Wednesday, 22 July 2009

Vogue Italia's Black Barbie Speesh

Vogue Italia attempt to prove their naysayers wrong by releasing a follow up to their high-profile 'A Black Issue' edition, which featured a winning cast of black models and was published last summer to much fanfare. Many critics were wary that the Italian fashion rag created the issue as a cheap gimmick created to appease those who accused the fashion industry of being too Eurocentric. So to prove their critics wrong, this year they've put together a 21 page pictorial supplement consisting of a variety of Black Barbie dolls. I'm sure Naomi, Jourdan, Chanel Iman et al were delighted by that decision. However I'm not gonna lie - I adore these images.


Kwana said...

Thanks for showing more pics. I'd like to see the mag.

SoFrolushes said...

I never managed to get hold of the Black issue by Italian Vogue last yr, These pics look amazing.

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