Amy Verner is a contributor to The Globe and Mail. A former staff reporter, she joined the Globe and Mail as the paper's Style Reporter in March, 2007. She writes regularly on fashion, fitness and fragrance in addition to exploring design, food and social trends. In her time at the Globe, she profiled a wide range of personalities, from Valentino to Christopher Plummer, Aretha Franklin to Wyclef Jean. She has covered the Toronto International Film Festival extensively and frequently live blogged for the paper on all things pop culture.