Plum Sykes

Writer + Novelist + Journalist
Born Dec 4, 1969
Age 45

Victoria "Plum" Sykes is an English-born fashion-writer, novelist and New York socialite. "Plum" was a childhood nickname (the Victoria plum being a variety of that fruit).

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  • Photos: 120 Years Of Vogue Weddings
    Huffington Post - Nov 16, 2012
  • "Bergdorf Blondes"... Este Es Vuestro Lookbook ( Y Lo Adoramos) Trendencias (Blog)
    Google News - Sep 16, 2011
  • Duchess Of Cambridge Designer Favorite Comes To L.A. Los Angeles Times
    Google News - Sep 01, 2011
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    Google News - Aug 29, 2011


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Plum Sykes.


1969 Birth Born in 1969.


1988 19 Years Old In 1988 Sykes went up to Worcester College, Oxford, where she graduated in modern history. … Read More


1993 24 Years Old In 1993, Plum Sykes became a fashion assistant at British Vogue. … Read More
1997 28 Years Old In 1997, Sykes became a contributing editor on fashion for American Vogue, of which Anna Wintour, also British, had been editor-in-chief since 1988. (It was this period at Vogue that inspired Lauren Weisberger's 2003 novel The Devil Wears Prada.) Sykes soon became a familiar figure on the New York social scene, being frequently described as an "It girl". … Read More


2002 33 Years Old …  Lucy Sykes married Euan Rellie, a New York-based investment banker, in 2002.
2005 36 Years Old In 2005 Plum Sykes married British entrepreneur Toby Rowland, son of businessman "Tiny" Rowland, at Sledmere House, her family's ancestral home (1751) in the East Riding of Yorkshire. … Read More
2006 37 Years Old 1 More Event
A second novel, The Debutante Divorcée, was published in 2006. Sykes publicised it with an array of personal appearances at stores in New York (Chanel, Ralph Lauren, Frederic Fekkai, Ferragamo, Neiman Marcus and Oscar de la Renta). The Debutante Divorcée appeared in paperback in 2007. … Read More


2012 43 Years Old In April 2012 issue of Vogue, Sykes talks of her three year struggle with anxiety disorder and agoraphobia after the birth of her children, a condition which rendered her unable to work or to maintain her social life or passion for horse riding. … Read More
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