Kenya Hunt

Kenya Hunt

Author, Broadcaster, Journalist

Kenya Hunt is an American, London-based, writer and editor whose award-winning work spans two continents.

In November 2017, she became the Deputy Editor of ELLE UK after having previously worked as the title’s Fashion Features Director. She has written articles for The Guardian, American Vogue, InStyle, Marie Claire, The Evening Standard and more and is a former contributor to Vogue.it. Kenya is a highly sought after voice on issues pertaining to the cross section of fashion, representation and identity and has made live and taped television appearances on BBC Breakfast, BBC Woman’s Hour, Sky News, Lifetime Television and more. As the founder of R.O.O.M. Mentoring, she advocates for greater diversity within the fashion industry by providing a supportive network for some of the best and brightest aspiring designers, journalists and image makers of colour London has to offer. 

Kenya Hunt @KenyaNHunt

When you conquer your fear of heights to take a hike along some cliffs (the views were worth it) - thanks for the motivation @mattmcg_cst alexandre_riley conniebottam 🌊 #postcardsfromtheedge… https://t.co/ciVMTJN5wc

Very excited to share the news of my first book, GIRL, out next year! A big thank you to my incredible agent @kateeevans and amazingly supportive editors Charlotte Mursell and Tara Parsons https://t.co/W6EKtwfQ5m

COMING SOON: @priyankachopra resplendent in ysl feathers on the August cover of @elleuk with a must-read, very candid interview by @lenadecasparis inside. On sale this Thursday! 💜🖤🔥… https://t.co/mM8Qa2suVq

Am feeling very torn about who to cheer for tonight as England plays USA in the Women’s World Cup 🇺🇸🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 Also think tonight’s semifinal is the perfect opportunity to remind you to pick up the July issue of @elleuk… https://t.co/SvOr43K1Ps

Throwback to #Pride in Paris almost exactly a year ago today when I was in town for couture but got swept up in the #loveislove parade after my cab driver got so excited about France’s goal in the World Cup that he… https://t.co/18EcybC9eG

Fun party, gorgeous people, great dress #TheELLEList https://t.co/0FzyT9E1Jr

Started my day in conversation with @dafi_dk kering_official @LCFLondon and @burberry about how fashion brands and media can take a subject as broad and complex as sustainability and turn it into a conversation that… https://t.co/e3oV8HNQr9

Spring, summer, autumn and winter layering, all at once #thisislondonweather https://t.co/LtZtr9Srrs

'Only weak men fear strong women' - Mayor Sadiq Khan has some strong words for Donald Trump in this exclusive @elleuk video https://t.co/6GW0nt0v7J

Was an honour to step in and edit the July issue of @elleuk as Acting EIC. Thank you @Farrah_Storr for the opportunity – and big, big props to @Dinaashersmith star of our women in sports issue featuring an inspiring… https://t.co/TCMc7qnmuT

COMING SOON: The second annual ELLE List rounding up the 50 most inspiring new voices energising the conversation around fashion, culture and politics from @aiocasio to @candicec_w to @ncutigatwa (pictured here in a… https://t.co/YnPrCcwoqj

Have started regularly cold calling friends for the first time in about eight years after burning out on all the various group chats. Love it and highly recommend

I wrote about abortion and rage. https://t.co/Al4VQ0Rz8o

PRS/agents who want to sit in interviews with celeb clients; No one benefits. Journos always write that the star they have a PR sat next to them. reader is disappointed, writer dismayed, interview a wet blanket. Celebs shd be mature enough to handle interviews if not don’t do it

The ‘me too.’ Movement was founded in Alabama - Selma, AL to be exact.
It came out of a need to fill a void for the local Black and Brown girls whose lives had been affected by various forms of sexual violence… https://t.co/gmc6fbawQG

First show back on the circuit @prada #cruising https://t.co/kkOjYyE8lN

Proud and honoured to have been a part of this year’s @bfc NEWGEN judging panel 💫Congrats to all the incredibly talented winners announced today and a big thank you to sarahmower_ for having me! https://t.co/JdJNjepOHs

Need something to get you through your post-Easter weekend mid-morning slump?

Tune in to BBC Radio 4 at 11:30 a.m. to catch @KenyaNHunt celebrating black fashion designers and investigating how the fashion world grapples race here: https://t.co/1KUeaiZhf6

Can we please talk for a moment about Sansa's outfit? Please tell me that I'm not alone... I'm obsessed with this look. @GameOfThrones