Town & Country EIC Jay Fielden Poaches Anna Wintour’s Assistant

Jay Fielden learned to parse sentences from Eustace Tilley, and everything else from Anna Wintour. Including hiring!

Today he named Sophie Pera fashion market editor, a Hearst spokesperson wrote.

Ms. Pera was most recently the associate fashion editor at Vogue; she began as Anna Wintour’s assistant in 2007.He also named Kevin Conley Arts Editor.

Mr. Conley was a longtime writer and editor at the New Yorker, where he presumably learned to parse sentences from Eustace Tilley.

We have never seen promises made in a New York Times profile so literally realized. Bravo, Mr. Fielden!