Vanessa Friedman

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Vanessa Friedman at the Financial Times Business of Luxury Gala Dinner, June 2011

Vanessa Friedman (born 1968) is Fashion Director and Chief Fashion Critic at The New York Times.

Education[edit]

She is a graduate of Princeton University.[1][2] She is also a graduate of Phillips Exeter Academy and The Chapin School.

Career[edit]

In 1998, Friedman was published in The New Yorker.[3]

Friedman was the Fashion Features Director for In Style UK, a position she held since 2000 to 2002. Prior to this, she worked as a Fashion Correspondent for the FT, as an Arts Contributor at The Economist and was the European Editor at Elle US. She has also written extensively on a freelance basis for Entertainment Weekly, Vogue, The New Yorker and Vanity Fair.[4][5][6]

From 2002 to March 2014, Friedman was the fashion editor of the Financial Times.[7] She is the first person to hold the post.[7] Friedman writes a weekly column for the Saturday FT, as well as editing the Style page, and helps cover the luxury industry for the daily newspaper, and edits the twice-yearly supplement The Business of Fashion.

In March 2014, Friedman was named the "fashion director and chief fashion critic" of the New York Times.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Princeton Alumni Weekly. Princeton University Press. 1991. pp. 6–. Retrieved 31 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "Play Tectonics. A Novella on the Bauhaus and the Weimar Republic". Princeton University Library. Retrieved 6 January 2016. 
  3. ^ The New Yorker. New Yorker Magazine, Incorporated. April 1998. p. 116. Retrieved 31 October 2012. 
  4. ^ "FT Business of Luxury Summit 2011 2011: Vanessa Friedman". Ftconferences.com. Retrieved 2011-10-25. 
  5. ^ "Vanessa Friedman". Ft.com. Retrieved 2011-10-25. 
  6. ^ Chamberlin, Corbin. "Fabulosity: Meet Financial Times Fashion Editor Vanessa Friedman". AZ FootHills. Retrieved 13 March 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "About Vanessa". Financial Times. Nikkei. Retrieved 31 October 2012. 
  8. ^ Steigrad, Alexandra (12 March 2014). "New York Times Taps Vanessa Friedman". WWD. Retrieved 13 March 2014. 

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