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  rebecca paiement
 
Professional/Personal Overview
  Los Angeles based fashion and beauty writer/editor with two decades of experience covering international and local style as well as b2b fashion work. I bring an in-depth knowledge of seasoned and rising designers, celebrity trends, beauty breakthroughs, trade show coverage, fashion week rundowns and new boutiques, turning it all into chic, sophisticated text. I stay well ahead of deadlines and possess an encyclopedia of industry contacts. I can do anything from editing an entire publication to simple daily blogs. My resume includes: editorial director of Apparel Insiders, fashion and beauty editor for Movielines Hollywood Life, editor of indie mag metro.pop, Los Angeles correspondent for Sportswear International, syndicated columnist for the Los Angeles Newspaper Group, as well as ongoing contributions to Neiman Marcus The Book, Nordstrom.com, Shop Etc., E! Entertainment's Style Network online, Refinery 29, Zink, The World Shoe Associations WSAToday, Riviera,
Work Info
 
Expertise
Editor 12 Years
Writer 20 Years
Specialty
Fashion 20 Years
Beauty 14 Years
Total Media Industry Experience
20 Years
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Apparel Insiders (11+), Los Angeles Newspaper Group (11+), Movieline's Hollywood Life (11+), Sportswear International (11+), Sportswear International (11+), Shuz (11+), World Shoe Association WSAToday (6-10), Zink Magazine (3-5), Shoetube blogger (3-5), Shop Etc. (3-5), E! Entertainment online, Style Network (3-5), Refinery 29 (3-5), Riviera (1-2)
Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Shoptopia Placewise Media (11+), South Coast Plaza luxury mall catalogs (3-5), Neiman Marcus The Book (3-5), Nordstrom The Thread (1-2)
Other Work History
Editorial Director, Apparel Insiders
Sportswear International, Los Angeles Correspondent
Fashion and Beauty Editor, Movieline's Hollywood Life
Editor, metro.pop Magazine
Fashion and Beauty syndicated columnist, Los Angeles Newspaper Group, Los Angeles correspondent--Sportswear International
Los Angeles correspondent, Zink Magazine
Computer Skills
Word, Excel, Mac OS 10, Photoshop, Illustrator
Associations
Fashion Group International
Other
BA in Honors English from Scripps College, Claremont CA
Costume Design, California State University Long Beach
Freelancer Availability
I freelance full-time. I live near Los Angeles, CA. I am willing to travel anywhere. I have a driver's license. I have access to a car.
Work Samples
 
(Apparel Insiders, 10/21/2013)
A selection of online work as Editorial Director
(Shoptopia, 10/14/2013)
For Shoptopia, a site that pushes content to shopping malls across the country.
(Neiman Marcus The Christmas Book, 12/1/2007)
La Prairie introduces its newest line
(Nordstrom.com, 12/1/2007)
Trend story featured on Nordstrom.com The Thread
(World Shoe Association's WSAToday, 5/10/2007)
Doc Martens boots get an update
(Movieline's Hollywood Life, 12/1/2006)
A beauty editorial by Rebecca Paiement
(Movieline's Hollywood Life, 10/1/2006)
The Fashions of Sofia Coppola's Marie Antoinette
(los angeles newspaper group, 8/1/2006)
less is more for summer cosmetics