Lauren Conrad is the definition of role model.

She started off as a reality star and instead of taking the normal path… (ie: sex tapes, drug addict, drama filled, contributing zero to the world etc.) she made herself into a household brand! She is an author, a designer and a class-act. I was thrilled to find out she would be gracing the cover of Marie Claire’s July 2013 issue.


“I only ever got to tell half my story. People are very quick to judge these days, especially behind the anonymity of a screen name. It’s very easy to say, ‘I hate her, I hate what she wore, she seems mean.’ But you’re only seeing a small fraction of her life.” -Lauren Conrad on why she started writing

“It feels done for me. I’m OK with it being done…I destroyed my voice when I moved to L.A. There are polyps all over my vocal chords because I was in a lot of loud places. If you listen to the first episode of Laguna, my voice is completely different.” -Lauren Conrad on the “club scene”

For the full article, pick up the July issue of Marie Claire

when it hits newsstands on June 18.