An Illustrated Guide To The Top Fashion Editors

In this industry, the behind-the-scenes editors are often as recognizable as their work, with over-the-top personalities, quotables, and style quirks that are more easily called to mind than their latest imaginative shoots and stories (though true fashion nerds could prove us wrong).
So, to celebrate our celebrities, we tapped the great Joana Avillez to illustrate ten of the most talented, inspiring, deserving fashion editors who make our craft a great one. From Suzy and Anna to Olivier and Stefano, here are the top-o'-the-masthead fashion faces who need no further introduction.
A word of advice: This slideshow looks an awful lot prettier when viewed in full-size. Make sure to click "full screen" if your computer can handle it!

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