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Accessorizing for the Future

Ever wish you could get paid for sifting through the latest fashion before it hits the sales rack? For Emily Anatole ’11, that’s all part of the job description for her summer internship at Lucky Magazine. But working for a fashion magazine is more than a hobby for Anatole, it is crucial preparation for the future. Combining her interests in fashion and writing with a desire to gain experience related to media, this William Smith sophomore will be working in the accessories department, dealing mainly with jewelry. Anatole, who has previous experience working in fashion and textile companies, views this internship as a way to explore her academic interests while gaining important knowledge related to professional work. “Lucky is a terrific magazine,” said Anatole. “I am learning a lot in terms of fashion and the process of producing a magazine through my internship.” Lucky magazine was launched in December of 2000 and is published by Condé Nast Publications. Marketed as “The Magazine About Shopping and Style,” Lucky has become one of the most successful and popular magazine branches published by Condé Nast today. “I am especially thrilled with the creativity this internship allows me to express,” Anatole said. “One of the most exciting tasks I have been involved with was selecting jewelry for a style segment of the Today Show for a feature about bridesmaids.” “It was great that I, an intern, got the opportunity to select the pieces and that the editors put so much trust in me,” she explained. But Anatole is also making selections for another important happening. “Right now, I’m working on the September issue of Lucky, working directly with the Accessories Editors to help them select which pieces of jewelry will be included in the upcoming issue,” said Anatole, who spends the rest of her workday helping various public relations offices and showrooms with photo shoots and run-throughs. “In interning at Lucky,” Anatole explains, “I hope to learn what goes in to producing issues of a magazine, become more familiar with the writing styles and develop networks for future internship and career opportunities with a magazine.” On campus, Anatole co-founded and helps lead the HWS Media Club. “The Media Club coupled with my Media & Society courses definitely had a lot to do with my decision to pursue an internship related to media and fashion.” After graduation, this media maven and trend-savvy sophomore plans to get involved with the writing side of magazine publication, as an entertainment or features editor. For more information about Lucky Magazine, visit their Web site at www.luckymag.com.