Laird Borrelli-Persson is the Senior Features Editor at, the on-line home of Vogue and W magazines. She co-authored  Bags: A Lexicon of Style with Valerie Steele, and has published four other titles: Fashion Illustration Now, Fashion Illustration Next, Net Mode: Web Fashion Now, and, most recently, Fashion Drawings by Fashion Designers (2008). She also contributes to a international magazines and comments on contemporary fashion for various media outlets.