Sports Illustrated introduced Filipino American model Leyna Bloom as the first trans woman of color as the cover star for its August swimsuit issue.
The first: Bloom took to her Instagram on Monday to share the history-making news to her more than 411,000 followers and offer a glimpse of the cover photo taken by photographer Yu Tsai, Vogue reported.
British Vogue magazine announced Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai as their cover feature for July 2021.
Announcement and contents: The announcement on Tuesday features the 23-year-old activist’s picture taken by photographer Nick Knight, Geo News reported.
For its February issue, Vogue features Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on its cover, drawing criticism for the cover’s “washed out” look.
The controversy: According to CNN, the leaked image of the fashion publication’s cover circulated online on Sunday, prompting many disappointed reactions from users on social media.
Vogue magazine has been accused of “uglifying” Chinese people after posting an Instagram photo of a model who challenges conventional beauty standards with her unique facial features.
The controversy comes less than a month after Zara was accused of the same, having used another Chinese model with freckles on her face.
Another major American celebrity publication is being criticized for misidentifying several Asian American actors in its published photos.
In an earlier report, People magazine was called out by “Crazy Rich Asians” actor and “Daily Show” correspondent, Ronny Chieng, for misidentifying him and his wife, Hannah Pham, as Randall Park and Jae W. Suh, respectively. Tan Kheng Hua was also mistaken as Michelle Yeoh.
Netizens are calling out Vogue India for its blatant nepotism after it officially announced actor Shahrukh Khan’s 18-year-old daughter, Suhana Khan, as the cover girl for the magazine’s August issue.
Meet #SuhanaKhan, the new girl on the block, our August 2018 cover star. Photographed by: Errikos Andreou (@errikosandreouphoto). Styled by Anaita Shroff Adajania (@anaitashroffadajania). Hair: Yianni Tsapatori (@yiannitsapatori). Make-up: Namrata Soni (@namratasoni)
Legendary musician Yoshiki’s presence on the cover of Vogue Japan is the first time in its 18 year history that the publication has ever featured a Japanese man.
I was still bleeding from surgery at the time, but it was worth it. Thanx everyone.Xx 表紙 ” @voguejapan First Japanese Male on the cover of #VOGUE JAPAN”. 2017 October Issue COMING SOON. @yoshikiofficial & model: @micarganaraz in @ysl Photographers: @luigiandiango Fashion Editor: @patrickmackieinsta Hair: @luigimurenu Makeup: @yumilee_muaManicure: @ginaedwards_ Casting: @pg_dmcasting Producer: Paul Preiss at @preisscreative #voguejapan #yoshiki #xjapan @voguemagazine
Kendall Jenner being featured on the cover of Vogue India’s 10-year Anniversary issue has sparked outrage over the magazine’s failure to feature an actual Indian model.
The backlash comes about a month after the supermodel half-sister of Kim, Kourtney and Khloe Kardashian, appeared in a Pepsi commercial that was so highly-criticized that the company ended up pulling the advertisement altogether.
Model and medical student Raudha Athif, known as the “Maldivian Girl With Aqua Blue Eyes,” was found by her classmates hanging from a ceiling fan in her dorm room on Wednesday.
Athif, 21, was a second-year student at Islami Bank Medical College in Bangladesh. She is believed to have committed suicide using a scarf to hang herself, according to VIBE.
Vogue has named Sehun, the “maknae” of K-Pop boy group EXO, as Louis Vuitton’s Best Dressed Man at the Paris Fashion Week on March 7.
Louis Vuitton’s Fall 2017 collection was flaunted at the Cour Marly in the Louvre Museum. Sehun, who was spotted with EXO leader Suho heading off to Paris days before, attended the show in a graphic top covered by a black leather jacket and gray dress pants.
After having white models sport blackface in the past, Vogue appears to have committed another racial faux pas. For their latest issue, the magazine is “celebrating diversity” by featuring a Caucasian female in “yellowface” dressed as a Japanese Geisha.
American supermodel Karlie Kloss got a huge Asian “makeover” for Vogue magazine’s March issue via a photo spread with an accompanying article titled, “Spirited Away”.