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Marie Claire editor-in-chief Anne Fulenwider announced today that the magazine has made two new hires and one new promotion.
First up is Julia Felsenthal, who’s been appointed to senior editor, effective September 30th. Working under executive editor Riza Cruz, she’ll will be writing and editing features, as well as overseeing the magazine’s @Play section and lifestyle projects. Ms. Felsenthal—who’s also worked at Slate and Domino—most recently served as features editor for T: The New York Times Magazine, where she has been since April 2012.
On a rainy Monday, Marie Claire threw a luncheon at Marea, the chic Columbus Circle seafood spot, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Equal Pay Act. And how better to acknowledge the state of working women (we hear they are leaning in of late) than by eating lobster salad and listening to highly accomplished women recount their early successes?
Speaking at the lunch were Tory Burch, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Sarah Jessica Parker and Katie Couric—who were featured in a spread in this month’s magazine along with Serena Williams, who was expected to attend but was stuck in Paris doing publicity after winning the French Open.
Anne Fulenwider, who returned to Marie Claire to replace Joanna Coles as editor in chief last September, played emcee for the afternoon.
The women’s magazine shuffle continues. Alex Gonzalez has been named the new artistic director at Marie Claire and Nina Garcia, currently Marie Claire’s fashion director, has been promoted to creative director at the magazine.
“Alex and Nina are both inspired visual storytellers, and I am excited about what they will each bring to this new phase in Marie Claire’s Read More
The Fall Fashion Season began with a complex game of editorial musical chairs at Hearst this morning. Current Marie Claire editor Joanna Coles has been named editor of famed women’s title Cosmopolitan, replacing a retiring Kate White. Brides editor Anne Fulenwider will replace Coles at Marie Claire. As of this publication Read More