Plus, Robin Givhan examines fashion's racial reckoning.
Plus, interpreting the fashion choices at the Comey hearing.
Media is evolving at the breakneck speed of Twitter and traditional print outlets and new media ones are constantly reorganizing and reshuffling mastheads to ensure that their publications continue to rake in advertisers and stay alive. The world of fashion media is no exception. This year there was so much playing of editorial musical chairs, we devised little flow charts to try to keep it all straight. From Carine Roitfeld's shocking departure from Vogue Paris to the fat-hating Marie Claire blogger who pissed just about everyone off, here are the top ten fashion media stories of the year.
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Robin Givhan--aka the only fashion writer at a major newspaper to be taken seriously--is leaving The Washington Post after 15 years of service, according to a memo released by Yahoo! News. Givhan moved to Washington from New York two years ago to cover Michelle Obama nearly full time, but was still a fixture at the European fashion shows. She's best known for her elegant analysis of the wardrobes of political figures, although we also privately admire her for wearing a tracksuit to an Elise Overland show. (Because once you're that important, you can wear anything.) What's Givhan's next move?