About Us

The Chic Daily is a blog dedicated to reporting the latest fashion, beauty and health & fitness news and trends. The blog is produced by members of The Fashion Journalist Club at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University.

The Fashion Journalist Club is a student-run club based on Arizona State University’s Downtown Phoenix Campus. It consists of passionate writers who dream of working in the fashion journalism industry.



President/Event Coordinator: Madison Skye Rowbotham is a junior who aspires to go into fashion public relations. She dreams of moving to New York City to pursue her career, surrounded by women wearing Louboutins on their way to work, Chanel bags at their side.

Favorite Designer: Valentino

Fashion item I can’t live without: Boots! Love to buy them, love to wear them.

Favorite Publication: Vogue and Elle

People I wish I could swap closets with: Blake Lively, Olivia Palermo, Gigi Hadid

Follow her on Instagram @madisonrowbotham


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Vice-President/Social Media Director: Libby Allnatt is a junior studying journalism, psychology, and women’s studies at Arizona State University. She loves writing, graphic design, running, and all things fashion.

Favorite designer: Betsey Johnson

Favorite blogger: Man Repeller

Favorite stores: Forever 21, Urban Outfitters, H&M, Aeropostale

Closet staples: A skater skirt, Converse sneakers, and a hair bow.

Follow her on Twitter and Instagram @LibbyPaigeA

Senior Editor: Courtney Mally is a junior journalism student with the ultimate aspiration to educate people on how to love themselves through clothes, make-up and hair. Everyone deserves to put their best foot forward in their favorite pair of shoes! Although most of her experience at Cronkite has been in print thus far, her ultimate goal is to have her own styling program on TV one day in addition to working in the news world.
Photoshoot_CmallyFavorite Designers: Christian Louboutin, Brian Atwood, Valentino, Elie Saab
Beauty Staples: Chanel mascara, Maybelline lipstick, Urban Decay eye shadows plus a mean contour and highlight!
Style Icons: Audrey Hepburn, Blake Lively, Rachel Zoe
Closet Staples: Excessive amounts of black, distressed denim, leopard print and booties
Quote to live by: “I’m what you call the triple threat: beauty, brains and shoes!” -Brian Atwood
Follow her on Twitter and Instagram: @courtneymally


Junior Editor: Lerman Montoya is a sophomore who aspires to be an international journalists and fashion editor for Vogue or W Magazine.Lerman

Favorite Designer: Deceased (Gabrielle Coco Chanel), Alive (Marc Jacobs)

Favorite Publications: Vogue, W Mag, and ID

Favorite Fashion Blog: Advanced Style

Style Icons: Coco Chanel, Diana Vreeland and Lynn Yaeger.

Favorite Fashion Quote: “Always keep your eyes open. Keep watching. Because whatever you see can inspire you.” ― Grace Coddington


jacksonJackson Dorsey is a freshman who aspires to become a Public Relations Specialist for an outdoor sportswear company, such as Nike or Adidas.

Favorite Designers: Riccardo Tisci, John Geiger

Style Icons: Kanye West, David Beckham

Closet Staples: Polo Ralph Lauren, John Elliot Co., Supreme


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Jillian Haynie is a freshman who wants to pursue a career in entertainment or fashion journalism. Her goals are to move to New York, get a job writing at a magazine, and marry Bradley Cooper.

Favorite Designers: Kate Spade and Lilly Pulitzer

Favorite Publication: Glamour and Entertainment Weekly
Style Icons: Reese Witherspoon, Blake Lively, Carrie Bradshaw
Closet Staples: A black dress, brown flats, and a statement necklace


Alani Miller is a junior and aspires to become a TV personality.

alani bioWriting specialties: beauty and lifestyle. I think no one should have to break the bank to get the look they want or spend hours doing it.

Favorite accessory: Matte eggplant colored Hermes bag

5 minute look: thin black sweater, calf length rolled jeans, black converse, braid my bangs, pull my curls in a low pony, do a neutral smoky eye, black winged liner on top, a quick contour, and a plum lip.

Follow her on Instagram: @alanijanay_


Daniella Rudoy is a freshman at ASU majoring in entertainment broadcast journalism. She caught the fashion bug growing up in Hollywood, California, and figured fashion blogging was a smart medium between her love for writing and her very, very healthy obsession with clothes.
Favorite Stores: Zara, Topshop, Forever 21
Favorite Designers: Calvin Klein, Valentino
Style Icons: Negin Mirsalehi, Olivia Palermo, Gigi Hadid, Blake Lively
Quote to live by: “Why not me?” -Mindy Kaling
Follow her on Instagram @daniellarudoy



Fay Elizabeth Schneider is a freshman who aspires to become a Fashion Director at Condé Nast or Designer of her own line of couture.

Favorite Designers: Dior, Alexander McQueen and Coco Chanel.

Style Icons: Jaqueline Kennedy, Elizabeth I and Blake Lively

Favorite Fashion Quote: “Real elegance is everywhere, especially in the things that don’t show”- Christian Dior

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Angelica Cabral is a freshman at ASU majoring in print journalism. She has been drawing designs for clothes since she was ten and has decided to take her passion for fashion into the writing sphere. She wants to be a war correspondent and eventually come back to the states or Europe to work at a fashion magazine.

Favorite designers: Betsey Johnson and Calvin Klein

Favorite quote: “I have a personality defect where I sort of refuse to see myself as an underdog… It’s because of my parents. They raised me with the entitlement of a tall, blond, white man.” – Mindy Kaling

Favorite magazine: Nylon

Favorite Movie: It’s a Wonderful Life

Follow her on Instagram @lysistrata97 and Twitter @angeligagaa


 FJC Member Bio pic1Rachel Shultis is a freshman fashionista with a love for any and everything DIY.

Favorite Accessory: Matte red lipstick, every girl needs to know her color

Inspiration: Carrie Bradshaw

Favorite Fashion Quote: “Every day is a fashion show and the world is your runway.” –Coco Chanel

Follow her on Instagram @rachelshultis





 Haley Wehner is a freshman at ASU who is in love with magazine journalism, photography, and fashion. Forever trying to dress as well as Taylor Swift for half the price.

Favorite publications: Rookie, Nylon, and Cosmopolitan

Favorite stores: American Apparel, Urban Outfitters, Buffalo Exchange, and Forever 21
Favorite fashion quote: “Girls do not dress for boys. They dress for themselves and, of course, each other. If girls dressed for boys they’d just walk around naked at all times.”
-Betsey Johnson
Follow her on Instagram @haleywehner

*If you would like to contact any of the officers or writers, please email asu.fjc@gmail.com for further information.

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