Essence Gant

New York, NY USA

Professional Experience

A true lover of lifestyle, beauty and fashion, I write about the things all women want to know—like how to get over a breakup and products that make your skin glow! My work has been published online and in international magazines.


3 Years
3 Years


3 Years
3 Years
3 Years


Magazine - Large Consumer/National magazines
3 Years
Online/new media
2 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

3 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Hype Hair magazine (10+), Today's Black Woman Style Report magazine (10+), Urban Ink magazine (3-5), (1-2), Demand Media Studios (3-5)

Computer Skills

Word, Excel, PowerPoint


laptop, audio recorder


Ionia Dunn Lee, Today's Black Woman Style Report Fashion Editor:


Media Bistro



Something like a style checklist for travelers, "Attire When Flying" shares everything you need to look put together as you sprint to your departure gate. It's a great guide that keeps comfort and practicality in mind!
"Cynthia Bailey, Better with Time" is an article I wrote for Today's Black Woman Style Report. It offers readers the background scoop on former model and current "Real Housewives of Atlanta" star Cynthia Bailey, and suggests a few fashion picks to get her retro look featured in the two page spread!
This piece for lets natural hair readers in on my curl stretching secret. With a 40% plummet in hair relaxer sales from 2007 to 2012, according to research firm Mintel, this tidbit is very relevant to Essence magazine's core audience of black women. The technique is easy, quick and safe!
Over the Knee Boots are a popular fashion choice and come in a variety of styles. This article for GlobalPost's style section sheds a little light on all the ways you can style the statement piece!