ARRIVEDERCI: Emanuele Farneti, who joined the Italian version of Vogue as editor in chief in January 2017, is stepping down from his function.
The Milanese editor made the announcement by a submit that he revealed on his private Instagram account on Thursday afternoon.
“Vogue is entering a new chapter: it is going global. And because the beginning of any new chapter must coincide with the end of the last, I have decided to step down as EIC of Vogue Italia when our September issue is complete,” wrote Farneti. “It has been an honour to continue the tradition of innovation, boundary-breaking and image-making crafted through a uniquely Italian perspective that was established by my great predecessor, Franca.”
Farneti, who succeeded Franca Sozzani on the helm of Italy’s most influential style journal, is a Condé Nast veteran. After beginning his profession within the TV enterprise, in 1999 he joined the publishing firm as a part of the group that launched the Italian model of males’s title GQ. After serving at different Italian publications, he returned to Condé Nast in 2014 as editor in chief of inside design journal AD. In December 2015, he was named editor in chief of GQ after which of Vogue Italy in 2017.
In his submit, Farneti, who was additionally editor in chief of L’Uomo Vogue and AD Italia, didn’t reveal his subsequent profession step. “There will be a time to tell you about my next adventure,” he wrote. “Today is for farewells and thank yous. I owe my sincere gratitude to those who gave me the opportunity to edit this magazine. To all my travel companions: I am sure you will keep up the spirit of Vogue Italia even in a different context.”
Farneti’s departure doesn’t arrive unexpectedly. Rumors are literally circulating within the business about the way forward for the Italian publication, particularly following the current shake-ups at Condé Nast throughout Europe.
This yr, a number of high-profile figures left or are mentioned to be leaving the publishing home, together with Dylan Jones, editor in chief of British GQ; editors in chief Emmanuelle Alt of Vogue Paris, and Olivier Lalanne, of the French version of GQ and Joseph Ghosn, editorial director of Vanity Fair France. At the top of 2020, Vogue Germany editor Christiane Arp and Vogue Spain editor Eugenia de la Torriente additionally left their roles, in addition to Condé Nast Italy chief government officer Fedele Usai, who has been lately tapped by Dolce & Gabbana to guide its advertising and communication actions.
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