teewhy-hive.blogspot.co.ukEdward Enninful has been named the Editor of British Vogue.

The current fashion and creative director of W Magazine has previously worked for Italian and American Vogue. At British Vogue, he will take over for Alexandra Shulman, who announced her departure in January.
The Ghanaian-born, London bred stylist got his start as the youngest fashion director at i-D magazine, where he created scintillating covers and editorials like his epic P.Y.T. Pre-Fall 2009 issue featuring Chanel Iman, Sessilee Lopez, Jourdan Dunn and Arlenis Sosa.

According to OrjinCulture.com, “In 1998 Enninful began contributing to Italian Vogue. A chance to work with fashion giants Franca Sozzani and Steven Meisel, it signified his arrival amongst fashion elite. Creating powerful imagery at Italian vogue; most notably he contributed to the infamous Italian Vogue “Black Issue” in 2008 that sold out around the world, and forced condenast to re-print an additional 40,000 copies. He directed the Italian vogue “Black Allure” shoot in 2011, which showcased the worlds top “up and coming” black models in luxurious, elegant, 20’s and 30’s themed gowns and accessories. In 2011 he also did a beautiful and sensual spread with three stunning plus size models, showing the world how high fashion larger models could be. In 2005 American Vogue invited Enninful to contribute to the iconic publication. While there he was able to work with the incredible Grace Coddington and Anna Wintour on shoots like “We Are The World” shot by Steven Meisel, where he showacased the top Asian, Black, African, Spanish and Caucasian models in a wildly luxurious shoot. His ability to create elaborate sets and add a richness to everything he touched defined his style.”

He joined W magazine in as fashion director in 2011, and continued his reign of sumptuous editorials, rich in diversity and stylish aplomb.
Enninful is supremely talented and a true visionary. Huge congrats are in order for his appointment.
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