Bri Lee

Bri is a freelance writer and photographer, and the Founding Editor of Hot Chicks with Big Brains. She started contributing to Zanita Studio when she interned for Zanita at New York Fashion Week. Bri is based in Australia and specialises in interviews, women’s issues, and spaghetti-tasting. INSTAGRAM TWITTER PORTFOLIO BLOG

Pop Culture

The Best Quotes By and About Bill Cunningham

Rest in Peace Bill Cunningham was a Harvard University dropout who moved onto women’s fashion writing and then found his home in fashion photography. He was completely self-taught, dedicated to New York City, and was...

Written by: Bri Lee

Pop Culture

Extra Extra: Sarah Jessica Parker is back on TV with a new show!

She has returned! Sarah Jessica Parker has not forsaken us! Here’s what you need to know: It’s called Divorce. (A dramedy – Tick!) HBO is making it. (SATC dream team – Tick!) It’s going to...

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Pop Culture

Does Taylor Swift listen to Taylor Swift when she’s going through a break-up?

It’s the tenth anniversary of Taylor’s first hit single and she’s just officially nabbed a mega-hot rebound hunk. How can I be that awesome? I love her. I love her latest album. I love how...

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Lifestyle, Personal Development

All Your Friends Are Getting Engaged!? Here’s How to Stay Cool

I’m about to turn 25 and I’ve just started seeing a serious domino effect. Do you notice all your friends are getting engaged? The effect is like standing in the middle of a big ring...

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Pop Culture, Trends

Versace Equals Supermodels + Supermoms

  It’s the latest from Versace and it’s Gigi and Karlie – of course we’re all buzzing about it. Donatella didn’t get where she is now by being predictable. Versace’s latest campaign depicts a kind...

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Career, Pop Culture

How to Fight These 3 Unexpected Types of Gender Bias

  If you see people treat women differently for illogical or mysterious reasons, you’re probably looking at subconscious gender bias. It affects all women, and it means we get less respect and less money, so...

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Pop Culture

Why I’m Keeping an Eye on Bella Hadid (In a Good Way!)

If Bella Hadid was thinking about trying to make her own mark, distinct from older sister Gigi, then that red dress at Cannes was an excellent start. Don’t worry – I’m not going to write...

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Career, Entrepreneurship, Pop Culture

We Can’t Get With the French and Ban After-Hours E-mail

France just brought in a bunch of new labour laws and one of them has the rest of the world buzzing: Companies with more than 50 employees must ban after-hours e-mail. When I first read...

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Entrepreneurship, Pop Culture

The Best 7 Fashion Kickstarters You Still Have Time to Back

I love scrolling through crowd-funding sites. It’s so exciting to see all the new ideas people come up with and the thousands of dollars people are willing to put forward and support them. It kind of...

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Pop Culture

What Would Our First Female Bond Wear?

Bond, Jane Bond. I just typed: “Gillian Anderson” into Google and it auto-filled the third word: “Bond”. That’s a pretty big deal for a woman with a truckload of other things to be famous for (how...

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Career, Pop Culture

The 5 Best Autobiographies to Read if You Want to Work in Fashion

I recently wrote a post about whether or not successful bloggers can create other successful bloggers (the answer is yes, duh), and it got me thinking about other ways we can learn about the fashion...

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Pop Culture

Can Successful Bloggers Create Successful Bloggers?

This is how most normal trades work, right? There’s a mentor-mentee relationshop. A teacher and a pupil. A Jedi Master and a young Padawan…but does the same thing work for bloggers? If the most important...

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