Lauren Rearick Lauren Rearick is weekend editor at Teen Vogue and former writer for InStyle, People and Real Simple. As a freelance beauty and fashion writer, her work has also appeared in Travel+Leisure, USA Today, MTV and Huffington Post. See more of her work at laurenrearick.com. 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.