Troy Segal

Troy Segal is an antiques expert, writer, and editor. Her knowledge of history and the arts contributes to her expertise within her antique articles.


  • 15+ years writing and editing experience
  • Editor for several well-known lifestyle and fashion publications


Troy Segal was a writer for The Spruce Crafts covering antique furniture and jewelry. She is an experienced writer and editor, specializing in the history and the arts. She studied history and literature at Harvard College.

Segal has written on antiques, collectibles and the decorative arts for a variety of publications. From academic journals such as the Costume Society of America's Dress, to consumer magazines such as Travel & Leisure.

She wrote regularly about investing in art and antiques as department editor of Business Week's Personal Business section and covered exhibitions for Museums Magazine.

She served as senior editor for IN New York and WHERE New York and a deputy editor for Women's Wear Daily. 

Working on-staff at the Historic House Trust of New York City, which preserves and restores historic buildings, further deepened her knowledge of antique furnishings and architecture.


Troy has a Master of Arts in costume studies from New York University and a Bachelor of Arts history and literature from Harvard College.

Expertise: Antique collecting
Education: New York University, Harvard University
Location: New York, New York

About The Spruce

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