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Grace Mirabella dies aged 91

Vogue editor Grace Mirabella passed away on Thursday at the age of 91.

Mirabella served as the magazine’s editor-in-chief from 1971 to 1988.

Longtime Vogue editor Grace Mirabella passed away on Thursday

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Longtime Vogue editor Grace Mirabella passed away on Thursday
Mirabella held the top spot at fashion magazines from 1971 to 1988

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Mirabella held the top spot at fashion magazines from 1971 to 1988Credit: Getty

She took over the powers from Diana Vreeland and then passed it on to Anna Wintour, who still serves as the top hostess at Vogue to this day.

She then found another magazine, Mirabella, in 1989 with Murdoch Magazine.

The magazine is aimed at women who are interested in culture and travel as well as fashion and design.

During her 17-year tenure as top editor at Vogue, Mirabella is largely credited with changing the direction of the magazine to cater more towards working women.

The magazine has added sections on art, fitness, health and beauty, in addition to a focus on fashion.

During her time as an editor, Vogue’s circulation tripled, according to the New York Times.

When the fashion world went through another makeover in the mid to late ’80s, Mirabella was toppled and replaced by Wintour.

Mirabella entered the world of high fashion despite being born to Italian immigrant parents in Newark, New Jersey, in the early 20th century.

In her 1995 biography, In and Out of Vogue, she described her birthplace as a “city of fighters who rose above immigrant lands.

Mirabella graduated from Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, New York, in 1950 before taking a job at Macy’s. She also briefly worked at Saks Fifth Avenue before taking a job at Vogue.

Initially, she worked to verify store credits in magazine photo captions.

After briefly taking another job in Rome, she returned to Vogue as a shopping editor in 1955.

Thanks to her reputation for hard work, she eventually climbed all the way up to the top job at the publishing house.

https://www.the-sun.com/news/4332289/grace-mirabella-vogue-editor-dies-91/ Grace Mirabella dies aged 91

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