Lauren David Peden is the Editorial Director of AHAlife, an online fashion and lifestyle discovery destination. She is also the New York Correspondent to and editor of The Fashion Informer, the fashion news blog she founded in 2007. A New York-based writer/creative director specializing in style, travel and entertainment, Ms. Peden's articles have appeared in The New York Times, Dossier, Surface, Time Out, Plastique, Elle, Allure, Glamour, Self, Travel + Leisure, Business Traveler, PREEN, GQ and many other print and online publications.  She is the former Copy Director of American Vogue, was a contributing editor at Fashion Wire Daily, and has published seven book on various topics.