Anna Dello Russo is the editor-at-large and creative consultant for Vogue Japan. Dello Russo was born in Bari, and currently resides in Milan. She is self-described as a "passionate fashionista" and has been described by Helmut Newton as a "fashion maniac". Is often featured in popular street style blogs The Sartorialist and Jak & Jil. She has gone on record to state that she owns over 4,000 pairs of shoes.
She was born in 1962 in Bari, a city in the south of Italy and had a bachelors degree in Italian Literature and Art History taken at the University of Bari and attended the Domus Academy in Milan. Before assuming her current position of Fashion Director and Editor-at-large at Vogue Nippon, Dello Russo spent 18 years at Condé Nast.