Topic: Magazines

Even Cara Delevingne Feels Insecure About Her Body And She’s A Freaking Model

Even Cara Delevingne Feels Insecure About Her Body And Sheâs A Freaking Model

For the third time, Cara Delevingne is on the cover of i-D Magazine. This time around, she’s dressed up like an old time Pierrot-style clown complete with a big hair and a hat with a flower sticking straight up. The styling of the shoot takes advantage of her expressiveness and goofy ways, the interview takes advantage of how candid Delevingne has proven to be. In this particular interview, the rubber-faced model talks about her fans, her dreams, her desire to act, her famous facial expressions, her diary; the interview covers a lot of ground, including beauty and body image, naturally. More »

An Extremely Pregnant Kim Kardashian Lands The Cover Of CR Fashion Book

An Extremely Pregnant Kim Kardashian Lands The Cover Of CR Fashion Book

We supposed it started with the Met Gala. Then that L’Officiel cover with Kane West where the couple appeared to be having sex. Now, Kim Kardashian‘s weird, inexplicably effective circling of high fashion’s periphery has brought her to the cover of CR Fashion Book, the fancy collectable high fashion bible from Carine Roitfeld. If this isn’t a sign of the fashion industry’s shameful lack of originality Kim’s unexpected versatility, nothing is. More »

An Object Lesson For Esquire Editors

An Object Lesson For Esquire Editors

Yesterday, an editor at Esquire (Alex Bilmes) talked about the way women are portrayed in Esquire, and said:

“The women we feature in the magazine are ornamental. I could lie to you if you want and say we are interested in their brains as well. We are not. They are objectified..“[Esquire] provide pictures of girls in the same way we provide pictures of cool cars,” he said. “It is ornamental. Women’s magazines do the same thing.”

As Sam pointed out, this is one of those cases where people pretend that someone is being brave by saying an awful thing, when, in reality, they are still doing something awful.

Unless! Unless Esquire editors do not understand what objects are. I have a lesson for them. Take this quiz, and see if you can spot the objects vs. the human people. More »