Anamaria Wilson Leaves Harper’s Bazaar for Michael Kors
Anamaria Wilson, who has worked in fashion journalism for twenty years, is switching to the PR side of the industry: She's leaving her job as the fashion features director at Harper's Bazaar to be the new vice-president of global corporate communications at Michael Kors. Her replacement hasn't been named yet, so presumably they're still looking, should anyone be interested.
Breaking: Carine Roitfeld Named Global Fashion Director of Harper's Bazaar
Harper's BAZAAR is thrilled to announce style icon Carine Roitfeld as global fashion director for the magazine. Roitfeld will produce a limited amount of editorials for the magazine to run across world wide editions, it was announced today by David Carey, president, Hearst Magazines, and Duncan Edwards, president and CEO, Hearst Magazines International. Roitfeld will collaborate with Stephen Gan, creative director of Harper’s BAZAAR U.S., on several stories a year starting in the March 2013 issues of all 26 international editions of BAZAAR, which have a combined audience of more than 11.3 million worldwide. The special project may include covers of many of BAZAAR's international editions. Roitfeld, who has recently published the first edition of her new magazine CR Fashion Book, will give her own unique take on the key fashion trends each season. Edwards commented, "This collaboration marks the first time anything like this has been done and we’re very excited about what Carine will bring to BAZAAR editions around the world. She is a visionary in the fashion world and we are so happy to be working with her." Carey said, "Hearst is the world's largest publisher of monthly magazines, and we're always looking for powerful ideas that can play out across the globe. Carine is one of the fashion world’s most influential tastemakers and we look forward to seeing what she does with BAZAAR. Her contributions will help lead the company to new heights on the creative front." "I am thrilled to be contributing to BAZAAR, a brand with a rich history of creativity,” said Roitfeld. “Working with Stephen and a roster of talented photographers will be a wonderful collaboration and one that will give these stories a truly global audience." Roitfeld will continue to work on her various other projects including her newly launched biannual, CR Fashion Book.
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NEW YORK, Oct. 17, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Wall Street Journal announced today the appointment of Kristina O’Neill as editor of WSJ. Magazine. Effective Oct. 29, Ms. O’Neill will oversee all editorial content of WSJ., the Journal’s luxury lifestyle magazine that appears as part of WSJ Weekend. Ms. O’Neill most recently served as executive editor of Harper’s Bazaar magazine, where she has worked since 2000.
As the number two editor at Harper’s Bazaar, Ms. O’Neill helped drive the magazine’s editorial vision and direction. She was instrumental in more than a decade of designer coverage, collaborated with storied writers and photographers, oversaw brand extensions and was an integral part of the critically acclaimed March 2012 redesign.
“The appointment of Kristina, one of America’s most talented editors, marks a new phase of the exponential evolution of WSJ.,” said Robert Thomson, editor-in-chief of Dow Jones & Company and managing editor of The Wall Street Journal. “We are increasing the frequency and expanding global reach in the coming year with our winning mix of intelligent writing and visual virtuosity – gloss without dross is our magazine mantra.”
“I am absolutely thrilled to be joining The Wall Street Journal, with its incredible reputation and reach,” said Ms. O’Neill. “WSJ. Magazine is on a roll, and I can’t wait to pick up the momentum and create content that further drives the conversation.”
Ms. O’Neill will report to Ruth Altchek, who has been named to the newly created role of editorial director for WSJ Weekend, overseeing the Off Duty lifestyle section and WSJ. Magazine. Ms. Altchek has served as editor of Off Duty since August 2011, after joining the Journal as a news editor to help oversee the section’s September 2010 launch.
In conjunction with the November issue, WSJ. will celebrate its second annual Innovator of the Year Awards later this week in New York City, honoring winners across six categories, including Fashion, Architecture, Design, Education, Art and Technology, hosted by Mr. Thomson. The November Innovators issue will appear as part of WSJ Weekend on Saturday, Oct. 27.
The Journal recently announced plans to increase the frequency of WSJ., which will publish 11 issues in 2013 and 12 issues in 2014. The magazine launched in September 2008 as a quarterly publication. It appears globally as part of WSJ Weekend in the U.S. and in the Journal’s Europe and Asia editions as well as online via wsj.com/magazine.
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(NEW YORK) Sally Singer took a two-year T time away from Vogue, but she's returning to the title to become Vogue's inaugural digital creative director. Singer will report to Anna Wintour (yet again) in her new gig, and will collaborate with Vogue.com editor Caroline Palmer in the newly-minted capacity. Singer's first tour de Vogue began in 1999, when she joined the mag after a stint as fashion director at New York. In June 2010, Singer decamped from her Vogue perch as fashion news and features director to become editor-in-chief of T. Singer parted ways with the Times'stylish insert in August, with WSJ.'s Deborah Needleman assuming the EIC role at T last month. Singer will rejoin Vogue on October 29.
Robin Givhan Reportedly Among The Layoffs At Newsweek
Fashion critic Robin Givhan will leave her post at Newsweek/The Daily Beast at the end of the year, Daily Intel is reporting , one of a number of staffers who were laid off from or voluntarily departed the outlet this week. Givhan told the blog that she’s planning to finish working on a book about the Grand Divertissement à Versailles, the historic 1973 fashion show that served as a coming-out party for both American designers and African-American models , and search for a new job. Givhan joined Tina Brown’s enterprise from the The Washington Post, where she earned a Pulitzer Prize for her criticism.
Julia von Boehm Named the International Fashion Director at Interview Germany
Julia x Interview – Interview Germany announced that Julia von Boehm will join the ranks of its magazine as the International Fashion Director starting February. “I’m thrilled that with Julia von Boehm, we have the internationally most renowned German stylist on board. With her input, we’ll be able to further reinforce our status as one of the leading fashion magazines in Europe,“ says chairman Bernd Runge. In the past, Von Boehm has produced editorial and cover shoots for English and American Harper’s Bazaar as well as German, Russian, Japanese and Chinese Vogue, CR Magazine and V Magazine.