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BANNED: Carine Roitfeld and Vogue Paris Blacklisted at Balenciaga

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Carine Roitfeld may be the editor-in-chief of the venerable Vogue Paris and one of the world's most powerful, and beloved, fashion industry power-players, but the house of Balenciaga doesn't care—Nicolas Ghesquiere + Co. have banned the style icon from its shows and events. WWD reports:

“We’re blacklisted,” Roitfeld said with a shrug at Nina Ricci later in the day. “It’s too bad, it’s a beautiful house and it’s French. I hope that it’s not forever.” She noted Balenciaga no longer advertises in the magazine or lends it clothes, but stopped short of giving any reason for the rift. “Ask them,” she offered. A Balenciaga spokesman declined comment.
· Carine Roitfeld 'Blacklisted' by Balenciaga [WWD]