>> The Carine Roitfeld biography retrospective that Olivier Zahm has been working on for the better part of two years finally has a publication date: Oct. 4, 2011. The 400-page tome, Irreverent, will be published by Rizzoli, and while Zahm edited what is sure to be an image-heavy compilation, the book is listed as written by Carine Roitfeld, with text by Cathy Horyn and New York's Amy Larocca, and contribution by Anna Wintour. Amazon already has the book on pre-order for $67.50. [Fashion Copious]
>> Amy Larocca Named New York's Fashion Director —Amy Larocca, who has penned notable and lengthy profiles on the likes of Carine Roitfeld and Isabella Blow for New York, is succeeding the magazine's outgoing fashion director Harriet Mays Powell — who stepped down after six years to “develop a multimedia project.” Larocca will oversee the New York's biannual fashion issues, trend shoots, and contribute regularly to The Cut. [WWD]
If you want to feel as though you're walking up and down the streets of New York City, invest in New York Look Book: A Gallery of Street Fashion by Amy Larocca ($25). You'll see over 200 unique looks without actually having to travel, or walk. However, if you want to take advantage of the book's recommended boutiques, then you'll obviously have to go there . . . which won't be so bad considering it's the most fashionable apple in the country!