LONDON – Following the profitable launch of an American, London-based impartial vogue publication 10 Journal is increasing into Asia with a Japanese version launching subsequent September.
Saori Masuda, former vogue director at Vogue Japan, will lead 10 Japan as editor in chief. Its content material shall be distributed throughout a worldwide, multichannel community. The ten Japan print model shall be biannual, publishing in September and March, mirroring the publishing schedule of different editions of 10.
Extra particulars of the ten Japan editorial workforce shall be introduced within the coming months.
Sophia Neophitou, international editor in chief of 10 Journal, stated the third international version of 10, which comes after Australia and the U.Okay., represents “a dream of launching in one in all my favourite nations on the earth, whose tradition has at all times been such a supply of inspiration.”
“The dream of getting Masuda is all the things I might have hoped for and extra. After working along with her on Vogue Japan throughout my time there as artistic director in 2009, I’ve at all times admired her wealth of expertise, in addition to her work ethic, creativity, and drive,” added Neophitou.
Masuda stated she is “enthusiastic about this new journey with Sophia and her workforce.
“Since I used to be a toddler I’ve lived in between the Japanese, Italian, and French cultures. That lifetime of expertise has formed my strategy to vogue. As a brand new member of the ten Journal household, I wish to deliver my expertise of multicultural life and my borderless cultural mindset to 10 Journal Japan. I consider that that is one thing I can contribute to the way forward for a brand new Japanese outlook,” she added.
Masuda began her vogue profession as a public relations government for manufacturers together with Givenchy and Bottega Veneta. In 2005, she joined Vogue Japan as government vogue editor and later was promoted to vogue director on the publication.
Neophitou based 10 Journal 24 years in the past, and it stays a worthwhile publication. In current interviews, Neophitou has hinted there may very well be extra additional franchises, in France and Italy specifically.