Panel Discussion: Fashion & Journalism

May 2nd at The Graduate Center, moderated by Scarlett Newman

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Join the Fashion Studies Program at 7pm on Monday, May 2, 2016 for a panel discussion on Fashion & Journalism!

Our line up of panelists includes:

Lauren Sherman

Lauren Sherman is the New York Editor for the Business of Fashion. Lauren began her career as a lifestyle reporter at Forbes covering luxury goods and fashion, and has since held executive positions at both Fashionista and Lucky magazine. She has also written for the New York Times, Fast Company, Bloomberg, the Wall Street Journal, the, and, among others.

Alice Newell-Hanson

Alice Newell-Hanson was born in Oxford, England and now lives in New York. She is the managing editor at i-D magazine (which was also made in England), where she writes about fashion and culture. She was previously an editor at Condé Nast Traveler and sometimes writes about interesting places for T. She is a regular contributor for VICE magazine.

Emilia Petrarca

Emilia Petrarca is currently the Digital Associate Features Editor at W magazine. After graduating from Vassar College in 2014, she interned for both The Cut at New York magazine and Man Repeller, a fashion blog founded by Leandra Medine. She then went on to work full-time as Studio Assistant for the blogger and photographer Garance Doré, before moving to Condé Nast. In her spare time, she enjoys being a Millennial.

Britt Aboutaleb

Britt Aboutaleb is the editor in chief of Racked. Before joining Vox Media, she launched Yahoo’s Beauty and Style magazines, where she served as managing editor. Prior to that, she was the founding editor of Byrdie, covered fashion news at ELLE, and oversaw

Lindsay Peoples

Lindsay Peoples is the Fashion Market Editor at New York Magazine and The Cut. Formerly spent time at, Teen Vogue, and Oprah Magazine among others.

The panel discussion will be moderated by current M.A. candidate in Fashion Studies, Scarlett Newman.

The event will take place in the Skylight Room at The Graduate Center (365 5th Avenue, 9th Floor).

All events are free and open to the public, but registration is required:


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