Fashion Editor

Shining a spotlight on the most innovative and exciting trends in fashion


A fashion editor is a professional who works in the fashion industry and is responsible for overseeing the content and direction of a fashion publication. They work with writers, photographers, designers and other members of the editorial team to create engaging and informative content for their readers. 

Moreover, the role of a fashion editor can vary, but typically includes tasks such as Developing the editorial calendar and content strategy for the publication, assigning and editing articles, interviews and other written content, selecting and overseeing photo shoots and other visual content, collaborating with designers as well as stylists to create visually compelling editorial content, etcetera.


For Bachelor’s

  • Students can pursue a bachelor’s degree in Fashion Marketing, Journalism, Fashion Communication, Fashion Merchandising or any other related field.  
  • A Diploma or certificate course can also be pursued after school. 

For Master’s

  • A master’s degree in Fashion Management or M.Des in Fashion Communication is a great option for students who want to become a fashion editor.  
  • No entrance exam or age limit is required for the PG Program.

Job Roles

To become a fashion editor, the field aims to provide in-depth knowledge and enhance the skills of the students. To do such a task, the field presents innumerable job roles:  

  • Fashion Stylist
  • Fashion Illustrator
  • Fashion Blogger
  • Fashion Photographer
  • Fashion Coordinator
  • Content Writer
  • Editor
  • Fashion Journalist
  • Fashion Marketing Manager

Employment Sector

  • Fashion Houses
  • Magazines
  • Newspapers
  • Publishing Houses
  • Television Shows
  • Social Media
  • Fashion Websites
  • Clothing Brands
  • Fashion Designers
  • Beauty Stores

Top Recruiters

There are many recruiters from leading companies who enlist potential students in this field. Following are some Recruiters from where students can find an employment opportunity in India: 

  • PoPxo.
  • Niraa
  • The WordsEdge
  • Blackberrys Menswear
  • Page3artist
  • Tata CLiQ
  • Cosmopolitan Magazine
  • Vogue India Magazine
  • Fashion TV
  • Hindustan Times
  • Harper’s Bazaar India


The salary range may vary from company to company, but the salary of a fashion Editor is very impressive only in India.


Level of Salary

Salary Package per Year

Starting Salary

Approx ₹8,80,000 

Mid Level Salary

Approx ₹14,00,000 

Senior Level Salary

Approx ₹20,50,000


  • Strong editing skills
  • Visualisation & Creativity
  • Time Management skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Critical thinking


With the increasing importance of digital media, the scope of a fashion editor is constantly evolving. Fashion editors who have skills in social media management, content marketing and digital strategy may find additional opportunities in the industry. 

Fashion editors work in a variety of fashion publications including magazines, newspapers, and fashion blogs. They oversee the content and direction of the publication, collaborating with writers, photographers and other members of the editorial team to create engaging as well as informative content for their readers. Some fashion editors work for fashion brands, overseeing the development of editorial content for the brand's website, social media channels and other marketing materials. Thus, this field has a wide scope and separate identity worldwide.


  • Opportunity to meet new people
  • Great Salary Package
  • Exciting Job
  • Can freely make decisions
  • Opportunity to attend fashion shows
  • Access to clothes, footwear, accessories & jewellery brands with discount
  • Satisfactory Job


  • Competitive field
  • No fixed timings
  • Hectic work
  • Challenging