Kelly O'Reilly is a freelance writer, blogger and PR consultant based in New York. Her main focus is fashion, but her stories have ranged from books to bicycles, fashion and parties to food, weddings, design and celebrities. She is a regular contributor to NBC New York fashion blog, The Thread, and has written for NBC DFW, Nylon, New York, Daily Candy and Thrillist. Her blog, the string, covers diversions, design and style on a shoestring budget. Her hero is her father, and others like him, all of whom may be supported via the Leary Firefighters Association.