Hilary Alexander

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Hilary Alexander, February 2008

Hilary Alexander, OBE is a British journalist and the Fashion Director of The Daily Telegraph.[1][2]

Alexander was born in New Zealand and is a passionate traveller, long distance walker, gardener and cat-lover. In May 2001, she was awarded the title Visiting Professor by the University of the Arts London (the former London Institute) which is responsible for the fashion colleges, Central Saint Martins and London College of Fashion and the Chelsea and Camberwell Art colleges.

She has extensive broadcast experience that includes three years on BBC 2’s Style Challenge, appearances on GMTV, Lorraine Kelly, BBC Breakfast and various documentaries for BBC1, BBC2 and Channel 4. She has also appeared in national channels in Germany, France, Spain, Russia and China; The Weakest Link and Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two (BBC); and is often interviewed for some fashion cable channels including Fashion File, Fashion TV and Video Fashion as well as for some radio stations. She is the regular stylist and presenter for the Designer Catwalk shows at the annual Clotheshow Live in Birmingham. She was the featured stylist in the Living TV series Britain’s Next Top Model in 2005 and 2006 and also appears in the latest series.

Alexander was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2013 Birthday Honours for services to fashion journalism.[3]


  1. ^ Leeman, Sue. "Despite absence, London shines in Fashion Week". Lodi News-Sentinel, 27 September 1999, p. 6. Retrieved on 29 May 2013.
  2. ^ BBC. "Royal wedding: What are they saying about the dress?". 29 April 2011. Retrieved on 29 May 2013.
  3. ^ The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 60534. p. 9. 15 June 2013.