Zoey Goto is a journalist and author covering US travel, all things americana, vintage style, musical icons and mid-century pop culture. She’s written cover features for National Geographic Traveller, Times Travel and GQ and contributes to titles including BBC Travel, GQ Style, Esquire, Wallpaper, Lonely Planet, Vogue, Rolling Stone, Architectural Digest, plus many of the UK’s newspapers.

In 2022 she was on the expert panel for the National Geographic masterclasses, speaking about the nuts and bolts of crafting an award-winning travel feature.

During her 11 year writing career, Zoey has camped out in in Elvis’ teenage bedroom, slept in Dolly Parton’s dinky pink bed on her tour bus and interviewed Priscilla Presley on life at Graceland.

Zoey’s specialist travel area is the US southern states, having been a regular visitor for over 20 years. In 2021 she won the Travel South USA Ambassador Award for journalism in New Orleans and in 2022 she was nominated in the specialist category at the Travel Media Awards.

Her first book, Elvis Style: From Zoot Suits to Jumpsuits was published in July 2016 by Libri. She’s been interviewed about Elvis and fashion by various media including CNN, Wall Street Journal, Guardian and BBC Radio. For further information please see: http://www.elvisstylebook.com/

Zoey’s 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 – this time on the legendary Dolly Parton.