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 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…

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

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! 💜🖤🔥…

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…

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…

Fun party, gorgeous people, great dress #TheELLEList

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…

Spring, summer, autumn and winter layering, all at once #thisislondonweather

'Only weak men fear strong women' - Mayor Sadiq Khan has some strong words for Donald Trump in this exclusive @elleuk video

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…

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…

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.

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…

First show back on the circuit @prada #cruising

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!

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:

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