Jessica, Ronald Reagan International Trade Building, Washington, D.C.
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Jill Manoff: Doing Her Job
Glossy Media’s Editor-in-Chief, Jill Manoff, is a very accomplished writer who reports on a variety of fashion and retail-related subjects for the online publication Glossy. In the past year, while her articles, London Fashion Week Recap: Exits big statements and the joy of sex; OH at the Glossy Summit: ‘You can’t rely on influencers’; What retailers think about the store of the future; and Inside The Dreslyn’s small-is-beautiful approach to e-commerce impressed me with their depth and organization, her February 11, 2018 article, NYFW Daily Recap: Female empowerment is the weekend’s resounding theme (https://www.glossy.c./fashion-calendar/nyfw-daily-recap-female-empowerment-is-the-weekends-resounding-theme) gave me more additional insight than the others.
Well-written and strong, it was a pleasure to read and mentally tag along with Manoff as she encountered different fashion shows and personalities. One of the most fascinating was Jill Stuart’s “presentation at the National Arts Club where artists, musicians and actresses” lounged around in a contemporary salon.
Included, within the piece, in the Discussed section is Glossy‘s weekly podcast featuring Celine Semaan, “CEO and designer of the sustainable fashion and accessories brand Show Factory.” Throughout the 21 minute and 53-second podcast she talked about transparent manufacturing, a new library of sustainable materials, and human rights.
The accompanying photographs Manoff posted on her Instagram page, from NYFW (New York Fashion Week), are sophisticated, elegant and uncluttered. A white dress, shown with black stockings, by Tibi, reveals her personal taste and editorial talent. Eclectic and witty, through two of her posts she even confesses her love for jumpsuits by posting a photo of a striped one, by dvf (Diane von Furstenberg) next to its avant-garde mate on display at MOMA (Museum of Modern Art).
Conclusively this article impacted me because, it is as eloquent as a print version, and it didn’t shy away from subjects like empowerment, the runway debate, sustainable fashion, and diversity.