17/12/2010 06:52 GMT | Updated 22/05/2015 06:12 BST

Carine Roitfeld Quits Vogue Paris

carine-roitfeld Carine Roitfeld has resigned from Vogue Paris. Photo: Getty

Vogue Paris editor-in-chief Carine Roitfeld has announced that she is leaving the magazine. The news was broken by the magazine's website this morning, her departure will be effective within a few weeks. Carine, who has been at the magazine since 2001, wants to focus on personal projects. We hope doesn't mean that her leopard-print clad presence will be absent from the front-row at fashion week.

"It is impossible to overstate Carine's powerful contribution to Vogue and to the fields of fashion and magazine publishing. Under her direction, Vogue Paris received record levels of circulation and advertising and editorial success," said Jonathan Newhouse, ceo of Condé Nast International. "Vogue Paris has established itself as one of the most iconic magazines in the world, with huge influence in the field of fashion and photography."

And now comes the all-important question of who will replace her. Let the speculation commence...