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…

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

Plus-Size Model On Plus-Size Issue Of Italian Vogue: "We Need Fashion…

Earlier this month, three plus-sized models landed the cover of Vogue Italia. Velvet d'Amour — the plus-sized actress, model and photographer who famously walked the runway at the Jean Paul Gaultier show in Paris in 2006 — has some thoughts about the issue, and the fact that the women aren't actually wearing much in… » 6/28/11 5:20pm 6/28/11 5:20pm

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

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

Black Barbies Are All Dolled Up In July's Italian Vogue

Last year, Italian Vogue shook the fashion world with its "All Black issue, which sold out on many newsstands. This year, the July issue features Kristen McMenamy on the cover, but comes with a delightful supplement devoted to black Barbies. » 7/21/09 12:40pm 7/21/09 12:40pm

Modeling And The Tragedy Of Karen Mulder

The news that '90s supermodel Karen Mulder was arrested in Paris for making death threats to her plastic surgeon could be written off as, at worst, a punchline, or at best, the latest expression of an unbalanced woman's erratic behavior. » 7/01/09 3:00pm 7/01/09 3:00pm

Eva Mendes Cries At Cartier; Michelle Obama Will Not Wear Fur

  • Eva Mendes got all verklempt at a Cartier press conference talking about a charity that matches actors and musicians with sick kids. "Thank God for waterproof mascara," said the star of such films as Ghost Rider and 2 Fast 2 Furious. [WWD]
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