Dana Thomas is a Paris-based, American fashion journalist and author of Fashionopolis: The Price of Fast Fashion and the Future of Clothes, Gods and Kings: The Rise and Fall of Alexander McQueen and John Galliano and the New York Times bestseller Deluxe: How Luxury Lost Its Luster. She began her career writing for the Style section of The Washington Post, and for fifteen years she served as a cultural and fashion correspondent for Newsweek in Paris. She is a regular contributor to The New York Times Style section and has written for The New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, The Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, T: The New York Times Style Magazine, and Architectural Digest. In 1987, she received the Sigma Delta Chi Foundation’s Ellis Haller Award for Outstanding Achievement in Journalism. In 2016, the French Minister of Culture named Thomas a Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters. And in 2017, she was a Logan Nonfiction Fellow at the Carey Institute for Global Good. She lives in Paris.
In November 2019 we met her at the first conference “Change Makers” of Vogue Greece and Kathimerini, where she spoke about sustainability in fashion.
Our upcoming Instagram Live with Dana Thomas & Elis Kiss, Vogue Greece’s Fashion Features Director, will be a discussion on what could be lying ahead in terms of sustainability, transparency, fast fashion, fashion weeks as well as some of the vital questions that the global industry will face the day after. On Thursday 23/4, at 16:00 (GMT +3). Don’t miss it!