“It’s a good thing to feel like you have to prove something.” – Lauren Conrad
Television star, author, and fashion designer, Lauren “LC” Conrad never strayed from being herself while fulfilling her dreams. She was born in Laguna Beach, California and started an interest with fashion as early as the sixth grade. She began a career with television thanks to MTV’s Laguna Beach and even appeared on MTV’s Cribs. She first attended the Academy of Art University in San Fransisco in 2004 until transferring to the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in Los Angeles. She left Laguna Beach at the end of the second series but ended up making an appearance during the third season because her sister was a cast member. Conrad moved to L.A. in 2006 and starred in The Hills. She interned with Teen Vogue under Lisa Love. In 2007, she was a spokeswoman for Avon until 2010. Also in that year, she played herself in the film Epic Movie as well as making an appearance in the television show Greek and voicing herself in the show Family Guy. She was hired in 2008 under fashion publicist Kelly Cutrone. She left The Hills in 2009 and was in an issue of Cosmopolitan the same year. Her books include L.A. Candy, Sweet Little Lies, and Sugar and Spice. L.A. Candy was a New York Times bestseller in 2009. The Lauren Conrad Style was released in 2010. She was a judge on America’s Next Top Model’s thirteenth cycle. “LC Lauren Conrad” was launched by Kohl’s in 2009. “The Beauty Department” was produced in 2011 along with another fashion line “Paper Crown.” She also wrote The Fame Game, Starstruck, Infamous, and another style guide called Lauren Conrad Beauty. She opened an online store in 2014 called The Little Market and was on the show Fashion Police. Conrad has appeared in issues of Glamour, Lucky, Marie Claire, and People StyleWatch. Conrad was the second highest-paid reality star in 2010. She’s an advocate for same-sex marriage, the economy, and voting. From 2006-2009 she won the Teen Choice Award for Choice Female Reality TV award for The Hills. She is engaged to musician William Tell. Conrad is known for her relationships, friendships, and even fights with fellow reality stars such as Lo Bosworth, Kristin Cavallari, Brody Jenner, Hedi Montag, Spencer Pratt, Audrina Patridge, and Whitney Port. Lauren Conrad will continue pleasing the fashion industry with her down-to-earth personality, her willing to stand up for herself and what she believes in, along with her creativity and ideas for fashion and pop culture.