The recent announcement of the departure of French Vogue's editor-in-chief Carine Roitfeld as left a many fashion lovers slightly puzzled. French Vogue has grown in prestige and has championed a strictly European style. Other publications have been criticized for just following in American Vogue and Anna Wintour's footsteps but French Vogue has created a sleek sensual style that epitomizes the sophisticated Parisian style we all so idolize. This past year though several scandals have erupted around this publication one involving the use of blackface with several well known models. There was also the huge falling out that left Balenciaga refusing to allow further use of their product by the magazine.