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

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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 traction and just recently booked a high-profile Calvin Klein lingerie campaign. Elle wrote: Booking an...

Vogue Fails the Cultural Sensitivity Test – Again

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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 piece was produced that attributed the latest “big butt” craze as a new phenomenon. Understandably...

Vogue Credits White Women for the Big Booty Epidemic

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Vogue discovering booties is like Christopher Columbus discovering America. You can’t discover something that has already been noted since the beginning of time. If you haven’t read the iconic magazine’s article entitled “We’re Officially in the Era of the Big Booty” then you’re in for...

Lupita Nyong’o Covers Vogue’s July Issue

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Stuntin’ on them. That’s what she does. Lupita Nyong’o has captured Vogue’s July 2014 cover and she did it gracefully. The Academy Award winner’s July cover is simply amazing. On top of that the editorial fashion spread if filled with decadent colors and ethnic prints. In...

Move Over Vogue, Africa Already Has Its Own Fashion Magazines

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At last week’s Vogue Festival in London Vogue Italia editor-in-chief Franca Sozzani, British Vogue editor Alexandra Shulman, and supermodel Naomi Campbell discussed their work in Africa. Despite Vogue Italia’s troubled history of featuring offensive content—like photographing White models in blackface, selling “slave earrings,” and the now infamous Haute Mess...

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

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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...