A former judge on the long-running reality TV show “America’s Next Top Model” has written a very fashionable book. In “Models of Influence,” Barker profiles 50 of the most noteworthy models from the 1940s to the present, revealing how their look or way of modeling not only made an indelible stamp on the industry but also influenced fashion design, notions of female beauty worldwide and popular fashion trends. — Ari Auber
As always, the speaking portion of the event is free. A copy of Barker’s book must be purchased from BookPeople in order to participate in the book signing.