September 21, 2022

EP. 283 — What’s It Like To Style A More Inclusive Fashion World? with Edward Enninful, OBE

If Getting Curious were a magazine, this week’s episode would be the “September Issue,” and this week’s guest would be the cover star of our dreams. British Vogue’s Editor-in-Chief Edward Enninful, OBE, joins Jonathan to discuss how he’s transformed your favorite magazines over the last three decades; how he’s leading the way for a more diverse, welcoming fashion world; and what it was like to get vulnerable for his new memoir A Visible Man.


Edward Enninful is Editor-in-Chief of British Vogue and the European Editorial Director for Vogue. As a lifelong advocate for diverse voices, Edward spearheaded “The Black Issue” at Italian Vogue which featured only Black models. He eventually rose to become the fashion and style director of W Magazine. In 2017, Edward became editor-in-chief of British Vogue, making him the only Black person to serve in this role in the history of Vogue. Born in Ghana, he currently resides in London.

You can follow Edward on Instagram and Twitter @edward_enninful. His new memoir A Visible Man is now on sale.


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Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness & Edward Enninful, OBE JVN [00:00:00] Welcome to Getting Curious. I’m Jonathan Van Ness and every week I sit down for a gorgeous conversation with a brilliant expert to learn all about [SINGS] something that makes me curious. [STOPS SINGING] I don’t know why I do that but I do it sometimes! I think I just don’t want you guys to get bored, it’s, like, I just want to keep the intros fresh for y’all. I love ya, thanks for being here, and let’s get on with today’s episode. We are going to be joined by Edward Enninful, OBE, where I ask him: how are you styling a more inclusive fashion world? Welcome to Getting Curious. This is Jonathan Van Ness. If you are someone who enjoys fashion and magazines, sit down, strap in, and don’t shit your pants if you’re driving to work. Because I’d hate for you to show up to work with, like, poo in your pants. I can’t believe I just said that for our gues

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