Miki Taylor, beauty and cover director of ESSENCE magazine, is retiring after 30 years at the Black women's fashion, beauty and lifestyle publication.
ESSENCE made the announcement in a press release. “Taylor has distinguished herself as a trailblazer within media circles, and is renowned for her contributions as an editor and brand ambassador influencing industries from fashion and beauty to Hollywood,” the statement read.
"I am thrilled to continue to serve women of color in my new role as Editor-at- Large, with innovative platforms that showcase our beauty,” says Taylor. "Without a doubt, this is the most exciting period in the history of Black women ever and I look forward to this new threshold in my career that will allow me to inspire and be inspired by women around the world.”
An author, public speaker, image consultant and owner of her own communications and branding firm, Taylor says she’ll now focus on her privatebusiness ventures.
However, she’ll continue working as editor-at-large for ESSENCE.