Copelyn Bengel

Copelyn Bengel is the Accessories Editor for Bustle Digital Group working on original content across all lifestyle brands (Bustle, NYLON, The Zoe Report, Romper, and Elite Daily). She also writes about fashion and accessories trends as well as an occasional home or beauty story.

Before BDG, Copelyn was at Who What Wear as a shopping editor working on trend-focused content. Her previous roles include being the fashion assistant at InStyle and accessories assistant at the Hearst Women’s Fashion Group across Cosmopolitan, Women’s Health, Good Housekeeping, Seventeen, and Redbook.

Copelyn has a Journalism degree in Editing and Graphic Design from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She continues to do freelance work in digital marketing, graphic design, and web design.

In her spare time, Copelyn loves to up-cycle clothing and home decor as well as collect an embarrassing amount of colorful sneakers and experiment with her hair color.

You can follow Copelyn on Instagram at @copelynshaw and learn more about her and her work at


How To Spend 3 Days In The South's Coolest Mountain Destination

Asheville, North Carolina is the ultimate getaway for lovers of food, art, and the outdoors.

By Copelyn Bengel

Trend Report

Autumn's Coolest Accessories Put A Moody Twist On The Classics

From red-hot boots to delicate bows and rhinestone embellishments.

By Tiffany Reid and Copelyn Bengel

TV & Movies

PSA, We’ve Shopped Out Margot Robbie’s Best Vintage-Inspired Barbie Looks

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By Copelyn Bengel

'Fit Check

June Ambrose Is Bringing Hip-Hop Style To Formula 1 Racing

“What we did in that one genre of music has become pop culture.”

By Copelyn Bengel

Secure The Bag

Summer’s Hottest Bag Trends Are Giving Opulence

It’s all in the details.

By Kelsey Stiegman and Copelyn Bengel

Quick Question

Meet The Woman Changing The Conversation Around African Luxury Fashion

Studio 189 co-founder Abrima Erwiah shares her journey to building a fashion social enterprise through the lens of optimism.

By Copelyn Bengel

Power Players

Parris Goebel Wants To Normalize Polynesian Women In Fashion

“There should be other Polynesian girls on billboards, not just me.”

By Copelyn Bengel