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So you can name the best-dressed at last night’s Golden Globes, but are you up to date on the latest industry moves? Not to fret—here is a refresher. What’s Jane Francisco’s new title at Hearst? Which sex columnist has a new gig at Cosmopolitan? What’s the latest at Buglari, Chloé, and Kate Spade? Who left Balenciaga for
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Josh Gaynor, formerly vice president of communications at FENDI Americas, has been named vice president of brand marketing & communications at Bulgari Americas. Clare Waight Keller, formerly creative director at Chloé, is leaving the company. Jane Francisco, editor-in-chief at Good Housekeeping, has been named head of Hearst’s lifestyle group (Redbook, Good Housekeeping, and Woman’s Day). Julia
Kendall Jenner, Lara Stone, and More Top Mods Get Inked for V Magazine
Is it the set of a V magazine shoot or the chicest tattoo parlor on Earth? Top models from Kendall Jenner, Joan Smalls and Lara Stone to Carolyn Murphy, Amber Valletta, Ellen Rosa, and Lily Aldridge got inked for V 105, its first issue of the new year, and Mario Testino captured the art in action. The tattoos (authentic looking, but not permanent!) were drawn on every part
Hollywood Stars Couple Up for W Magazine’s 6 February Covers
How to ring in awards season? With not one, but six covers and 12 cover stars, per W magazine’s standards. Fronting its Best Performances February issue are six sets of Hollywood starpower: Emma Stone and Casey Affleck, Natalie Portman and Ruth Negga, Amy Adams and Matthew McConaughey, Nicole Kidman and Mahershala Ali, Viggo Mortensen and Adam Driver, and
‘Girls’ Cast Covers Glamour’s Powered by Women Issue
Before Girls makes its final bow later this year, the stars of the HBO show earn a collective cover for Glamour’s February “Powered by Women” issue. Lena Dunham, Jemima Kirke, Allison Williams, and Zosia Mamet wear Marc Jacobs platforms as they cover the issue that serves as a platform (see what we did there?) for inspiring women. Plus, the entire
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Chris Gay, formerly president at The Society Management, has been named co-CEO at Elite World.
Hearst Digital Reports Record-Breaking Traffic for November
Another publishing company is squeezing in some positive news before the year’s end. Today, Hearst Magazines Digital Media announced it saw record-breaking traffic in November, with 197.5 million unique visitors, up 26 percent year-over-year. The company gave a shout out to six titles that broke individual brand traffic records, with newbie Best Products taking the cake with an epic increase of almost 11,000 percent. Check
In Case You Missed It: The Daily Media
Missed out on your weekly fix of media moves? Don’t worry, darlings—here’s what you missed! Where is Jane Pratt headed? What other changes unfolded at Time Inc.? Which Tumi exec is headed to Lands’ End? What’s Pharrell’s latest design gig? Which famed style columnist is leaving the Wall Street Journal? Where has Paul Smith’s U.S.
Jane Pratt to Exit Time Inc.
Jane Pratt, the mastermind behind xoJane and xoVain, and previously Jane and Sassy magazines, is leaving Time Inc. She is reportedly looking for a new publisher to buy the sites, according to WWD, including Vice Media, Bustle, Elevation Partners, and Goop. Her reasons for leaving have to do with conflicts over how Time Inc. was managing her team
Mover of the Week: DSquared2’s Steven La Guardia
Few have a resume that runs the gamut quite like Steven La Guardia’s. He kicked things off as buyer and creative director at famed boutique Louis Boston before making the move to NYC, where he has been in-house at high-end brands, like Valentino and Bally, and mass, like Bonobos. Now, he joins DSquared2’s New York headquarters as vice president of