Patrice Williams



Lifestyle, Thrift shopping, Travel


Temple University


Patrice J. Williams is the author of a thrift shopping book Looking Fly on a Dime. She is also an on-air host, style expert, and digital content creator. From sharing everyday lifestyle hacks to product recommendations, Patrice enjoys providing readers with accessible, intimidation free information.

  • Published in Travel+Leisure, USA Today, and Fodor’s
  • On-air expert for the Today show and WEtv
  • Editorial assistant for InStyle magazine


Patrice has been a fact-checker for Treehugger since 2020. In addition to fact-checking and writing, Patrice shares her expertise on-air with segments on the Today Show, WEtv, and Nate Berkus Show, and she was the Savvy Shopper reporter for WPIX in New York City. Patrice creates content that’s focused on making lives easier. such as her book Looking Fly on A Dime


Patrice received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Temple University.   

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