Chinese-Australian fashion influencer Margaret Zhang was named as the newest Editor-In-Chief of Vogue China, and the 27-year-old is the youngest Vogue Editor-In-Chief Globally.
Zhang will succeed Vogue China’s founding Editor-In-Chief Angelica Cheung and will oversee its editorial content and direction.
In an official press statement, Vogue’s Global Editorial Director Anna Wintour expressed that the newly-minted EIC Zhang “creates content in so many platforms and brings a new perspective and voice to Vogue China. She also believes that she will bring new flavor to the magazine and at the same time, continue the magazine’s tradition of leading the incredibly creative and influential fashion culture in China.
With everything that has said, for sure everyone is curious to get to know Vogue China’s newest trailblazer! So read on and be inspired by the newest lady boss that hit the Fashion world.
Margaret started her affinity in fashion through her vlog “Shined By Three” which she launched back in 2009 at the age of 16. In a little over a decade, she became a prominent fashion fixture. She was a guest buyer for MatchesFashion during New York Fashion Week back in 2014, plus she also won the Elle Magazine “Digital Influencer Award” back in 2015. Aside from that, she was also inducted to Forbes’30 under 30 Asia List and TimeOut’s 40 under 40 in 2016.
In 2016, she also co-founded Background, a global consultancy agency that specializes in bridging Western and Asian culture through, luxury, lifestyle, and brand initiatives.
With 1.2 million followers on Instagram, Zhang is already a front-row regular to all big fashion shows and a staple street-style subject. Fashionistas also admire Zhang’s eye for photography, styling, and creative direction and were never unnoticed by different publications like Nylon, Harper’s Bazaar, Elle, Marie Claire among others.
She didn’t put her education on hold as well, as she holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce and Law at the University Of Sydney. Now that’s a true #GirlBoss goal!
With her fashion achievements to boot, We cant wait to see how Margaret Zhang can change the game of Asia’s fashion culture. Get ready to see it for yourself through Vogue China’s pages!
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