Today Derek Blasberg announced on his Instagram that he is officially leaving his position as Editor-At-Large for Harpers Bazaar for a new column at Vanity Fair. He will cover art, fashion, and society under the title “Our Man On The Street”.
After graduating high school he moved from Missouri to New York and graduated with a Journalism degree from New York University in 2004. The now 33 year old has some impressive job experience, and he’ll now be able to add Vanity Fair to his portfolio.
His past job titles have included: Editor-At-Large for style.com, a columnist for Interview, a contributor for Vogue, Elle, Women’s Wear Daily, and more, and most recently leaving his position as Editor-At-Large for Harper’s Bazaar, V Magazine, and VMAN. He has also published and edited many books, appeared on television specials, consulted fashion brands, and has built an elite group of model/celebrity friends.
With his new position he’ll be writing for both print and online, as well as hosting in his own series of videos. Derek has such a unique personality that is so fun and open, it seems like he could be everyone’s best friend. Congratulations on your new chapter Mr. Blasberg, I have no doubt you’ll fit right in.