Jessica Quillin

Editorial director, strategist, writer,
and lecturer for fashion, luxury, and lifestyle




A Step Ahead with Sandra Choi, Virgil Abloh, Tabitha Simmons, and Rupert Sanderson

For the shoe lover, shoes possess a fetishistic mystique that is hard to describe. There is an innate ordinariness to a shoe because of its inherent functionality that serves to underscore the beauty and rarity of a well-made shoe. While the story of shoe design is, not surprisingly, one of patriarchy and practicality, it is also a tale of wild creativity and true craftsmanship.

The Wit of Travel: A Review of The Ampersand Hotel, London

George Bernard Shaw once wrote, “The great advantage of a hotel is that it is a refuge from home life.” These days, for both the business and pleasure traveler, hotels can be a mixed bag of luxury amenities and basic conveniences. Few hotels are a destination unto themselves and even fewer involve any sort of mental stimulation.

Why Fashion Needs Content Strategy

I am a Content Strategist. When I say this to people who work in fashion, I often get a quizzical look. In the tech sector of my day job, content strategy is an active community of practitioners. In the fashion world of my consulting life, content strategy barely exists, save a few content marketers here and there who may borrow some of its techniques.