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It’s time to get social!
For the 2nd annual InStyle Social Media Awards, our selection committee pinpointed and nominated the savviest social media stars around, grouping them into 12 categories, from “Rookie of the Year" to "Finest Man of Style" to "Trendiest Teen Queen.” Cast your vote now before polls close at 11:59 p.m. ET Friday, Aug. 15 (and don’t forget to use #InStyleSMA when you share your picks).
Winners will be announced on InStyle.com and in the December issue.

It’s time to get social!

For the 2nd annual InStyle Social Media Awards, our selection committee pinpointed and nominated the savviest social media stars around, grouping them into 12 categories, from “Rookie of the Year" to "Finest Man of Style" to "Trendiest Teen Queen.” Cast your vote now before polls close at 11:59 p.m. ET Friday, Aug. 15 (and don’t forget to use #InStyleSMA when you share your picks).

Winners will be announced on InStyle.com and in the December issue.

Where We Went: Charles James Exhibit at The Met
Field trips aren’t just for kids! Last Friday, InStyle staffers migrated uptown to the famed Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC to peruse the much-buzzed-about Charles James: Beyond Fashion exhibit (open until August 10, 2014), which, for those who don’t know, is the inaugural showcase of the newly revamped Costume Institute (and, of course, the thematic tie-in for this year’s Met Gala). 
While making our way through the melange of highly sculptural ball gowns designed by the 20th-century Anglo-American couturier (the exhibit included 65 of his most noteworthy designs), we became fixated on the digitized animations and x-rays that accompanied each piece, explaining the dress construction via virtual demonstration. The perfect fusion of past and present!
— Claire Stern, InStyle Editorial Assistant
Pictured:Back row, from left: Eric Wilson (Fashion News Director), Erik Jackson (Executive Editor), Donna Bulseco (Assistant Managing Editor), Cindy Weber Cleary (Fashion Director), Claire Stern (Editorial Assistant), Alyssa Hoersten (Assistant Art Director), Angelique Serrano (Beauty Director), Noora Raj (Associate Communications Director), Lavinel Savu (Assistant Managing Editor)
Front row, from left: Natalie McCrea (International Manager), DeLora Jones Blake (Chief of Reporters), Jennifer Ferrise (Assistant Editor)

Where We Went: Charles James Exhibit at The Met

Field trips aren’t just for kids! Last Friday, InStyle staffers migrated uptown to the famed Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC to peruse the much-buzzed-about Charles James: Beyond Fashion exhibit (open until August 10, 2014), which, for those who don’t know, is the inaugural showcase of the newly revamped Costume Institute (and, of course, the thematic tie-in for this year’s Met Gala). 

While making our way through the melange of highly sculptural ball gowns designed by the 20th-century Anglo-American couturier (the exhibit included 65 of his most noteworthy designs), we became fixated on the digitized animations and x-rays that accompanied each piece, explaining the dress construction via virtual demonstration. The perfect fusion of past and present!

— Claire Stern, InStyle Editorial Assistant

Pictured:
Back row, from left: Eric Wilson (Fashion News Director), Erik Jackson (Executive Editor), Donna Bulseco (Assistant Managing Editor), Cindy Weber Cleary (Fashion Director), Claire Stern (Editorial Assistant), Alyssa Hoersten (Assistant Art Director), Angelique Serrano (Beauty Director), Noora Raj (Associate Communications Director), Lavinel Savu (Assistant Managing Editor)

Front row, from left: Natalie McCrea (International Manager), DeLora Jones Blake (Chief of Reporters), Jennifer Ferrise (Assistant Editor)

InStyle's 20th Anniversary: Looking Back With Amy Synnott
In honor of our 20th birthday, we’re taking a walk down memory lane with the help of longtime staffers. Amy Synnott is an executive editor whose duties include overseeing the beauty and fashion service pages, editing cover stories (most recently Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Hudson), and heading up InStyle's two special issues InStyle Hair and Your Look. What’s more, she’s been at the publication for 14 years. We interviewed her to find out her favorite InStyle memory, how she landed her position, and what she’s excited for in 2014:
What year did you start? 2000
How did you land the job? I was working as a senior beauty editor at Glamour when I met Kim Van-Dang, the InStyle beauty director, on a press trip to London in 1999 (crazy but true: To launch Olay Total Effects, Procter & Gamble had flown a bunch of beauty editors to Europe on one of the last fights on the Concorde). She gave my name to Jennie Park, the then-executive editor, and the rest is history.      How has your position changed since you started? I was hired as the senior beauty editor, so my job originally involved a lot of writing and reporting. After a couple of years, Kim left to start a consulting agency, and I was promoted to beauty director. In 2008, I took over the special issues (Hair and Your Look), which was perfect because it allowed me to go back into fashion—prior to Glamour, I wrote a style column for a now defunct magazine called Manhattan File.
In July 2013, I was promoted to executive editor. Now I oversee both the fashion service pages and the beauty department. Though I still write my first-person beauty column, “You Can Do,” my job is now more focused on the big picture—ideas, packaging, strategy.     What was your most InStyle moment? About seven years ago, I appeared on the Today show the same day as Chevy Chase. We sat next to each other in the green room (each of us getting our faces powdered and buffed) while chatting—he was a big flirt! A close second: 2010 Golden Globes, when I met my teen crush Robert Downey Jr. (above) What is your favorite InStyle memory? Many years ago, one of my writers was interviewing a young actress known for her wacky behavior. The interview was going smoothly until the actress spotted some paparazzi outside the window, at which point she dramatically announced, “Let’s pretend we’re making out,” and attempted to grab my writer and place a giant messy kiss on her lips. Ironically, the canoodling never did get picked up by Page Six (presumably if this had happened today the picture would have gone viral within a matter of minutes).   What do you love most about working at InStyle? That it doesn’t feel like work at all—it feels like play! I genuinely love the type of fashion and beauty content we provide—and feel grateful to work with people who share my passion for all things InStyle (yet don’t take themselves too seriously!)    What has changed the most since you’ve started at InStyle? The very obvious change is the explosion in social media and the impact that it has had on how we provide our content. When I started 14 years ago, we thought in one dimension: print. Now every time we do a story, the question isn’t just how do we tell this story on the page, it’s: What are the digital legs? Do we get our cover girl to host a Twitter chat? Do we add some how-to videos to our nail art story? The possibilities now are endless—and changing every day, by the minute. It’s an incredibly exciting time to be a journalist because the industry is evolving so quickly. It challenges all of us to think in new ways and be more nimble and adaptive than ever before.  What are you most looking forward to this year at InStyle?I’m excited to be part of the reboot of Time Inc. now that we have spun off from Time Warner. Now that all of the energy and investment opportunities are focused on media, there is an enormous appetite for change and innovation, which makes all of our jobs more interesting.
For more on our 20th anniversary, head on over to 20th.instyle.com to celebrate with us!

InStyle's 20th Anniversary: Looking Back With Amy Synnott

In honor of our 20th birthday, we’re taking a walk down memory lane with the help of longtime staffers. Amy Synnott is an executive editor whose duties include overseeing the beauty and fashion service pages, editing cover stories (most recently Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Hudson), and heading up InStyle's two special issues InStyle Hair and Your Look. What’s more, she’s been at the publication for 14 years. We interviewed her to find out her favorite InStyle memory, how she landed her position, and what she’s excited for in 2014:

What year did you start?
2000

How did you land the job?
I was working as a senior beauty editor at Glamour when I met Kim Van-Dang, the InStyle beauty director, on a press trip to London in 1999 (crazy but true: To launch Olay Total Effects, Procter & Gamble had flown a bunch of beauty editors to Europe on one of the last fights on the Concorde). She gave my name to Jennie Park, the then-executive editor, and the rest is history.    
 
How has your position changed since you started?
I was hired as the senior beauty editor, so my job originally involved a lot of writing and reporting. After a couple of years, Kim left to start a consulting agency, and I was promoted to beauty director. In 2008, I took over the special issues (Hair and Your Look), which was perfect because it allowed me to go back into fashion—prior to Glamour, I wrote a style column for a now defunct magazine called Manhattan File.

In July 2013, I was promoted to executive editor. Now I oversee both the fashion service pages and the beauty department. Though I still write my first-person beauty column, “You Can Do,” my job is now more focused on the big picture—ideas, packaging, strategy.   
 
What was your most InStyle moment?
About seven years ago, I appeared on the Today show the same day as Chevy Chase. We sat next to each other in the green room (each of us getting our faces powdered and buffed) while chatting—he was a big flirt! A close second: 2010 Golden Globes, when I met my teen crush Robert Downey Jr. (above)
 
What is your favorite InStyle memory?
Many years ago, one of my writers was interviewing a young actress known for her wacky behavior. The interview was going smoothly until the actress spotted some paparazzi outside the window, at which point she dramatically announced, “Let’s pretend we’re making out,” and attempted to grab my writer and place a giant messy kiss on her lips. Ironically, the canoodling never did get picked up by Page Six (presumably if this had happened today the picture would have gone viral within a matter of minutes). 
 
What do you love most about working at InStyle?
That it doesn’t feel like work at all—it feels like play! I genuinely love the type of fashion and beauty content we provide—and feel grateful to work with people who share my passion for all things InStyle (yet don’t take themselves too seriously!)  
 
What has changed the most since you’ve started at InStyle?
The very obvious change is the explosion in social media and the impact that it has had on how we provide our content. When I started 14 years ago, we thought in one dimension: print. Now every time we do a story, the question isn’t just how do we tell this story on the page, it’s: What are the digital legs? Do we get our cover girl to host a Twitter chat? Do we add some how-to videos to our nail art story? The possibilities now are endless—and changing every day, by the minute. It’s an incredibly exciting time to be a journalist because the industry is evolving so quickly. It challenges all of us to think in new ways and be more nimble and adaptive than ever before.
 
What are you most looking forward to this year at InStyle?
I’m excited to be part of the reboot of Time Inc. now that we have spun off from Time Warner. Now that all of the energy and investment opportunities are focused on media, there is an enormous appetite for change and innovation, which makes all of our jobs more interesting.

For more on our 20th anniversary, head on over to 20th.instyle.com to celebrate with us!

InStyle's 20th Anniversary: Looking Back With Lavinel Savu
In honor of our 20th birthday, we’re taking a walk down memory lane with the help of longtime staffers. Lavinel Savu is an assistant managing editor whose duties reach far beyond making sure InStyle's editorial production workflow is on track. He oversees brand and business development, manages digital photo studios and tablet editions, and heads social media projects. And, he has been at InStyle for fourteen years! We interviewed him to find out his favorite InStyle memory, how he landed his position, and what he’s excited for in 2014:
What year did you start? 2000How did you land the job? I had just launched O, The Oprah Magazine when human resources at Time Inc. called me to discuss a new opportunity. I became InStyle's first editorial manager a few months later.  How has your position changed since you started?I’m still responsible for ensuring that the brand’s editorial operations run smoothly, but the scope of my job has expanded far beyond overseeing a core print product—and now includes managing digital photo studios, tablet editions and social media projects as well as strategic partnerships and business development.  What was your most InStyle moment? Attending the 2013 Golden Globes ceremony. I got to walk the red carpet, chat with Adele and Jodie Foster and (literally!) rub elbows with Hugh Jackman.What is your favorite InStyle memory? Dancing with the cast of Glee at our Golden Globes after party but, unfortunately, there’s no photo or video proof. A close second is chatting with Zac Efron at that same party and, luckily, that moment was memorialized (above). What do you love most about working at InStyle? Above all, I love the InStyle brand, and the brilliant co-workers, dedicated advertisers and stylish readers it attracts.  What has changed the most since you’ve started at InStyle? What has remained a constant?The way we produce, distribute and consume content has changed the most, but the quality of our content has remained consistently top rate. What are you looking forward to this year at InStyle?I’m excited about the new partnerships and special projects we have in the pipeline, especially events pegged to the brand’s 20th anniversary in September. 
For more on our 20th anniversary, head on over to 20th.instyle.com to celebrate with us!

InStyle's 20th Anniversary: Looking Back With Lavinel Savu

In honor of our 20th birthday, we’re taking a walk down memory lane with the help of longtime staffers. Lavinel Savu is an assistant managing editor whose duties reach far beyond making sure InStyle's editorial production workflow is on track. He oversees brand and business development, manages digital photo studios and tablet editions, and heads social media projects. And, he has been at InStyle for fourteen years! We interviewed him to find out his favorite InStyle memory, how he landed his position, and what he’s excited for in 2014:

What year did you start?
2000

How did you land the job?
I had just launched O, The Oprah Magazine when human resources at Time Inc. called me to discuss a new opportunity. I became InStyle's first editorial manager a few months later.  

How has your position changed since you started?
I’m still responsible for ensuring that the brand’s editorial operations run smoothly, but the scope of my job has expanded far beyond overseeing a core print product—and now includes managing digital photo studios, tablet editions and social media projects as well as strategic partnerships and business development.  

What was your most InStyle moment?
Attending the 2013 Golden Globes ceremony. I got to walk the red carpet, chat with Adele and Jodie Foster and (literally!) rub elbows with Hugh Jackman.

What is your favorite InStyle memory?
Dancing with the cast of Glee at our Golden Globes after party but, unfortunately, there’s no photo or video proof. A close second is chatting with Zac Efron at that same party and, luckily, that moment was memorialized (above).

What do you love most about working at InStyle?
Above all, I love the InStyle brand, and the brilliant co-workers, dedicated advertisers and stylish readers it attracts.  

What has changed the most since you’ve started at InStyle? What has remained a constant?
The way we produce, distribute and consume content has changed the most, but the quality of our content has remained consistently top rate.

What are you looking forward to this year at InStyle?
I’m excited about the new partnerships and special projects we have in the pipeline, especially events pegged to the brand’s 20th anniversary in September.

For more on our 20th anniversary, head on over to 20th.instyle.com to celebrate with us!

InStyle's 20th Anniversary: Looking Back With Lisa Martin
In honor of our 20th birthday, we’re taking a walk down memory lane with the help of longtime staffers. Director of Photography Lisa Martin oversees the photo department, hires the best teams in the business (including photographers and stylists), and conceptualizes photo shoots. What’s more, she has been at InStyle for fifteen years! We interviewed her to find out her favorite InStyle memory, how she landed her position, and what she’s excited for in 2014:
What year did you start?1999How did you land the job? I was working at Marie Claire as the Associate Photo Editor. A prop stylist I knew was friends with one of the photo editors at InStyle. We met at the Association of International Photography Art Dealers (AIPAD) and found out InStyle needed a freelancer. I started as a projects person for six months, and 15 years later, I’m still here and now running the department. Time flies quickly!How has your position changed since you started? I started as a freelance photo editor, then went on staff as an associate, then senior, deputy and now, director. It has changed quite a bit—handling more responsibilities, working with a bigger magazine, managing a staff, and getting the best photographers to shoot for us.What was your most InStyle moment?  At the Golden Globes dancing next to Orlando Bloom and seeing 20 major celebrities on the dance floor. 
What is your favorite InStyle memory?  I don’t have just one, but I think the coolest thing is knowing that celebrities are just regular people with insecurities, and good and bad days—they just come with publicists and regular people don’t. Pictured above—Molly Shannon (in lavender) and me (white tank, on the right) with the crew.What do you love most about working at InStyle?  Meeting and working with the most talented photographers out there, and seeing how they capture and work with talent on set.What has changed the most since you’ve started at InStyle? What has remained a constant?  I think that InStyle has always been concerned with the what the reader thinks and wants, and that has remained constant.What are you looking forward to this year at InStyle? I am always excited about finding new photographers to shoot with us.  I absolutely love it—it keeps me going.
For more on our 20th anniversary, head on over to 20th.instyle.com to celebrate with us!

InStyle's 20th Anniversary: Looking Back With Lisa Martin

In honor of our 20th birthday, we’re taking a walk down memory lane with the help of longtime staffers. Director of Photography Lisa Martin oversees the photo department, hires the best teams in the business (including photographers and stylists), and conceptualizes photo shoots. What’s more, she has been at InStyle for fifteen years! We interviewed her to find out her favorite InStyle memory, how she landed her position, and what she’s excited for in 2014:

What year did you start?
1999

How did you land the job?
I was working at Marie Claire as the Associate Photo Editor. A prop stylist I knew was friends with one of the photo editors at InStyle. We met at the Association of International Photography Art Dealers (AIPAD) and found out InStyle needed a freelancer. I started as a projects person for six months, and 15 years later, I’m still here and now running the department. Time flies quickly!

How has your position changed since you started?
I started as a freelance photo editor, then went on staff as an associate, then senior, deputy and now, director. It has changed quite a bit—handling more responsibilities, working with a bigger magazine, managing a staff, and getting the best photographers to shoot for us.

What was your most InStyle moment? 
At the Golden Globes dancing next to Orlando Bloom and seeing 20 major celebrities on the dance floor. 

What is your favorite InStyle memory? 
I don’t have just one, but I think the coolest thing is knowing that celebrities are just regular people with insecurities, and good and bad days—they just come with publicists and regular people don’t. Pictured above—Molly Shannon (in lavender) and me (white tank, on the right) with the crew.

What do you love most about working at InStyle? 
Meeting and working with the most talented photographers out there, and seeing how they capture and work with talent on set.

What has changed the most since you’ve started at InStyle? What has remained a constant? 
I think that InStyle has always been concerned with the what the reader thinks and wants, and that has remained constant.

What are you looking forward to this year at InStyle?
I am always excited about finding new photographers to shoot with us.  I absolutely love it—it keeps me going.

For more on our 20th anniversary, head on over to 20th.instyle.com to celebrate with us!

InStyle's 20th Anniversary: Looking Back With Cindy Weber ClearyIn honor of our 20th birthday, we’re taking a walk down memory lane with the help of longtime staffers. Fashion Director Cindy Weber Cleary, who oversees all of InStyle's fashion content, has been with the magazine for fifteen years. We interviewed her to find out her favorite InStyle memory, why she loves her job and more:
What year did you start?  1999How did you land the job? I wrote to Martha Nelson (the Editor of InStyle at the time) saying I liked the magazine and would love to meet her. How has your position changed since you started? It’s a much bigger staff and magazine! I’m working on so many more things besides our fashion pages: videos, new business initiatives. It’s an exciting time!What was your most InStyle moment? Probably the time I went to the Golden Globes ceremony and found myself elbow-to-elbow with Brad and Angelina, Leo DiCaprio, Helen Mirren, Salma Hayek, Will Ferrell, etc. I thought I was jaded about celebs—but not in that crowd!What is your favorite InStyle memory? Our wild offsite trips in the early days: Jamaica (pictured above, with InStyle Editor-at-Large Hal Rubenstein in 2000), Anguilla, Virgin Gorda…
Our motto was: “The staff that plays together, stays together.” We had a blast! I thought I had landed in magazine heaven! And I had.What do you love most about working at InStyle? The people I work with and finding new ways to help our reader look her best.What has changed the most since you’ve started at InStyle? What has remained a constant? The scope of the brand has changed the most! What has remained a constant: The commitment to giving the reader/viewer/customer a joyful and useful experience.What are you most excited about at InStyle in 2014? The spin-off of Time Inc will allow us to explore a lot of exciting new opportunities!

InStyle's 20th Anniversary: Looking Back With Cindy Weber Cleary

In honor of our 20th birthday, we’re taking a walk down memory lane with the help of longtime staffers. Fashion Director Cindy Weber Cleary, who oversees all of InStyle's fashion content, has been with the magazine for fifteen years. We interviewed her to find out her favorite InStyle memory, why she loves her job and more:

What year did you start? 
1999

How did you land the job?
I wrote to Martha Nelson (the Editor of InStyle at the time) saying I liked the magazine and would love to meet her.

How has your position changed since you started?
It’s a much bigger staff and magazine! I’m working on so many more things besides our fashion pages: videos, new business initiatives. It’s an exciting time!

What was your most InStyle moment?
Probably the time I went to the Golden Globes ceremony and found myself elbow-to-elbow with Brad and Angelina, Leo DiCaprio, Helen Mirren, Salma Hayek, Will Ferrell, etc. I thought I was jaded about celebs—but not in that crowd!

What is your favorite InStyle memory?
Our wild offsite trips in the early days: Jamaica (pictured above, with InStyle Editor-at-Large Hal Rubenstein in 2000), Anguilla, Virgin Gorda…

Our motto was: “The staff that plays together, stays together.” We had a blast! I thought I had landed in magazine heaven! And I had.

What do you love most about working at InStyle?
The people I work with and finding new ways to help our reader look her best.

What has changed the most since you’ve started at InStyle? What has remained a constant?
The scope of the brand has changed the most! What has remained a constant: The commitment to giving the reader/viewer/customer a joyful and useful experience.

What are you most excited about at InStyle in 2014?
The spin-off of Time Inc will allow us to explore a lot of exciting new opportunities!

Behind the Scenes: Jennifer Lopez’s April Cover Shoot

The pages of our annual April “Color Issue” never fail to amaze with rainbow-bright delights, and there’s no one as colorful or as vibrant (or beautiful!) as JLo. As such, we did our due diligence and packed for the shoot with luggage teeming with brilliant dresses (including one art-inspired Chanel creation), bold clutches and dazzling jewels.

Flip through the gallery above to get a behind-the-scenes feel of the cover shoot, and then head on over to InStyle.com to read about the atmosphere, which songs JLo danced to, and more.

InStyle's 20th Anniversary: Looking Back With Rina Stone

In honor of our 20th birthday, we’re taking a walk down memory lane with the help of longtime staffers. InStyle's Creative Director Rina Stone shared with us her most InStyle moment, what she’s looking forward to in 2014 and more: 

What year did you start?
November 2007

How did you land the job?
I was working within the company and InStyle was looking to make a change.

How has your position changed since you started?
My focus was exclusively print, and now it can include anything from art directing animation to selecting a button for a shirt we’re designing.

What was your most InStyle moment?
Having lunch with Francois Nars (of NARS Cosmetics) and Chloe Moretz on his private island in Bora Bora.

What is your favorite InStyle memory?
There are millions but two really stand out to me. 1) A great girls’ night out in Paris with Cameron Diaz and makeup artist Gucci Westman after wrapping up couture week and our cover shoot (photo, above).

2) Shooting Sandra Bullock in Marfa, Texas (second photo). We had a great time with her and enjoyed a private tour of The Chinati Foundation.

What do you love most about working at InStyle?
Being able to create beautiful things out of beautiful things.

What has changed the most since you’ve started at InStyle? What has remained a constant?
The mission and values are the same—we just have an expanded idea of what falls under the brand umbrella.

What are you most excited about at InStyle in 2014?
I’m excited to see what Time Inc. means as a stand-alone company.

InStyle's 20th Anniversary: Looking Back With Patrick Moffitt
In honor of our 20th birthday, we’re taking a walk down memory lane with the help of longtime staffers—starting with Patrick Moffitt who has been at the magazine since the very beginning. As InStyle's Assistant Managing Editor, he's responsible for overseeing the production schedule and making sure the pages read well and look their best before everything goes to print. We interviewed him to find out his favorite InStyle memory, why he loves his job and more:
Photo caption: Year one. Working with InStyle's Founding Editor Martha Nelson and then-Executive Editor Charla Lawhon. With only a staff of 20, you worked closely with everyone.
What year did you start? 1994How did you land the job?Through a friend of a friend.How has your position changed since you started?It has changed 100 percent. We were so small back then—everyone handled multiple jobs.What was your most InStyle moment?Being on the red carpet at the Oscars.What is your favorite InStyle memory?The early days when we were a small group. We worked so hard collaboratively to create what became InStyle.What do you love most about working at InStyle?In my job I get to work with everyone, so I get a peek into every part of the process.What has changed the most since you’ve started? What has remained a constant?What has changed the most: The size of the staff and the size of the brand. What has remained a constant: The positive energy.What are you most excited about at InStyle in 2014?The new opportunities of our new company.

InStyle's 20th Anniversary: Looking Back With Patrick Moffitt

In honor of our 20th birthday, we’re taking a walk down memory lane with the help of longtime staffers—starting with Patrick Moffitt who has been at the magazine since the very beginning. As InStyle's Assistant Managing Editor, he's responsible for overseeing the production schedule and making sure the pages read well and look their best before everything goes to print. We interviewed him to find out his favorite InStyle memory, why he loves his job and more:

Photo caption: Year one. Working with InStyle's Founding Editor Martha Nelson and then-Executive Editor Charla Lawhon. With only a staff of 20, you worked closely with everyone.

What year did you start?
1994

How did you land the job?
Through a friend of a friend.

How has your position changed since you started?
It has changed 100 percent. We were so small back then—everyone handled multiple jobs.

What was your most InStyle moment?
Being on the red carpet at the Oscars.

What is your favorite InStyle memory?
The early days when we were a small group. We worked so hard collaboratively to create what became InStyle.

What do you love most about working at InStyle?
In my job I get to work with everyone, so I get a peek into every part of the process.

What has changed the most since you’ve started? What has remained a constant?
What has changed the most: The size of the staff and the size of the brand. What has remained a constant: The positive energy.

What are you most excited about at InStyle in 2014?
The new opportunities of our new company.

Around the Office: Rina Stone’s Statement Necklace
As a supplement to the “Have Your Happiest New Year!” story in the January issue, InStyle staffers are sharing their favorite mood-boosting items. Check back all month long to see more #happyten pick-me-ups.
This Iradj Moini necklace makes me so happy that I can’t take it off. I wore it to an event the other night with a black cocktail dress and found an equally winning combination the next morning with my gray cashmere sweater. Smiles all around.” — Rina Stone, InStyle Creative Director
Plus, find happy ideas and more at instyle.com/youryear
Photo credit: Sarah Balch for InStyle.com

Around the Office: Rina Stone’s Statement Necklace

As a supplement to the “Have Your Happiest New Year!” story in the January issue, InStyle staffers are sharing their favorite mood-boosting items. Check back all month long to see more #happyten pick-me-ups.

This Iradj Moini necklace makes me so happy that I can’t take it off. I wore it to an event the other night with a black cocktail dress and found an equally winning combination the next morning with my gray cashmere sweater. Smiles all around.” — Rina Stone, InStyle Creative Director

Plus, find happy ideas and more at instyle.com/youryear

Photo credit: Sarah Balch for InStyle.com