Sarah Raphael is a writer and editor. She graduated with a first class BA in English Literature before attending the London College of Fashion to gain an MA in Fashion Journalism. Following an internship at SHOWstudio in 2009, Sarah enjoyed stints at the Observer and the British Fashion Council before starting as editorial assistant at i-D in 2010, moving up to online editor the same year and thereafter deputy editor.
Raphael started at Refinery29 in October 2015 as editor and was tasked with launching the UK site, being promoted to editorial director after a year. She then moved to being editor-at-large in November 2017. Raphael also works one day a week as a youth worker at a charity with a group of teenage girls.
In 2019, she co-authored the book Mixed Feelings: The emotional impact of our digital habits with Naomi Shimada.