Lucy Kaylin steps into major role at Hearst Magazines
Hearst president and CEO Steven R. Swartz and Hearst Magazines president Debi Chirichella have promoted senior vice president of content Lucy Kaylin to editorial director. Kaylin taking up the reigns of the new role comes as outgoing chief content officer Kate Lewis has decided to step down after a decade at the company. As per a media alert, Kaylin’s new title will see her collaborating with the editorial and business leads to help drive content innovation and audience engagement across platforms. Kaylin, who was previously editor in chief at O, The Oprah Magazine, is an award-winning editor who has also held roles at Marie Claire and GQ. “During her distinguished career in the magazine business, Lucy has proved herself a standout storyteller and a strong, versatile editor,” Swartz said. “Her passion for journalism, high standards and deep understanding of our brands and audience will be essential in steering our business into the future.” Kaylin’s appointment is effective immediately.
Price sheets for front row shows at Paris Fashion Week go viral
Leave it to ‘X’ to satiate the need for a little drama during Fashion Month. Fashion editor Louis Pisano and Bryanboy, now editor in chief of Perfect magazine, caused a stir when they shared screenshots of what fashion insiders are charging their VICs—top-spending very important clients—to gain access to the biggest shows of the schedule. While the posts came as a shock to some followers, others weighed in with similar tales. As always, the comments section is where the real juice is at!
and just like clockwork the paris fashion week invitations black market starts back up. This being from the VIC Manager of one of the biggest french luxury houses 🤭 a very lucrative side hustle I’m told pic.twitter.com/5ommreLMq0
— LOUIS (@LouisPisano) September 26, 2023
Here’s a very old price list of what fashion show invites are going for a few seasons ago. I don’t have the full details but it’s a shady operation — i was told they sell access (official/unofficial channels) to clients 🤦🏼♂️ pic.twitter.com/GAYadEKv7k
— bryanboy (@bryanboy) September 26, 2023
Bottega Veneta reopens Paris flagship
Bottega Veneta has revealed its first store under the creative direction of Matthieu Blazy, with the re-introduction of the iconic two-store 12 Avenue Montaigne boutique. The ribbon was officially cut this week, welcoming guests to discover the Space Age-inspired space, which features no shortage of Italian craftsmanship to nod to the house’s roots. Alongside Italian walnut wood and soft furnishings such as leather and wool, Venetian glass takes center stage—with square glass blocks integrated into the floor, ceiling, and walls, hand-cast glass hanging rails, and a one-of-a-kind glass handle by Ritsue Mishima adorning the front door. Throughout the store, fashion fans will also note elements inspired by Blazy’s Drop motif, such as hooks, handles ,and on mirrors. Take a peek, below:
Images: Francois Halard