Vogue Paris picked Marion Cotillard for its September cover, and bleached her eyebrows. Strangely enough, the French actress has never been on the cover of Vogue Paris before, though she made American Vogue's cover last November and this July. [@VogueParisLive]
Essence editor Angela Burt Murray says the uproar about the hiring of Elianna Placas, a white woman, as fashion director is baseless. Placas, a frequent freelancer, was chosen for "her creativity, vision, [and] the positive reader response to her work."