Monday, May 4, 2009

Camilla Nickerson

Camilla Nickerson is an extraordinary talent in the field of fashion. After nearly 13 years at American Vogue, she is currently senior fashion editor at W. Nickerson's extensive knowledge of and exquisite taste in fashion is matched by her deep understanding of art and photography. Her experimental nature draws out some of the most memorable and enduring fashion photography shot by Steven Meisel, Mario Sorrenti, Inez van Lansweerde and Vinoodh Matadin, and Steven Klein. Nickerson has styled campaigns for Yves Saint Laurent and Michael Kors and has helped to intelligently shape collections for Narciso Rodriquez and Yves Saint Laurent.

Nickerson began her career at eighteen in the offices of British Vogue. Subsequently she held fashion editorial positions at Italian Vogue, The Face, and Harpers & Queen. Moving to New York in the late 1980s, she became senior fashion editor of US Vogue. In 1998, she co-authored the groundbreaking book Fashion with her husband Neville Wakefield.

(Source: Art and Commerce)

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