Street style superstars: The fashion editors who you might not know by name
The most street style papped industry insiders at fashion week.
We know: You’re obsessed with street style. Shutterbugs like The Sartorialist, Garance Doré, and Tommy Ton snap a coterie of cool girls throughout the year, but it’s at the collections when the leaders of the fashion pack come out to play. With the Spring 2012 runway circuit underway, we’ve rounded up the dozen power editors and chic show goers who are the darlings of street style bloggers everywhere.
Who: Kate Lanphear
What: Style Director, ELLE US
Wear: Short platinum crop aside, The Lanphear Look elevates the age-old jeans/tee/platforms/leather moto-jacket combo into something insanely cool.
Fun Fact: Like most fashion editors, Kate’s an Eddie Borgo bijoux devotee but is one of the few to score a starring role in bauble brand’s ad campaign.
Who: Joanna Hillman
What: Senior Fashion Market Editor, Harper’s Bazaar US
Wear: Always effortlessly chic, Joanna punctuates every look with long blonde hair, bright red lipstick, Ray Bans and killer shoes.
Fun Fact: She’s Canadian, eh!
Who: Taylor Tomasi-Hill
What: Style & Accessories Director, Marie Claire US
Wear: This former Teen Voguette is never seen without her cat-eye shades, armfuls of bangles, and a playful mix of prints and textures.
Fun Fact: Her lips are sealed: Taylor won’t reveal the name of the stylist who colours her signature flame-hued hair.
ANNA DELLA RUSSO
Who: Anna Dello Russo
What: Editor at Large, Vogue Nippon
Wear: To single out one outfit is impossible. In a puff of glitter, a swoosh of feathers and a multitude of crazy hats, Anna is a fashion show unto herself.
Fun Fact: ADR, as she is affectionately known, owns more than 4,000 pairs of shoes.
Who: Christine Centenera
What: Fashion Editor, Harper’s Bazaar Australia
Wear: From her leather Alaia skirts to Céline pajama pants, Christine brilliantly pairs standout pieces with relaxed wardrobe staples.
Fun Fact: She’s a creative consultant on Kanye West’s new clothing line.
Who: Giovanna Battaglia
What: Fashion Editor, L’Uomo Vogue and W magazine stylist
Wear: Impeccably chic, the sultry Sicilian puts a contemporary spin on ladylike style.
Fun Fact: Her paramour, Vladimir Restoin Roitfeld, is the son of former Paris Vogue editrix Carine Roitfeld.