Kanye West Coons for Fashion Elite, still Slammed By Fashion Week Creator

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This is what happens when you coon and buffoon and try and impress a group of people who will never like you no matter what you do.

via Rollingstone

Kanye West debuted his Adidas Originals collection last week in Manhattan, and the reviews have been decidedly mixed. But the rapper-designer’s harshest critic could be New York Fashion Week creator Fern Mallis. “I’m kind of over Kanye,” she recently told Page Six. “I mean, I’m not a fan of his music, and the attitude and the agenda is not my style.” Now West has responded to Mallis’ criticisms via Twitter – using a zen-like tone.
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Erykah Badu Named New Face of GIVENCHY’s Spring Campaign

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Definitely a great choice. This should also be a serious wake-up call to those designer brands that it’s time and inevitable that they will have to add much more models of color. The fact that white models are used pretty much exclusively is garnering more and more backlash and their own customers will speak out and demand to see models who look like them. Change happens slow but this is at least a bold move by Riccardo Tisci .

via Daily Mail
R&B singer Erykah Badu has been signed as the face of Givenchy’s spring 2014 campaign in reaction to a fashion industry tendency to use predominantly white models on the runway.
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