Back in September, Brandon Holley replaced Kim France as editor in chief of Lucky. Today The New York Times wonders what Holley’s background in alt women’s magazines (Jane) and corporate women’s blogs (Yahoo’s Shine) means for the watery shopping mag. Probably good things!
But the most interesting line Read More
return of the editor
Three years ago Jane magazine closed, and editor Brandon Holley was out of a job.
“I didn’t leave Jane, Jane left me,” Ms. Holley told The Observer on the phone this afternoon.
Ms. Holley decided that she didn’t want to take over another magazine. “I talked to a couple of other print titles and something Read More
Brandon Holley is returning to Condé Nast to take over Lucky magazine from Kim France, the company announced today.
Ms. Holley left Condé in the summer of 2007 when S.I. Newhouse and Tom Wallace decided to close Jane. She soon found a job working on the launch of Shine, Yahoo’s site for Read More
Just before Jane Magazine folded in 2007, it featured Zooey Deschanel on the cover. “I’m always looking for school uniforms, trying to squeeze into kids’ clothing,” she said in her interview. “It’s sort of a party trick, the way I can get myself into tiny dresses.” Just before Domino was Read More
So what happens to an editrix after Si Newhouse shuts down her magazine?
Dominique Browning wrote in The Times Magazine last weekend that her life went into a free fall after House & Garden was shuttered in 2007. She details how she spent much of her time in pajamas, how she thought about death, how Read More
Devin Leonard has a lovely piece on former Jane editor Brandon Holley. After her magazine folded, she left Conde Nast and started at Yahoo. Her now life is nothing like time at 4 Times Square, but there are ways to make up for it:
Something that she and her New York editors, all print veterans, Read More
After Jane magazine folded last July, its outgoing editor in chief, Brandon Holley, had plenty of options on the table. She was talking to Harper’s Bazaar about a deputy editor position; to The Wall Street Journal about possibly running its new glossy supplement, Pursuits; to New York magazine.
But Ms. Holley instead did something, Read More