Penny Martin, the editor-in-chief of The Gentlewoman, is a publishing world powerhouse. She began studying 1980s fashion magazines at the Royal College of Art, was a professor of fashion imagery at London College of Fashion before heading the editorial team at SHOWstudio.
The Gentlewoman is the female answer to Gert Jonkers and Jop van Bennekom’s Fantastic Man. Penny has refined female-focused magazines in her anti-fantasy approach to showcasing inspiration women. The publication provides an intelligent perspective on personal style – the way women actually look, think and dress.
At Here 2014 Penny spoke in conversation with Rob Alderson, discussing her role with passion and candour. “It’s such a responsibility to correctly represent these women who have fought so hard to get where they are.”