Kudos to Grace Coddington! The beloved Vogue creative director just sold her memoir to Random House for a rumored $1.2 million, the Observer reports.
This means it’s really happening and also further discredits a recent Page Six article that reported Anna Wintour was the one shopping around a memoir. It said Coddington had “pushed the project aside” once Jay Fielden, with whom she was originally writing the book, was appointed as editor-in-chief at Town & Country. Instead, the book will apparently be co-written by current Vogue writer Michael Roberts.
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Vogue style director Alexandra Kotur is leaving the mag–where she’s worked for the past 15 years–to serve as creative director for Town & Country, WWD is reporting. It’s new EIC Jay Fielden‘s first major change at the mag, and you can be sure more will follow (given the sway he’s demonstrated to have over Vogue’s socials). Fielden and Kotur worked together at Vogue where he was a contributing editor and prior to that he was the EIC of Men’s Vogue. Kotur’s legacy at Vogue includes creating the “flash” section of the mag and, for a time, naming the week’s 10 best dressed for style.com.
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