We are all familiar with publications like Vogue, Elle, Harper’s Bazaar and Glamour, which are some of the top fashion and lifestyle magazines in the world. Being trendsetters and redefining pop culture, they are almost every girl’s go-to source for everything style related. More than often, we find ourselves turning the glossy pages of these magazines to stay updated on the latest happenings in the world of fashion. While we can all name some of the most popular style magazines in one go, do we really know much about the brains behind some of our favorite magazines? These are the editors-in-chief who are at the top of the fashion game and hold one of the most coveted and sought-after jobs in the fashion industry.
Being style icons themselves and heading some of the world’s leading publications, most woman would kill to be in their shoes. Let’s take a look at who are the Editors-in-chief of some of the most sought after style magazines.
Who: Anna Wintour
Works as: Editor-in-chief of Vogue and Artistic Editor of Conde Nast
Since she turned editor-in-chief in 1988, Anna Wintour is today considered as one of the most influential figures in the world of fashion. Under her direction, Vogue has revived itself as a front runner and regarded as the holy book when it comes to fashion news. It has established itself as the go-to source for the modern, independent woman’s style needs. With her standard bob and black shades, Wintour herself has become an iconic figure.
Who: Glenda Bailey
Works as: Editor-in-chief of Harper’s Bazaar
Completing 15 years as editor-in-chief of Harper’s Bazaar in 2016, Glenda Bailey is another renowned name in the fashion circuit. Having helmed the magazine and being the brains behind some of the boldest and the most daring features, Bailey has managed to bring Harper’s into the league of some of the most sought after style publications.
Who: Roberta Myers
Works as: Editor-in-chief of American Elle
With tons of experience under her belt and having worked at some of the best publications like Rolling Stones, Seventeen, InStyle and Mirabella, Roberta Myers became the editor-in-chief of Elle in 2000. Since then, she has managed to bring Elle on the fashion map and earn the status as one of the renowned and leading destinations for fashion, culture and the arts.
Who: Cindi Leive
Works as: Editor-in-chief of Glamour
Cindi Leive has held this post since 2001 and has been the driving force behind the magazine’s rise to the top. Since she was a kid, she knew she wanted to run a magazine and she worked relentlessly towards that dream, Her offbeat, honest and unique coverage is what makes Glamour a stand-out on the stands as compared to other magazines and every woman’s first choice.
Who: Anne Fulenwider
Works as: Editor-in-chief of Marie Claire
An English Literature major from Harvard, Fulenwider began her career with an internship at Swing magazine and worked her way up the ladder. After 10 years as senior articles editor at Vanity Fair, two years as executive director at Marie Claire and editor at Brides, she found herself back at Marie Claire as editor-in-chief. Under her, the magazine has continued with its woman-centric and empowerment related theme and has only expanded its horizons since.
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