26 Jan 2016
Weeklong Celebration to Include Private Reception on Feb. 9
Atop the Gramercy Park Hotel
Collaboration to Feature a Special Section in The Daily Front Row on
Friday, Feb. 12 that Chronicles the History and Evolution of the CBS Glossy
Sponsorship Builds on Watch! Magazine’s Longtime Partnership with
The Daily Front Row, the Leading Publication of New York Fashion Week
NEW YORK, N.Y. – Jan. 26, 2016 – Watch! Magazine, the official publication of CBS, announced today a unique partnership with The Daily Front Row to mark the magazine’s 10-year anniversary. The weeklong celebration will include a star-studded cocktail reception and a special section in the fashion week glossy that chronicles Watch! Magazine’s creation and evolution into one of the newsstand’s most sophisticated and elegant magazines.
The highlight of the collaboration will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 9, when leading talents in entertainment, media and fashion will celebrate Watch! Magazine’s milestone at a private reception atop the Gramercy Park Hotel. Sponsored by The Daily Front Row, the party is set to take place two days before the start of New York Fashion Week, distinguishing the gala as a new kick-off for the liveliest week in fashion. The event will also include a private performance by celebrated British violinist Charlie Siem, who will play the composition he wrote exclusively for Watch!Magazine. Siem is also the face of Dior Homme’s fall/winter campaign and was previously featured in ads for Hugo Boss, Giorgio Armani and Dunhill.
Then on Friday, Feb. 12, The Daily Front Row will publish a special 26-page section in that day’s edition that celebrates Watch! Magazine and its many achievements over 10 years of publication. Included in the special section will be many of the magazine’s most celebrated pictorials, photo shoots and stars
“This is a very unique collaboration that connects Watch! Magazine to the voice of New York Fashion Week,” said Jeremy Murphy, General Manager of the CBS glossy. “Both publications offer readers a unique perspective into entertainment and fashion, and we’ve had tremendous success distinguishing ourselves by covering both with editorial authority.”
“As Watch! Magazine grows its footprint in the fashion world with advertisers, marketers and editorial, we wanted to associate with a credible voice in this industry,” said Michael Rizzi, Publisher. “Partnering with The Daily Front Row is a terrific way to raise brand awareness and give us entrée into the fashion and media worlds.”
“It’s been wonderful to see CBS grow the Watch! Magazine audience during this new golden age of television,” says Brandusa Niro, Editor-in-Chief and CEO of The Daily Front Row. “Watch! Magazine occupies a unique place in the media landscape, and I look forward to another 10 years of success and our ongoing collaboration.”
About Watch! Magazine:
Now celebrating its 10-year anniversary, Watch! Magazine is the official glossy magazine of CBS, offering a rare, glamorous window into the lives of television’s biggest stars. With sumptuous photography, exotic settings, first class editorial and top tier talents, Watch! Magazine has steadily become one of the industry’s most elegant, sophisticated publications, effortlessly blending the worlds of celebrity, culture, fashion, travel and beauty in a magazine that reaches 1 million readers across the U.S. Every issues features work from the most celebrated talents, from photographers like Patrick Demarchelier, Art Streiber, Ellen von Unwerth and Ruven Afonador to leading editorial voices like Kate Betts, Michael Musto, Brantley Bardin, Hudson Morgan and Rebecca Ascher-Walsh.
About The Daily Front Row:
Since its inception in 2002, The Daily Front Row and fashionweekdaily.com have been speaking directly to fashion’s A-list insiders wherever they are—the front rows and runways of Fashion Week, the backyards of their Hamptons summer homes, the Oscars and Golden Globes, the trade shows that are so vital to their business. The Daily is the only multichannel media brand that legitimately influences the influencers, 365 days a year. Experts agree: “You haven’t really made it in fashion until you’ve made it into The Daily!”