Marion Hume

Born Jul 3, 1962

Marion Hume is a British/Australian fashion journalist and screenwriter based in London, England. Her career spans the UK, the US and Australia. She has interviewed Yves Saint Laurent, Diana Vreeland, Karl Lagerfeld, Tom Ford, Marc Jacobs and Giorgio Armani andValentino’s Pierpaolo Picciolias well as chief executives of global fashion businesses including Bernard Arnault of LVMH, Francois-Henri Pinault of Kering and Bruno Pavlovsky of Chanel. Cover stories include a 2018 profile of Prince Charles which had in excess of 44 million views. She is the International Fashion Editor of The Australian Financial Review which, by 2019, had won the best magazine award in its class an unprecedented seven times in a row.
As a public speaker and host, she has moderated panels at Copenhagen Fashion Summit; Fashion Futures, Riyadh and the Fair Living Wage negotiations in Phnom Penh. She has appeared regularly on the stage at the V&A including interviewing the hat designer, Philip Treacy. She is also the co-author of Philip Treacy’s eponymous book for Rizzoli. She curated Bespoke, a celebration of creative collaboration at The Sydney Opera House.
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