About Kristopher Dukes
My passions in life are writing and beauty, and combining the two in storytelling.
Which is where KristopherDukes.com comes in.
I worship beautiful things, and I love how the items of your life storytell — your taste is a taste of your lifestyle, your personality, your philosophy about living.
So what does it mean that I’m wanting obscure Swedish luggage, wearing Italian five-inch heels, and hating the latest It bag?
You decide. But I see a certain luxury in it — not in the price tag of anything, but in editing the things in your life down to what brings you pure pleasure.
And for me, that’s writing about a selection of art, style, and culture that inspires me, about discovering the sensuality in products — this isn’t about mindless materialism, but enjoying the physical expression of intelligence.
Yeah, that’s exactly how I’d describe the $400 highlights in my hair that only I notice.
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When Kristopher Dukes was eight she decided she’d be a writer and by age 10 she was publishing—writing, editing, illustrating, and distributing—a muckraking magazine on playground scandals.
She moves fast.
And faster still: Kristopher co-founded a non-profit publication while she was 16 (Tyro still prints today), and between editing the high school newspaper and participating in televised press conferences for LA Youth, she was twice published in the national Teen Ink, and regularly contributed to Los Angeles biweeklies—all before she could get into rated-R movies.
When Kristopher was 20, she was published in the bestselling book series Written in the Dirt, she wrote for fashion bible WWD and she had a couple of columns with Top Button, a fashion dot-com with one of the largest subscriber bases in the business.
Now, finally old enough to legally enjoy the trendy blank-tinis that she doesn’t, Kristopher has been featured in VOGUE.fr, NY Times.com, Forbes.com, Angeleno, and named a top 10 fashion blogger by WWD.
PHOTO BY SCOTT DUKES