Supermodel and Oscar-winning filmmaker Naomi Campbell joins the British Vogue editors’ team. She is not the only black to join Vogue as Steve Mcqueen also comes in as British Vogue magazine’s new contributing editor.
The announcement was made by incoming editor-in-chief Edward Enninful who said that the Naomi’s input would be helpful for the team. Enninful officially takes up his role at the magazine on August 1, succeeding Alexandra Shulman
Naomi will work together with Kate Moss, who has been a contributing fashion editor at British Vogue since 2013.
Another leading black cultural figure to be recruited as contributing editor is artist and film Director Steve McQueen.
“As two of the biggest international style influencers and supermodels, the impact Naomi and Kate have in today’s culture is enormous. Being an acclaimed filmmaker and Turner Prize-winning artist, Steve will bring an increased depth to the arts within the magazine,” said Enninful, adding, “Grace’s relationship with Vogue started at a very young age; she has become synonymous with the title and is as much loved in Britain as is she is globally.”
The four very high-profile editors now include Grace Coddington supermodels Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell and Academy Award-winning director Steve McQueen.
“I am thrilled that Kate, Naomi, Steve and Grace are going to work with us in these new roles,” said Enninful in a statement. “As two of the biggest international style influencers and supermodels, the impact Naomi and Kate have in today’s culture is enormous. Being an acclaimed filmmaker and Turner Prize-winning artist, Steve will bring an increased depth to the arts within the magazine.”
British Vogue posted on Instagram;
Welcome to the team, @iamnaomicampbell. @edward_enninful has announced the international style influencer, activist, supermodel and actress as a contributing editor today. Photographed here by @nick_knight, Vogue, September 2012h
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