The New York Times ran a story titled " New Star in the Front Row " breaking the sad news that Carine Roitfeld and Emmanuelle Alt are no longer on speaking terms following the change in management at Vogue Paris. On a much happier note, also included in the story was a link to I Want To Be A...

Carine Roitfeld, Julia Restoin-Roitfeld, Vladimir Restoin-Roitfeld, Giovanna Battaglia, and Olivier Zahm photographs © 2010, 2011 Condé Nast, Getty Images, and Boheme Noir and courtesy of viperempire.blogspot.com, streetfsn.blogspot.com, ceccarini.blogspot.com, and facehunter.blogspot.com

I am thrilled beyond belief to announce the addition of two editorial powerhouses here at I Want To Be A Roitfeld — Milla Msa, our new editor-at-large in Paris, and Kate Ringo Suzuki, our new editor-at-large in New York. I hope that you are already familiar with these talented women from their...

new banner for the site featuring the three Roitfelds wearing my favorite outfits: Julia is characteristically adorable yet sexy in a simple white sheath paired with black Yves Saint Laurent Tributes and the Alexander McQueen skull clutch to complete her look; Carine is elegant in black...

A lot of people are working hard here to make sure that I Want To Be A Roitfeld continues to please you. In honor of my 500th post, I would like to take a minute to thank all of them. First, my sincerest thanks to all of the writers, artists, and photographers that have contributed to the...

Suzy Menkes, we learned amid a sudden crescendo of front-row whispers, was leaving the International New York Times (formerly and still better known as the International Herald Tribune), where for twenty-six years she had served as style editor and chief reviewer. Her destination was perhaps...

Despite popular opinion, Suzy Menkes did not visit a hairdresser and request that he or she invent a style that would become iconic over the years. The reason for the pompadour is simple: "I hated my hair all in my face when I was writing a story." 8. Suzy Menkes believes that everything you...

It seems as the world changes, as industries, companies, brands, newspapers, heck even Queen Elizabeth II take themselves online, Suzy Menkes is unashamedly sticking to the 1990s. It sounds to me like she's not on modernisation's side. It is a bit strange: for someone so engrossed in the...

) but this quote from Suzy Menkes is worth mentioning. "The people I'd really like to thank may surprise you. They are my editors from when I first started ... The great thing about all those editors was that they simply couldn't imagine that any journalist could take anything that would...

There has been some concern among my readers that I Want To Be A Roitfeld has ceased to be. Au contraire mes jolies, IWTBAR will follow the Roitfeld family wherever they lead. However my intrigue grows as I learn about Emmanuelle Alt, hence a second web site is born— I Want To Be An Alt . I...

 

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