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Besides the advantage of being armed, which the Americans possess over the people of almost every other nation. Notwithstanding the military establishments in the several kingdoms of Europe, which are carried as far as the public resources will bear, the governments are afraid to trust the people with arms. — James Madison, Federalist Papers, #46Have we the means of resisting disciplined armies, when our only defense, the militia, is put in the hands of Congress? — Patrick Henry, 3 Elliot Debates At 48.”
Editors Spend A Staggering Amount To Attend Paris Fashion Week
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Paris Fashion Week is one of the biggest events in the industry.
Lauren Sherman released a staggering estimate of how much it would cost to spend a
The total? $19,560.
That’s almost enough to pay an entry-level editorial employee.
Sherman factored in the cost of staying in a top Parisian hotel (nearly $1,000 per night), beauty treatments ($400 total), and fancy meals ($2500 for the week).
There’s recently been against Fashion Week. Many designers have begun boycotting to avoid the cost and frenzy.
Even celebrities who sit in the front row as they once were.
It seems likely that before too long, cash-strapped magazines will begin to ponder whether this expense is really worth it.