Somehow, in 2013, yet another magazine has decided it would be a good idea to put a Caucasian model in literal blackface for a fashion editorial. This time, the culprit is Vogue Netherlands. (In the recent past, Numéro, L’Officiel and Vogue Paris, have all come under for using blackface.)
Even though I left the discussion feeling a little like I was being blamed for something, I also left with some good tips on how I can take this whole sustainability thing into my own hands. Some of them seem pretty obvious–but they’re rarely followed. Read on to find them out.
Lynn Yaeger, who’s always been a pretty straight shooter, set out on a “thrifting spree” inspired by Hedi Slimane’s “California grunge”-inspired fall 2013 Saint Laurent collection–which she chronicled for Vogue.com.
What resulted is an article that, without explicitly stating anything negative about the collection, definitely calls it into question more than we would ever expect from an outlet like Vogue.
After it was announced that Anna Wintour would become the “artistic director” of Condé Nast, consulting on editorial decisions with all of Condé’s titles, there was some inevitable blowback.
Anna Wintour may not have gotten an ambassadorship out of her tireless fundraising efforts for Obama, but what she did get, was some incredible access to the President and the First Lady for Vogue.
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So about those nagging rumors that Anna Wintour is up for an ambassadorship in the Obama administration–or even those rumors that she’ll retire soon: This latest bit of news should put them to rest once and for all.
Rihanna and Taylor Swift may have been at the top of their fame game in 2012–both released new albums, courted controversy in their love lives, and were damn near inescapable–but apparently people didn’t really care to see them on the cover of fashion glossies.
Both starlets were newsstand duds, according to the Alliance for Audited Media’s annual report of the best and worst selling glossy covers. So which cover stars did boost sales?
This week’s guest? The inimitable Tom Ford, speaking, for the first time, about his new baby, as well as his first full-on runway show in years.