Joanna Schlenzka


Born in Brighton, Joanna Schlenzka began her career in fashion after graduating from Edinburgh University and interning at British Vogue where she became Acting Fashion Assistant. After two years Joanna turned freelance when, after a period of assisting Carine Roitfeld, she was hired as Fashion Editor at Dazed & Confused.

During her time at Dazed Joanna was made Senior Fashion Editor whilst regularly contributing to AnOther. After five years Joanna moved into a contributing position to focus on freelance work, with various projects since including guest Fashion Editor of Centrefold & Fashion Director of Mixt(e).

Known for her timeless and colourful aesthetic in which she often draws on literature and folklore references, Joanna has collaborated with a number of photographers including Josh Olins, Boo George, Serge Lebon, Horst Diekgerdes, Daniel Sannwald, Tom Craig, Richard Burbridge and Karim Sadli. Past editorials include Dazed & Confused, AnOther, Vogue China, Vogue US, Vogue UK, Interview, Numero, Muse & Twin.

Joanna has also worked on a number of shows across Fashion Week including Manish Arora, Osman, Felder Felder, Jenny Packham and Todd Lynn. Commercial clients include Valentino, Jaeger, William & Sons, H&M, L’Oreal, MM6 Margiela.


The D word
Vogue Portugal (Editorial)
published: January 2020
photographer: Angelo Formato
Elle UK (Editorial)
published: October 2019
photographer: Daniel Clavero
From Paris With Love
Elle UK (Editorial)
published: September 2019
photographer: Daniel Clavero
Elle UK June 2019 Cover
Elle UK (Magazine Cover)
published: June 2019
photographer: Daniel Clavero
Pop Culture
Elle UK (Editorial)
published: March 2019
photographer: Daniel Clavero
How To Be Both
Violet Book (Editorial)
published: October 2018
photographer: Elena Rendina
Ninouk by Jem
Vogue Ukraine (Editorial)
published: July 2018
photographer: Jem Mitchell
Castillo De La Duquesa
Buffalo Zine (Editorial)
published: May 2018
photographer: Maurits Sillem
by Sandra
Commons & Sense Magazine (Editorial)
season: Spring/Summer 2018
photographer: Sandra Freij
Girls, Girls, Girls Vol. 1 Cover
Various Covers (Magazine Cover)
published: Spring 2018
photographer: Claire Rothstein

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