Gabby Shacknai

Gabby Shacknai
Education: University of Edinburgh

Gabby is a beauty and style editor with over five years of experience covering the biggest trends, brand and product launches, and more.


  • Gabby has written for InStyle since August 2022.
  • Her work has appeared in Travel+Leisure, Verywell Family, Forbes, Cosmopolitan, Women's Health, Harper's Bazaar, Fortune, and more.
  • Gabby received Master's Degree in Journalism from Columbia University.


Gabby started her career at Condé Nast, where she served as an editor for the Special Interest Publishing Group and produced print issues for Vanity Fair, Architectural Digest, Bon Appétit, and more. Since leaving that role in 2019, Gabby has worked as a freelance writer, contributing to Forbes, Fortune, Cosmopolitan, and Departures, and many other publications.


Gabby received a Master's Degree in English Literature and History at the University of Edinburgh and a Master's Degree in Journalism from Columbia University.

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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.

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