MILAN , Sept. 22, 2009 – T: The New York Times Style Magazine will comm em orate its fifth anniversary with a party on Sept. 23, during Milan Fashion Week (Sept. 23 to 30), at the Bulgari Hotel . Janet L. Robinson , president and C.E.O. of The New York Times Company, and Stefano Tonchi , editor of T Magazine, will host the party along with Francesco Vezzoli , the contemporary artist. The guest list will include many of the celebrities and personalities who have been featured in T Magazine, as well as luminaries from the world of fashion, art and design. Admission is by invitation only.
For the party, architect Ico Migliore of Migliore+Servetto Architetti Associati have created a large-scale landscape featuring giant houses made of cards. Each house will illustrate one of the five T covers that were designed by Frank Gehry, Jenny Holzer, Jeff Koons, Doug and Mike Starn and Mr. Vezzoli for the Aug. 16 Women's Fall Fashion issue, which launched T's fifth anniversary.
“We are delighted to be celebrating in Milan all of T's success and influence in the world of fashion, art, design and travel,” said Mr. Tonchi. “We commemorate five years of great contributions to style and offer our many thanks to the celebrities, advertisers, writers and photographers who have made T, the T Web site and T International so successful worldwide.”
The August anniversary issue featured a first for T: five double covers. One set showed the five reimagined iconic T logos. The other set featured actress Carey Mulligan in one of five personas created by fashion designers Alber Elbaz, Nicolas Ghesquière, Marc Jacobs, Stefano Pilati and Miuccia Prada.
The Aug. 16 issue and the Sept. 13 Men's Fashion Fall issue will be distributed at the party in a comm em orative totebag designed exclusively for T's anniversary by Karl Lagerfeld , the renowned fashion designer.
T Magazine is published 15 times a year. The Magazine is a leader in style news and trends coverage. The T Web site, overseen by Horacio Silva , the online director for T Magazine, offers original videos in the “Screen Test ” series and the latest fashion news and updates on The Moment blog, available at NYTimes.com/TMagazine.
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