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Last Updated : Jun 10, 2020 02:50 PM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com

Samira Nasr: Harper's Bazaar’s first black editor-in-chief in 153 years

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.

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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.

She began her career in fashion working as an assistant to Grace Coddington, former creative director of Vogue, after earning a graduate degree in journalism at New York University.
First Published on Jun 10, 2020 11:10 am
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