Nicole Chapetou (2016)

Mentoring: Madeline White

Accessories Director at Allure Magazine

As an undergrad at New York University, Nicole Chapoteau double majored in history and urban design and architectural studies. During that time she became a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated, Lambda Chapter.

Upon graduating she perused a career in architecture and worked at the world renowned firm Rafael Vinoly Architects. After two years, she decided that she should follow her lifelong dream of working in the fashion industry. Nicole began her fashion career as an intern at Marie Claire magazine where she was later hired to be a fashion assistant. She then moved on to work at Allure as associate accessories editor for 3 years. Her next big move was to InStyle as the accessories editor. After almost 2 years she was summoned back to Allure to oversee the accessories department. She currently holds the role as accessories director.