The September issue of British magazine Vogue is edited by Princess Meghan of Sussex. Prince Harry’s American wife is the first to compile the September issue of the British edition of the magazine, also known as the Fashion Bible, as a guest editor, featuring 15 prominent and lesser-known women, including actress Jane Fonda and Jacinda Ardern. Head of the Government of Zealand.
The princess’s late mother-in-law, Diana, and her sister-in-law, Princess Catherine of Cambridge, both featured on the front page of the older publication – four times and the latter on the 100th anniversary of the British release in 2016 – but Meghan went by editing the September issue, which now pays tribute to the diversity and leadership of women. On the front page, women and girls are portrayed by the princess as role models who play a pioneering role from mental health to politics.
Meghan has been secretly working on Forces of Change for the next seven months of British Vogue, the publisher said. The September issue features, among other things, an interview with the Princess Michelle Obama, a former American first lady she has admired for a long time, as well as another questioning her husband, Prince Harry. Meghan also interviewed anthropologist Jane Goodall, a primatologist who is a world-famous chimpanzee researcher who she has been idolizing since childhood.
According to editorial sources, the Duchess of Sussex has carefully taken part in all decisions to compile the page, “each page” reflects her contribution. Meghan greatly appreciated her work over the past seven months and was delighted to work with Edward Enninfull, editor-in-chief of the UK edition of the magazine, to produce the most read September issue of the year. The princess specifically highlighted the opportunity to draw the newspaper’s attention to the values, things and people that are the forces of change in today’s world.
The women featured on the cover include Jacinda Ardern, the New Zealand head of government whom Meghan met on her first official trip abroad last October, actress Jane Fonda, also known as an activist, and her co-star, Salma Hayek, who is also known as an activist. Christy Turlington is also a model advocate for combating maternal deaths around childbirth.
Lesser known to the general public are Adwoa Aboah, a flagship campaigner on the importance of mental health, and Jameela Jamil, who emphasizes the importance of positive body image in her work for the community. Irish activist Sinead Burke and writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie have also been featured on the cover of Vogue, alongside Adut Akech’s South Sudanese model, former refugee, Ramla Ali, a Somali boxer in London, and Laverne Cox, a transgender activist and actress. American actress Yara Shahidi, co-founder of the Eighteen x 18 Young People Political Movement, is also featured on the cover, with a frame left blank at the request of the princess, to inspire readers to embrace change.