Dan Peres

Dan Peres

Editor-in-Chief, Details Magazine

He is credited with turning around the then- ailing men’s magazine with a fresh re-design and glamorous cover stars like Brad Pitt.

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Biography

Dan Peres has been Editor-in-Chief of Details since 2000, when the title relaunched under his leadership. Since then, the magazine has won two ASME Awards for Design and earned several other nominations, including General Excellence. In 2003, Advertising Age named Details as an A-List Magazine, while MIN magazine included Mr. Peres as one of its “21 Most Intriguing People” of the year.
 
During his tenure, Mr. Peres has brought to the magazine such writers and columnists as Augusten Burroughs, Michael Chabon, Anderson Cooper, Matt McAllester, Simon Dumenco and Rick Moody, along with top-tier photographers including Mark Seliger, Norman Jean Roy, Michael Thompson and Steven Klein. In 2007, Mr. Peres authored Details Men’s Style Manual: The Ultimate Guide for Making Your Clothes Work for You, published by Gotham Books. For the magazine’s September 2011 issue, he commissioned actor Ashton Kutcher to guest-edit Details’ inaugural Social Issue, which exists on multiple online platforms. 
 
Before taking the editorship of Details, Mr. Peres spent nine years at magazine, starting as Assistant Editor and eventually becoming European Editor, overseeing W’s bureaus in Paris, London and Milan. While in college, he worked as a copy boy at The New York Times and, later, as a research assistant at Esquire. He graduated from New York University with degrees in journalism and American history.

Career

  • Details Magazine
    Details Magazine

    Editor-in-Chief 2000 - Present, New York, United States

  • W Magazine
    W Magazine

    1991 - 2000, New York, United States

  • The New York Times
    The New York Times

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