Zoey Goto is a journalist covering travel, specialising in America’s Deep South, fashion, lifestyle, and mid-century pop culture. Her writing appears in GQ, GQ Style, Esquire, The Times, NME, LivingEtc, Numero, Elle, MSN, Escapism, Lonely Planet, the New Zealand Herald newspaper and The Independent.
Zoey has spent over a decade working in journalism, which has seen her interviewing the actor Benedict Cumberbatch on the set of Sherlock, discussing 50 Shades of Grey with its author E.L. James, and chairing a discussion at the London Art Fair. She frequently writes about travel in America’s Deep South, from the bluegrass music scene in Kentucky to Elvis spotting in Memphis, Tennessee; a state that she’s been visiting regularly for 20 years.
Prior to switching to journalism, Zoey spent many years working in fashion and travel PR for clients including Morgans Hotel Group and Prada, which gave her a solid understanding of the media industry.
Zoey’s first book, Elvis Style: From Zoot Suits to Jumpsuits was published in July 2016 by Libri. She has had book signings at Waterstones in London and at the Lansky Bros store in Memphis (Elvis’ favourite tailoring house) and has been interviewed by various media including The Wall Street Journal, The Guardian and BBC Radio. For further information please see: http://www.elvisstylebook.com/
Her second book entitled Vintage Style: Inside the Dapper World of Retro Enthusiasts was published in the spring of 2020, with a foreword by Wayne Hemingway OBE: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Vintage-Style-Inside-Dapper-Enthusiasts/dp/1912969106
Zoey is currently writing her third book, on the legendary Dolly Parton. She also has a documentary about fashion in music in development. Zoey is represented by Xavicus Media Literary Agency: https://www.xavicusmedia.com/