Kate Lanphear had been editor-in-chief of Maxim magazine for only a few weeks in the waning months of 2014, when the discussion finally, and inevitably, turned to sex. There had already been a long string of meetings addressing features, fashion, humor, grooming, celebrities, food, and anything else you might expect…
Women’s magazines, like the print business overall, have a notoriously poor history of foregrounding people of color, whether inside their pages, as subjects of their features, or of course, on their covers. Progress creeps along at the most marginal pace. Are the issues through the first half of 2016 any indication…
Quantico star Priyanka Chopra, who’s on the cover of Complex laying in an ocean of money, wouldn’t be satisfied just being a Bond girl.
Parents Magazine made the wise decision to put Riley Curry on the cover of its June issue, along with her family.
In an interview with Time as part of its Time 100 feature, Priyanka Chopra recalled a moment earlier in her career when a Bollywood producer referred to actresses as “replaceable.”
In 2014, I was hired as the Entertainment Editor at Ebony magazine, and as someone who’d been reading the magazine for as long as I could remember, getting hired there was surreal.
Lane Bryant continues its long climb back into the hearts of plus-size shoppers with a Glamour collaboration.
For every half-baked, half-bitter “millennial” thinkpiece there are innumerable young activists and progressives, some of them not even yet tweens, gearing up to make this dumb nation a more inclusive, accepting, and forward-thinking place to live. Spend three minutes on the social media platform of your choice and…
Vogue has blessed us with another Rihanna cover for this glorious month of April. Obviously she looks stunning, because I’m not convinced she knows how to look any other way, and in a nice surprise, her interview is equally entertaining.
W assembled a trio of cool teens for its April cover: Zendaya, Mad Men’s Kiernan Shipka and my ruler Willow Smith, who all personify what the magazine describes as “a low-key attitude.”
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.
Meredith Corporation, which owns titles like Better Homes and Gardens, Shape and Martha Stewart Living, announced Thursday that they are shuttering More magazine, a year after the publication revamped to target a wealthier demographic. The April 2016 issue will be its last; 30 employees are reportedly being let go.
Chris Martin—in conjunction with a Rolling Stone cover shot that screams “LOVE ME!” and “wyd...” at the same time—says he once wrote a song for Beyoncé that she rejected because it was bad.
Architectural Digest released its annual Celebrity Homes issue, featuring the homes of rich people like Naomi Watts, Kourtney Kardashian and Khloe Kardashian. It may or may not impress you.
After nearly 30 years at Vogue, Grace Coddington—a longtime, cherished magazine family member known for her star turn in The September Issue and her hatred of Instagram—is stepping down from her position as creative director of the fashion bible.
Elle’s 2016 Women in TV issue features three women of color on the cover, proving that when you actually put diversity onscreen, it ripples nicely into other arenas. Who woulda thought?
For the latest on the Kardashian Kover Dynasty, Women’s Wear Daily brings us this news: after looking at “newsstand sales data from the Alliance for Audited media” they noted that in 2015, “many magazines saw a decline in copies sold when they featured the family members” (though not Vanity Fair’s Caitlyn Jenner cover…
Jennifer Lawrence appears on the cover of Glamour’s February issue with the cover line “No Filter” (shocking) and an interview that finds her praising Planned Parenthood.
Five years ago, I was an editor at Vibe, and I got an assignment to interview Usher. It was my second time profiling him for a cover story, but this setting would be more intimate than the previous one—instead of meeting in a hotel conference room, we’d talk at an outdoor bar at the Sunset Marquis in Hollywood, just…