The FLOTUS fronts vogue's April issue, speaking out against her husband's old khakis and his newfound adoration for stripes.
Certainly, the big, glamorous profile of CEO Marissa Mayer in vogue has helped bring attention to the company.
The vogue editor's strong political ties have certainly been influential in the past.
1570s, the vogue, "leading place in popularity, greatest success or acceptance," from Middle French vogue "fashion, success, drift, swaying motion (of a boat)" literally "a rowing," from Old French voguer "to row, sway, set sail," probably from Old Low German *wogon, variant of wagon "float, fluctuate," literally "to balance oneself" (see weigh). Apparently the notion is of being "borne along on the waves of fashion." Italian vogare also probably is borrowed from Germanic. Phrase in vogue "having a prominent place in popular fashion" first recorded 1643. The fashion magazine began publication in 1892.
An out-of-town visitor, esp a dignitary: He meets a good many distinguished visiting firemen
[1926+; fr the earlier sense fireman or fire maker, ''a Native American ceremonial dignitary who was responsible for lighting the fires'']