Italian Vogue & Blackface Controversy

Photo: Steven Meisel

Photo: Steven Meisel

In its most recent issue, Italian Vogue shot an "editorial by Stephen Meisel [that featured] white model Saskia de Brauw painted in “warrior” paint and making aggressive faces while wrestling with taxidermied lions, goats, and other animals."

Despite being fans of Italian Vogue here at TBM, we can't help but sigh with yet another blackface editorial being released. With the amount of heavy criticism these editorials receive and the obvious racism these photos portray, we would hope they would finally come to an end. 

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