Nicole Chapoteau

Mentoring: Mo’Nique Stevens

Fashion Director, 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.

Upon graduating she perused a career in architecture and worked at the world renown firm Rafael vinoly architects.

After two years, she decided that she should follow her life long 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 by paul Cavaco to oversee the accessories department. She was soon promoted to be the Fashion director of Allure and currently holds the position.