Vogue Posts SlideShow In Response to Elle’s Plus-Size Controversy

Elle entered into dangerous territory when the publication profiled model Myla Dalbesio and categorized her as"plus-size."  Despite being a size 10  -- which is considered plus-sized in the modeling world, Dalbesio is successfully gaining ...

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Vogue Fails the Cultural Sensitivity Test – Again

Vogue has never been known to adopt the global policies that enhance the fashion capabilities of anything outside of their realm of tolerance. For instance, not too long ago, a ...

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The Baby Fashionistas of Social Media: What Happened to Kids Dressing Like Kids?

I’ll be the first one to admit a slight uterus tug (slight…very, very slight) at the adorable photos that pop up on Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, etc. showing off little boys ...

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5 Black Shoe Designers

Despite the fashion industry’s well-documented struggles with diversity, several Black designers who possess incomparable amounts of determination, persistence and creativity have quite literally put their best foot forward by creating successful, ...

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Beyoncé And Topshop Launch Athletic Streetwear Label

Beyoncé is teaming up with Topshop for a new athletic streetwear label. The British retailer, called Parkwood Topshop Athletic Ltd., will launch its first products next fall. The collaboration will be ...

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Teyana Taylor Takes ELLE to Harlem for Fall Fashion Editorial

Entertainer Teyana Taylor is featured in a full-length fall fashion editorial in ELLE. Teyana was photographed by Katie Friedman in her hometown of Harlem. ELLE captured Teyana in some of ...

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Andre Leon Talley Resigns as Editor-in-Chief of Numero Russia

After one year at Numero Russia magazine, Andre Leon Talley leaves his post as editor-in-chief. Talley told Women’s Wear Daily  that his resignation has nothing to do with the magazine, but it does have something to do with Russia’s views on homosexuality. “There are no civil...

André Leon Talley: “Any African-American With Any Consciousness Would Not Go Into Barneys Right Now”

Jay Z released his curated collection at Barneys, which includes an $88,000 watch, $3,000 hoodie and a $750 mask, quietly yesterday. Despite a petition, protest and blowback from the media and fans surrounding Barneys recent racial profiling allegations, Jay moved forward with the collaboration under...

Russell Simmons to André Leon Talley: “I’ve Done More For Blacks in Fashion and Gay Rights” Than You

Russell Simmons isn’t taking Andre Leon Talley’s criticism sitting down. The Numero Russia editor-at-large lambasted Russell for the Harriet Tubman sex tape posted on his YouTube channel, saying: “I don’t think Russell Simmons should be seated on anybody’s front row this week after having done...

André Leon Talley Blasts Russell Simmons: He Shouldn’t Be Seated On Anybody’s Front Row During Fashion Week

Not everyone has forgiven Russell Simmons for his egregious decision to sign off on the offensive Harriet Tubman comedy skit for his All Def Digital YouTube network. The king of fashion himself, André Leon Talley recently blasted the former fashion mogul, claiming Simmons’ decision to...

Andre Leon Talley Speaks on Why There Aren’t More Black Editors-in-Chief

Andre Leon Talley, former editor-at-large at Vogue Magazine and current editor-at-large for Numero Russia, knows a thing or two about the magazine industry. In a recent interview with Vanity Fair, he spoke about racism behind-the-scenes in publishing and how it affects him personally: He does...