This month, “Fashion” – the Polish magazine – is doing it big. They have rolled out a Greenpeace project by the name of “Yes, We Care” that plans to take on a big role in the “Climate and Energy” action’s fight for clean energy. To accompany their new project, Zuza Krajewska and Bartek Wieczorek have shot a striking new cover featuring Jac Jagaciak and Rick Genest (aka Zombie Boy – the same tattooed suit-wearer from Lady Gaga‘s “Born This Way“). Cover of the month? I think so.
Thanks to a Nylon magazine special-edition Zune was gifted to me about six years ago, I have had a daily reminder of the quasi fashion magazine. The magazine – like the mp3 player – is chic, quirky, and youthful. In fact, their Best Dressed List for 2010 runs along that same theme. The list is a good one, with the exception of Blake Lively who requires a stylist…stat. Let’s remember, Nylon, good individual items do not qualify an entity into the best dressed list.
The rumours are true: Carine Roitfeld is resigning from French Vogue. After 10 years at the helm of the rock and roll-esque fashion magazine, Roitfeld has announced she is stepping down as Editor-in-Chief by saying “- it’s 10 years that I’m editor of the magazine. I think it’s time to do something different.”
Roitfeld confirmed that she had informed Jonathan Newhouse, CEO of Conde Nast International, of her decision to pursue new projects. “I have no problem with Jonathan, and he understood me very well. I had so much freedom to do everything I wanted. I think I did a good job. When everything is good, maybe I think it’s the time to do something else. I have no plan at all.”
The Parisian’s replacement will announced in the coming weeks. Ten bucks on Emmanuelle Alt.
In case you you’ve been on a media detox this past week, I’m sure you know of a girl named Kate Middleton getting engaged to a guy named Prince William. Well, William Louis. People magazine’s managing editor Larry Hacket has commented on the whole affair by saying,”…this story involves an incredibly attractive girl who is young and going to be a princess. I sure hope she does well. I mean, all this story is lacking is a dragon“.
This is all well and good for the tabloids, who don’t stage dramatic and expensive photo shoots for their covers and can use whatever Middleton shots they have lying around. However, fashion magazine editors at Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar are in a bit of a spot because, well, how do they get Middleton in their issues? Most power females have a running relationship with the US heavyweights. Kate, however, will probably stick to publications on this side of the pond.
“Im sure [Harper’s Bazaar editor-in-chief] Glenda Bailey has already placed a call,” said one source. [PopEater’s Rob] Shuter noted that for American editors, this wedding presents a bit of a role reversal. “Editors in America are used to sharing their photos of, say, Jennifer Aniston, with their counterparts in other countries, but now they will need to play especially nice for access to Middleton, who will undoubtedly want to be in Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar and Marie Claire in the U.K.”