Sharon Clott Kanter

Title: Writer and Editor
Education: Syracuse University
Location: New York, New York
Expertise: Fashion, Beauty, Celebrity, Pop Culture
  • Sharon Clott Kanter is a writer, editor, and producer based in New York who covers fashion, beauty, celebrity, and pop culture.
  • She was previously with InStyle for five years, where she started out as a Fashion News Editor and then was promoted to Senior Editor. She wrote and edited the "What's Now" fashion news column for the print magazine, as well as covered fashion industry, celebrity news, red carpets, award shows, events, parties, and festivals.
  • Sharon also teaches fashion journalism at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University.


Sharon started her career as the Assistant Fashion Editor for New York Magazine, where she was part of the founding fashion news team at The Cut. She was next Editor and Producer of MTV Style, where she launched MTV Style fashion news vertical on Sharon worked at InStyle for five years, where she worked her way up to Senior Editor. She then became Deputy Style Director at People before her current job at Stuart Weitzman, as Senior Director of Communications and Content.


Sharon earned her Bachelor of Science in Magazine Journalist, as well as her Masters of Business Administration Marketing (MBA) from Baruch College.

About InStyle

InStyle is an award-winning destination for fashion, beauty, and pop-culture, with an all-are-welcome ethos that swings open the proverbial velvet ropes. Whether you’re looking for a wardrobe refresh, haircut inspiration, or a story that’ll make sparkling cocktail-party conversation, our expert-connected coverage is where to start. Learn more about our team and editorial guidelines, here.

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