Because that’s the way the world works, right?
You might recall earlier this year, Anna Wintour was excoriated in Andre Leon Tally’s tell-all The Chiffon Trenches. Then Vogue was rocked by allegations of widespread racism, which prompted Wintour to issue a rare mea culpa, in which she apologized for race-related ‘mistakes’. Many called for her resignation, and there was speculation that her tenure may be winding down.
Well, all of that is apparently water under the bridge.
It was announced today that under Condé Nast’s new revamp, she has been named “worldwide chief content officer.” Which means: She will continue her longstanding tenure at Vogue, serving as the brand’s global editorial director of Vogue, which has 25 global editions, as well as still overseeing Vogue US.
“Anna’s appointment represents a pivotal moment for Condé Nast as her ability to stay ahead in connecting with new audiences, while cultivating and mentoring some of today’s brightest talent in the industry, has made her one of media’s most distinguished executives,” CEO Roger Lynch said in the official announcement
Failing upward. It’s an American tradition.
(via Deadline; photo: MediaPunch)