Lynn Yaeger

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Lynn Yaeger
Yaeger in 2013
Yaeger in 2013
BornNew York, New York [1]
OccupationContributing fashion editor and columnist

Lynn Yaeger is a contributing fashion editor[2] to and a contributing writer[3] to Vogue. She is a former fashion reporter for The Village Voice, having worked for the paper for 30 years. Her column, "Elements of Style", was renamed "Frock Star" in February 2007. Yaeger is also a regular contributor to The New York Times, The New Yorker[4], The Atlantic[5], Style Magazine, the American edition of Vogue magazine, Travel & Leisure, and countless antiques & collectibles dealers.

Yaeger is also a fashion columnist for Full Frontal Fashion, a style website in association with Sundance Channel. She is also the curator for the vintage section of fashion retail website[6]


Yaeger is known for her eccentric personal style, powdered face and dark, cupid's-bow lipstick as well as cutting her own hair. In an interview with PAPER magazine, fashion designer Marc Jacobs said that Yaeger was one of his muses[7] and her style has been noted to influence other fashion designers.[8]


In 2008, Yaeger won first place in the National Society of Newspaper Columnists' category of humor writing for newspapers with more than 100,000 circulation.[9]


  1. ^ Yaeger is native New Yorker
  2. ^ therealreal (2016-09-09), Real Talk: A Conversation With Vogue Contributing Editor Lynn Yaeger, retrieved 2018-07-02
  3. ^ "Lynn Yaeger - Vogue". Vogue. Retrieved 2018-07-02.
  4. ^ "Lynn Yaeger | The New Yorker". The New Yorker. Retrieved 2018-07-02.
  5. ^ Yaeger, Lynn. "Lynn Yaeger". The Atlantic. Retrieved 2018-07-02.
  6. ^ "Exclusive interview with collections curator Lynn Yaeger: "These". The Independent. Retrieved 2018-07-02.
  7. ^ "Lynn Yaeger Is Keeping the Fashion Fantasy Alive". PAPER. 2018-03-27. Retrieved 2018-07-02.
  8. ^ "Lynn Yaeger: Fashion Muse". Retrieved 2018-07-02.
  9. ^ Complete list of National Society of Newspaper Columnists' award winners

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