Kristen O’Brien is a contributing writer at The Salonniere. A graduate of Columbia University School of Journalism, Kristen is a seasoned writer and editor who has worked in various capacities for publications including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The New York Times Magazine, T, The New York Times Style Magazine, Elle, Elle.com, Texas Monthly. Z!nk, Austin American-Statesman, Tribeza, Society Diaries, and CultureMap. Born and raised in London, Kristen has spent most of her career in Paris and New York. She now lives in Austin, Texas, with Dante, her French cat, and Hibou, her Brooklyn stray. Kristen wishes she go go back in time to attend one of the legendary parties at Studio 54 and covets an invitation to the White House Correspondents’ Dinner.