Elaine Welteroth

Los Angeles

Contributing advice columnist

Elaine Welteroth writes the Ask Elaine advice column for The Washington Post. She is an award-winning journalist, a TV host, the former editor in chief of Teen Vogue and the author of the New York Times bestseller "More Than Enough," which won the 2020 NAACP Image Award for outstanding literary work in autobiography. In addition to The Washington Post, her writing appears in the New York Times, British Vogue and Time. Welteroth can be seen on television weekly doling out fashion industry advice as a judge on Bravo’s new "Project Runway" and she was previously a co-host of CBS’s "The Talk." Her
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Ask Elaine: I’m turning 30. Are my best days behind me?

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