good housekeeping.jpgHearst-owned Good Housekeeping has a new fashion department head.

Today, the women’s magazine announced the appointment of former Family Circle senior fashion editor Christine Bibbo Herr as fashion director, starting September 14.

Prior to her work at Family Circle, where she worked for five years, Bibbo Herr worked as contributing fashion editor for Shape en Espanol, freelance market editor for Real Simple and fashion editor at For Me magazine

“Our 25 million readers rely on Good Housekeeping‘s modern and affordable fashion features,” said the magazine’s editor-in-chief, Rosemary Ellis in a statement today. “With her keen eye for fashion and design, impeccable taste, unique story ideas, and extensive knowledge of our market, Christine is a terrific addition to our team.”

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