Words are hard.
In terms of reflecting the real world, international versions of Vogue continue to be way better at diversity than American Vogue. Here’s model Aya Jones wearing cornrows on the March cover of Vogue Espana.
Well, is it?
Friends, readers, ladyfolk, I believe we are being trolled. I believe we are being trolled by major newspapers and fashion magazines through a series of willfully ignorant and low-key racist articles where they attempt to completely erase black people from the very styles and trends that they created.
A London boy was sent home from his first day of school for wearing his hair in cornrows, which apparently violated his school's strict dress code. Now a court has ruled this was discriminatory.
"I didn't mean to," Kim said to a crowd in Las Vegas on New Year's Eve, "but I did this song with The-Dream." Didn't mean to? Uh-huh. Yeah. Sure.
The November issue of Teen Vogue has the words "Pretty in Punk" on the cover, but the closest thing you'll find inside is a peculiar, joyless "Gender Benders" fashion spread. The concept? Mixing pretty dresses with structured jackets, "tomboy" shoes and playful purses. Sounds fun! Unfortunately, the results are, well,…
Today's Los Angeles Times has a story about Mena Suvari, who is starring in a new film, Stuck, by Stuart Gordon. She plays Brandi, a young woman who hits a homeless man with her car late one night, sending him right through the windshield. Brandi panics and drives home (with the guy still in her windshield) and tries…