Most of us that enjoy a bit of fashion fell in love with The Black Issue of Vogue Italia. And although some may think we’ve beaten this topic to death, the more shit we talk, the more folks will at least begin to dialogue on exactly what we define as ‘beauty’, what sells, and why.
Vogue’sFranca Sozzani discusses the lack of black models in the international fashion industry below.
“It sounds impossible that in our globalized world we are still thinking about color and nationality. Enough with stereotypes: for instance to think that white models sell more. It’s not true anymore. The important thing is beauty, and to each its own. This way each reader can find what they need.” Read the rest of this entry »
Thursday, Prince announced at a press conference that he will serve as MC for a new concert series called ‘Welcome To America.” The concert will begin in December and feature some of his favorite artists including Maceo Parker, Janelle Monae, Mint Condition, Esperanza Spalding, Cassandra Wilson, Lalah Hathaway and Sheila E.
Prince and the New Power Generation would also perform nightly alongside featured acts. Full story.
In case you missed it, here’s the video footage from Thursday’s show on The View. Co-hosts Joy Behar and Whoopi Goldberg got into a heated exchange with Bill O’Reilly. At the 2:21 mark, both Joy and Whoopi walk off of the stage. Check the video.