Fashion Diaries, Dress Code is the first in a series of five novels which explore the world of fashion. The fictional series are based on my experiences working at Vogue in New York City. Can any thirteen-year-old start a Fashion Magazine? Best friends, Patterson, Ashlynn, Clara, Tinsley, and Benoit, decide to try. They have waited years to be on top of social stratosphere, as eighth graders. When their Middle School is joined by the “inferior” Grayson public, Patterson Henley’s satellite status is threatened by a popular newbie; Alyson Doyle. Alyson Doyle radiates all things green and steals the affection of Brit, Patterson’s summer crush. Patterson and her friends decide they can insert their influence, the way they always have: through fashion. Prompted by her mentor Helene, a famous fashion blogger; Patterson decides to turn the girls' secret Fashion Diary into DRESS CODE a fashion magazine that can make or break the students at Wallace & Grayson.