Rebecca Carhart is an e-commerce writer and strategist with more than 10 years of experience researching and writing about the best products across the fashion, beauty, home, and travel sectors. She has been writing for Travel + Leisure since 2019 and is currently a senior e-commerce writer and strategist on the news and deals travel team. Rebecca has spent years testing, researching, and writing about everything from luggage to comfortable walking shoes to travel pillows and more. Prior to joining Travel + Leisure, she was a freelance fashion editor, writer, and producer for various outlets including,,,, Rent the Runway, and New York Magazine’s The Cut.​​ She has also worked as an assistant fashion market editor for InStyle, a freelance beauty editor for Ok! Magazine, and a fashion intern at Vogue. Rebecca is an avid traveler and loves searching for the best travel products and making recommendations to readers on what to pack on their trips. Her articles have covered everything from anti-aging skin care to comfortable clothing to travel essentials for your next getaway.

• 10+ years of experience writing about products across the fashion, beauty, travel, home, and lifestyle spaces
• Her writing has appeared on,,,,, and more
• Received a bachelor’s degree in communications from the Fashion Institute of Technology

About Travel + Leisure

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