MODERN FAMILY: Countless magazines — not to mention shows, shoots and seasonal collections — have been produced under challenging circumstances over the past six months due to quarantines and social distancing. But few projects have come to life as their leader lay in a hospital bed recovering from COVID-19.
Having torn through Milan and Paris fashion weeks, as usual, in February, 10 Magazine’s editor in chief Sophia Neophitou-Apostolou fell critically ill in March and spent nine weeks in the hospital, about half of that time on a ventilator.
She remembers waking up in the hospital at one point, angry and confused and asking, “What’s lockdown?” to which the nurses replied, “All the pubs are closed.”
Neophitou-Apostolou recovered — slowly. Her muscles were so weak she had to relearn how to walk (although not in Alaïa heels), while her unmistakable, booming voice is now a little quieter and scratchier. “My karaoke