Why Fashion Still Matters: Vogue Features

Why Fashion Still Matters: Vogue Features Director Sally Singer
Vogue’s Sally Singer discusses sartorial relevance in a tumultuous economy.

Sally Singer, Fashion and Features Director, Vogue

Vogue is considered the world’s most influential fashion magazine, but what role does this publication play during this time of upheaval? When “recessionista” has replaced “fashionista” as the model to emulate, how can fashion magazines, designers and retailers stay relevant? Singer explains how her industry is adapting to the still-unknown trends of a new era.

Location: Club Office, Blue Room, The Commonwealth Club
Time: 6 p.m. check-in, 6:30 p.m. program, 7:30 p.m. networking reception
Cost: $12 members, $20 non-members, $7 students (with valid ID)


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