Vogue Italia Trivializes Domestic Violence With Glam Fashion Shoot

Italian Vogue, the fashion glossy known for courting controversy (sometimes with shocking insensitivity) is at it again — this time, the magazine is raising awareness for violence against women by having models pose as high-fashion horror movie victims, screaming helplessly as they're threatened with various weapons.… » 4/03/14 7:00pm 4/03/14 7:00pm

Vogue Italia Editor Invites Everyone Who Thought Cover Story Was Racist…

Vogue Italia editor Franca Sozzani is (naturally) defending her magazine's controversial current cover story, which features a cast of top models in outlandish wigs and hair pieces and gold grills toting babies, eating fast food, and taking pictures of themselves with their jeweled cell phones. The fact that many of… » 3/20/12 2:35pm 3/20/12 2:35pm

Vogue Italia Defends Those Weird Karlie Kloss Pictures

Franca Sozzani has finally spoken out about Vogue Italia's decision to pull one picture of Karlie Kloss in a twisty-pretzel pose from its web site. She says that she was wrong to un-publish the photo. "I believed I could avoid a pointless debate. I made a mistake," she admits. Sozzani now believes she it would have… » 12/12/11 1:40pm 12/12/11 1:40pm

Brazilians Push For 20% Black Model Quota

Vogue Italia editor-in-chief Franca Sozzani runs a web portal, Vogue Black, dedicated to black women and fashion, issued a famous all-black issue, and has recently put Beyoncé, Rihanna, and Jay-Z on the covers of her magazine and its counterpart, L'uomo Vogue. So Sozzani's a little pissed that Liz Jones didn't call… » 6/20/11 12:20pm 6/20/11 12:20pm

Not One, Not Two, But Three Plus-Size Models Land Cover Of Italian Vogue

Even if you take just a quick glance at Tara Lynn, Candice Huffine and Robyn Lawley on the June issue of Vogue Italia, you can tell that these women are not the typical gazelle-slender models. Lynn is a size 16; Huffine is a 12; Lawley is a 14. Three plus-size models, on the fashiony-est fashion magazine in the world. » 6/02/11 6:30pm 6/02/11 6:30pm

Street-Style Photographers Are Making Serious Bank

Move over, paparazzi: street-style chroniclers can now command up to $1,000 for choice shots. But don't get too excited: we're talking the "Bloggers Walk" at Paris Fashion Week — and apparently these require pap-level aggression and commitment. In other words, more than a casual interest and a digital cam. [… » 3/21/11 11:53am 3/21/11 11:53am