The Feministing family is thrilled to congratulate our former executive editor Samhita Mukhopadhyay on becoming the new executive editor of Teen Vogue! For over a decade, Feministing has been at the forefront of online feminist media, producing bold, uncompromising feminist analysis, fighting for concrete, real-world change, and building an engaged community of young feminists. From the beginning, Samhita has always been a huge part of that story. One of the first writers to join the blog, Samhita was at the helm of Feministing when we first started writing for the site almost a decade ago.
Vogue is a fashion and lifestyle magazine covering many topics including fashion, beauty, culture, living, and runway. Vogue began as a weekly newspaper in in the United States , before becoming a monthly publication years later. The British Vogue was the first international edition launched in , while the Italian version Vogue Italia has been called the top fashion magazine in the world. Vogue glamorously "recount[ed] their habits, their leisure activities, their social gatherings, the places they frequented, and the clothing they wore He changed it to a unisex magazine and started Vogue overseas in the s. Under Nast, the magazine soon shifted its focus to women, and in turn the price was soon raised. The magazine's number of publications and profit increased dramatically under Nast's management.
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