Ingrid Sischy, Editor of Vanity Fair since 1997, has died from cancer of the chest at the age of 63. The journalist has had a great career in the world of fashion. Previously he worked as art critic at The New Yorker, Condé Nast publications and Interview. The fashion world mourns one of its most special and beloved Editor. We reviewed his career and remember their achievements.
Ingrid Sischy wrote about anything, but what most interested him was art and fashion. When not writing for Vanity Fair USA was to Europe. It was his as an “Ambassador international”, according to its own magazine, the Italian editions, French and Spanish. His manner of writing was clear, mysterious, enriching and with a touch of fun without falling into gossip. She, like anyone, understood the connection between fashion, art, culture, music and film… and expressed it with much care and professionalism in their interviews and reports.
The journalist interviewed characters of the likes of Naomi Watts, Madonna, Jeff Koons, Alexander McQueen or Salma Hayek. As they have in Vanity Fair España even made a beautiful report/tribute to Jean Michel Basquiat, which was friendly. It is also known for being the first journalist that John Galliano interviewed after his dismissal from Dior. He was also among the first to write about the designers Azzedine Alaïa and Nicolas Ghesquière. Sischy shared his life with the CEO and editor of Interview: Sandra Brant. The last article of Ingrid is read in Vanity Fair USA in September.