Maggie Alderson
novelist, editor and journalist; former editor, British ELLE

Maggie Alderson is a novelist and journalist. She has published 10 novels and four collections of her fashion and style column, which ran in The Times. She was editor of British ELLE in the 1990s and won Editor of the Year (colour supplements) for her work on ES magazine. For many years, she attended the international fashion shows as a reporter and was once banned by a mega designer for writing a critical review.