Kahlana Barfield Brown is the 30-something Fashion & Beauty Editor-at-Large of InStyle Magazine, where she rose from intern to a fixture on daytime television and awards shows. She's living a dream life people would die for. Whether she's flying to fashion week in Paris, hanging out on the red carpet at the Grammys or Oscars, having a slumber party with Jessica Alba, or sharing beauty tips on The Today Show, Kahlana makes it clear that a lot of hustle and persistence over a decade has brought her to this point.

In part 1 of Kahlana's podcast (part 2 here), we discuss her:

  • Incredible journey to get into the fashion industry
  • Insider perspective on the intersection of tech & fashion
  • Key sources of fashion inspiration
  • Pro tips on how to 'be fly' with ones fashion decisions

Follow Kahlana on Instagram or Twitter Check out her work in InStyle Magazine and her game-changing article 'Pretty for a Dark Skinned Girl' in the April 2016 issue.