DONOVAN’S NEXT CAREER: No wonder Carrie Donovan was so giddy this week at the CFDA Awards, saying that her career is just getting started. She’s been named a contributing editor at Allure and will write fashion pieces for the magazine, effective April 1. Donovan also met Wednesday with her agent, Joni Evans, to discuss a book she’s planning about her experiences in the fashion industry.
Meanwhile, Donovan’s tenure at the New York Times is winding down; she just completed her final Fashions of the Times section for spring.

BY GEORGE: John F. Kennedy Jr. may have found a publisher for “George,” the political magazine concept he’s been shopping around. “We’ve had serious discussions,” said David Pecker, president of Hachette Filipacchi. The magazine could hit stands this August.

FAMILY AFFAIR: Marilyn Evins Ltd. may be changing its name, but the company founder and namesake will still play an active role. “I will be here to provide expertise,” as well as work with old clients and help develop new ones, said Marilyn Evins. As reported, Evins’s daughter-in-law, Louise, resigned from Henri Bendel this week to join her husband, Matthew Evins, in the renamed Evins Communications. Marilyn Evins founded the firm with her son in 1987.