Nasr's appointment comes at a critical time in the history of the United States.
BY CEVEL REGIS
Samira Nasr is the first ever black editor- in - chief of Harper's Bazaar. The publication is a well known fashion magazine that has been in existence for the past 153 years. Nasr was born in Montréal, Canada and she was previously Vanity Fair’s executive fashion editor. Her mother is Trinidadian and her father is Lebanese.
Nasr's appointment comes at a critical time in the history of the United States. In a 2 minute video via her Instagram account Nasr outlined her plans for Harper's Bazaar and also hinted at plans to expand the publication's focus to "re-imagine what a fashion magazine can do in today's world." To see full video click here.
My lens by nature is colourful, and so it is important to me to begin a new chapter in Bazaar’s history by shining a light on all individuals who I believe are the inspiring voices of our time" -Samira Nasr