Irene Richardson

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Title: Commerce Producer
Education: University of Alabama
Location: New York, NY

Irene Richardson is a commerce producer for Dotdash Meredith's beauty and travel publications. She's been a contributing writer for InStyle, Byrdie, and Hearst Magazines, helping readers shop for the best products based on everything from their hair type to their astrological sign.


  • Graduate of the University of Alabama.
  • Commerce producer for beauty and travel.
  • Covers haircare, fashion, skincare, and more.
  • Her work has appeared in digital outlets including InStyle, Byrdie, and Country Living.


Irene Richardson is a Brooklyn-based commerce producer from Birmingham, Alabama. Her bylines have appeared in InStyle, Byrdie, Hearst Magazines, and other local publications. She's always seeking real-world inspiration for her product recommendations, whether it's asking her seatmate on a flight where they got their stylish carry-on or frequenting local shops in search of the most comfortable heel for an upcoming trip.


Irene received a B.A. in Public Relations from the University of Alabama

About Travel + Leisure

Travel + Leisure, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is a top travel media brand with a mission to inform and inspire passionate travelers. Our expert team includes a network of hundreds of writers and photographers across the globe, all providing a local eye on the best places to stay, eat, and explore. We reach an audience that takes 76 million round trips annually, offering valuable travel tips, ideas and inspiration, and products you need to get you to your destination — whether it’s a small town or big city, beach or lake, national park or theme park, road trip, cruise, or long-haul flight, and everything in between. Learn more about us and our editorial process