Fall For It

This year’s September issue of Vogue weighs in at a whopping 4 pounds 10 ounces thanks to its 916 pages of fall fashion -- 658 of which are ads. But it wasn’t always such a massive endeavor.

The proof? That’s in the Phoenix Art Museum’s Vogue archives, available in the Lemon Art Research Library. For a how-to on how to access and use the archives, fashion fiends can attend the presentation “The Vogue Online Archive & the September Issue,” from fashion blogger Hannah Hayes, ASU MFA candidate Andrea Severson, and librarian Lindsey Powers. “After, they will view changes Vogue has taken through the eyes of September issues throughout its history (and how it has become "The September Issue,” Hayes says.

Wed., Sept. 12, 12:30 p.m., 2012
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Becky Bartkowski is an award-winning journalist and the arts and music editor at New Times, where she writes about art, fashion, and pop culture.
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