Kirstie Clements is a best selling author, editor, journalist, consultant, and key-note speaker, with vast first hand experience in the luxury industry. Kirstie worked for Condé Nast International and Vogue for more than 25 years and was editor-in-chief of Vogue Australia for 13 years (1999-2012). She has written articles and columns for numerous publications, websites and newspapers and most recently, books. Kirstie is currently an editorial consultant for Bauer Media.
Her first, In Vogue, 50 Years of Australian Style (co-authored with Lee Tulloch) was published in 2009 by Harper Collins. Since then she has released The Vogue Factor (MUP 2013) her memoir of nearly three decades in prestige fashion publishing, which achieved global press attention, culminating in an appearance on US talk show The View with Barbara Walters last May. She was also featured as the cover story on You Magazine in the UK’s Sunday Mail.
The Vogue Factor was released in the UK by Faber and Faber in July 2013, (with a reprint scheduled for July 2014) and the US edition launched in February 2014 (Chronicle). The book has also been released in Spain (Aguilar), Mexico, China and Poland and is now an international bestseller. She released her third book in November 2013, Tongue In Chic (Victory Books) a salacious and cheeky behind the scenes look at the world of fashion publishing. She has also co-written Fashion, The First Fifty Years from The Australian Women’s Weekly, which was released in May 2014 by the National Library Australia. Kirstie has just launched her fifth book Impressive, How To Have Stylish Career (MUP).
Kirstie has also written for various publications and websites including Elle, International Traveller, Australian Traveller, The Australian Woman’s Weekly, The New Daily, Sunday Life and The Guardian and has made numerous appearances on television, including Today, Sunrise, The Daily Edition, Mornings and Studio Ten (guest panelist).
Kirstie lives in Sydney, Australia, is married to a Frenchman and has twin sons.
She is also an ambassador for Camp Quality.
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