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French Vogue Photographs Model Lara Stone in Blackface

Dutch model Lara Stone shown in blackface for the October issue of French Vogue. Controversial photo shoots have served fashion magazines well over the years, but a 14-page spread featuring a model in blackface? Really? French Vogue did just...

Blackface on Model Sasha Pivovarova in V Magazine

Model Sasha Pivovarova in dark makeup for V Magazine. Photo: Mario Sorrenti for V Blackface is making headlines for the third time in as many weeks. The upcoming issue (#62) of V Magazine will feature model Sasha Pivovarova in dark body and face...

Blackface on 'America's Next Top Model'

Nicole Fox strikes a pose on "America's Next Top Model." Photo courtesy of The CW Continuing the resurgence of a makeup practice long considered taboo, "America's Next Top Model" featured a number of models painted with dark makeup to resemble...

Beyoncé Darkens Skin for L'Officiel Magazine

Beyoncé has made waves in the past when L'Oréal lightened the diva's complexion in cosmetic ads, but now the superstar finds herself amid fresh controversy after darkening her skin. As a celebration of its 90th anniversary, French...

Angelina in black face?

Despite disappointing box office sales, Angelina Jolie's latest movie A Mighty Heart has sparked its fair share of controversy in the media. At the heart of the matter is not whether Hollywood exploited the tragic death of journalist Daniel Pearl to make...

Unilever Nabs Alberto-Culver, NFL Targeting Females

Here's what's happening around the web this morning: Unilever Set to Buy Alberto-Culver Unilever is set to acquire the Albert-Culver personal care brand, making it the most powerful hair conditioning company in the world. Mwah ha ha ha. [Wall Street...

When is Dark Makeup Art?

When the producers of "America's Next Top Model" decided to make up its contestants to represent various ethnic groups, we here at StyleList were taken aback. While it wasn't the first time this sort of thing has occurred on the show, we saw this...

Karl Lagerfeld Uses 'Yellow Face' Makeup to Depict Chinese

Karl Lagerfeld really is on a roll lately. First the Prince of Darkness told a German magazine that "no one wants to see round women," whom he also charmingly referred to as "fat mummies." Now, the PC-challenged Chanel designer has ruffled feathers...

Claudia Schiffer in Dark Makeup and Afro - Offensive or Edgy?

Karl Lagerfeld might just end up red-faced over his latest creation -- a photograph of supermodel Claudia Schiffer in "blackface." The provocative pic is just one of six different photos of the supermodel that will appear on the cover of Germany's...

Naomi Campbell Wins Fashion Icon Award, Calls Lack of Black Models an 'Injustice'

Naomi Campbell speaks out about racism in fashion. Photo: Eugene Gologursky, WireImage Two months ago, Naomi Campbell fumed about black and ethnic models getting less work during the recession, and on Saturday night, while receiving the Fashion Icon...

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