About Suzy Menkes
“I have long thought that today’s greatest fashion luxury is found in things touched by human hands.“
Suzy Menkes, International Vogue Editor, Conde Nast International
Suzy Menkes is fashion’s leading authority. As International Vogue Editor, her articles and reports appear on 21 international Vogue websites in 15 languages, reaching an audience of over 31 million. An enthusiast for social media, she has over 350,000 followers on Instagram.
Frank, fearless and free from editorial constraints, she has built a reputation for having a strong and independent point of view. She brings to her worldwide audience a deep knowledge, experience and love of fashion.
With an unswerving enthusiasm for her subject, she covers the universe of style, from haute couture to talent spotting and store openings, including both womenswear and menswear. She regularly interviews leading designers and fashion executives in the luxury market.
Unique among fashion editors, Suzy — trained as a historian at Cambridge University in her native England —looks beyond the immediate trends to analyse changing style in a social context. Her incisive reporting includes financial news and reviews of museum exhibitions and the arts.
Suzy is a member of the French National Order of the Legion of Honour, where she holds the rank of Chevalier, and of the Order of the British Empire for “services to fashion journalism.”
In 2013, she was awarded the Fiorino d’Oro — the highest honour of the city of Florence — in recognition of her contribution to culture and arts in that city. Later that year, she received a Special Recognition Award at the British Fashion Awards.
In 2014, she was honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award by CEW — Cosmetic Executive Women.
In 2015 Suzy received the keys to the city of Florence from Mayor Dario Nardella, while hosting the first Conde Nast International Luxury Conference in the Palazzo Vecchio.
In 2016, Suzy was awarded honorary citizenship of the city of Seoul from Mayor Park Won-Soon, while hosting the second edition of the CondO Nast International Luxury Conference.