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Every now and then a fashion editorial just grabs us. The juxtaposition of glamour and roughness (and modernity and timelessness) in photographs from W‘s August issue work to create an energy that is entirely unique to New York City — which just so happens to be the setting of the shoot.
Magazine shakeups always pique our interest, but Women’s Wear Daily‘s take on the departure of Vogue senior accessories editor Filipa Fino is certainly interesting.
Edward Enninful is one of a scant handful black people who have made it big in the business of fashion magazines. Accordingly, he’s one of the few people who can talk authoritatively about what it’s really like. In a recent interview he explains that while there are plenty of talented black models, editors and designers working their way up through the ranks, it’s going to take a lot of education (and a dose of honesty) in order for more of them to succeed.