Lindsay Peoples Wagner is the editor in chief of Teen Vogue, a role she has held since October 2018. Peoples Wagner previously served as fashion editor of The Cut and New York Magazine, a role she took after a year as a fashion market reporter at Style.com. While at The Cut, she won the ASME Next award in 2017, honoring outstanding achievement by magazine journalists under the age of 30. More recently, Peoples Wagner wrote the critically-acclaimed “Everywhere and Nowhere: What it’s really like to be black and work in fashion,” that featured more than 100 people of color’s insights and perspectives on diversity in fashion (The Cut, Sept. 2018).
Earlier in her career, Peoples Wagner spent two years as a fashion market assistant at Teen Vogue, where she returned after a stint at O, The Oprah Magazine. It was at Teen Vogue, where she began her career as an assistant working in the fashion closet under the founding editor-in-chief, Amy Astley. Peoples Wagner, who hails from Wisconsin, graduated from Buena Vista University with a bachelor's degree in art and journalism and currently resides in Brooklyn.