Bronwyn Cosgrave is a multidisciplinary fashion professional whose diverse career is the result of her work as a magazine editor and her ability to transform ideas into important grand-scale projects.
Bronwyn is the former features editor of British Vogue and a contributing editor to Vogue India. She has written on design and fashion for an international array of publications and websites including Architectural Digest, CNN.com, Grazia, Harper’s Bazaar, the Hollywood Reporter, Net-a-Porter’s the Edit, Style.com, the international editions of Vanity Fair and Vogue as well as every important British newspaper from the Evening Standard to the Financial Times and the Guardian.
Bronwyn is the author of best-selling fashion books including Vogue On: Coco Chanel as well as Made for Each Other, Fashion and the Academy Awards. This is the first comprehensive fashion history of the Oscars. In February 2015, the New York Post named Costume And Fashion, A Complete History, which Bronwyn authored in 2000, as one of the most popular books at the New York Public Library.
Bronwyn is the founding chairperson of the Dorchester Collection Fashion Prize, which, under her direction, supported the development of critically acclaimed independent fashion brands including Thomas Tait and Anndra Neen.
Bronwyn co-curated Designing 007, Fifty Years of Bond Style. This exhibition pays tribute to the production design of the James Bond film series. It broke box office records debuting at London’s Barbican Centre in July 2012. In October 2015, Designing 007 will commence its second, three-year global tour opening in Mexico City and then travel on to Paris, where it will be staged in February 2016.
Bronwyn’s public speaking career commenced at the British Film Institute, where she hosted the Costume Interpreter for two years from November 2007. This interview series was a multi-media experience featuring Bronwyn in conversation with Hollywood costume legends. Bronwyn has been called upon to develop and host engaging talks on behalf of world class brands including Chanel, MAC Cosmetics, Marriott International, Montblanc, Swarovski, the Savoy, Topshop as well as the West Hollywood Design District.
Bronwyn lives in New York City.