Conde Nast has identity problems online. The publishing house announced on Monday that its online male fashion coverage would be folded into the websites for magazine properties GQ and Details. I wrote about the decision here.
In the piece, I wrote about how the change could effect Style.com. I thought of Men.Style.com as a subdomain of Style.com. But Conde Nast actually considers Men.Style.com to be its own property. GQ.com and Details.com are currently linked to the site, and they are all considered to be distinct properties from Style.com, which is “the online home of Vogue.”
All that parsing is rather confusing. And I’m not the only one who failed to note the distinction between the two