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

‘I want my work to create value around what we already have in Africa. My work raises the question, “What is luxury and who defines it?”’ Loved talking to kennethize , LVMH Prize finalist and one of fashion’s most… https://www.instagram.com/p/B4yGfJjgZgl/?igshid=13ee61b84doar

‘I want my work to create value around what we already have in Africa. My work raises the question, “What is luxury and who defines it?”’ Loved talking to kennethize , LVMH Prize finalist and one of fashion’s most… https://www.instagram.com/p/B4yGfJjgZgl/?igshid=13ee61b84doar

What does it REALLY mean to be an activist in 2019, when the term drives everything from fashion shows to ad campaigns? Was thrilled to be able to enlist she- and heroes I have long admired to explore exactly that —… https://www.instagram.com/p/B4vQjrqgsze/?igshid=tvkrc81gb05q

‘I was one of those people who thought I’m kind of too small to make a difference.’ - Who can relate to that quote??? Loved talking to Arizona Muse about her environmental awakening, why she has dedicated her… https://www.instagram.com/p/B4vOBy6gvBp/?igshid=1dwcuse2vy6pw

I’m talking about Paris shows, sustainability and fashion’s big turning point in this week’s @graziauk 👩🏾‍💻on newsstands now ( 📷 @rosamunddean ) https://www.instagram.com/p/B3fNa2LAeOw/?igshid=1nph55hj909wn

Yes, we were the ones with the loud baby in the back 😬 #Frieze #collectorstalk #litbaby https://www.instagram.com/p/B3PrS6bAPFU/?igshid=d79zzxac5mn5

What better way to start a new job than in Paris? Closed out my first day as fashion director of @graziauk with this view (which made the slipping, tripping and sliding down a rain-soaked walkway almost worth it ✨✨✨) https://www.instagram.com/p/B2zyGtYA7Hv/?igshid=kg9bke5xyuk

Reclaiming my time 🎂🦀🌊☀️ @ Virginia https://www.instagram.com/p/B1TyuGvgwz0/?igshid=jcp4d2cx75o7

How to wear: a mini-dress | Kenya Hunt https://www.theguardian.com/fashion/2019/aug/16/how-wear-mini-dress-kenya-hunt?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

How to wear lace | Kenya Hunt https://www.theguardian.com/fashion/2019/aug/09/how-to-wear-lace-kenya-hunt?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

How to wear crochet | Kenya Hunt https://www.theguardian.com/fashion/2019/aug/02/how-to-wear-crochet-kenya-hunt?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

You can find me in the guardian every Saturday this month ruminating on summer dressing ☀️Here I am talking about crochet, wearing http://staud.clothing. Thank you jessc_m @guardianfashion! https://www.instagram.com/p/B0sycdjAcrs/?igshid=zwatpzu8o73j

Very excited about this! And am very honoured to be following my formidable predecessors @LadyLowthorpe, @susannahfrankel and Paula Reed @properpaulareed. Thank you @hattiebrett @graziauk 🖤 https://www.instagram.com/p/B0qLIMBgZ2S/?igshid=1h76jjtzp9u6y

Meet Grazia's new Fashion Director http://ow.ly/1edh30pgYMh @GraziaUK @KenyaNHunt

Don’t underestimate the power of a long pause. Just a few of my many words of advice while in conversation with the dynamic vivgroskop about everything from the changing landscape of media to how this six year old… https://www.instagram.com/p/B0LsHHagOOT/?igshid=9iqscnwfp2yj

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://www.instagram.com/p/Bz53ojMgE93/?igshid=1od2l6rkmlcty

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://www.instagram.com/p/Bzipqy8glGO/?igshid=eob5zyjczvfc

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://www.instagram.com/p/BzczriRgqFv/?igshid=1n773t2vh2zdr

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://www.instagram.com/p/BzbFDV1gCvB/?igshid=71iqxrn22nhp

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://www.instagram.com/p/BzTxvOgA4en/?igshid=1mj9em3j38kon