In 2016 Lotte Jeffs won 'Writer of The Year' at the Press and Publishing Association Awards. The following year she was shortlisted for 'Columnist of the Year' for her ELLE magazine column, Lotte's Lexicon. She has been a features writer and columnist for the past 15 years, writing for the Guardian, the Saturday Times, the Sunday Times, the Evening Standard, YOU magazine and ELLE. Lotte has enjoyed a successful career on staff at magazines most recently as Deputy Editor and Acting Editor in Chief of ELLE. She has appeared on TV and radio and reguarly hosts and participates in industry panel discussions.
Lotte was head-hunted by the global advertising agency Ogilvy to join its UK office as a Creative Director. She now works freelance as a writer and creative consultant. Having pivoted into a different, but similar, industry she continues to keep a toe in journalism, writing a Notebook column for the Evening Standard, features for the national press and celebrity cover interviews for newspaper supplements and magazines.
She lives in London with her wife, Jenny, and their daughter.