Lauren Conrad or "L.C.", as her friends call her was born on February 1st, 1986 in Newport Beach, California. Lauren has grown up in the beautiful city of Laguna Beach. She and her friends enjoy going to the beach, shopping and eating out. Lauren has had an interest in fashion design since 7th grade. After graduating from Laguna Beach High School, she decided to attend "Academy of Art University" and major in Fashion Design. After completing one semester, she realized that the school and San Francisco were not a good fit for her. So she moved back home and attended FIDM in Irvine, California. She got an intern position at "3 Dots" (clothing line) in LA. She is now living in LA and attending FIDM's LA campus majoring in Fashion Design.