It’s been a week of top fashion unleashed secrets; firstly the long awaited announcementof the new Christian Dior creative director and now breaking news is the much anticipated name of former French Vogue editor, Carine Roitfeld’s new bi annual magazine: CR fashion book(CR for short)
“CR,” the handwritten initials that appeared under all her editor’s letters during her 10 years at the helm of French Vogue, will be scrawled across the matte cover of her new biannual, with the first issue slated for September.
“The name’s not a big surprise, but oh well,” Roitfeld said to WWD, and proudly showing off a mock-up of the slightly oversize publication. Fashion Media Group LLC, the New York-based company behind Visionaire, V and VMan, will publish CR Fashion Book, the magazine’s full registered name.
“Carine Roitfeld is one of the most talented editors in our industry. She deserves an editorial platform with which to express herself, and I’m happy to provide one,” said Fashion Media founder Stephen Gan. “I hope it will enlighten. I hope it will build bridges not walls. The fashion magazine industry has gotten too political.”