French and US Vogue – worlds apart

‘French Vogue is the polar opposite of most American fashion magazines,’ says Amy Larocca in New York magazine. ‘It is unconcerned with making fashion wearable or accessible to its readers. It is not inclusive: There is no advice on how to dress if you’re shaped like a pear or about to turn 50.’

‘In [editor Carine] Roitfeld’s world, models are never too skinny, diamonds are never too expensive. Covers are not devoted to whichever film star has a blockbuster to promote, but primarily to models…’

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