BRANDING SPECIALIST INNOVATIVE MARKETER STYLING EXPERT
Nancy LeWinter has been instrumental in shaping the content and direction of media and business, specializing in fashion and style. After executive positions at Vogue and Glamour, Nancy became the first woman publisher of Esquire magazine. Part of her success has been Nancy’s ability to target overlooked or underexploited markets. Recognizing the opportunities in the plus size category, Nancy brought a new sensibility of empowerment and motivation to the 62% of women who wear size 12 and up when she created Mode, the first fashion and lifestyle magazine for plus size women. Referred to as Vogue-quality yet approachable, Mode was named 1998 Magazine of the Year, reaching a readership of over 2 million. Nancy also created Zone, the first design magazine for ‘young dwellers’, and Dish, the first food as pop culture magazine.
In June, 2006, Nancy helped launch OneStopPlus.com (now fullbeauty.com), incorporating traditional e-commerce with editorial, videos and the connection of social networking. The 2015 fullbeauty magazine reached a readership of over 1 million and fullbeauty.com is now the third largest pure-play website and leading direct to consumer fashion company specializing in plus sizes.
Rather than settling for the status quo, Nancy recognizing the opportunity in the accessories market for a new way of thinking. Joining with a recognized leader in jewelry design and quality for both mass and prestige brands, Nancy created Nancy LeWinter Jewelry, the first and only line of fully adjustable, versatile and affordable jewelry. Whether a woman is size 2 or size 20, tall or petite, NLJ will fit her life and her style, redefining jewelry as the style statement that will always have the perfect fit and provide ultimate versatility for all women. Everyday luxury and every night glamour.
Nancy received her J.D. from New York University School of Law and completed the Harvard University Executive Management Program in Internet Development. She has been named Outstanding Woman Achiever by the YWCA and received the Advertising Counsel “Outstanding Achievement” award. She is actively involved in fashion and media trade organizations, as well as numerous charities.