Fashion editor

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A fashion editor supervises the process of creating, developing and presenting content for the fashion department of a magazine, Web site, newspaper or television program.

The work of a fashion editor can be quite varied and may hold several responsibilities. Typical work includes supervising other editors and writers, writing or editing articles themselves, formulating and styling fashion photo shoots, choosing photos for publication, choosing fashion items and trends for publication, researching trends in the fashion industry and networking with industry professionals including photographers, designers and public relations professionals.

Publications[edit]

The fashion editor oversees the entire fashion department or maintains a particular area of the department within a publication. Fashion editors may hold one of several positions which can encompass roles with greater responsibilities, such as creative director and editor-in-chief. Other titles include fashion editor, fashion editor and fashion director. Fashion editors can also be assistants and/or specialize in a specific area of the department such as accessories or footwear.

Notable Fashion Editors[edit]

This is a list of notable fashion editors.

Name Publication Country Title Years Website
Diana Vreeland Vogue (magazine) United States editor-in-chief 1963-1971 www.vogue.com
Anna Wintour Vogue (magazine) United States editor-in-chief 1988-current www.vogue.com
Grace Coddington Vogue (magazine) United States creative director 1988-current www.vogue.com
Anna Dello Russo Vogue Japan editor-at-large, creative consultant present www.vogue.co.jp
Glenda Bailey Harper's Bazaar United States editor-in-chief 2001-current www.harpersbazaar.com
Roberta Myers Elle (magazine) United States editor-in-chief 2000-current www.elle.com
Amy Astley Teen Vogue United States editor-in-chief 2002-current www.teenvogue.co m