Teen Vogue Will Never Pledge to Promote 'Beauty in All Forms' Because It Doesn't Want to

Now that Seventeen Magazine has listened to its readers and promised not to alter the faces or bodies of their models and "celebrate diverse beauty," teenage activists are setting their sights on Teen Vogue. But the second most popular teen magazine has made it clear that it doesn't care about being accessible. It's… » 7/13/12 4:10pm 7/13/12 4:10pm

Girls Ask Teen Vogue to Ditch Photoshop, Get Berated by Editor-in-Chief

After 14-year-old Julia Bluhm delivered 25,000 signatures on a petition to ban Photoshop from Seventeen magazine, the editors promised not to alter girls' faces or bodies, but didn't outright agree to stop Photoshopping its models and celebrity subjects — and they did not commit to publishing any unretouched photo… » 7/12/12 2:25pm 7/12/12 2:25pm

To Splurge, Or To Steal? For Teen Vogue, There Is No Question

Pretty much every women's fashion magazine these days seems to have a Splurge vs. Steal feature, in which ensembles featured on the catwalks of Milan and New York are interpreted for the purposes of so-called "real life." But leave it to Teen Vogue to put its own special spin on this idea! See, for the readership of… » 7/02/08 3:30pm 7/02/08 3:30pm

Teen Vogue Gives Summer Olympians A Sliiight Makeover

Although we were so very heartened to see Teen Vogue editor Amy Astley take the evil fashion industry to task for perpetuating unrealistic body ideals on the Today show, we admit we were skeptical! Just how was this new focus on health going to manifest itself in the pages of her theretofore anorex-positive magazine,… » 6/09/08 2:00pm 6/09/08 2:00pm

Alexandra Michael Is About 28 Pounds Too Fat For Modeling

We used to play a little game called "Arm or Leg?" with the limbs of some of the models in Teen Vogue. (Such as this one.) But today on the Today show, Teen Vogue editor-in-chief Amy Astley announced the magazine's pro-ana days are over. Astley was moved by the story of 17-year-old model Alexandra Michael, who joined… » 5/14/08 1:00pm 5/14/08 1:00pm

Teen Vogue's Amy Astley Resolves To Stop Consuming The Mindsquelching Ephemeral Cultureporn She Dishes Out '08

  • Teen Vogue editor in chief Amy Astley's New Year's Resolution is to read more books in lieu of the New York Post and break her kids of their Disney Channel habit. Because what you are offering the culture is sooooo motherfucking wholesome and thought-provoking, Amy Astley. [WWD
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"People Move On To Coke, Starting At About Fifteen. It's At Every Party We Go To."

"This," says Chloe, sitting on a mahogany bench and looking around the expansive marble and brass-accented lobby, "this is how we live." That's the last line of "Drinking Diaries," a story in next month's Teen Vogue, in which Eva Chen goes drinking with high schoolers in San Francisco and New York and, well, I would… » 11/20/07 4:20pm 11/20/07 4:20pm

Teen Vogue Message Boards: "I Gained Alot Of Weight Over The Summer. Its Disgusting."

It has long saddened me that I was never granted entrance to VIP threads of RingsWorld, the New York Times of pro-ana message boards, but you know what they say: "information wants to be free," and no one ever said "except for the 'thinspiring' tales and laxative how-tos of a demented subculture of teenage girls who… » 11/15/07 3:00pm 11/15/07 3:00pm

Does 'Teen Vogue' Editor Amy Astley Let Anna Wintour Sign Her Name For Her?

In September 2000 Amy Astley, then a beauty editor at Vogue, wrote a story about saying "ciao to hanging hair" and cutting a "chic, sleek bob." Know any other editor with a chic, sleek bob, folks? In short, Amy — now the editor-in-chief of Teen Vogue — takes her hairstyle cues from Anna Wintour, which is appropriate… » 8/13/07 11:00am 8/13/07 11:00am

Donatella To Costume The Spice Girls. Our Lives = Complete.

  • The Spice Girls are reuniting, and Donatella Versace may be dressing them for the reunion tour. G-d works in mysterious ways, and Jennie may have just forgiven Him for the Holocaust... [AHN.com]
  • Prada sells Azzedine Alaia back to Azzedine Alaia. Which would sound all heartwarming and benevolent, if only it weren't a…
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