An Accidental Fashion Writer

I approached the topic reluctantly but came to love the beat

Vivian McInerny
Real
Published in
4 min readMay 15, 2024

--

Eerie ghostlike photo of a model at a NYC fashion show captured by Vivian McInerny 2015

Fashion may be glamorous. Writing about it rarely was.

I sold my first fashion story in 1979. I sold my last in 2015. I never wanted to write another fashion story ever again. Period! I was ready to lounge around devouring delicious novels while wearing thoroughly unstylish sweats.

--

--

Vivian McInerny
Real
Writer for

Career journalist, essayist, fiction writer, and life-long spirit-quester.