on the edge of their seat while watching Emily Kinney as Beth Greene in The Walking Dead
this season? Her character is so loved that she's lasted three years on a show where characters are regularly killed off or zombie-fied. And, this year, she was promoted to series regular. If that's not a testament to her rising star power, we don't know what is.
But, this fan favorite isn't just killing it on screen. She's turned her side gig as a musician (think Ingrid Michaelson meets Regina Spektor) into a second full-time job. In March, she rereleased her first official album, Expired Love
, with brand-new tracks and went on tour (not to mention, she managed to log in her first stop at SXSW — not too shabby).
When Kinney's not on the road with her band, the up-and-coming star splits her time between Atlanta and L.A. for filming but calls NYC home. That's where she studied up on acting, got her start on the music circuit, and developed her killer fashion savvy. So, we were thrilled when she invited us to her Upper West Side 'hood to talk songwriting inspiration, how she juggles an insane schedule, and her covetable offscreen style, which she's showing off here with a little help from Neiman Marcus
' spring looks. Come hang with us and find out how this rising talent dresses for all
the parts she plays.
Photographed by Olivia Malone at Brydges Mackinney; Hair and Makeup by Andrew Colvin; Styled by Madeline Lee