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Behind This Issue

Editor-In-Chief: Emma Rosenblum

VP Of Creative: Karen Hibbert

Director Of Fashion: Tiffany Reid

Managing Editor: April Daniels Hussar

Director Of Features: Kat Stoeffel

Director Of Content Strategy: Amanda Chan

Director Of Editorial Operations: Rosanne Salvatore

Senior VP Of Communications: Kimberly Bernhardt

Director, Talent Relations and Casting: Guillermo Perez

EDITORIAL:

Deputy Editor: Janet Manley

Senior Lifestyle Editor: Anne Vorrasi

Lifestyle Editor: Samantha Darby

News & Entertainment Editor: Kaitlin Kimont

Deputy Editor, Features: Catherine Thompson

Deputy Editor, Content Strategy: Kathryn Kattalia

Booking Editor: Anna Zagzag

FASHION:

Contributing Senior Style Editor: Mecca James-Williams

Style Lead & Senior Market Editor: Gabrielle Prescod

Assistant Market Editor: Ryan Gale

CREATIVE:

Associate Visual Director: Clare Thigpen

Art Director: Caroline Wurtzel

Graphic Designer: Margaret Flatley

Producer: Kiara Brown

Junior Art Director, Photography: Shanelle Infante

SOCIAL MEDIA:

Deputy Editor: Sierra Horton

Senior Editor: Meredith Ulmer

Editor: Lindsey Burns

EDITORIAL OPERATIONS:

Senior Manager: Sam Rullo

Manager: Danielle Colin-Thome

Associate Manager: Heather Brennan

VIDEO:

Executive Creative Director: Lauren Sofair

Executive Producer: Whitney

Producer: Irina Dvalidze

Producer: Lauren Tegtmeyer

Video Assistant: Sasha Mahmood

Director of Photography: Marshall Stief

Videographer: Jasmine Velez

Videographer: Stephan Taylor