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Glenda Bailey OBE: New York Queen Of The Marie Claire Cocks Supplement

by | 12th, September 2011

NEW York’s  other British fashion queen, Glenda Bailey, is keeping docile feature writers busy, I see. The 52 year-old editor of  Harper’s Bazaar has a book to flog,  Harper’s Bazaar Greatest Hits (a mere £28.99 from Amazon; or if you prefer, £35.99 from Telegraph Books), and a V&A talk to publicise September 18. Not to mention ‘Harper’s Bazaar: A Decade of Style’ which runs until 8 January 2012 at the International Centre of Photography in New York. Book return flights now!

In the Observer , a grazing fawner avers, ‘While running the American version of  Marie Claire , [Bailey’s] penchant for risk-taking was legendary.’ I’m sure it was. But nothing compared to her pioneering antics on British  Marie Claire I wouldn’t expect any of the newspaper indentured tots to know anything about that time (the 80s-90s, darling); or even to imagine that sentience was alive and kicking even before their own natal birth.

Who can forget (if one knew to start with) Glenda’s notorious penises supplement? When I tell people who doze through 

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