Cathy Horyn joins The Cut after 15 years as fashion critic at The New York Times, where she started one of the first style blogs, On the Runway. Prior to The Times, she was a contributing writer at Vanity Fair; from 1990 to 1995, she covered fashion for The Washington Post. She has written two books, Bare Blass, a memoir with Bill Blass, and Joe Eula: Master of Twentienth-Century Fashion Illustration, published in 2014. She is currently working on a history of The Times fashion coverage, from the 1850s to the present, which will be published by Rizzoli. In 2013, she initiated a series of fashion talks at Stanford University. Born in Coshocton, Ohio, she is a graduate of Barnard College and Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism.
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