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While we all love a good filter, sometimes the fashion industry can get a little crazy with its photo editing.

Big brands and fashion bibles alike can run afoul of the dreaded photoshop, and thanks to social media, these blemish-blending blunders are often pointed out for the world to see.

On US Vogue's March cover, the style tome got a little heavy handed with the slimming and lengthening tool and accidentally gave model-of-the-moment Gigi Hadid a freakishly long arm, wrist and fingers.

The alien appendage was quickly pointed out by hoards of fashion followers, who took to social media to highlight the mistake.

Gigi's arm, which should be on best pal Kendall's waist, actually manages to stretch all the way over to Ashley Graham's waist, who is standing behind Kendall.

Twitter users also pointed out that the model on the far right, Vittoria Ceretti's arm seems unnaturally cut off.

The publication has also gotten some heat for choosing Gigi and Kendall for the shoot, which intends to represent diversity.

Gigi and Kendall are the two most heavily featured models in the industry at the moment, so their addition did not go down well with everyone online.

Others also felt that while the cover does show women of different backgrounds, there was not enough diversity among the models chosen. 

"Vogue is 'democratising fashion' by not including a single woman darker than a paper bag in an 'inclusive' spread," tweeted one angry user.

Ashley Graham fans also felt that she was the "token" plus size model in the shoot, and that although she had been included, steps were taken to minimise her size.

Gigi's photoshopped arm stretching past Kendall to rest on Ashley's waist was called out by some who felt that it was an attempt to hide Ashley's stomach.

Other also pointed out that un like the other models in the image, Ashley's hand is resting on her leg, which some thought was an attempt to make her appear slimmer.

However Ashley herself called BS on this claim, commenting on one of her Instagram posts from the shoot to say: "I chose to pose like that. No one told me to do anything." 

While Vogue is clearly making steps to promote diversity in it's pages, perhaps it will take some of the feedback on board for the next diversity issue. 



Alexandra Shulman is stepping down as the editor of British Vogue.

The 56-year-old has been the head of the style-bible for nearly 25 years, but that run will come to an end this summer.

In a statement released this morning, Alexandra confirmed she will be saying goodbye to Vogue in May, yet it is unclear as to what her next move will be.

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"Although I have had months to acclimatise to the idea of leaving Vogue, it hasn’t made the moment of announcing this any less sad. I have been incredibly privileged to have been able to look after such a great magazine for so long and even more to have worked with so many people over those years who have made the experience so interesting and rich.

"It was difficult to decide to leave but 25 years is a very long time and I am tremendously excited that I will now look forward into a different future, but I know that nothing will be quite like the years I have spent at Vogue. Nicholas Coleridge and Jonathan Newhouse have given me the space to edit this important magazine in exactly the way I wanted to and for that, and of course the opportunity in the first place I am tremendously grateful.

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"I will miss the people who surround me daily at Vogue House more than I can say and I am very pleased that I will be here for several months more concentrating on the next issues and new initiatives for this magazine that I love."

An announcement regarding her successor is thought to be made shortly.



Neil Patrick Harris is the latest celeb to participate in Vogue's 73 Questions.

The Youtube clips have recently had the likes of Kendall Jenner and Emma Stone take part, but we have to say, Neil is probably the funniest yet.

He answers everything from where he got inspiration for his kid's names to showing us the original booth from How I Met Your Mother.

And his house? Well, it's probably the slickest celeb house we've seen.

Neil's husband, David Burtka, even makes an appearance and they answer questions at the same time.

Sit back and relax ladies, this is a good one. 



The fashion industry has a poor reputation for its lack of diversity, but 2016 saw the most representation for minorities than any other year.

The Fashion Spot looked at 48 international fashion publications, tallying up the cover models for every issue put out and examining the diversity of the models presented.

While the majority were still young, white, cis-gendered and slim, there was an increase of diversity in all categories.


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When it came to race, magazine covers were significantly more diverse than in previous years.

In 2016, 29 percent of cover models were women of colour – a pretty respectable increase of 6.2 percent from 2015.

However, many magazines only featured white models during 2016, including LOVE, Vogue Germany, and Harpers Bazaar US


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With the stellar ascension of plus-sized model Ashley Graham, diversity in body shape saw a slight increase this year.

The increase wasn't dramatic, with only about 1 percent of fashion covers featuring models over a size 12.

However, there has been some discussion about the fact that when plus-sized models are featured on magazine covers, often their face is the only thing in the shot, not their bodies.

Actress Rebel Wilson graced the cover of Marie Claire UK’s July issue, covered up by a bouffant of hair and conservative clothing.

"She’s barely visible beneath long sleeves and a swoop of voluminous hair," said writer and body positivity activist Marisa Kabas


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Caitlyn Jenner's cover for Vanity Fair was the publication's best selling cover of 2015, and transgender visibility in the fashion industry increased slightly in 2016. 

Transgender models were still the most underrepresented minority category, with only five covers out of all tallied. 


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Four of those five covers were shot with model and transgender it-girl Hari Nef, and three of those four saw the model star alongside other models, rather than being standalone covers.

Age was one category that saw quite a strong representation, as exemplified by 34 covers during 2016.

Stars like Helen Mirren, Jane Fonda and Viola Davis were popular choices.


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The most sought-after model of 2016 was Gigi Hadid, followed by pal Kendall Jenner and little sister Bella.

While 2016 may have been the most diverse year fashion has ever seen, the top three models all fit the mould of a typical model, so there is definitely room for more representation.

Fingers crossed 2017 makes even more strides for diversity within the fashion industry. 



While British Vogue recently took the (long overdue) opportunity to celebrate American model Ashley Graham, it seems countless fashion houses decided to ignore the opportunity.

In a move which shines a light on the unrealistic beauty ideals propagated by many in the fashion industry, British Vogue editor, Alexandra Shulman, revealed that the publication had difficulty finding designers who were willing to style the plus-size model for the shoot.

In her editor's letter for the iconic publication, Alexandra admitted that while Coach were more than happy to participate, the same could not be said for other major fashion brands.

"It seems strange to me that while the rest of the world is desperate for fashion to embrace broader definitions of physical beauty, some of our most famous fashion brands appear to be travelling in the opposite – and, in my opinion, unwise – direction," she wrote for the magazine's January edition.

Ashley has, in the past, spoken of the impact she hopes to have on young girls, saying: "Growing up I didn't have curvy role models, mainly because I didn't see enough curvy women represented in major ads."

And while Ashley was indeed dismissed by brands for her recent Vogue shoot, she has previously said that she thinks the tide is, in fact, turning.

The model, who has had a Barbie created after her, said: “Now we're seeing curvy women on runways, on magazine covers and in major advertising campaigns alongside "straight size" models."

"We're seeing more inclusivity when it comes to size, and we have to continue featuring more and more diversity," she added.

Unfortunately, it doesn't sound like Alexandra Shulman is as optimistic as Ashley.



When it comes to magazine covers, it doesn't get much bigger than Vogue, so we are seriously pumped for Irish actress, Ruth Negga, who is gracing the cover of the American edition this January.

Ruth, whose credits include Breakfast on Pluto, Love/Hate and Misfits, has seen her career go from strength to strength over the course of the past decade, and now looks set to take home an Oscar for her role in Loving.

Chatting with the iconic publication, the 35-year-old actress proves she's as down-to-earth as you might expect, calling herself 'a rag of a woman' after realising her nail polish was chipped and her bronzer unblended.

The actress, who has been in a relationship with fellow actor Dominic Cooper for seven years, also acknowledged the longevity of their union, laughing: "What's that in… actor years? Forty-nine million!”

Social media users have wasted no time celebrating Ruth's appearance on the cover after the publication shared a preview of her shoot on Instagram.

"Thank you for the diversity," wrote one while another remarked: "Love seeing this Irish girl do so well, she's fabulous."

"This is everything," said another while a fellow follower added: "I absolutely love this woman. Great interiew."

G'wan, Ruth!



Ashley Graham has been breaking down indutry barriers since she arrived on the modelling scene, but her new Vogue cover is officially historic.

The body positivity activist will be the first plus sized model to grace the cover. 

It's been a pretty great year for the model, who was honoured at the Glamour Women of the Year awards for her work as a body positive activist, got her very own Barbie doll, as well as becoming the first plus size woman to grace the cover of Sports Illustrated


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British Vogue will feature the brunette, who they call “the model with attitude" as their January cover girl to kick start the new year in style.

“For 10 years I’d been told I was always going to be a catalogue girl, never a cover girl,” she told Vogue. 

“Well, I got with IMG Models and did five covers in a year, boom, boom, boom. See, if you have a pretty face doors will open, but your job isn’t just to walk through them, it’s to get invited back.”

She was photographed for the issue by long-time and esteemed Vogue photographer Patrick Demarchelier.

The choice of the size 16 model for the cover has received a unanimously positive response across social media. 

Speaking about her size, the model has shunned the term plus size as she feels it is too narrow a way to describe someone.

 "Do I sometimes wish I were thinner? God, in the old days, absolutely I did, but now I feel that to lose weight would be disloyal to myself," she told Vogue.

"A lot of who I am is connected to my size, and I am so happy with who I am."


Alexandra Shulman has been at the editorial helm of British Vogue for a quarter of a century, and recently gave the media a glimpse into her amazing, "normal" life. 


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Arguably the most influential person in British fashion in the last two decades, Alexandra has become widely known as the most "normal fashion editor" in the world.


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When you compare her to the likes of Anna Wintour and Stefano Tonchi, Alexandra certainly gives off an ordinary vibe, making her seem approachable. 


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However, when you spend your days wearing custom made Manolos, and hanging out with Kate Moss, just how ordinary can you be?


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Kitty Grady, from VARSITY, recently spoke to Alexandra about her successful career as the  Editor of British Vogue, and the importance of remaining "true to yourself".

Alexandra explained the importance of never changing yourself for the sake of a career, and that seems to be her secret.


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Since she started as the Editor back in 1992, Alexandra has remained true to herself, and admits that she has a distaste for the word "career".


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Alexandra has not dedicated herself to work, she prefers to see herself as having "lived and living a life" that happens to involve working for British Vogue… casual eh?

Without a doubt, it is this kind of pragmatism that has resulted in Alexandra's lengthy as editor.


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She does not consider herself to be a fashion icon… she has "a real human touch", which has allowed her to grow not only as an editor, but as an individual over the past 25 years at Vogue House.


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To close, Alexandra had some pretty stellar advice for students, who are set to enter the workforce (don't do it!) whereby she emphasised the importance of "nurturing everything outside your job". 


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There you have it ladies, if you want to be a success you must remain true to yourself, and never become a slave to your work. 

Alex, you wise wise lady, we salute you! 



Look, we'll be honest, we generally approach Vogue's '73 Questions' segment with more than a little trepidation.

The rapid-fire nature of the interview means the chosen celebrity has only mere moments to make an impact, and what if our favourite celebrity absolutely fluffs it?!

Thankfully for us. Emma Stone – the latest celeb to lead the style bible team through her LA home – absolutely nailed it.

From revealing she used to bake dog treats in a dog bakery to admitting she doesn't have a style icon, Emma reminded us that when it comes to Hollywood A-listers, this girl is refreshingly down to earth.

Oh, and that Britney Spears impression? Absolutely flawless.



Victoria Beckham has given a very revealing interview as part of the October issue of British Vogue. 

The cover star has admitted to a number of things, including the fact that she was drunk when she first met her husband, David Beckham. 

In the feature, Victoria penned a heartfelt letter to her younger self, where she highlights a number of things she wished she knew when she was young. 

The fashion mogul writes that she fell in love with David when she first met him, although she was drunk at the time. 

"Love at first sight does exist. It will happen to you in the Manchester United players’ lounge – although you will get a little drunk, so exact details are hazy." 

David and Victoria have been married since 1999, and have four beautiful children together.  

In this October issue, Victoria also admitted that she felt "plump" when she was 18, citing that she struggled with body image from a young age. 

She speaks candidly about her relationship with fashion over the years, referring to the fact that she looks back at her younger self and smiles, because she took risks and wore what she wanted.

"You will learn, as you mature, to swap heels for Stan Smith trainers, mini-dresses for crisp white shirts. And you will never be one of those people who just roll out of bed." 

Victoria, you're a total rockstar! 



Pulling yourself together after a long-haul flight or even an early morning commute can be a day’s work in itself, but as Bella Hadid has shown in a new Vogue makeup tutorial, it doesn’t have to be that way.

Given that she’d been travelling for “for two months straight” at the time of filming, Bella – who is well known for her stunningly simple beauty looks – surely knows a thing or two about concealing the dehydrating effects a hectic lifestyle can have on the skin.

And while it’s clear that the young model is using high-end makeup products in the clip, it is interesting to note the ease with which she applies them.  While so many makeup tutorials achieve stunning results through precise, intensive and time-consuming application processes, the secret to Bella’s success seems to be her laid back approach.

In the short new video the teen can be seen applying a liquid concealer to much of her face before blending it in quickly with a beauty blender.  She then uses a cream Dior contour stick to define her cheek bones.

Again she uses the cosmetics sponge to blend, before adding a powder highlighter to the high points of her face and filling in her brows roughly with an eyebrow pencil.

Unusually the 19-year-old is shown putting a lash primer and mascara on her eyelashes before adding a gold shimmer shadow to her lids with her finger.

Finally Bella uses some clear gloss on her lips and twirls her wet hair into a bun to complete her fresh-faced off-duty look.  It’s that simple!



Kendall Jenner is set to appear on the cover of Vogue's September issue, and while that is (obviously) a major career milestone in itself, being asked to take part in the #73Questions segment with everyone's favourite style bible has a kudos all of its own.

From Victoria Beckham to Taylor Swift, the public have seen high-profile individuals field rapid-fire questions while showing fans around their private space, and frankly we love it.

Sharing footage of her own experience on Instagram this afternoon, Kendall can be seen leading an interviewer around her family's Calabasas home, while offering an insight into what makes Kendall…well, Kendall.

From sharing her best fashion tips and biggest splurges to revealing her hidden talent, the runway sensation reveals what makes her tick… and then some.

Oh, and obviously, there's a cameo from everyone's favourite momager, Kris Jenner…


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