Vogue Is Trying So Very Hard To Make Dakota Johnson Happen

"The actress exudes the effortless cool of an It girl," tries Vogue's Hamish Bowles in his interview with February cover girl Dakota Johnson, "from her Stella McCartney platforms and the eighties Rive Gauche and Ungaro pieces in her wardrobe (recently ferreted out from a vintage store on the Rue de Grenelle) to the… » 1/20/15 11:10am Tuesday 11:10am

Nah, Rihanna: A History of 'Vogue' Exploiting Queer People of Color

In 2008, Rihanna covered Madonna's "Vogue" for Fashion Rocks, the annual music-and-fashion-melding charity runway show. Accompanied by an elaborate stage show with ostrich feather-wielding buff dudes worthy of Madge herself, it was a fairly pitch-perfect interpretation of the 1990 single, no errant bouts of melisma… » 1/13/15 1:00pm 1/13/15 1:00pm

Kim Kardashian Gets Another Vogue Cover 

Omnipresent Kim Kardashian has found herself on the yet another Vogue cover. She shared the February cover of Australian Vogue on her Instagram earlier today. Behold the best incarnation of Kim: "natural" Kim, who rises from the oceans around her. Kim of the ocean, Kim of the sea. Salty Kim. Her hair blows in the… » 1/10/15 7:00pm 1/10/15 7:00pm

Vogue’s Shiny New Office Has a Big Rat Problem

Earlier this month, Condé Nast commenced its long-anticipated move to 1 World Trade Center, whose landlord is counting on the magazine publisher to anchor the building and attract other hip companies to the fortified Financial District. The ongoing rodent problem at Vogue, however, might give some prospective tenants… » 11/21/14 2:49pm 11/21/14 2:49pm

Vogue Posts Diverse Body Slideshow in Wake of 'Plus-Sized' Controversy

Either someone worked fast or this is a case of perfect timing: As consumers and cultural critics become more vocal about the exclusion of diverse body shapes from the world of fashion, Vogue has dropped a slideshow called "The Best Lingerie Comes in All Sizes" that, yes, actually includes a fairly diverse range of… » 11/12/14 5:00pm 11/12/14 5:00pm

Vogue Is Still Trying to Figure Out Cultural Appropriation

I can appreciate that Vogue is perhaps trying to improve upon its history of blind appropriation, cultural insensitivity and outright racism, but it's hard not to walk away from its recent story on responsible adoption of cultural trends without scratching your head. Something about it just feels a bit off. » 11/10/14 4:50pm 11/10/14 4:50pm

Attention: Janet Jackson Went Outside

Janet Jackson stepped out from her diamond-laden, gold-dipped (I assume ... ) mansion with her husband Arab businessman Wissam Al Mana over the weekend. Paparazzi made sure they were at the Vogue Fashion Dubai Experience to catch the real elusive chanteuse in action, since she's hasn't been seen publicly since 2013's… » 11/03/14 4:50pm 11/03/14 4:50pm

#VogueArticles Hashtag Spanks Magazine Over Incorrect Butt History

Hell hath no fury like Black Twitter scorned, but this time Vogue was really asking for it. In response to the fashion bible's daft article this week about butts becoming en vogue thanks to white people's interest in them, the sarcastic hashtag #voguearticles exploded. If André Leon Talley isn't there to teach the… » 9/12/14 5:20pm 9/12/14 5:20pm