Mischa Anouk Smith

Mischa Anouk Smith
Title: Freelance Writer
Education: University of the Creative Arts
Location: London, UK

Mischa is a full-time freelance writer and editor based in London, she joined InStyle in 2022 as a commerce writer covering fashion and accessories. She's contributed cover stories and features to titles including Polyester, Refinery29, Dazed Digital, and Riposte. As Womenswear Editor of Harvey Nichols, she profiled industry figures including Dries Van Noten and celebrities such as Rosie Huntington-Whiteley. She also covered global fashion weeks and worked with emerging and established designers at Copenhagen Fashion Week, which led to her last in-house role as Brand Editor of Scandi fashion label Ganni. Her work sits at the intersection of style and culture, so expect plenty of film and TV references peppered into her product reviews. Follow her on Instagram: @mischasmith.

Highlights:

  • Mischa holds a BA (Hons) in Fashion Journalism from the University of the Creative Arts, London.
  • She has been featured in titles including Refinery29, Dazed Digital, and Riposte.
  • She was Womenswear Editor for Harvey Nichols’ in-house magazine, where she covered global fashion weeks and profiled emerging and established designers.

Experience

Before going freelance in 2022, Mischa was the Brand Editor of cult fashion label GANNI. She held the position of Womenswear Editor at luxury fashion store Harvey Nichols for five years, where she interviewed industry figures including Dries Van Noten and celebrities like Rosie Huntington-Whitely. She has contributed cover stories and features to titles including Far Out, Polyester and VHF Digital and she is a freelance editor at Net-a-Porter.

Education

Mischa holds a BA (Hons) in Fashion Journalism from the University of the Creative Arts and a PGCE in Creative Arts education. She has delivered lectures and programs on fashion history and digital media at the University of the Creative Arts and the London College of Communication.

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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