Meet the Editors

Alyssa Vingan Klein, Editor-in-Chief

Alyssa Vingan Klein is the editor-in-chief of Fashionista. She spent her college years in New Orleans before moving to New York where she took her first big-time internship at — wait for it — Fashionista. Since starting out at the site, she's written for Paper, StyleCaster, Marie Claire, Elle and more. Though her first love is fashion, you'll often find her going on about music, models, fitness and pop culture.

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Dhani Mau, West Coast Editor

Dhani Mau is the west coast editor and former editorial director of Fashionista and is pretty lucky compared to her fellow editors because it's the only job she's ever had, unless you count interning while working part-time at Madewell during college — the discounted fruits of which still make up a decent portion of her wardrobe. She spends her free time watching "Pretty Little Liars," trying to be Sofia Coppola and cuddling with her cat, Neely O'Hara.

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Tyler McCall, Deputy Editor

Tyler McCall is the deputy editor of, where she used to religiously leave comments while an undergrad at the University of Florida. She spends a lot of time wondering if the boys of One Direction are happy on hiatus and perusing Tumblr for the perfect reaction GIFs of Blair Waldorf. She's also logged hours at Teen Vogue, Vogue Runway, and WWD.

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Maura Brannigan, Senior Editor

Maura Brannigan is a senior editor at Fashionista. Previously, she covered the digital news beat for Lucky, doing the assistant thing at Marie Claire before that. Maura both grew up and spent her college years in Chicago, during which she: a) interned at a number of culture-focused city magazines, and b) consumed an inordinate amount of deep dish pizza. You'll often find her writing about business, pop culture and general human interest topics, as well as how fashion intersects all three.

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Maria Bobila, Senior Associate Editor

Maria Bobila is the senior associate editor at Fashionista. She studied fashion and lifestyle journalism at the London College of Fashion and has written for Vogue UK, Refinery29, InStyle, i-D, Complex, NYLON Guys and more.

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Stephanie Saltzman, Beauty Editor

Stephanie Saltzman is Fashionista's beauty editor. She studied journalism at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University and previously worked as a digital editor at Allure.

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Whitney Bauck, Assistant Editor

Whitney Bauck is an assistant editor at Fashionista. She got her start writing about the intersection of fashion, faith and ethics on her blog Unwrinkling while an art student in college. Prior to working at Fashionista, Whitney contributed to the New York Times and the Washington Post in addition to working at and Billboard.

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Dara Prant, Editorial Assistant

Dara Prant is the editorial assistant at Fashionista. She grew up and spent her college years in Austin, Texas before moving to New York in 2016. Prior to working at Fashionista, she did the whole fashion closet and market thing at both Marie Claire and Elle.

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Fawnia Soo Hoo, Contributing Editor

Fawnia Soo Hoo is a contributing editor at Fashionista and a freelance fashion, beauty and lifestyle writer. Previously, she worked in public relations and events management, but found her calling after covering (and surviving) New York City sample sales for Racked NY. Pop culture is her one true love, so she’ll always find a way to work all her favorite CW TV shows into one fashion story. She has also written for Refinery29,, and