Hamish Bowles

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Hamish Bowles
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Born 22 June 1963[citation needed]
London
Nationality British
Occupation Fashion journalist

Hamish Bowles (born 22 June 1963)[citation needed] is an English fashion journalist. Since 1995 he has been the European editor-at-large for the American edition of Vogue.

Life[edit]

Hamish Bowles was born in London in 1963, the son of David Victor Bowles, vice-provost of University College, London, and his wife Anne, a photographer.[1] He studied at Saint Martin's School of Art. From 1984 until 1992, he worked for Harpers and Queen, a British fashion and lifestyle magazine, first as a fashion editor, then as fashion director and, from 1989, as style director.[2] In 1992, Bowles joined the staff of the American edition of Vogue.

In 1998 he had a cameo part in Love Is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis Bacon as a young David Hockney.[citation needed] In 2006 he appeared for some seconds in Sofia Coppola's Marie Antoinette as a courtier.[1] He appeared in 2009 in Valentino: The Last Emperor and in 2010 in Gossip Girl[1] and in Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps.[citation needed]

Bowles has a large personal collection of designer clothing, including pieces by John Galliano and Charles Frederick Worth. He has lent items from his collection to exhibitions at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Hamish Bowles. Voguepedia. Accessed August 2013.
  2. ^ a b Jacqueline Kennedy: The White House Years. Selections from the John F. Kennedy Library and Museum: 1 May – 29 July 2001. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Archived 22 June 2007.