Danielle James Title: Contributing Writer Education: Duke University Location: New York, New York Expertise: Fashion, Beauty, E-Commerce, Retail Buying, Fashion Tech Danielle James is an award-winning entrepreneur, as well as a fashion and beauty journalist who is based in New York.She is the founder of Model Citizen, a sustainable fashion company that encourages peer-to-peer clothing sharing and supports emerging designers, as well as co-founder of Safe Space, a show that encourages viewers to have tough conversations with people in their respective lives.Danielle has interviewed celebrities including Viola Davis and Taraji P. Henson and has bylined for organizations including Allure, InStyle, NYLON, Essence, Good Housekeeping, and The Grio. Experience Danielle is a Trinidadian-American fashion and retail entrepreneur, writer, editor, host, model, and consultant with over 15 years of beauty and style-focused editorial and retail experience. Formerly, she was the Head of Fashion and Beauty Partnerships for the Women’s Division at iONE Digital (including HelloBeautiful.com and MadameNoire.com — sites with a readership of over 20M women). Danielle is an international agency model who has been featured in magazines, shot editorial campaigns, walked in NYFW, and worked with a bevy of brands including Bloomingdales, Ulta Beauty, and Macy’s. She is currently a fashion and retail consultant to various countries, institutions, brands, and entrepreneurs. Education Danielle earned her Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Psychology from Duke University. 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.