“Why They Wore It” Luncheon Series

Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum
Yorba Linda, CA

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

The Nixon Library is hosting an exciting seven-part speaker and luncheon series, featuring six knowledgeable titans of the fashion industry, including those who designed gowns for First Ladies, and those who wrote about, critically reviewed and drew attention to them.

Each luncheon menu will include courses that First Ladies served to their White House guests.

Each lecture will begin with a brief original film that reviews the styles of the First Ladies under discussion, set to popular music of the time period.


Tuesday, August 28th

11 AM lecture

12 Noon luncheon

1 PM book signing

An award-winning magazine editor and bestselling author who has held top positions at Harper’s Bazaar and Vogue, Mrs. Betts is the author of Michelle Obama and the Power of Style, which she will discuss along with her fashion observations about the current First Lady Melania Trump.

All events listed in the calendar are free unless noted.