The hearts of fashion, art, and cultural afficionados were broken earlier this year when Interview Magazine announced it would be ceasing publication. However, it quickly made a comeback thanks to the newly launched Crystal Ball Media. The magazine is currently poised to relaunch despite 3 million dollars […]

Joanna Coles only just made her exit* from Hearst, but her replacement was already waiting in the wings. Kate Lewis has been named the new chief content officer of Hearst Magazines, hand picked by CEO Steven Swartz and Hearst Magazine's new president Troy Young. In a statement to WWD, Swartz said, "With […]

Hearst's queen bee of content has hopped off her treadmill and left the building. Joanna Coles, chief content officer of Hearst Magazines, has packed up her famous treadmill desk and will be leaving the company to pursue other opportunities. The New York Post reported last Friday that she was in talks […]

Publishing executive Steven DeLuca is now going the PR route and will be joining New York-based PR firm HL Group as their president and chief marketing officer reports WWD. In this newly created role, DeLuca will be responsible for overseeing various divisions at HL and heading up new business. DeLuca […]

Canadian model and artist Zombie Boy -- who was found dead of an apparent suicide at his home in Montreal -- used his head-to-toe tattoos to earn international notice, from the catwalks of Paris to a video for pop superstar Lady Gaga. Zombie Boy, whose real name was Rick Genest, died this week in his […]

Who is hired? WWD has reported that J.W. Anderson, after months of searching, might be close to naming a new CEO. LVMH, which took a 46 percent stake in the J.W. Anderson brand in 2013, is looking to hire from within for the role. Sources say that Jenny Galimberti, Louis Vuitton's global communications […]

Glossy magazine empire Conde Nast on Tuesday quashed months of rumors about the impending departure of Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour, declaring that the magazine's 30-year veteran was staying "indefinitely." "Anna Wintour is an incredibly talented and creative leader whose influence is beyond measure," […]

Mark Sebba, Net-a-Porter’s former CEO, has died from a heart attack. He passed away on Monday at his home in Crete, Greece. “I am shocked, grieving and heartbroken at the sudden loss of my friend Mark Sebba -- mentor, father-figure and partner in building the Net-a-Porter Group”, said Natalie Massenet, […]

Secoo Holdings Limited has announced the appointment of Federica Marchionni as Secoo International chief executive officer and chief strategy officer of Secoo Group, reporting directly to Richard Li, chairman and CEO of Secoo Group. Marchionni will be tasked with further strengthening the positioning […]

Erick Haskell has been appointed the new president of Allbirds’ international division. Headquartered in San Francisco, Allbirds makes footwear using sustainable materials such as merino wool and tencel, a patented tree fiber the company says requires 95 percent less water to produce. Haskell is set […]