Averi Baudler is a Chicago-based writer with a passion for all things pop culture, fashion, and beauty. After graduating from Iowa State University in 2021, Averi contributed e-commerce content to Dotdash Meredith brands before joining the InStyle team as a news writer. When Averi's not writing, you can find her online shopping, watching Netflix reality shows, or trying to decipher Taylor Swift's latest Easter egg.

• Received a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Iowa State University
• Contributed articles to People, Real Simple, Shape, InStyle, and more

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