Here, you'll often find her writing about the fashion, retail and design industries, with a focus on environmentalism, ethical and sustainable supply chains, consumer culture and more.
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Buzzy Beauty Ingredient of the Moment: Functional Mushrooms
Are these hardworking fungi — revered for their health and wellness benefits — the "new cbd"?
How 'Atmos' Editor-in-Chief Willow Defebaugh Is Building a New Bridge Between Fashion and Climate
"I'm rooting for the fashion industry," shares the editor-in-chief of the climate and culture magazine, "because inherent in its purpose is also its capacity to change."
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How Goop's Megan O'Neill Is Building a Beauty Industry That Serves Everyone
For the brand's longtime senior beauty editor, it all started with the humble informational interview.
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When a Material Science Company Masquerades as a Fashion Brand
Pangaia makes some of fashion's favorite sweatsuits. Could it also change the way we make our clothes?
How Nancy Chilton Went From Doing PR for RVs to Leading Communications for the Costume Institute
After 15 years at The Met, the collection's chief external relations officer is leaving her post. Here's how she got there — and what comes next.
What Role Will Our Clothes Play in Adapting to a Warming Planet?
Severe heat events are up to seven times more likely to occur between now and 2050. Textile engineers are doing something about it.
How Lisa Says Gah's Lisa Bühler Built One of the First Instagram Brands Out of Her Apartment
Today, the former Nasty Gal buyer has made it big off of her particular cocktail of quirky nostalgia.
Can a Beauty Brand Help Restore Our National Parks?
Alpyn Beauty, a skin-care label made with botanicals grown in the Grand Teton wilderness, is trying.
The Future of American Prep and the Retailer That Once Mastered It
Khakis are cool now. So, where does J.Crew fit in?