Topic: Vogue Festival

Donatella Versace Proclaims “I’m Not Like This Genetically,” World Reels From Fallout

Donatella Versace Proclaims "I'm Not Like This Genetically," World Reels From Fallout

Large congregations of fashion industry types can often result in moments of pure, elevated, frequently delightful obliviousness. Unfortunately, this weekend’s British Vogue Festival seemed like a pretty staid affair–Victoria Beckham‘s soundbite about her naked design process was as scintillating as things got.

Then along came Donatella Versace. More »

Natalia Vodianova Addresses That “Better To Be Skinny Than Fat” Controversy

Natalia Vodianova Addresses That "Better To Be Skinny Than Fat" Controversy

Supermodel Natalia Vodianova got into a bit of trouble earlier this week when–while seated on a model panel at the Vogue festival–she offered a rather unfortunate soundbite: “C’mon guys, you know it’s better to be skinny than to be fat.” A minor shitstorm ensued, partly because it’s a slow news cycle and partly because Vodianova herself has done a lot of work to fight negative body image and increasing pressures to be (extremely) thin in the modeling industry. More »