Linda O'Keeffe Author's Website Linda O'Keeffe has been working in the journalism industry since 1973. After moving from her birthplace of London to New York to pursue a career in photojournalism, she created a jewelry line, cooked professionally, and wrote fashion stories. She then transitioned to writing full-time, producing a weekly fashion and design feature for Daily News magazine for five years.During that time, Linda's work was featured in Harper's Bazaar, Cosmopolitan, New York Times magazine, London Times Sunday Magazine, and more. In 1991, she began writing interior design features for Elle Decor. Three years later, she became the creative director at Metropolitan Home magazine, a position she held for 16 years.Now Linda is a full-time freelancer, author, and the founder and CEO of Love Happens magazine and KOKET, a luxury home decor business. She also art directs, moderates panels, judges design competitions, and appears on radio and TV design programs. Linda has had multiple books published, including Shoes: A Celebration of Pumps, Sandals, Slippers & More, Stripes: Design Between the Lines, and Heart and Home: Rooms That Tell Stories. There are over 357,000 copies of Shoes in print, and it's currently available in 15 languages. About Better Homes & Gardens Better Homes & Gardens, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is the only iconic home brand with a 100+ year history of providing trustworthy and achievable ideas for all doers and home-enthusiasts. We are the go-to resource for fresh takes on home, food, and gardening—inspiring people to bring their dreams to life at home on special occasions and every day. BHG reaches 45 million readers each month. Learn more about us and our editorial process.