You Should Know: Emily Holt

by guestofaguest · October 21, 2015

Emily Holt

A San Francisco native, Former W and Vogue editor Emily Holt has recently made the move back to her Bay Area hometown. Taking up residence as, who would have thought it, a fashion and lifestyle writer, she leads quite the life. Just take a scroll through her Instagram, a collection of front row scenes, fun events, and cozy locales.

It seems like just about everyone we asked for recommendations of people we should know in San Francisco threw Holt's name our way. Obviously, they were quite on the money.


Journalist + Entrepreneur

Place of birth:

Inglewood, CA


@Holt_SF, @Holt_SF

Emily Holt

Emily Holt

What do you actually do all day?

Meet people for coffee / lunch / drinks / dinner; Email people to set up more meetings

Favorite song growing up?

"I'm So Excited" Pointer Sisters

My biggest secret is…

I don't know. I'm kind of an open book.

Where do you live in San Francisco?

Why wouldn't I? Live at the beach + in the city? Yes please.

Uber, Taxi, BART or Bike?

Drive myself

My motto is…

Let it go, Betty

My alter ego is…

a dancing fool

The last drink I had was…

Starbucks on the road

My secret crush is…

Secret. Ok, so maybe I'm not a total open book.

What was your first job?

Weekend receptionist at Contempo Realty in Saratoga, CA.

If you had one day left to live in SF, what would you do?

Swim at Ocean Beach, walk Lands End to the Presidio then go to The Mission for Bar Tartine's smoked potatoes!

Coming from? Going to?

NYC, The Tenderloin, Future.

What is your favorite work of art?

Location of Hero Shop. Feeling Hockney's "A Bigger Splash"

Who should we know?

How much time do you have?