Edward Enninful Named as British Vogue Editor in Chief

Earlier today British Vogue announced Edward Enninful as the new Editor in Chief of its publication. This comes after Alexandra Shulman announcing her resignation earlier this year. Here’s a little recap on who Enninful is and his impact on fashion to date.

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Edward Enninful is a stylist and this is especially significant in the age of Instagram where the pictures often have a wider impact than the words that follow. Born in Ghana, Enninful has been putting his stamp on the fashion industry as early as age 18 when he became editor in chief of i-D Magazine.

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As an immigrant and a black man in Fashion, diversity is incredibly important to Enninful. In 2008, he edited the much talked about Vogue Italia All Black Issue (Vogue Italia). He recently rounded up his friends for this We Are All Immigrants Video in response to Trump’s anti-immigrant rhetoric.

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Enninful became Fashion and Style Director of W Magazine in 2011, where he was credited with increasing the magazines advertising revenue.