LONDON, Jun 13, 2102/ — Yesterday, UK’s leading women’s fashion magazine, Harper’s announced the appointment of Sophie Forte as Beauty Director.

Sophie joins Bazaar with more than 15 years’ experience as a beauty writer having worked at Glamour, ELLE and Alloy and having written for newspapers including the Financial Times and The Guardian. Sophie has also written and directed the seasonal trend report books for M.A.C cosmetics since 2009, as well as for John Freida and Wella in 2011.

Since 2002, Sophie has worked for Red magazine, commencing as Beauty Writer before being promoted to Beauty Editor in 2005 and then to Beauty Director in 2010.

Newby Hands will continue in her contributing role as Beauty Director-At-Large at Harper’s Bazaar.