Masterclass: 4:15PM – 5:15PM, Saturday, 11th November 2017
Vanessa Kingori MBE is an award-winning publisher and one of the leading personalities in the global publishing and fashion industry. A former fashion manager at Esquire Magazine, Vanessa recently became the Publishing Director of British Vogue (her appointment takes effect in January 2018), the most commercially successful magazine in the United Kingdom.
Widely renowned as a trailblazer, Vanessa was the first female publisher of GQ Style and British GQ and the youngest, first female, and first black publisher of any magazine under Condé Nast UK publications. While at GQ Style and British GQ, she oversaw the highest total annual revenue for the brand in the last decade.
In recognition of her stellar career Vanessa was awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List in 2016. She is also a member of the Mayor of London’s “Brexit Expert Advisory Panel”.
On the 11th and 12th of November 2017, Vanessa Kingori will be at the GTBank Fashion Weekend where she will share her vast knowledge on the global trends shaping fashion, as well as how to break the barriers facing Men’s fashion.