Sophie Pera was born in Milan and raised in Paris. She studied Philosophy at St Andrews University and moved to New York in 2006.

Sophie began her career at American Vogue as Assistant to Editor-in-Chief, Anna Wintour. During her five years at American Vogue she worked with Style Director, Alexandra Kotur and Executive Fashion Editor, Phyllis Posnick. While at the magazine she worked with photographers Annie Leibovitz, Steven Klein, Mario Testino, Nick Knight, Tim Walker, Craig McDean, Patrick Demarchelier, Peter Lindbergh and David Sims. In 2011, she became Associate Fashion Editor at American Vogue. 

Sophie later was appointed Fashion Editor at Town & Country, where she assisted in overseeing the complete redesign of the magazine for the next three years.

Currently, Sophie is Style Director at Tatler Magazine and an independent stylist and consultant based between London and New York City.