by ELLA ALEXANDER
17 December 2010
FRENCH Vogue editor Carine Roitfeld has resigned after ten years of service. She will leave the magazine at the end of January.
"It is impossible to overstate Carine's powerful contribution to Vogue and to the fields of fashion and magazine publishing. Under her direction, Vogue Paris received record levels of circulation and advertising and editorial success," said Jonathan Newhouse, ceo of Condé Nast International. "Vogue Paris has established itself as one of the most iconic magazines in the world, with huge influence in the field of fashion and photography."
Roitfeld has decided to concentrate on personal projects.
"Carine herself has become widely known as a beacon of style, fulfilling the role with charm and graciousness. She has become a giant in her profession," Newhouse said. "Carine will be deeply missed. I am extremely grateful to her for what she has achieved."
Roitfeld's replacement will be announced in the coming weeks.