Alaina Leary, Germ's Style Editor, is a native Bostonian currently studying for her MA in Publishing and Writing at Emerson College. She's also on the creative teams at Luna Luna Magazine, We Need Diverse Books, Germ Magazine, and a few others. Her work has been published in Cosmopolitan, Seventeen, Marie Claire, BUST, Redbook, Good Housekeeping, AfterEllen, and Ravishly. When she's not busy playing around with words, she spends her time surrounded by her two cats and at the beach. She can often be found re-reading her favorite books, watching Gilmore Girls, and covering everything in glitter. You can follow her on Instagram and Twitter @alainaskeys.