• Don't tell me black cover models don't sell - editors have the power to change cultural perceptions | Nosheen Iqbal

    2 days ago - By The Guardian

    Alexandra Shulman trashed her legacy in an eyewatering interview in which she tried to justify her appalling record of black cover stars with this tired argument Is the British fashion industry racist? Well, it's a bit like asking whether a British sky is blue - in theory, yes, although in reality, it's often a dismal grey. Brief bursts of translucent pink and cloudy lemon drift through and for longer, more reliable periods, it's a deep ink. But then, sometimes, as The Devil Wears Prada's Miranda Priestly might lecture, it is undeniably cerulean blue. How blue? Ask Alexandra Shulman...
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