Jessica Michault, Suzy Menkes‘ partner-in-crime and online editor at the International Herald Tribune, is leaving her post at the storied publication for greener–or at least speedier–pastures: The editor and blogger has just been named editor-in-chief of NOWFASHION.
Most of us know NOWFASHION as the place to go for in-real-time runway and red carpet photos–but the site, helmed by photographer Valerio Mezzanotti, is hoping to change that.
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PARIS–New fashion site Nowfashion takes the best qualities about the internet–speed, instant gratification, insider-y-ness–and applies it to fashion. They publish runway shows in real time and today, they’re publishing their first ever live photo shoot (which is being followed via Twitter and Facebook by the Vogue Paris team, a colleague tells me).
I found out about the website, when, (please don’t tell), I was desperately looking for images of a show I had missed, which I was supposed to cover–Nowfashion saved my (splendid) bottom–and I could file an hour after the show.
After a little bit of research, I found out the team hiding behind it: the site is in fact the love child of New York Times photographer Valerio Mezzanotti (whose photos most often accompany Cathy Horyn’s stories), and fashion consultant Valerio Nappi, in collaboration with ID’s Sarah Hay (who also writes for Financial Times).
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