Lauren McCarthy is the Executive Editor at NYLON, where she oversees all of NYLON's editorial coverage, including music, fashion, beauty, and NYLON Nights. Before NYLON, Lauren was the digital features director at W, and has previously worked as an editor at Harper's BAZAAR and Women's Wear Daily. She is a big fan of sad music and jorts. You can follow her on both Instagram and Twitter at @mccarthylauren.

Lauren McCarthy


Grace VanderWaal Is Doing Great

It Girl

Julien Baker On "Little Oblivions," Living Alone, and Letting Go


The Nine Lives of Mod Sun

It Girl

Olivia Rodrigo On 'Drivers License,' Taylor Swift, And What Comes Next

A Night In

Taylor Momsen On The Pretty Reckless And Living Outside the Spotlight

In Conversation

Tavi Gevinson On 'Rookie,' Regrets, And Reboots


All Eyes On Phoebe Bridgers


All Of Taylor Swift's Track 5 Songs, Ranked


Happiest Season's Mary Holland Deserves Your Full Attention

Pop-Punk Week

Meet Me @ The Altar Is The Future Of Pop-Punk

NYLON Nineteen

Madelyn Cline's DMs Are Surprisingly Wholesome

Pop-Punk Week

An Oral History Of The Mid-2000s Scene Queens

Election Diaries

Janaya Khan: Go Vote. Then, Get Ready For What's Next


Orion Carloto's Poetry Shows Life Beyond Instagram


A Witch's Guide To Online Dating

A Night In With...

HAIM On Late Night Performances, Halloween, And Returning To Tour

NYLON Special Report

Reintroducing Jamie Lynn Spears

It Girl

Dixie D’Amelio Is Watching You


Francesca Scorsese Never Planned to Act. Then Luca Guadagnino Called.

Faces of Fall

Odessa A’zion Isn’t Afraid Of Anything — Except Maybe Her New Show