Former Vogue editor Alexandra Shulman: ‘I find the idea that there was a posh cabal offensive’ | Media

The former editor of Vogue took a recent trip to Sainsbury’s at 3pm. “And to me that was so interesting. I’ve not been in a supermarket on a weekday afternoon for 35, 40 years or something. I was just interested… Read More

Lupita Nyong’o accuses Grazia of editing her hair to fit ‘Eurocentric’ ideals | Film

The Oscar-winning actor Lupita Nyong’o has accused Grazia magazine of editing her hair on the cover of its latest edition to “fit a more Eurocentric notion of what beautiful hair looks like”. Nyong’o posted an image of the Grazia cover… Read More

Lupita Nyong’o is right: erasing her afro hair exposes the extent of prejudice | Yasmin Jones-Henry | Opinion

Fashion has always been political. How people dress, what they choose to wear, is a reflection of their innermost tastes and preferences. Fashion is an extended form of self-advertisement. For centuries women have used their appearance as a means to… Read More

‘Monumental mistake’: photographer sorry for altering Lupita Nyong’o’s hair | Film

The photographer who altered the hair of the Oscar-winning actor Lupita Nyong’o on the cover of Grazia magazine has apologised for an “incredibly monumental mistake”. An Le said he recognised that the smoothing and erasing of parts of Nyong’o’s hair… Read More

Don’t tell me black cover models don’t sell – editors have the power to change cultural perceptions | Nosheen Iqbal | Opinion

Is the British fashion industry racist? Well, it’s a bit like asking whether a British sky is blue – in theory, yes, although in reality, it’s often a dismal grey. Brief bursts of translucent pink and cloudy lemon drift through… Read More