• Hermès Taps Former Vanity Fair Fashion Director for New Role

    2 monthes ago - By WWD

    After years in magazine publishing, Michael Carl is going over to the brand side with new role at Hermès.
    The Paris-based luxury house has named Carl its first vice president of press and influence, WWD has learned. Carl joins Hermès after finding himself among those in an early round of cuts by Radhika Jones at Vanity Fair, where he worked as fashion director for about seven years. Jones has gone on to make a number of other changes to the masthead, and even to the magazine's font, while Condé Nast attempts to rein in costs and and shrink its portfolio. Prior to his Vanity Fair tenure...
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  • Influencers to Watch in the Front Row at New York Fashion Week 2018

    2 monthes ago - By WWD

    New York Fashion Week: the shows, the street-style snaps, the social shares.
    As the role of magazine editors shifts and changes, influencers are emerging as the leading voices in fashion and beauty. More than two billion people log onto social media - Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat and YouTube - daily, which makes it all the more important for influencers, the reigning forces of these apps, to share their content at fashion week.
    “Influencers drive engagement, interest and ultimately sales,” said Chris Detert, chief communications officer of Influential, a company that uses...
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