Grace Coddington to Step Down as Creative Director of American Vogue

  • 2016-01-26
  • Business of Fashion

NEW YORK, United States — A wave of change continues to reshape fashion media. BoF has learned that Grace Coddington, who has been creative director of American Vogue for nearly 30 years, is stepping away from the role, effective immediately. Yet the legendary stylist’s relationship with the most powerful magazine in fashion will remain intact. “After more than 25 years at American Vogue, Grace Coddington will assume the role of creative director at large and take on additional projects outside the magazine,” a spokesperson for American Vogue confirmed to BoF. “She will work on several Vogue fashion shoots throughout the year.”

There are currently no plans to fill the role of creative director, which Coddington is vacating. That’s because the stylist is contracted to produce at least four editorial spreads a year for the publication and will retain an office at Vogue’s offices at One World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan.

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