Amina Akhtar is the author of the novel Fashion Victim (Crooked Lane Books). She is formerly the executive editor of Elle.com, fashion editor of New York magazine—where she was the founding editor of The Cut—digital editions editor at Vogue, and style producer for the New York Times. Her articles and essays have appeared in Billboard, the New York Times, Paper Magazine, Refinery29, Reuters, and Style.com, among many others. She holds a B.A. in journalism from New York University.