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Nicoletta Santoro Named Creative Director at Large for Town & Country

Nicoletta Santoro has been named creative director at large of Town&Country. She comes to the magazine from Vogue China, where she served as international fashion director at large. Previously, Santoro has worked with Vogue Italy, Vogue Paris, Vanity Fair and The New Yorker.

“Nicoletta is the rarest kind of stylist, one who creates extraordinary fashion images that connect directly to the cultural zeitgeist—and that is the perfect approach for my vision of Town & Country,” said Jay Fielden, the magazine’s editor, in a statement. “Together with Alex, and many of the industry’s top photographers she’ll deliver the most memorable, exciting, iconic images that the magazine has ever published.”

Santoro’s appointment is effective immediately.

Alex Gonzalez Named Exec Artistic Director of Town & County

Alex Gonzalez, artistic director of Marie Claire since late last year, will take on the additional role of executive artistic director of Town & Country. He will now oversee both magazine’s creative teams and report to Jay Fielden, T&C’s editor, as well as Anne Fulenwider, Marie Claire’s editor.

“Alex has an intuitive understanding of Town&Country,” Fielden said, in a statement. “His visual style exudes elegance, glamour and drama, bringing everything to life, from travel and interiors stories to fashion features and profiles of influential personalities.”

Gonzalez’s appointment is effective immediately.

Town & Country Expands Advertising Team

Town & Country has added two to its advertising team. Below are the details.

  • Jennifer Orr has been named executive director, integrated marketing. Orr was most recently a marketing consultant for the magazine. Prior to joining Hearst, she served as audience marketing and events director for Adweek.
  • Marisa Stubin has been named executive fashion director, advertising. Stubin comes to T&C from Glamour, where she most recently served as American fashion and retail director.
Orr and Stubin will report to Jennifer Levene Bruno, publisher of Town & Country.

Town & Country Increases Rate Base for First Time in 10 Years

Town & Country is getting a boost. The magazine is raising its rate base for the first time in 10 years, starting with the January 2014 issue.

Jennifer Levene Bruno, chief revenue officer and publisher of Town & Country, announced that the increase will be from 450,000 to 475,000, representing a 5.5 percent jump.

Town & Country recently finished off a good first half, with newsstand sales up 15 percent compared to the first half of 2012.

Edward Leida Departs Town & Country

Edward Leida is leaving Town & Country, after serving as its design director for the past two years. WWD reports that the award-winning Leida — who overhauled T&C, along with W, Jane and Details — doesn’t have any plans for what’s next.

Leida was the design director at W for 25 years. During his time there W was nominated by for a National Magazine Award for Excellence in Design four times. It was also nominated for the Society of Publication Designer’s Magazine of The Year in 2007.

A T&C spokesperson told WWD that Leida played a “valuable and important role” and that staffers “wish him the very best.”

Cover Battle: Town & Country or Time Out New York

Welcome back to another edition of FishbowlNY’s Cover Battle, where each Thursday we throw two magazines in a pit of fire and see which lasts the longest. Sort of.

This week we have Town & Country versus Time Out New York. T&C went with a photograph of Lauren Hutton from 1968. There’s also a headline that reads “Hawaii’s Sexiest Secret: Bikini Island.” This confuses us, because isn’t a bikini considered standard clothing there? Maybe it’s a sexy secret because even dudes wear bikinis? And dogs! You’ll have to read the article to find out.

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Town & Country Adds Accessories Editor

Will Kahn has been named Town & Country’s accessories editor. He comes to the magazine from W, where he held the same role. He had been with W since 2007.

Prior to his time at W, Kahn worked with Teen Vogue and New York.

Kahn’s appointment is effective immediately.

Cover Battle: New York Times Magazine or Town & Country

Welcome to another edition of FishbowlNY’s Cover Battle. Today we have The New York Times Magazine versus Town & Country. The Times Magazine went with a photograph of everyone’s favorite couple, Huma Abedin and Anthony Weiner. They’re holding hands because if Weiner doesn’t have one hand occupied at all times, he sexts uncontrollably. Seriously, it’s like a nervous habit. A dick tic, if you will.

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Amanda Hearst Joins Town & Country

Town & Country has named Amanda Hearst its special projects editor. Hearst, the great granddaughter of William Randolph Hearst, was most recently a columnist for Marie Claire.

According to a press release, at T&C, Hearst will continue to write about ethical fashion, pen pieces with “a philanthropic bent,” and serve as a brand ambassador.

Matthew Talomie Joins Town & Country

Matthew Talomie has been named associate publisher, advertising, of Town & Country. Talomie most recently served as associate publisher of Elle Decor, a position he held since 2010.

“I am thrilled to welcome Matthew to the Town & Country team,” Jennifer Levene Bruno, Town & Country’s publisher, said in a statement. “I have watched and admired his sales and marketing smarts, poise and leadership; his extensive experience in the luxury market will be a huge asset as we look forward to continued growth in 2013.”

Talomie reports to Bruno and his appointment is effective immediately.

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