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 sophomore studying journalism, psychology, and women’s studies at Arizona State University. She loves writing, running, and all things fashion.

Favorite designer: Betsey Johnson

Favorite blogger: Man Repeller

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

Follow her on Twitter and Instagram @LibbyPaigeA

Senior Editor: Candice Maniga is a senior, aspiring to use her 1509277_10203531494392626_1890202478_njournalistic experience in the world of entertainment and pop culture. She knows far more about film than fashion, but would like to incorporate the two in her work through events like red carpets at award shows. She also has a dream to name a bottle of nail polish.
Style Icons: Rihanna and Lauren Conrad
Favorite Fashionable TV Characters: Carrie Bradshaw (The Carrie Diaries), Lydia Martin (Teen Wolf) and Aria Montgomery (Pretty Little Liars)
Must-haves: Dark red lipstain, big (preferably black) hat and Daisy by Marc Jacobs
Quote to live by: “Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.” -Coco Chanel
Follow her on Instagram @cmaniga
Junior Editor: Courtney Mally is a sophomore 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.
Photoshoot_CmallyFavorite Designers: Christian Louboutin, Brian Atwood, Valentino, Elie Saab
Style Icons: Audrey Hepburn, Blake Lively, Rachel Zoe
Closet Staples: Excessive amounts of lipstick, mascara, 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


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


jillian haynieJillian 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

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

Writing 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_

LermanLerman Montoya is a freshman who aspires to be a fashion editor for Vogue or W Magazine.

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

Favorite Publications: Vogue and W Magazine

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

Screen Shot 2015-10-18 at 5.43.40 PMCarly Doyle is a freshman at ASU who aspires to become a writer/producer and actress for TV, and low-key a style icon. Specialty: Beauty.

Favorite Fashion Accessory: A good pair of baggy, ripped jeans—dresses up and down in half a second.

Style Icons: Lady Gaga (for her fearlessness) and Kendall Jenner (because minimalism is life)

Favorite Fashion Quote“Elegance is not about being noticed, it’s about being remembered.” –Giorgio Armani

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



Madison DeHaven is a sophomore Nutrition/Dietetics major. She has a passion for everything related to food and wellness and would love to help you revamp your kitchen as well as your closet.

Current Fashion Obsession: Crop top turtlenecks

Can Never Have Too Many: Bracelets. Mix-n-match possibilities are endless.

Favorite Fashion Quote: “Playing dress up begins at age five and never truly ends.” – Kate Spade

 Follow her on Instagram @themadisonriley or Twitter @mdehaven22


 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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