I can’t wait to buy this! I’ve not purchased a fashion mag for years-purely because as I got into the business, I wasn’t as in awed or impressed anymore. It was just a nepotistic load of back slapping. Basically a ‘cool crowd high school scrap book’-were all your mates are the models, photographers and the rest.

YAWN. But this…this is COOL.

Naomi looks goooooood! Fashionista, only have Naomi & Sessilee….I’ll get more over that I’ll scan!

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On a political level….I’m iffy about this…

On a visual level-YAY!!!!! You see, us black girls we aren’t that bad to look at are we…? Come on!! 18 years I’ve been reading, buying and sleeping with every fashion magazine from New York to Togo and we’re NEVAH used! EVAH! We don’t bite, I SWEAR!!
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Italian Vogue are doing a specific issue with purely Black models because they think they are underrepresented. We know there is a problem cause we don’t SEE any black models but whats really interesting at the debate over at Fashionista is that people are comparing race with weight. Some people are raising the issue that, discriminating against someone who is fat is just as bad as someone who is black-that’s life and that’s fashion, ‘GET OVER IT’.

    Chanel Iman for Benetton

But what about if you are BLACK and FAT?

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