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

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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

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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

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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...

Quvenzhané Wallis Talks Style with Andre Leon Talley: “Fashion Is My Kryptonite”

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The fashion industry is buzzing about Quvenzhané Wallis, the youngest actress ever nominated for a best actress Oscar. Fashion journalists vacillate between praising Wallis for her tremendous accomplishment to speculating about what a nine year-old might wear to the biggest awards show in Hollywood. For...