Wednesday 12th of August 2020

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The Vogue Challenge Is More Than a Hashtag

The Vogue Challenge Is More Than a Hashtag

Brian Siambi, a Kenyan photographer who transformed one of his existing series the Dark Matter Project into striking front-page images.“People often forget [the] images inside a magazine, or on social media but never a cover. Beautiful images are posted online every day, but the symbolism of the Vogue logo adds another layer. While the scope of the challenge extends far beyond any entity, invoking one of the most recognizable names in fashion sends a message.

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Vogue Challenge Cover

Vogue Challenge Cover

British Vogue's editor-in-chief Edward Enninful meanwhile selected 10 of his favorite homemade covers. "Scrolling through all the entries, I've been struck by beauty in all shapes and sizes, represented in all colours and creeds," he wrote, revealing his choices. "It has shown me that there is so much talent and creativity in the world if you are willing to look for it."

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Politics Comes To The Runway : When Pyer Moss Brought Police Brutality To The Runway

Politics Comes To The Runway : When Pyer Moss Brought Police Brutality To The Runway

Kerby Jean-Raymond, the founder of Pyer Moss, has become something of a New York Fashion Week star, famous for taking the African-American experience and putting it front and center on the runway, using such inspiration figures as the black cowboy and Sister Rosetta Tharpe. He has won the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund award, become artistic director of Reebok Studies and collaborated with Hennessy.

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Anna Wintour says she takes ‘full responsibility’ for ‘hurtful or intolerant’ behaviour at Vogue

Anna Wintour says she takes ‘full responsibility’ for ‘hurtful or intolerant’ behaviour at Vogue

“I want to say plainly that I know Vogue has not found enough ways to elevate and give space to black editors, writers, photographers, designers and other creators,” Wintour continued in the email, sent 4 June. “We have made mistakes too, publishing images or stories that have been hurtful or intolerant. I take full responsibility for those mistakes.”

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Nancy Pelosi And Chuck Schumer’s Fashion Fail? The Problem With White People Wearing Kente

Nancy Pelosi And Chuck Schumer’s Fashion Fail? The Problem With White People Wearing Kente

While the stoles are often worn with academic robes in the United States, many on Twitter wondered whether a traditional Ghanaian textile, which is rich with symbolism for the Ashanti people, is the best representation of politicians’ empathy for the black American experience.

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