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The Financial Times Finds Its New Fashion Editor

JoEllisonJo Ellison, currently features director at British Vogue, will start in August. From today’s announcement:

Lionel Barber, editor of the Financial Times, said: “Jo is a hugely talented writer with deep experience in the fashion industry and a sharp eye for style and detail. She joins the FT at an important time of growth in our luxury portfolio, and will make a valuable contribution to our talented team.”

Ellison will remain based in London. She was previously a features editor at the Independent and started her career at the Irish Examiner. Ellison succeeds Vanessa Friedman, who recently became the New York Times chief fashion critic.

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Kate Moss Joins Vogue as Contributing Editor

Kate Moss GKate Moss — yes that Kate Moss — is joining British Vogue as a contributing fashion editor. WWD reports that Moss will work with Vogue’s stylists and have her choice of photographers and models.

British Vogue’s editor, Alexandra Shulman, told WWD that Moss was a natural addition to the editorial team, explaining that her “depth of fashion knowledge and understanding of what makes a wonderful image will be exciting to see.” Moss’ first piece is set to debut next spring.

We honestly have no concept of Moss aside from “That skinny model known for looking like she loved heroin,” so we’re going to withhold judgement here.