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
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
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.