How the My-Wardrobe.com Team Does London Fashion Week
London Fashion Week is in full swing today, and we thought who better to give us the inside scoop on all that goes on there than the people from My-Wardrobe.com, an e-commerce site that's become our go-to for the coolest emerging British designers taking LFW by storm, getting investments from huge luxury conglomerates, etc. Here, My-Wardrobe's Editor in Chief Nicola Copping and Fashion Director Carmen Borgonovo. While we're there covering from a writer's point of view, they're there looking at collections from the point of view of a retailer. Here, they both told us about how they prepare, what shows they'll be attending, what trends they'll be looking for, and why London Fashion Week is so cool. Read on for our interviews.
Vogue Vet and My Wardrobe Fashion Director Carmen Borgonovo on Why Fashion Shouldn't Be 'the Only Thing In Your Life'
Born in El Salvador, and raised in Miami, Carmen Borgonovo spent 10 years in New York working at Vogue and WWD before heading over to Europe for roles at Hogan, Harper's Bazaar, and now, MyWardrobe.com, the London-based e-commerce site that bills itself as "everyday luxury." After a decade in the biz, Borgonovo knows a thing are two about what makes a good intern, a good hire, and how to impress a boss.
Elle Starts Filling the Holes in its Masthead, Announces New Hires
With the departure of a huge chunk of Elle.com's team this spring, followed by the departure of accessories editors Kate Davidson Hudson and Stefania Allen, and then Style Director Kate Lanphear, there's no question that Elle EIC Robbie Myers has had a lot of holes to fill in the magazine's masthead. And that's just what she's doing. According to a press release we received from Hearst, Myers has made two new editorial hires, effective immediately.