Monday, July 14, 2008
ITALIAN VOGUE - I GOT MINES....GET YOURS
For the first time in history of magazinedom, Italian Vogue launched an All-Black issue. Its a 4 cover edition paying tribute to the most prominant black faces in fashion....ever. From Iman and Pat Cleveland to Naomi, Tyra, and my personal favorite, Veronica Webb. This issue introduced us to the new girls Sesselie Lopez, Jourdan Dunn, and Chanel Iman. My highlight was the fashion spread of Toccara Jones, the fabulous plus size model from America's Next Top Model. With this issue, photographer Steven Miesel brings to the attention the lack of diversity and the prejudices in the industry about race and size. All the women featured looked amazing and i hope this opens the door for positive change and much needed excitement to fashion.
i encourage everyone to run out and get a copy ( if you can find one). I stalked the newstands in downtown Manhattan every morning for 2weeks. Thank God for the new iphone being launched friday....i bought 2 copies ( jourdan and sesselie covers)