Erika Veurink

Erika Veurink
Title: Writer
Education: FIT, Bennington College
Location: Brooklyn, NY

Erika Veurink has an MFA from Bennington and has been writing about beauty, fashion, lifestyle, travel, and home for more than four years. Based in Brooklyn, New York, Erika grew up in the Midwest and still enjoys ample time in the heartland. Every trip includes scouting the local vintage scene for the best of the region's secondhand fashion, which she reports on in her newsletter, Long Live. She loves to pack light and leave space for the best kind of souvenir, an article of clothing with a story.

Highlights:

  • Graduated with an MFA from Bennington College.
  • Erika is a regular contributor at Vogue, The Cut, AD, TZR, and more.

Experience

Erika has covered travel for outlets such as AD's Clever, TripAdvisor, and The Quality Edit—writing roundups of the region's best lodging, hotel reviews, and guides to the perfect packing list. She has more than five years as a writer, working for various brands and outlets. Plus, she writes her own newsletter all about vintage fashion, called Long Live. A budding traveler, Erika is obsessed with optimizing her travel gear, from the best carry-on tote to tennis shoes that can go from a full day of walking to a five-course dinner.

Education

Erika studied at FIT as an undergrad and has an MFA from Bennington College.

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