Fashion Turns Out, In T-Shirts, For Clinton

by MR Magazine Staff

The first big event of New York Fashion Week, which officially begins on Thursday, was not the Tom Ford and Kanye West calendar-breaking shows being held on Wednesday, but a Hillary Clinton fund-raiser Tuesday night that drew a phalanx of fashion heavyweights. The event, a fashion show held at Spring Studios, a favorite Fashion Week venue, was co-hosted by Anna Wintour, the editor of American Vogue, and attended by Michael Kors, Tory Burch, Diane von Furstenberg and Joseph Altuzarra, as well as others from fashion’s A-list. Also, it should be said, by several hundred members of the public who had paid $100 to $25,000 to see what turned out to be a parade of fancy T-shirts orchestrated not only by Ms. Wintour but also by Chelsea Clinton and Huma Abedin, the top aide to the Democratic predisential candidate who recently separated from her husband, the disgraced former Congressman Anthony Weiner. After all, the show was not only a show: It was a fund-raiser for the Clinton campaign, the Democratic National Committee and state candidates. Read more at The New York Times.