Anna Samson Anna Samson is a freelance writer who covers online trends, workers' rights, beauty, and pop culture. She has a degree in English literature and philosophy from the University of St Andrews, and edited a magazine for hairdressers before taking the plunge and going freelance. In 2017 she was a finalist in the British Vogue talent contest for young writers. You can find her bylines in VICE, i-D, Bustle, Culture Trip, and several other publications. She is originally from Scotland but now lives in London and enjoys traveling at every opportunity. About InStyle InStyle is an award-winning destination for fashion, beauty, and pop-culture, with an all-are-welcome ethos that swings open the proverbial velvet ropes. Whether you’re looking for a wardrobe refresh, haircut inspiration, or a story that’ll make sparkling cocktail-party conversation, our expert-connected coverage is where to start. Learn more about our team and editorial guidelines, here.