Who are we?

-Art by Destyni Kuhns-Gray

A magazine: for women, by women.

Such A Tease Mag is the magazine for women, by women. Featuring an all-women staff, we focus our content on things like: skincare, makeup, women in politics, and business, fashion, and sex. New content will be available every Friday from different sections each week. Enjoy!

Meet the staff:


Erin Paul • Editor-in-Chief and Founder

Erin Paul is from a small town called Williamsburg, VA, and currently lives in Richmond. She attends Virginia Commonwealth University as a Mass Communications major. She has published a novel, The Fall of (Grayson) Rome. She has a dog named Wentz and two sisters and two loving parents. Find her at:

  • Instagram: @erinpablo
  • Twitter: @erinpablo


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Lily Dutro • Editorial Assistant

Lily Dutro is a sophomore at VCU, majoring in Mass Communications with a concentration in journalism and print-online. She spends most of her time hanging out with her boyfriend Brandon, her bff Sav, or her cat Phoebe. Her happiest place is being out on the water with the people she loves! Lily is also starting a nautically inspired clothing business with her boyfriend called BUOY22! Check her out here:


Kate Riley • Editorial Assistant 

Katie Riley is a senior Biology student at the University of South Carolina. While she doesn’t have particular roots anywhere, she calls Williamsburg, VA her home. She has a dog named Ruffus who is her son and entire world (@life_is_ruff__ on IG). Her hobbies include spending time with family and friends and reading about space! Follow her here:

  • Instagram: @kayydog112



Christina Burgess • Writer//Women in Politics

Christina Burgess is a sophomore at Virginia Commonwealth University. At VCU, she’s currently majoring in Mass Communications with a concentration in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Political Science. She is also an Army brat so she’s lived everywhere, but she claims Columbia, South Carolina as home. She has a super supportive family; mom, dad, two brothers and her dog, Kodie. In her free time; Christina loves posting on her blog, listening to music, hanging with friends and drinking a cup of tea. You can find her on: 

  • Twitter: @chrisxinaa
  • Instagram: @chrsxina



Bre Harrigan • Writer//Skincare

Bre Harrigan is an 18 year old student at VCU in Richmond, Virginia. She is from Williamsburg, VA, and is currently a representative for Glossier, an up and coming skincare/makeup company. She will be studying performing arts at VCU and hopes to have a career in acting, however she is very passionate about skincare as well working on projects with others. You can find her on:



Gloria Wright • Writer//Women-in-Business

Gloria Wright is a student at VCU in the diverse city of Richmond, VA. Her course of study is Business with a concentration in Marketing. Her deepest passion is female empowerment. She aims to inspire other readers to create the life of their dreams. Find her on:

Diamond selfieDiamond Buckley • Writer//Sex

Diamond is a marketing major at Southwestern Illinois College. She plans to transfer to FIDM in San Diego to major in fashion merchandising/marketing. She also runs a YouTube channel/Instagram modeled around beauty/fashion. You can find her on:

  • Twitter: @imdiamondmarie
  • Instagram: @j20th



Kayla Smith • Writer//Fashion

Kayla Smith is an 18 year old sophomore at Virginia Commonwealth University. She is from Ashburn, Virginia, and is currently pursuing Fashion Merchandising with a minor of Business. Smith is also a student athlete. You can find her at:



Grace Dowdy • Artist

Grace Dowdy is from Williamsburg, VA and is currently a freshman at Virginia Commonwealth University majoring in Psychology. Grace also hosts a shop where she sells her artwork on clothing and various merchandise. She has three older sisters, two sets of lovely parents, and three cats. You can find her on:



Alex Haller • Marketing and Writer//Makeup

Alex Haller is from Richmond, Virginia and currently attends VCU, where she is working on a double major in Sculpture and Extended Media and English. When she’s not in the studio, she loves to take photos, write poetry, explore Richmond’s food scene, and dabble in marketing projects. She has an amazing family and a beautiful cat named Poppy. You can find her in coffee shops around the city, and at:

  • Instagram: @alex.haller



Elise Le Sage • Women in Politics

Claiming roots in California, Colorado, and Northern Virginia, Elise Le Sage currently lives in Richmond, where they study English at VCU. They enjoy exploring local music and art, and doing their part to support social progression around the Richmond area. They are currently an editor of VCU’s Amendment Literary and Arts Journal. Find her here: