Stephan Rabimov Talks Storytelling in Fashion Journalism with Grammarly

When it comes to Fashion Journalism and the world of publishing, Stephan Rabimov is a seasoned expert at the Academy of Art University. With 15 years of experience under his belt as both a writer and a mentor, Stephan credits his success to a learned ability to connect with diverse audiences. So, when Grammarly reached out to collaborate on their “Write the Future” campaign, he immediately said yes.

Grammarly’s “Write the Future” campaign highlights success stories of its users across multiple industries and platforms. Featuring multidimensional individuals with unique career trajectories, the campaign’s message resonates strongly with Stephan’s philosophy of empowering others to honor the value of clear communication.

“Fashion is important because it is a common language around the world,” he says. “Fashion journalists are storytellers. The stories we tell can tackle important social issues in unexpected, profound ways.”

Stephan’s path in Fashion Journalism includes numerous accomplishments. His work has been published in many publications, including The New York Times, Russia Beyond The Headlines Edition, Forbes International, Observer, Haute Living, The Wall Street Journal, and Huffington Post. He regularly holds keynote lectures throughout the world on the topic of “Fashion Diplomacy,” including a recently sold out lecture at the de Young Museum as part of the “Contemporary Muslim Fashions” exhibition in San Francisco, CA.

As a prominent voice in Fashion Journalism, Stephan leverages Grammarly to strengthen his connection not only with print and digital audiences worldwide, but with his students in the classroom, as well.

“I live for the moments when students get the true power of words that they control,” says Stephan.

Like Grammarly, the Fashion Journalism program equips and trains students to find their voice and “Write the Future” of the fashion industry. Those who are interested in joining the conversation at Academy of Art University can now apply to the 2019 Spring Forward Scholarship and are encouraged to take advantage of Grammarly’s helpful tools and features while writing their submissions.

To read more on how Stephan is helping shape the next generation of fashion influencers, check out his interview with Grammarly.

About Academy of Art

Academy of Art University is the largest accredited private art and design university in the nation. Founded in 1929, the Academy offers accredited degree programs in more than 30 areas of study, as well as continuing art education, pre-college art experience programs, professional development, certificates, and teacher grants. Our urban San Francisco campus inspires students with its unique blend of architecture, cultural diversity, and technology. Our hands-on industry-based curriculum is taught by art and design experts who maintain careers on the leading edge of industry trends. Academy students graduate with strong foundations in art and design, the skills needed to succeed in the professional world, and an entrepreneurial spirit that sticks with them for life. For more information, visit or call 800-544-2787 (U.S. only) or 415-274-2200.

About the School of Fashion – Fashion Journalism

The Fashion Journalism AA, BA, and MA degree programs equip students with subject-area expertise to help communicate the rising complexity of the global fashion industry. Students develop a strong industry foundation that enables them to ask informed questions, convey fashion news in a larger context, and evaluate fashion collections with a critical, well-informed eye. Students also learn to produce cross-platform stories that are nuanced and sophisticated for print, digital, and social media.

About Grammarly

Grammarly’s AI-powered digital writing assistant helps millions of people communicate more clearly and effectively, wherever they type. Through a combination of natural language processing and advanced machine learning technologies, our product helps ensure your writing is not only free of spelling and grammatical mistakes, but also more compelling and easier to read. It’s available on multiple platforms — as a browser extension, an online web editor, a mobile keyboard, a Microsoft Office add-in, and a native desktop app. More than 15 million users rely on Grammarly every day to improve their communication in emails, text messages, documents, and social media posts.

Grammarly was founded in 2009 and has offices in San Francisco, New York, and Kyiv. With a $110 million growth equity investment, Grammarly is changing the way the world communicates—enabling people to write exactly what they mean and be fully understood.

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