Marilisa Racco is a freelance fashion and beauty writer based in Toronto. Her work has appeared in Elle Canada, Fashion Magazine, Flare, Hello! Canada and theAesthete.com, and she writes a weekly beauty column for The Globe & Mail. When she isn’t traveling the globe in search of the latest skincare innovations and runway inspirations, she sits at home writing, reading and willing her dog to speak. She is the author of Instant Expert Lingerie, a guidebook to appreciating and understanding luxury lingerie, and hopes to one day own all the pretty underpants she wrote about. Follow her @thechicstorm.