Samantha Durbin


writer. editor. storyteller.

Growing up in Oakland, CA, Samantha Durbin's first icon was Punky Brewster. Samantha adored the television character's spunky spirit and funky style. Samantha went to college at The Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City, and then lived 'work hard, play hard' working in advertising. After heading back to the Bay Area, she found herself a professional blogger as Editor of PopSugar Fashion. Now, she is a freelance lifestyle writer living in Venice, CA.


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Beats: beauty, culture, fashion, fitness, food, travel

Go-to workouts: yoga, barre, Pilates, kickboxing, hiking, surfing, anything in the water

Star sign: Sagittarius

Favorite color: purple

Guilty pleasure: '80s horror movies