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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Vogue Italia

We’re Boycotting Vogue Because Of Its Appropriation & Blackface Problems

Honesty, we just don’t get it. Over the last couple of years, it seems as though fashion glossies have missed the memo on blackface and cultural appropriation.  And for the last two years, Vogue’s European editions have become totally clueless and careless when it comes...

Magazine Cover Stars: Idris Elba, Naomi Campbell + LL Cool J

The English actor that we love to love covers the latest issue of GQ UK with preppy style and buffness. Dressed up like Marlon Brando from The Wild One, Elba dishes on his new roles in Pacific Rim and his casting as the historic South...

Vogue Italia’s Discovered in Africa Collection Is Here!

Vogue Italia editor Franca Sozzani made a promise to expose the talent of young African designers to the world and she’s holding up her end of the bargain as a Fashion for Development Goodwill Ambassador with the new “Discovered in Africa” collection in collaboration with...

Vogue Italia Creating a Special Issue on Healthy Models

The idea of specifically paying tribute to healthy models sounds like an odd concept and a trend that should be a given, but the fashion industry being what it is, Vogue Italia Editor Franca Sozzani thinks it’s absolutely necessary. Sozzani recently delivered a speech on body image...

Sigh: Vogue Italia Calls “Rapper Style,” Trend Of The Day, Says It Started with Michael Jordan

From Glamazons Blog: Franca Sozzani‘s Vogue Italia often explores black culture from the Vogue Italia black issue to their salute to Black Beauty. It’s rare that those pieces are not met with criticism and even outrage. Recently, their Haute Mess editorial was sandblasted for being...