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Eva Chen Replaces Brandon Holley as Lucky Magazine Editor

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Eva Chen. Photo by Driely S.

Lucky magazine just announced via Twitter that Eva Chen will be taking over for Brandon Holley as Editor-in-Chief. "Welcome to our new Editor-in-Chief, @evachen212!" the publication tweeted. A PR rep confirmed to Racked, "Eva's appointment is very exciting and we're thrilled to be working with her in this new role."

Chen exited her position as Beauty Director at Teen Vogue less than a year ago. She was brought on at Lucky last April for "various special projects" shortly after Anna Wintour was promoted to artistic director of Condé Nast. A rep for the publication told The Cut that Wintour personally recommended Chen for the job. At the time, it appeared that Wintour was working with Holley on a resuscitation strategy for the magazine, which has reportedly been declining for several years. But it now appears that she had bigger plans up her sleeve.
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