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Encyclopedia > Carine Roitfeld
Carine Roitfeld
Born
Occupation Editor
Title Editor-in-chief, Paris Vogue
Predecessor Joan Juliet Buck
Children Julia and Vladimir

Carine Roitfeld is the Editor-in-Chief of the French edition of Vogue, a position she has held since 2001.[1] An Editor is a person who prepares text—typically language, but also images and sounds—for publication by correcting, condensing, or otherwise modifying it. ... For other meanings, see vogue. ... For other meanings, see vogue. ...

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Family Background

Her father, Jacques Roitfeld, who died in 1999, was a Russian film producer who worked in Berlin before he came to Paris and met her mother, who Carine describes as a "very classic Frenchwoman."[1][2] Carine describes her father as her "idol," and says that "he was always away, filming, at Cannes."[2] She describes her upbringing in the 16th arrondissment of Paris, France was "very bourgeois. I'm not saying we were in diamonds, but very, very comfortable."[1] Berlin is the capital city and one of the sixteen states of the Federal Republic of Germany. ... City flag City coat of arms Motto: Fluctuat nec mergitur (Latin: Tossed by the waves, she does not sink) Location Coordinates Time Zone CET (GMT +1) Administration Country France Région ÃŽle-de-France Département Paris (75) Subdivisions 20 arrondissements Mayor Bertrand Delanoë  (PS) (since 2001) City Statistics Land... City flag City coat of arms Motto: Fluctuat nec mergitur (Latin: Tossed by the waves, she does not sink) Location Coordinates Time Zone CET (GMT +1) Administration Country France Région ÃŽle-de-France Département Paris (75) Subdivisions 20 arrondissements Mayor Bertrand Delanoë  (PS) (since 2001) City Statistics Land...


Personal life

Carine has two children, Julia and Vladimir, by her partner Christian Restoin, the former owner of Equipment shirts.[1][2] Julia graduated from Parsons School of Design in New York City in May 2006 and became the face of Tom Ford's fragrance Black Orchid in November 2006. [3][4] The Parsons School of Design, located in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of New York City, is a design school affiliated (since 1970) with the New School University. ... Nickname: Big Apple; City that never Sleeps; Gotham Location in the state of New York Coordinates: Country United States State New York Boroughs The Bronx Manhattan Queens Brooklyn Staten Island Settled 1613 Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Area    - City 1,214. ... Tom Ford (born August 27, 1961) is an American fashion designer. ...


Career

At 18, Roitfeld began modeling, having been scouted on the street in Paris by a British photographer's assistant.[2] "I wasn't a star," she says. "I was just booked for junior magazines."[2] She became a writer and then a stylist for French Elle.[1] While she was working as a freelance stylist, her daughter, Julia, was in a children's fashion shoot for Italian Vogue Bambini in 1986, photographed by Mario Testino.[1][2] Roitfeld and Testino soon after began working as a team, doing advertising work as well as shoots for American and French Vogue.[1] Roitfeld went on to work as a consultant and muse for Tom Ford at Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent for six years.[1] She was approached by Conde Nast International Chairman Jonathan Newhouse to edit French Vogue in 2001.[1] In April 2006, there were rumors that Roitfeld was being approached by Hearst Corporation to take over Glenda Bailey's editor-in-chief position at U.S. Harper's Bazaar.[5] Elle redirects here. ... Mario Testino (born 1954) is a London-based fashion photographer. ... Tom Ford (born August 27, 1961) is an American fashion designer. ... Gucci, or the House of Gucci, is an Italian fashion and leather goods label. ... Condé Nast Publications Inc. ... The Hearst Corporation is a large privately-held media conglomerate based in New York City. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Harpers & Queen. ...


She has contributed to the images of Gucci, Missoni, Versace, Yves Saint Laurent, and Calvin Klein.[6] Gucci, or the House of Gucci, is an Italian fashion and leather goods label. ... Missoni is a Milan-based fashion house in Italy founded by Rosita and Ottavio (better known as Tai) Missoni, famous for unique ready-to-wear knits. ... The Versace logo. ... Calvin Richard Klein (born November 19, 1942) is a well-known American fashion designer. ...


References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i The Telegraph; Durrant, Sabine. November 13, 2005; If looks could kill; retrieved December 9, 2006.
  2. ^ a b c d e f Mower, Sarah;"Sexy Classic", American Vogue, August 2001.
  3. ^ Fashion Week Daily; Shi, Jim. July 25, 2006; Exclusive! Tom Ford's New Face! ; retrieved December 9, 2006.
  4. ^ Paper Magazine; Boardman, Mickey. April 4, 2006; Beautiful People 2006: Julia Restoin Roitfeld; retrieved December 9, 2006.
  5. ^ "Discuss". Fashion Week Daily, April 11, 2006; retrieved December 9, 2006.
  6. ^ Lutz & Patmos's Bio on Guest Designer Carine Roitfeld; retrieved December 9, 2006.

External link

Interview with Roitfeld by The Telegraph


 
 

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