The New September Issue
While September issues are often celebrated as the markers of the New Year in fashion, they are equally as renowned due to their gigantic size. Unlike certain people who instantly tear the magazines in half, maybe missing the editor’s letter but mainly just hundreds of advertisements, I like to keep mine completely intact for my archive. Yes, it’s annoying to flip through, probably, thousands of the same ads by the time I’ve finished my September haul, but I find it in some ways ‘cheating’ if you don’t. This year, however, I decided to take a new approach when reading and not only look at the ads, but embrace them. There were some great editorials in the 15+ September issues I purchased, but I feel I got to know the new collections best after dismantling a few magazines and putting together a spread using some of my favorite looks from the Fall 2011 campaigns.