Proof That Ladymags Cater To Designers Who Advertise

Here is an internal Harper's Bazaar document that lists the brands to feature in upcoming editorial spreads, ranked according to priority — and helpfully divided between "Advertisers" and "Non-Advertisers." This is how your ladymag sausage gets made. » 11/11/10 2:35pm 11/11/10 2:35pm

Ladymag Editor Says The Secretary of State Feels Fat

"That's the joy of fashion, trying to get everyone to feel good about themselves and praising the individual," Harper's Bazaar editor-in-chief Glenda Bailey told me this morning. Minutes later, she told an audience about Madeleine Albright's insecurity about her weight. » 7/27/10 1:27pm 7/27/10 1:27pm

Exclusive: More Models Come Forward With Allegations Against Fashion…

"I don't like to exploit anybody. That's not my bag. Everyone has fun on my shoots," says fashion photographer Terry Richardson. But those who work with him continue to accuse him of sexual harassment, and they've told us their stories. » 3/18/10 1:20pm 3/18/10 1:20pm

40 Pages Of Harper's Bazaar May Spell The Death Of All Journalism

Yesterday the New York Times alerted us to a deeply disturbing new publishing industry development contained in the latest Harper's Bazaar: its content is being dictated by its advertiser. "Wow, they really sold out — Hearst — didn't they?" said an "industry analyst." If only, lamented hardened cynic Jeff Berkovici, who » 6/30/08 1:00pm 6/30/08 1:00pm

Ashley Olsen, Isabella Rossellini Dress Old For Film Premiere

Experimental filmmaker Holly Fisher and photographer Peter Lindbergh made a movie together called Everywhere At Once that "exists on the dividing line between documentary and fiction" and is supposed to be the next Hiroshima Mon Amour. Oh-kay! Anyway, last night, Harper's Bazaar sponsored a screening of of the film at… » 4/30/08 10:30am 4/30/08 10:30am

Makeover-Mad Ladymag Editors Get A Taste Of Their Own Medicine

We couldn't contain our perverse excitement when we read about a new makeover website called Taaz: Basically, you upload a photo and choose from different looks to try out...without ever having to enter a salon, medispa or plastic surgeon's office. But why would we want to make-over ourselves when we can make-over the… » 3/25/08 5:30pm 3/25/08 5:30pm

Egomaniac Movie Mogul & Marchesa Designer Say "I Do"

  • Miramax mogul Harvey Weinstein and Marchesa co-designer Georgina Chapman got hitched on Saturday night at Weinstein's home in Westport, CT. The bride wore Marchesa, the groom Tom Ford, the Gypsy Kings gave a private concert and even Vogue's Anna Wintour attended. Also there: Model Natalia Vodianova, celebrity stylist …
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'Harper's Bazaar' Editor Glenda Bailey Full Of Quips 'N Giggles

Mediabistro has an interview with Glenda Bailey, the editor-in-chief of Harper's Bazaar, and it would seem that Ms. Bailey is just as smart — and stubborn — as our handwriting analysis revealed. Ms. Bailey's resume — former editor-in-chief of Marie Claire and Marie Claire UK; onetime punk rocker; and reputed… » 9/12/07 5:30pm 9/12/07 5:30pm

The Numbers Are In And 'Elle' Is In The Lead

Even pre-redesign (more on that Monday!), Elle magazine sure must be doing something right: Elle fared best amongst the magazines in its field for newsstand sales for the first part of 2007. Elle's figures went up by 9.1%, while Vogue saw only a 4.6% increase, Harper's Bazaar only increased its sales by 2.0%, and W » 8/10/07 5:00pm 8/10/07 5:00pm

'Harper's Bazaar' Editor Glenda Bailey: Smart But Stubborn

It's Day 2 of our stylnalysis (yeah we made that word up) of women's magazine editors' signatures: Today we've got graphologist Sheila Kurtz's take on charmingly batty Harper's Bazaar editor Glenda Bailey (rendered at left as a Simpsons character from the August issue, the one brilliant idea in the magazine in… » 8/01/07 11:15am 8/01/07 11:15am