WJA Metropolitan Chapter and Marie Claire Announce “Spring Fling”



WJA’s Metro Chapter and Marie Claire magazine will host a networking Spring Fling event from 6-8 p.m. on May 12th, 2010 at the famed Hearst Tower in New York City.

The event, open to anyone in the industry, offers a opportunity to mix and mingle with Marie Claire’s editorial staff, including some of the most elite fashion authorities in the business. Among them will be Marie Claire editor-in-chief Joanna Coles and fashion director Nina Garcia.

Coles, who has been Editor-in-chief of the U.S. edition of Marie Claire, since April 2006, will lead a conversation during the event with an industry VIP to be announced. Garcia is known worldwide as the unerring, formidable fashion judge on the Peabody Award-winning hit show Project Runway. She is also a New York Times bestselling author of three books on style.

In addition to a presentation, which includes a Q&A, guests will enjoy cocktails, light hors d’oeuvres, and spectacular views of Central Park and New York City’s skyline from the Hearst Tower’s 44th executive floor.

Ticket information will be announced soon. For more information on the Spring Fling, WJA Membership, or WJA’s Metro Chapter, visit www.wjam.memberlodge.com.