As a daily reader since I was 11, I have grown up with Fashionista. I honestly feel that the voices & stories of these women have shaped me into the
Believe it or not, Fashionista turns five years old this month. Which is, you know, pretty old in blog years. To celebrate our big bday, we’ve asked all of Fashionista’s former editors (in chronological order that’s Faran Krentcil, Natalie Hormilla, Abby Gardner, Britt Aboutaleb, and Lauren Sherman) to reflect back on their time at Fashionista from the highs (seeing a Chanel show) to the lows (being chewed out by Arianne Phillips for leaking her fashion week plans and costing her a client). Last month (yes, we took a break on these nostalgia posts during fashion month), Fashionista’s third editor, Abby Gardner, enumerated her fondest Fashionista memories, Letterman-style with a top 10 list. Before her, Natalie Hormilla waxed nostalgic about afternoon Soho news-gathering strolls, and before her, the site's founding editor, Faran Krentcil, brought tears (of laughter and just aww-ness) to our eyes with her tales. Next up, my partner in crime, Britt Aboutaleb, the site's fourth editor and now the fashion news editor at Elle.com.