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is a fashion journalist and a contributing editor at Time
magazine. Betts is also a columnist at The Daily Beast and until this year, she was also the editor of Time Style & Design
Previously, Betts was the editor in chief of Harper's Bazaar
, where she completely redesigned the 134-year-old fashion title and became known as the youngest editor ever to take over a fashion magazine. She moved to Bazaar
, where she was the fashion news director from 1991 to 1999. Betts was recently named one of the top 10 fashion editors by Forbes.
She is also the author of Everyday Icon: Michelle Obama and the Power of Style
In this audio interview with Debbie Millman, Kate Betts discusses the difference between fashion and style, what it means for First Lady Michelle Obama to be a style icon and the visual image she projects, her use of color, her sculpted arms, and the inevitable comparisons and differences between her and Jackie Kennedy.
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is the president of the design division at Sterling Brands. She is also President Emeritus of AIGA, a contributing editor to Print Magazine
, and chair of the School of Visual Arts’ master’s program in Branding. In 2005, she began hosting the podcast show “Design Matters.”
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