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Carine Talks Fashion Ennui

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In an interview with Spiegel, ex-Vogue editor Carine Roitfeld said: "For 10 years, it was a hell of a lot of fun. But, toward the end, it unfortunately got less and less fun. You used to be able to be more playful, but now it's all about money, results and big business. The prêt-à-porter shows have become terribly serious. The atmosphere isn't as electric as it once was, and they now have about as much charm as a medical conference. But it takes just one good fashion show to get things exciting again." Agreed. [Spiegel]