Harriet Quick is a style writer and author and former fashion features director at British Vogue.
Quick graduated with a journalism degree from City University with an interest in architecture and product design. In 1992, soon after graduating Quick entered the The Guardian Jackie Moore Award for Fashion Journalism and Vogue Talent Contest for Young Writers. Upon winning both competitions, she was sent to cover couture collections in Paris and has been writing about the fashion industry since.
Before joining Vogue, Quick was editor of Frank, a style journalist for the Telegraph and Guardian as well as a contributor to numerous other respected publications. Quick then joined the Vogue team as fashion features editor and then become director, contributing to the leading publication for 11 years. While there, she profiled some of the most notable names in the fashion industry, including Tom Ford, Ricardo Tisci and Marc Jacobs. She left Vogue to join Luxup, a luxury online shopping startup, as their editorial director.
As a writer, Quick has freelanced as a copywriter for fashion brands Mulberry, Jimmy Choo and Ralph Lauren among others. She has also authored Catwalking: A History of the Fashion Model (2001) and co-authored Vintage Fashion: Collecting and Wearing Designer Classics (2006) and contributed to Phaidon’s Sample (2005)