10 Facts to Note About Edward Enninful, New British Vogue Editor

Edward Enninful
  • Born February 1972, Enninful is the first male editor in Vogue’s 101-year history and will assume his new position August 1.
  • He is the first ever black editor of a mainstream British style magazine.
  • Although he spent his childhood in the UK with his parents and 5 other siblings, Enninful is  Ghanaian-born ( this is something we are very proud of here).
  • At  age 16, he was model-scouted by Simon Foxton and his fashion career began.
  • At 18, he was fashion editor and fashion director at 19 years old  for international publication, i-D magazine, the youngest in the title’s history. he held this role for 20 years.
  • By the age of 22, Enninful worked for Calvin Klein on their advertising with Craig McDean and close friend, makeup artist Pat McGrath.
young Edward Enninful
Edward Enninful

Speaking on his appointment,  Mr Edward Enninful says

“I grew up reading British Vogue – I am so honoured and humbled to be taking up the mantle of editor,” he told us this afternoon. “I realise I am stepping into the shoes of a hugely respected editor in the shape of Alexandra Shulman, someone who has chosen to leave at the top of their game with a legacy of 25 years of success.”

Edward Enninful and Naomi Campbell attend the British Fashion Awards at London Coliseum in London.



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