Barack Obama’s Fashion Week Fund-raiser Is a Mini Fashion Week of Its Own!

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Anna Wintour will co-host a fund-raiser with Sarah Jessica Parker for Barack Obama during Fashion Week. You may recall the invitation for this fund-raiser misspelled Wintour's name, an embarrassment to a campaign so adored and supported by the fashion industry. But nonetheless, Wintour's rounded up an impressive lineup of designers to help with the event at Charles Nolan's studio. Donors in attendance will be treated to a runway show featuring designs by Diane Von Furstenberg, Zac Posen, Proenza Schouler, Narciso Rodriguez, and Marc Jacobs. Just like a mini–Fashion Week! And Michelle might be in the front row!

Marc Jacobs is a notable addition to the lineup since he was a big Hillary Clinton supporter (remember the T-shirts he made?) but now seems to have been swayed to Obama's side. The event will also give designers like Von Furstenberg a chance to showcase the clothes they designed in support of Obama, which will go on sale on the campaign's Website next month. Anyone want to loan us $10k for a ticket?

Fashion Politics [British Vogue]
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