Fashion editor

   This person is responsible for creating and/or supervising the fashion editorial content of print or electronic media, outlets such as fashion magazines, newspapers, television, or Internet sites. Fashion editors possess excellent journalistic vision. They are well versed in all aspects of fashion from historical to present day. Fashion editors must have an excellent taste level, possess fashion-forward thinking, and have the ability to maintain relationships with key fashion industry players. A fashion editor-at-large contributes major fashion editorials to a publication, while an editor-in-chief leads the fashion publication's fashion content and direction. Famous editors-at-large are Andre Leon Talley for U.S. Vogue and Hamish Bowles for European Vogue. Famous editors-in-chief include, Car-mel Snow (Harper's Bazaar), Jessica Daves, Diana Vreeland, and Anna Wintour (Vogue).
   See also Fashion journalism.

Historical Dictionary of the Fashion Industry. .

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  • Fashion journalism —    This type of journalism is mainly defined as the communication of fashion information using a variety of means whether through trend related reportage or subjective commentary. Fashion journalists can cover fashion shows and events or write… …   Historical Dictionary of the Fashion Industry

  • Fashion press —    Reporters and photographers who write or cover fashion and the fashion industry.    See also Fashion columnist; Fashion critic; Fashion editor; Fashion journalist; Fashion photographer; Fashion reporter …   Historical Dictionary of the Fashion Industry

  • Fashion magazines —    The first publication to feature fashion was France s Le Mercure Galant in 1678. Fashion illustrations, in the form of fashion plates, depicted the latest in fashion trends and listed suppliers names. As interest in fashion steadily increased… …   Historical Dictionary of the Fashion Industry

  • Fashion — For other uses, see Fashion (disambiguation). In Following the Fashion (1794), James Gillray caricatured a figure flattered by the short bodiced gowns then in fashion, contrasting it with an imitator whose figure is not flattered. Fashion, a… …   Wikipedia

  • editor */*/*/ — UK [ˈedɪtə(r)] / US [ˈedɪtər] noun [countable] Word forms editor : singular editor plural editors 1) a) someone whose job is to be in charge of a newspaper or magazine the editor of The Times b) someone whose job is to be in charge of a… …   English dictionary

  • editor — ed|i|tor [ edıtər ] noun count *** 1. ) someone whose job is to be in charge of a newspaper or magazine: the editor of the Los Angeles Times a ) someone whose job is to be in charge of a particular section of a newspaper, magazine, or news… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • editor — /ˈɛdətə/ (say eduhtuh) noun 1. someone who edits written material for publication. 2. a person responsible for the content of a newspaper, magazine, or the like, usually one who presents their opinion or comment in the name of the paper. 3. a… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Fashion journalism — is an umbrella term used to describe all aspects of published fashion media. Sometimes referred to as fashion writers, fashion critics or fashion reporters. The most obvious examples of fashion journalism are the fashion features in magazines and …   Wikipedia

  • Fashion File — is a Canadian television series, which airs on CBC Television and CBC Newsworld, as well as internationally in syndication. The series covers fashion industry news.The series premiered in 1989. It was hosted from its inception until 2006 by Tim… …   Wikipedia

  • Fashion (magazine) — Fashion is a Canadian fashion magazine published by St. Joseph Media. Established in 1977, it was formerly known as Toronto Life Fashion magazine. It is currently based in Toronto (with satellite offices in Vancouver and Montreal), publishes 10… …   Wikipedia

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