Olivia Perez is the founder and Editor in Chief of Friend of a Friend, a lifestyle media publication founded on the notion of discovery. A NYC transplant by way of LA, Olivia has made her mark as a editorial and cultural archeologists, encouraging her readers to push past their comfort zone, create their own trends, and explore uncharted territories in their every day life. A recent graduate of New York University, Olivia pursued a holistic understanding of the global fashion industry, landing coveted roles at Moda Operandi, Teen Vogue, and HermΓ¨s International, where she worked extensively in marketing, editorial, styling and buying. In May 2015, Olivia launched Friend of a Friend, and has since collaborated and partnered with influencers from Gigi Hadid, Sofia Richie, and Garrett Leight, to brands like Coach, Topshop, and Chanel. Today, the site has expanded with an e-commerce platform, hosted multiple pop up shops, and garnered a following of over 200,000 readers, with more to come.