Longtime British Vogue editor Alexandra Shulman to step down

LONDON — The top editor at British Vogue plans to step down after a quarter century at the helm of the trendsetting fashion magazine.

Vogue said Wednesday that Alexandra Shulman will leave the position this summer. No replacement has been named.

Shulman has been an influential figure on the British fashion scene for many years and has helped nurture young British writers and designers.

She said the decision to leave was difficult and that she will miss the daily contact with the people at Vogue House in central London.

In June Vogue marked 100 years of publication with a special issue featuring the Duchess of Cambridge on its cover.

In the past Shulman has criticized designers for using extremely thin models.

Must Read

George Michael mourned by boyfriend, ex-boyfriend...

Dec 27, 2016

George Michael's former partner and his current boyfriend have both spoken of their sadness at his...

Trainspotting's Ewan McGregor snubs Piers Morgan...

Jan 24, 2017

Actor Ewan McGregor was a last minute no-show on the Good Morning Britain show because of a dispute...

Duchess of Cambridge meets families at children's...

Jan 24, 2017

The Duchess of Cambridge has paid an emotional visit to a children's hospice in a village northeast...

UK pardons thousands convicted under past...

Jan 31, 2017

Thousands of men convicted under now-abolished anti-homosexuality laws in Britain have been...

Britain to mark Queen Elizabeth II's record...

Feb 5, 2017

Queen Elizabeth II is poised for another historic milestone, an unprecedented 65 years on the throne

Sign up now!