Dana Thomas
Author, "Deluxe: How Luxury Lost Its Luster"

Dana Thomas is the author of the New York Times bestseller, "Deluxe: How Luxury Lost Its Luster" and the European Arts & Entertainment Correspondent for Newsweek in Paris. She has written about style for the New York Times Magazine since 1994, and has contributed to various publications, including The New Yorker, Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue, the Washington Post, and the Financial Times in London. She is the Paris correspondent for Australian Harper's Bazaar, and a member of the Anglo-American Press Association in Paris and the Overseas Press Club. Thomas taught journalism at The American University of Paris from 1996 to 1999. In 1987, she received the Sigma Delta Chi Foundation Scholarship and the Ellis Haller Award for Outstanding Achievement in Journalism. She lives in Paris with her husband, Hervé, and their seven-year-old daughter, Lucie Lee.

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