Karen Wheeler is an award-winning fashion and beauty journalist and former newspaper Fashion Editor. She studied Modern History at Kings College, London University and worked briefly at Sotheby's art auctioneers before embarking on a career in fashion journalism.
During her career she has interviewed many of fashion's top names including Tom Ford, Karl Lagerfeld, Giorgio Armani and Calvin Klein. Her work has appeared in the Financial Times, the Mail on Sunday, the Daily Mail and Sunday Times Style.
She has written three books about her life in France and is currently working on a fourth in the series.
She is also the author of 'The Marie Antoinette Diet: Eat Cake and Still Lose Weight', a recipe for weight loss based on the dieting secrets of French women through the ages. Released as an e-book in June 2013, it will be published as a print book in the UK in January 2014.
More information can be found on her blog, www.toutsweet.net and at www.karenwheeler.co.uk. You can also follow her on Twitter: @mimipompom1