Hilary Alexander has died who was the legendary fashion journalist and former fashion director of The Daily Telegraph. She died last week on February 5, her 77th birthday, in London.
Reason For The Death Of Hilary Alexander
Hilary Alexander, a fashion journalist from New Zealand, died on Sunday February 5. The exact cause of her death is unknown at this time, and her family has yet to make a public statement. The fashion industry mourns the loss of such a talented and inspiring figure who left a lasting impression on the world of fashion journalism. Her contributions to the industry will be remembered and loved by all those she inspired during her entire lifespan.
Career Of Hilary Alexander
Hilary Alexander was a fashion journalist. She began her career as a trainee reporter at the age of 16 and continued to work for several newspapers in New Zealand and Australia. She rose through the ranks of the industry as the fashion editor of The China Mail and the Hong Kong Standard before becoming the Daily Telegraph's fashion director in 2003.
Alexander's knowledge of the fashion industry extended beyond print media, as she appeared on various national and international television channels, including BBC, Channel 4, and Fashion TV. She was also a regular stylist and presenter at designer catwalk shows, including Birmingham's Clotheshow Live.
She was also a regular stylist and presenter at designer catwalk shows, including Birmingham's Clothes show Live. A party was held in her honour in 2011 to mark the anniversary her amazing career in the fashion industry, where she was described as a “larger-than-life character” and “workaholic” by her colleagues and friends.
Alexander was named Visiting Professor by the University of the Arts London (the former London Institute), which oversees the fashion colleges, Central Saint Martins and London College of Fashion, as well as the Chelsea and Camberwell Art colleges, in May 2001. Nottingham Trent University awarded her this same honorary degree Doctor of Design in November 2007. In the 2013 Birthday Honours, Alexander was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for services to fashion journalism.