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'Lucky' Editor Gets Social Zap For Latest Cover

Evan Chen, Lucky's editor in chief, received perhaps her first big dose of negative social juice when she Instagrammed the cover of the mag's December/January issue. The majority of the 140-plus comments she received blasted the cover photo for making Kerry Washington look less than wonderful. Chen has hefty Twitter (almost 59,000) and Instagram (nearly 93,000)  followings, and up till now has received mostly "glowingly positive," feedback, writes Alexandra Steigrad.

Chen is under the media microscope because she has only been editor for four months, appointed as part of Conde Nast artistic director Anna Wintour's continuing revamp of the glossy publisher's magazines.  So far, the only sales data on the issues Chen has edited shows her running behind the previous Lucky editor in chief.



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