Fashion editors must be creative and artistic. As
such, it is important to be stylish and trendy as well. They must have
excellent written and verbal communication skills. Most fashion editors have
at least a bachelor of arts degrees in journalism, fashion design,
merchandising, or related degree.
Fashion editors work with designers, stylists, models,
merchandisers, photographers, writers and copy editors. Fashion editors for
magazines report to the publication's editor in chief, while fashion editors
for television report to the producer.
A fashion editor oversees the creation of
fashion-related content for a media outlet such as a
newspaper, television show or
An editor at a fashion magazine on online news
resource would typically work under guidance of the editor-in-chief.
They are often responsible for deciding the creative influence and direction
that their departments will pursue during a given issue or season.
Although many blogs can not afford journalists as well
as editors, the larger
fashion blogs are a popular place to find a need for an editor.
Welcome to the fashion editor job
description section of the Apparel Search employment
directory. In this section of our guide we present
information relevant to a career as a fashion editor.
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career descriptions we provide
information that we have developed internally, a large
portion of this
section relies heavily on user input. No one knows a
career path better than someone that has actually worked
in the particular position. Therefore, we welcome
members of the fashion community to submit their
personal experience to this page. Active members
fashion industry are welcome to contribute to the
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