Nasr will oversee content strategy and development across the brand’s print and digital platforms.
Hearst magazine has officially announced Samira Nasr as the editor-in-chief of the US edition of Harper's Bazaar. Nasr is the first black to helm the 153-year-old publication.
The announcement was made by Hearst President and CEO Steven R. Swartz and Hearst Magazines President Troy Young. "Harper’s Bazaar is a leading American fashion brand with a point of view that is hugely influential in the U.S. and around the world. Samira’s important voice will continue to evolve the brand’s distinct position as a style touchstone for fashion’s most discerning,” Young said.
Nasr will oversee content strategy and development across the brand’s print and digital platforms. She worked as a fashion director at ELLE for five years before working as a style director at InStyle. Her recent role as the executive fashion director at Vanity Fair involved managing and directing the magazine’s fashion department and content.
In addition to working with fashion magazines and publications, Nasr has also styled campaigns for fashion and beauty brands, including Laura Mercier, Tiffany & Co., Tory Burch, Estée Lauder, L’Oréal, Clarins, etc.