Forces of Change- Vogue

“It’s Vogue ok, please let’s… lift it.” This remains one of the most memorable quotes from The September Issue during an interaction between Anna Wintour and Edward Enninful. The phrase encapsulates her entire thoughts on Vogue and its role in larger society. And for a long time this was how I felt about British Vogue…

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Magazines Are Killing Themselves… And Fashion

In its recent issue, Vogue US has a feature on Noor Tagouri; activist, journalist, speaker but next to one of her pictures is the name Noor Bhukari. VOGUE US had misrepresented and misidentified a Muslim-American journalist who speaks on misrepresentation and misidentification; the bloody irony! This is not the first time Ms Tagouri has been…

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VOGUE & The Problem With Fashion

There is something to be said in making a graceful exit and it comes from knowing when its time to leave the party. Lucinda Chambers was fired from VOGUE UK where she served for thirty-six years, twenty-five of those as its Fashion Director, amongst other positions she held. She didn’t see it coming and the…

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GRACE

Grace Coddington is stepping down as Creative Director of Vogue, but will assume the role of Creative Director at Large for the magazine whilst pursuing other opportunities outside the magazine. After more than 25 years at the magazine; the ying to Anna Wintour’s yang. She wants to do other things. Grace is without question the greatest living…

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The September Issue

The September Issue of any magazine is the crowning glory of its year, the defining issue, it draws in the big advertisers, big brands and inspires reader fanfare. It is important, in some ways political, topical, and the cause of many a fuss. The September Issue separates the players from the settlers; it is fashion’s new year, the new…

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Kim, Kanye and Vogue.

There I was minding my own business this afternoon when my friend Tyler, posted a tweet with a link, “well I’ll be damned Kim and Kanye got a Vogue cover and its good!” Curious, I clicked on the link and there it was in all its glory; Kim and her fiancé, Kanye West on the…

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