Fashion Industry Shake-Up: Joe Zee Leaves ELLE, Joins Bobbi Brown at Yahoo

Yahoo is at it again. Barely a week after announcing Bobbi Brown as its new beauty editor in chief, the Internet giant has poached Joe Zee from ELLE.

Joe Zee Leaves ELLE

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That’s right – after serving for almost seven years at ELLE, the former magazine creative director and reality star (who could forget his role on The City?) will join Yahoo Fashion as editor in chief and executive creative officer.

In a statement released this morning, Yahoo announced Zee will be in charge of creative direction, vision, and the development of Yahoo Fashion’s new digital magazine.

With the addition of Zee and Brown, it seems as though Yahoo is now officially the place to be for fashion-industry heavy hitters – and with creating this handpicked, all-star team, one can only assume Yahoo is prepping for something big. Until then, no editor-in-chief, CEO, or celebrity is safe.

Read more on Fashionista.

By Mairead McGonagle, Staff Writer

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April 14, 2014