Emmanuelle Alt

Ph: Tommy Ton | Portrait of Emmanuelle by Jak & Jil

Editor


Other credits: Fashion Editor/Stylist
 

biography

Nationality: France
Emmanuelle Alt is the editor in chief of the inimitable Vogue Paris. Less controversial than her predecessor, Carine Roitfeld, Emmanuelle told the New York Times in 2011, "I think you can make very strong fashion pictures without shocking." Before beginning her career in fashion, she attended Lübek, a posh private Catholic school in Paris, the alma matter of many powerful women in fashion and former first lady of France, Cécilia Sarkozy. She scored her first big break with an assisting job at French Elle in the early 90's. According to her, she fell in love with fashion at age 19 after attending a Jean Paul Gaultier show at Porte de la Vilette. Emmanuelle loves Topshop jeans, Michael Jackson, and Saturday Night Fever. Perfectly befitting her slim-fit, rock and roll, androgynous style, her favorite era spans 1965- 1975. Ask her what two things she cannot live without and the answer is her BlackBerry and earphones. She most frequently collaborates with photographer David Sims, with whom she has had a close working relationship for years. "Her style is her big shoulders, long legs, tight jeans, sleeves up to the elbow, one hip out. I personally like her. She's a handsome French woman," proclaims Karl Lagerfeld.

recent updates

 
Vogue Paris June/July 2014 Cover
Vogue Paris (Magazine Cover)
published: June 2014
photographer: Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin
Miami Heat
Vogue Paris (Editorial)
published: April 2014
photographer: Mario Testino
Vogue Paris April 2014 Cover
Vogue Paris (Magazine Cover)
published: April 2014
photographer: Mario Testino
Affranchie
Vogue Paris (Editorial)
published: March 2014
photographer: David Sims
Fatale
Vogue Paris (Editorial)
published: March 2014
credits: Fashion Editor/Stylist
photographer: Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott
Vogue Paris March 2014 Cover
Vogue Paris (Magazine Cover)
published: March 2014
photographer: Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott
Emily A fleur de peau
Vogue Paris (Editorial)
published: February 2014
credits: Fashion Editor/Stylist
photographer: David Sims
Pretty Edie
Vogue Paris (Editorial)
published: February 2014
photographer: David Sims
Figures
Vogue Paris (Editorial)
published: November 2013
photographer: David Sims
Vogue Paris November 2013 Cover
Vogue Paris (Magazine Cover)
published: November 2013
photographer: Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin
 

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