Meet the Media: Online Fashion (Sold Out)
Thursday 22nd October 2009
Meet the Media: Online Fashion
A Conde Nast Special
When: Doors - 6:15pm, Talk - 7:00pm. Thursday 22nd October 2009Where: Malmaison, Piccadilly, Manchester, M1 1LZ
RSVP: £10 Bookable online only - SOLD OUT
Please note: We are ticketless organisation. Paid places will be noted on the door.
We welcome the online editors from Glamour, Vogue and GQ for this Conde Nast Special where we discuss the online fashion and editorial.
Special Guest Panel:
- Natasha Aitken – Editor - Glamour.com
After graduating with a degree in film studies, Natasha went onto complete a post-graduate Journalism course resulting in 10 year stint as a film journalist and magazine editor. She went into the digital arena with iVillage.co.uk followed editorship of an online movie website and subsequently joined Handbag.com where in a short space of time rose to the rank of editor. After seeing the site through a re-launch, she joined join Conde Nast Digital as editor of GLAMOUR.com which she re-launched in October last year and continues to develop in terms of strategy, team and most importantly traffic!
- Dolly Jones – Editor - Vogue.com
Dolly Jones studied History of Art at Manchester University, before arriving at Vogue for three week’s work experience. Next came London’s University of the Arts Periodical Journalism course, during which she was commissioned to interview "someone at the top of their game" – Alexandra Shulman kindly obliged – and she was later invited back to take up a six month internship as editorial assistant of the magazine. The "Writer" job at VOGUE.COM came up in January 2000. A decade later – after breaking news every day, working with the Conde Net UK team to develop and expand the site to its fullest potential including cover archives and VogueTV, and being named editor in 2005 – she is now responsible for an awarding-winning website that boasts 1.2 million unique users per month and is the most fashion-forward and regularly updated fashion destination online. Vogue.com won the People’s Voice Webby award in 2005 and Jones was named Magazine Website Editor of the Year in 2006. May 2008 saw a relaunch of the site comprising fashion celebrity blogs, an unprecedented magnifying tool and increased daily updates including fashion and beauty news and jewellery galleries. Jones now manages the Fashion Channel of Conde Net – comprising the fashion pages across all the sites in the portfolio – and continues to edit VOGUE.COM.
- Jamie Millar - Fashion & Lifestyle Editor - GQ.COM
Jamie graduated from Durham University with a first-class degree in English Literature and after a short period spent freelancing for Men’s Health and Sky he joined GQ.COM, where he writes and curates the fashion, grooming and lifestyle content, as well as conducting celebrity interviews and hosting the online coverage of the star-studded GQ Men Of The Year awards.
Chaired by Graham Allen - Commercial Director - Henri Lloyd
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