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Is There Room for Fashion Criticism in a Racist Industry?

Designer Ann Lowe fitting a model in 1962.
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As a black girl growing up in Wisconsin, I papered my bedroom walls with a collage of images cut out of the pages of Vogue, Essence, Teen Vogue, and Ebony magazines. I loved that the photos felt like an escape from life in the Midwest and was attracted to how fashion was more than just pieces of clothing — it told a story. I never saw myself in most of the images that weren’t from Black publications, but that didn’t soften my love for them. Still, I was

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24 Celebrities Who Called Out The Fashion Industry

“If you’re not making clothes for me, and if you don’t want to make clothes for me, I don’t want to wear your [designs].” —Lizzo

Though the fashion industry has made a lot of important strides in the last few years, it’s still riddled with issues when it comes to the inclusion of people of different body types, races, and genders. However, many people — including industry insiders like high-profile models and designers — have been drawing attention to fashion’s lack of inclusivity and calling for much-needed change.

Here are 24 celebrities, stylists, and designers who called out the fashion

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When Cruise Ships Turn Into Canvas: Norwegian’s Hull Artwork Guide – Cruise Industry News

As another Norwegian Cruise Line newbuild nears completion, Cruise Industry News digs into the company’s traditional hull artworks.

Norwegian introduced the hull art trend in 2002 with the Norwegian Dawn. Through 2013, Norwegian cruise vessels received simpler design patterns related to their names, the artwork evolved significantly in recent years. 

Starting with the Norwegian Breakaway, the company decided to commission famous artists for the jobs, which now present several different styles, inspirations and motifs.

Here are all the artists hired by Norwegian through the years and their artworks: 

Norwegian Prima
Year: 2022

Artist: Manuel “Peeta” Di Rita

The recently floated

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I’m Tired of Gender Inequality and Sexism in the Photography Industry. Are You?

I think that it’s often difficult for people to understand or see the real struggles that female and nonbinary creatives face in the photography industry. If you’ve been keeping up with current news, Canon has faced some criticism recently. They aren’t the first and won’t be the last to make a huge diversity misstep.

On July 14th, Canon announced that they would be relaunching their Crusader of Light program in the Philippines. Once all of their brand ambassadors for the program were announced, many readers were shocked. Not a single member of the 11 Crusader of Light team is

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Vogue September Issue Cover 2021: How This Diverse Group of Models Is Changing An Industry

Virtually everyone I spoke to for this story—models, designers, casting directors, agents—credits social media with upending their business. Platforms such as Instagram have not only allowed users to voice a previously pent-up demand for broader representation; as casting directors Daniel Peddle and Drew Dasent point out, they have changed the very nature of modeling. “People notice a model, and they look up her profile,” says street scout Peddle, who formed an agency, The Secret Gallery, with Dasent in 2001. “That’s been incorporated into the casting process,” Dasent adds. “Now brands look for models who are entertaining on TikTok or who

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DaBaby And The Work Toward A More Inclusive Music Industry : NPR

DaBaby performs at Rolling Loud at Hard Rock Stadium on July 25 in Miami Gardens, Fla. He has received swift and significant backlash for comments he made at that festival.

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DaBaby performs at Rolling Loud at Hard Rock Stadium on July 25 in Miami Gardens, Fla. He has received swift and significant backlash for comments he made at that festival.

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Despite multiple apologies, rapper DaBaby continues to face criticism — and cancellations — for homophobic comments he made during the Rolling Loud festival in late July.

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