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Can Vogue Italia’s Editor Franca Sozzani “Help them(Africans) be comfortable in their own culture”?

It amuses her, always has, this disregard of Africans for flowers, the indifference of the abundantly blessed (or psychologically battered)- the chronic self-loather who can’t accept, even with evidence, that anything native to him, occurring in abundance, in excess, »

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Vogue Italia Features Its First-Ever Asian Cover Model on Its January 2013 Issue

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African Fashion’s Rise: White Mainstream Publications Celebrate while Black Mainstream Publications Wonder What’s the Fuss?

It’s interesting and oddly daunting how it seems so called mainstream magazines like Vogue, Vanity Fair and a few others within the past couple of years have dedicated entire spreads and issues to Africa in general and particularly the »

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Vogue Italia Editor Franca Sozzani Gets Introduced To Authentic African Fashion From Ghana, West Africa’s Own Kofi Ansah & WEB

With all things Africa being the “new black” in global fashion, once again Vogue Italia’s Editor in Cheif, Franca Sozzani dared to do what her counterparts Black, White or other alike do not do. Franca Sozzani recently took an explorational »

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Fashionably Black: A Celebration of Global African Flyness!

It seems there’s always so much press, uproar & hoopla when some crazy ass editor lacking creativity & vision decides to geniusly put  White models in Black face in a by any means necessary desperate attempt to sell magazines»

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VOGUE Italia introduces Vogue Black & Vogue Curvy

As I praise Vogue Italia’s launch of the Vogue Black & Vogue Curvy websites as a step in the right direction, I also SMH that the global fashion industry still just doesn’t get it. We are not looking for Jim »

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