I Want To Be An Alt

Kellina de Boer
EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

Paul Kolyer
MANAGING EDITOR

Heather Dunhill
FASHION EDITOR

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Kamila Brudzynska
Bernie Rothschild

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By Sarah Mower

 

Jane & Serge
By Andrew Birkin

 

Loulou de la Falaise
By Natasha Fraser-Cavassoni

 

Halston: Inventing American Fashion
By Lesley Frowick

 

Dries van Noten
By Pamela Golbin

 

A Denim Story
By Emily Current, Meritt Elliott, Hilary Walsh 

 

Veruschka: From Vera to Veruschka
By Johnny Moncada

 

Draw Blood for Proof
By Mario Sorrenti

 

Diana Vreeland Memos:
The Vogue Years

By Alexander Vreeland

Entries in Carine Roitfeld (4)

mardi
févr.142012

Emmanuelle Alt: Tuneoff, Take Two

Emmanuelle Alt vs. Carine Roitfeld: Let's Get Physical via JibJab

 

I must admit that I was a bit surprised when Emmanuelle Alt accepted my challenge to a tuneoff, and she certainly put up quite a fight with her Wham! video, but I think I have the deal breaker right here, folks… Carine Roitfeld has agreed to serve as my proxy for the next round, taking on Emmanuelle Alt in "Let's Get Physical" by Olivia Newton-John. It seems that the more seriously Emmanuelle takes the dance contest, the more Carine smiles…

Emmanuelle Alt and Carine Roitfeld in "Let's Get Physical" by Olivia Newton-John courtesy of jibjab.com.

mercredi
mars302011

Vogue Paris: Immaculée Séduction

Even though it is not the work of Emmanuelle Alt, I found a mesmerizing editorial in the April issue of Vogue Paris: "Immaculée Séduction" with Anja Rubik as shot by Hans Feurer and styled by Marie Chaix. In the words of Vogue Paris: "Glamour, sexy, ethnique, exotique, classique, capteur de lumière, et d'attention, le blanc éclairé parie sur toutes les nuances de style." In English: "Glamorous, sexy, ethnic, exotic, classic, sensor of light and attention, white is an enlightened bet for all the nuances of style." I find the color, the form, and the originality of these images irresistible. Et toi ? Qu'est-ce que tu penses ?

Vogue Paris editorial image © 2011 Condé Nast. All Rights Reserved.

vendredi
févr.112011

Alt And Roitfeld Estranged

The New York Times recently published a story, "New Star in the Front Row," a tragic tale of the break up of the new editor-in-chief of Vogue Paris, Emmanuelle Alt, and her predecessor, Carine Roitfeld. I guess whatever went down at Condé Nast was too great a burden for the relationship to bear though Emmanuelle still spoke well of her former boss in the interview. Also mentioned in the story — I Want To Be A Roitfeld as well as this site though not by name. Kind thanks to Cathy Horyn for making the first media mention of I Want To Be An Alt truly special.

Pierre-Alban HF from The Crowd graciously shared with us these photos of Emmanuelle and Carine together at Paris Fashion Week last autumn. Follow Pierre at The Crowd during the upcoming season in Paris for more fabulous Fashion Week photos. Merci beaucoup, Pierre !

Emmanuelle Alt and Carine Roitfeld photographs © 2011 Pierre-Alban HF. All Rights Reserved.

mardi
févr.012011

Emmanuelle Alt At Roitfeld's Last Vogue Paris Party

I noticed that photographs of Emmanuelle Alt attending Carine Roitfeld's final Vogue Paris party were slow to surface but any rumors of a rift between the two are silly. Of course Emmanuelle was on hand for Carine's farewell bash, the duo have worked together for decades... I love how the various black textures work together in her outfit here. She excels at dressing for emphasis, her legs appear so tiny beneath that enormous fur. What do you think of Emmanuelle's look for the party?

Emmanuelle Alt at Vogue Paris/Gucci party © 2011 Condé Nast. All Rights Reserved.