Christina Butan Christina is an e-commerce writer for InStyle who reports on celebrity fashion, the latest beauty and style trends, and shares editor's picks. Before covering all things shopping, she was an editorial assistant and freelance writer at People for two years, where she fact-checked limited edition print issues and covered celebrity news. Her work has also appeared in Real Simple, Health, and Travel + Leisure. Connect with her on Instagram and LinkedIn. About Southern Living Southern Living, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, celebrates the food, homes, places, and culture of the South. We reach 7.2 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists and fact checked for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.