Patrice J. Williams

Patrice J. Williams is a New York-based freelance writer specializing in lifestyle, fashion, and travel. She founded the affordable-style website Looking Fly on a Dime. Her work has appeared in Conde Nast Traveler, Forbes, Travel + Leisure, Thrillist, USA Today, and others. Williams also has been featured in on-air style segments of NBC’s Today show, Nate Berkus Show, WE tv, Amazon Style Code Live, and WPIX.


Patrice J. Williams has been writing for magazines for over a decade. Although her primary focus is affordable fashion, she covers a wide range of topics with an eye for thrift. Patrice has written about nutritionist foods that be found in dollar stores, the best bargain sneakers for travel, and inexpensive Christmas gifts. She has also covered a variety of stories about Black-owned businesses, such as safe outdoor spaces for Black participants to connect, supporting Black-owned restaurants, and undiscovered historic African American neighborhoods to visit. In 2014, Patrice published an eponymously titled e-book based on her "Looking Fly on a Dime" philosophy.


Patrice graduated from Temple University with a bachelor of arts in English language and literature.

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