Weekly High Lows: Carine Roitfeld to Launch Her Own Mag


Carine Roitfeld

Highs:

  • The French queen of cool, former Vogue Paris editor Carine Roitfeld, is going to launch her own quarterly magazine next fall.  (Vogue UK)
  • Fashion bloggers have become influential to the point that some of the major players have gotten agents.  Sounds like a sweet living to us.  (NYT)
  • E-readers and tablets are providing a major boost to magazines.  Hearst’s paid digital downloads have hit 300,000 every month.  (High Low)

Carine Roitfeld is founding her own magazine.  Hopefully she’ll be modeling in it, too.

Lows:

  • Lady Gaga is suing Excite Media for using her name to market cosmetics and jewelry.  (Thread)
  • The house of Christian Dior was much-discussed during Paris Fashion Week, although mostly for reasons it would prefer not to be.   (Telegraph)
  • Unless you’re careful, daily deals can give you a run for your money.  Here are some tips to make sure you’re getting the most bang for your buck.  (High Low)

One look from Christian Dior’s Spring 2012 show this week.