ICYMI, on-line journal Vestjo revealed a scathing first-individual interview with Lucinda, by which she lays into British Vogue and the style journal trade as a complete. To offer you an thought of the extent of saltiness, this is a alternative excerpt.
British Vogue did submit a prolonged Instagram pic of Lucinda again when she left, that offers glowing reward to the lengthy-time Vogue Director. However now that the Vestjo piece is out, what appeared like an amicable farewell has became some main drama for Vogue and Condé Nast.
"Oh I do know [my shoots] weren’t all good – some have been crappy. The June cowl with Alexa Chung in a silly Michael Kors T-shirt is crap. He’s a giant advertiser so I knew why I needed to do it. I knew it was tacky after I was doing it, and I did it anyway."
The entire kerfuffle centres round new Editor-in-Chief, style bigwig Edward Enninful. He begins on the magazine on August , after gaining main cred within the trade throughout his time at W Journal as Vogue and Model Director.
He is ruffling style feathers after axing Lucinda, who had been on the title for 36 years, and the departure of Deputy Ed and rumoured contender for Ed-in-Chief Emily Sheffield within the house of some months - though Emily is fast to make clear she made her personal resolution to go away, and appears ahead to the “new and thrilling imaginative and prescient” of British Vogue below Edward's management.
Condé Nast has issued a press release on the entire thing, saying Lucinda's recollections of her sacking have been inaccurate, notably the bit the place she implied the choice was fully Edward's, and was not recognized to the remainder of the senior workers - together with her direct Editor.
Regardless of the reality is, it positive is a few spicy gossip for anybody with a distant curiosity within the style world. That is like IRL Satan Wears Prada shit mates.
“It’s common for an incoming editor to make some adjustments to the workforce. Any adjustments made are performed with the complete data of senior administration.” Conde Nast's assertion emphasises.