Alexandra Shulman

Alexandra Shulman has edited British Vogue from her headquarters on the fifth floor of Hanover Square since April 1992. Famed for her cool intelligence, her skills lie in navigating a path between couture and the high street and giving readers plenty of fantasy as well as reality.

Her editorship has seen Vogue's readership rise to over a million readers thanks to collector's issues such as the Gold millennium issue and cover stars ranging from Kate Moss to Victoria Beckham - plus she is credited with fostering the photographers of the moment such as Mario Testino and Tim Walker.

• She began her career at Condé Nast in 1982 - working on Tatler under legendary editor Mark Boxer and going on to become features editor of Vogue before editing GQ magazine and subsequently returning to Vogue as editor
•  She was awarded an OBE in 2005 for services to the magazine industry
• She goes to most QPR football matches with her son

Alexandra Shulman was educated at St Paul's School, London. Her mother is journalist and author of Modern Manners, Drusilla Beyfuss, and her father was the famous theatre critic Milton Shulman. She lives in Queen's Park and occasionally cycles to work.
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