The story of how, at the age of 40, Christine Morrison walked away from her successful career as a VP for Calvin Klein in NYC to become a freelance writer. A lifelong fashion aficionado, Christine had dreamed of a career as a writer when she younger; she’d even majored in journalism. But life intervened. Christine’s is a story of relentlessly and methodically working your way back to the thing that really lights your fire. She gets into practical detail on the how-to—from taking on pretty much anything she was offered to grappling with feeling professionally vulnerable.
Today, Christine (@writinginblackandwhite) is a working fashion and beauty writer based in Atlanta. Her articles have appeared in, publications including The Washington Post and The Boston Globe. She has also lent her copywriting expertise to brands including Calvin Klein, Juicy Couture and Lumity skincare.
The mom of twins is currently on working her memoir—a collection of essays reflecting the meaning behind and the humor in what she wore while forming her identity, navigating her way to true love, and discovering her authentic self.