Jenni Avins

global lifestyle correspondent

Jenni Avins is Quartz’s global lifestyle correspondent, and writes the Quartzy newsletter each Friday. Before joining Quartz in 2014, she covered fashion, food, travel, and pop culture for as a freelancer for The Wall Street Journal, New York Magazine, Vice, Harper’s Bazaar, Saveur,, and the Cut, where she was a contributing editor. The Webby Awards and McCormick Foundation have honored her independent stories and videos about fashion. Prior to journalism, she worked with knitwear factories in Peru for Edun and studied at UCSB and the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. She speaks Portuguese and Spanish and lives in Los Angeles, where she’s obsessed with knitting, neo-hippies, and baking.

Adult handholding is the worst

Donald Trump, Melania Trump, Emmanuel Macron, Brigitte Macron

Earlier today, US first lady Melania Trump made headlines when she demonstrated what many adult women already know: Holding hands is the worst. As the…

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