New York : Respected industry leaders in journalism and fashion have been named to key editorial posts at T: The New York Times Style Magazine, a leading style and fashion magazine published by The New York Times.
Michelle Kessler-Sanders has been named fashion director and will start on September 7 and Jacob Brown has been named features director and will start in mid-August and both will report to T Editor Sally Singer. These are the first staff appointments by Ms. Singer, who became the editor of T on July 5.
“Michelle is a highly respected leader in the fashion world and has great perspective on style, news and trends in the industry, as well as an editor’s sharp eye,” said Ms. Singer. “Jacob is a talented writer and editor who possesses great acumen for the sophisticated content that T is known for the world over. He will be a tremendous asset in developing the celebrity covers, one of the signature features of T.”
A veteran of the fashion industry, Ms. Kessler-Sanders has held many prominent positions in the field, including senior vice president at Donna Karan, president of Miu Miu USA, vice president and fashion director at Juicy Couture and accessories director at Vogue. She has extensive experience with many leading industry brands such as Giorgio Armani, Prada and Calvin Klein.
Mr. Brown has been an editor at V and VMAN magazines for the last three and a half years. Before he was named editor of VMAN, he served as features editor. He has contributed to various publications, including Paper Magazine and TheAtlantic.com.
Ms. Singer was previously at Vogue, where she oversaw the fashion news and features departments. Before that, she was a fashion director at New York Magazine, style editor at Elle and the commissioning editor for features at British Vogue.
One of the style world’s most successful magazine launches, T translates style in a way that is beautiful, insightful and relevant and features the work of some of the world’s most illustrious photographers, including Robert Maxwell, Raymond Meier and Jean Baptiste-Mondino.
T offers advertisers a lush, brand-appropriate luxury editorial environment with readers who are world travelers, discriminating shoppers and design aficionados. Its global presence has expanded as it has become a leading online style destination and is now distributed in the International Herald Tribune in Europe and the Middle East.
The T Web site is updated daily and offers original Web-only content, including news and views by some of the most trusted voices in the industry, as well as exclusive videos like the popular “Screen Test” series of celebrity interviews and “The Moment” blog on NYTimes.com/TMagazine.