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Penny Martin

Thursday, May 16

»I want the The Gentlewoman to be a bit like a club for amazing women – the women that are in it, and the women that read it.«

Penny Martin is the brilliant Editor in Chief of the biannual magazine The Gentlewoman. When asked to describe her vision for the magazine she says »we wanted it to be an intelligent magazine for women with really high quality, and by intelligent I mean treating and representing women respectfully.«

Penny Martin came from the worlds of curation and academia before she diverted to fashion. Previously she was chair of Fashion Imagery at London College of Fashion and Editor in Chief of photographer Nick Knight’s fashion web site the She is a contributor to numerous magazines such as Fantastic Man (The Gentlewoman’s brother publication), W and The Independent.


Beyoncé Knowles on the cover of The Gentlewoman.


Adele, Christy Turlington, Angela Lansbury and Inez van Lamsweerde on the cover of The Gentlewoman.


Editorial spreads from The Gentlewoman.


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