LaCava is a journalist and writer working in New York City and Paris. She began her career at Vogue, in fashion and later in features, where she assisted the European Editor-at-Large of the magazine. Her writing has appeared in print and online publications such as Vogue, The Paris Review, T: The New York Times Style Magazine, Interview, and Garage. She also works in translation, in particular French to English for style writing. LaCava is an active supporter of PEN American Center and its initiatives, as well as the Editor-at-Large at The American Reader. She makes her literary debut this December with An Extraordinary Theory of Objects (HarperCollins). LaCava posts daily on her website, stephanielacava.com, a phantom cabinet of curiosities and related ephemera.