Pamela Fiori

Pamela Fiori is an editor, writer, and authority on luxury travel and lifestyle. From 1993-2010, she was editor-in-chief of Town & Country, the oldest continuously published general-interest magazine in America (established in 1846). Under her leadership, Town & Country expanded its coverage of fashion and style, beauty and health, wealth management, home design, the arts, and philanthropy as well as documenting the changing face of affluence in America.

Prior to joining Town & Country, Fiori was at American Express Publishing Corporation, where she was widely credited with the success of Travel & Leisure, which she edited for fourteen years. In 1989, she was named executive vice president and editorial director of all of the company’s publications (including Departures and Food & Wine).

Before joining Travel & Leisure, Fiori was on the editorial staff of Holiday magazine between 1968 and 1971.

At both Town & Country and Travel & Leisure, Fiori wrote monthly editor’s letters and as well as feature articles and profiles of prominent people such as Ralph Lauren, Robert Redford, Grace Kelly, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Giorgio Armani, Sophia Loren, Audrey Hepburn, Valentino, Carolina Herrera, Leonard Lauder, and Tory Burch. She has contributed to Harper’s Bazaar and to Introspective, the online magazine for 1stdibs.

Ms. Fiori has written seven books, including A Table at Le Cirque (Rizzoli) and four books for the In the Spirit… travel guide series, all published by Assouline. She also wrote Stolen Moments, the work of photographer Ronny Jaques, a contemporary of Richard Avedon and Lillian Bassman. She most recently wrote a book on the history of Holiday magazine for Rizzoli, now in its fifth printing.

Pamela Fiori has received many honors, among them, the Chevalier de l’Ordre de Merite from the French Government; the Matrix Award for journalism; and the Audrey Hepburn Humanitarian Award from UNICEF. She is the co-founder of the UNICEF/Snowflake Ball and served on the board of the U.S. Fund for UNICEF for many years. Prior to UNICEF, she was on the board of Jazz at Lincoln Center.