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Sayōnara, Vogue Hommes Japan... and apparently, every other Conde Nast Men's Vogue publication. In a message tweeted this afternoon, VHJ fashion director Nicola Formichetti wrote that the publishing giant would be ceasing production of the international editions of Vogue Hommes in favor of GQ Style--and that Vogue Hommes Japan's Autumn/Winter issue would be its last.
This week in Editorial Musical Chairs, two former T employees found new jobs. Bifen Xu, formerly T's associate fashion editor, has been named fashion editor at New York Magazine. T's former fashion market editor Melissa Ventosa Martin is now style director at Glamour. Town & Country snapped up W's Jamie Rosen to fill Janet Carlson's position as beauty director. Town & Country's former beauty and health editor (which is different from beauty director) Nina Judar was named Good Housekeeping's beauty director. WSJ's new EIC Deborah Needleman brought on another former Domino staffer--Lauren Goodman--to consult on fashion coverage for the Wall Street Journal's new lifestyle section. Ben Reardon, former editor of i-D has been named editor of British GQ Style. He has been replaced by former deputy editor Holly Shackelton.