Angelica Cheung

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Angelica Cheung (born in 1966) is a Chinese fashion journalist. She is the editor-in-chief of Vogue China.

Career[edit]

The daughter of a Chinese diplomat, Cheung studied at Peking University where she obtained degrees in law and English language and literature.[1] She subsequently received an MBA degree from University of South Australia.[2] Beginning in 1993 as a writer at Eastern Express, an English-language newspaper in Hong Kong, Cheung started her car­eer in journalism. As a journalist in Hong Kong, she worked on all aspects of life there in the run-up to the handover to China in 1997.[3] In 2001, she was namend editor-in-chief of Marie Claire in Hong Kong and, in 2003, editorial director at Elle China in Shanghai.[4] When publisher Condé Nast wanted to launch Vogue in China, the company asked Cheung to take the lead. Since 2005, she has been editorial director of Vogue China.[2] Previously, she has been the editorial director of the Chinese edition of Elle and the editor-in-chief of Marie Claire Hong Kong. She also worked for a period at Goldman Sachs, and graduated from Peking University in 1990. She has also co-published several Hong Kong fashion magazines.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Angelica Cheung International Woolmark Prize.
  2. ^ a b Kathrin Hille (August 25, 2013), The Monday Interview: Angelica Cheung, Vogue China editor-in-chief Financial Times.
  3. ^ Clifford Coonan (December 8, 2012), Meet the woman making China fashionable The Independent.
  4. ^ Amed, Imran (5 May 2014). "Building Vogue China". Business of Fashion. Retrieved 7 May 2014.