About Me


Gianluca Russo is a freelance fashion and culture writer who recently moved from New York to Arizona. He is a fashion reporter for Teen Vogue and has also written for GQ, Glamour, NYLON, InStyle, Fashionista, and more. Gianluca writes a monthly column for NYLON titled "Plus Us" that explores the many ways the plus-size community is discriminated against in our society today.

Gianluca's features discussing topics like size inclusivity and body positivity have sparked many conversations within the plus-size community, and his coverage of New York Fashion Week has received attention on a national level by outlets like CBS This Morning.

Gianluca is currently represented by JL Stermer at New Leaf Literary & Media.

Gianluca is a graduate of the University at Albany, SUNY where he graduated with his Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism. For more of his work, follow him on social media at @g_russo1.