Tag: naomi campbell

Checkmate: Naomi Campbell Uses Attribution to Clap Back at the Kardashians’ Appropriation

Kim Kardashian and Naomi Campbell take a selfie during the Los Angeles launch of ‘Naomi’ on April 28, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California.Photo: Charley Gallay (Getty Images for Taschen) Is it appreciation or appropriation? We may never know for sure, but after weeks of seeing many of her iconic looks revived by Kim Kardashian and […]

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Reflecting on Her Return to Valentino, Naomi Campbell Gets Credit for Diversifying the Catwalk

Naomi/YouTube After over three decades on the catwalk, Naomi Campbell still gets nervous. “This is the most nerve-wrecked I’ve ever been at a show,” she admitted just prior to her return to Valentino’s runway after a 14-year absence. Campbell became so emotional during her Paris Couture Week finale walk, she was teary-eyed in her billowing […]

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Black, Beautiful, and British: Celebs Celebrate Across the Pond for the BAFTAs

Cynthia Erivo in Vera Wang at the EE British Academy Film Awards at Royal Albert Hall on Feb. 10, 2019, in London, England.Photo: Pascal Le Segretain (Getty Images) Our eyes may have been glued to the Grammys on Sunday night in Los Angeles, but on Sunday night in London, England, a different awards ceremony was […]

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3 Times a Lady: Naomi Campbell Covers British Vogue’s Spring Fashion Issue

Photo: Steven Meisel (British Vogue/Condé Nast) “To me, she will always be a legend, like the last of the silent movie stars: Greta Garbo, Marlene Dietrich, Naomi Campbell.” So writes British Vogue editor-in-chief Edward Enninful, who styled his good friend for the cover of the magazine’s highly anticipated March issue—also known as the Spring Fashion […]

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Here Comes the Hotstepper: Naomi Campbell Makes a Majestic Return to Valentino’s Runway

Naomi Campbell walks the runway during the Valentino Spring Summer 2019 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 23, 2019 in Paris, France. Photo: Pascal Le Segretain (Getty Images) A lot can happen in 14 years, but one thing that hasn’t changed is the star power of Naomi Campbell. Since her last appearance […]

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About Damned Time: At 48, Naomi Campbell Scores Her 1st Beauty Campaign

Naomi Campbell attends the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Gala at Jackson Park Ranch on September 15, 2018 in Santa Rosa, California.Photo: Rich Polk (Getty Images for Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation) She’s one of the best-known models in the world—and certainly the best-known black model. But 30 years after Naomi Campbell broke ground as the first black woman […]

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Legendary Hairstylist Oribe Has Died at 62

Hairstylist Oribe attends the Designer of the Year Dinner hosted by Chrome Hearts for Design Miami on December 4, 2010 in Miami, Florida.Photo: Getty Images Oribe Canales, the Cuban immigrant-turned-mononym celebrity stylist whose work typified the height of the supermodel era, died on Sunday at age 62. The legendary stylist, who was based in Miami, […]

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She Wore Every Country in Africa: How Beyoncé Slayed Global Citizen

Beyonce performs during the Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 at FNB Stadium on December 2, 2018 in Johannesburg, South Africa.Photo: Kevin Mazur (Getty Images for Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100) How do you top a history-making appearance at Coachella, a couture-laden world tour, and a collaboration with Balmain? If you’re Beyoncé, you use a headlining […]

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Being Naomi: A Fashion Legend Launches Her 1st-Ever YouTube Channel

Naomi She’s best known as a supermodel, but Naomi Campbell is so much more than a runway legend or infamously short-tempered diva. She’s also a humanitarian, socialite, editor, activist, actress, mentor, trailblazer, muse—and now she’s on YouTube, giving a more intimate view into her glamorous life with a new web series, Being Naomi. Obviously, we’ve […]

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Thanks-living: How a Few of Our Faves Gave Thanks This Holiday

Tracee Ellis Ross attends InStyle Badass Women Dinner on October 27, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.Photo: Charley Gallay (Getty Images for InStyle) Real talks? We don’t all agree that Thanksgiving is a holiday worth celebrating. After all, its colonialist roots resulted in the genocide and marginalization of indigenous people—and later, imported and immigrating people—the effects […]

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She Get It from Her Mama: Naomi Campbell Stars in Burberry’s Holiday Campaign—with Her Mom

Naomi Campbell (R) and her mother Valerie Morris-Campbell arrive at the 2018 CFDA Fashion awards June 4, 2018 at The Brooklyn Museum in New York.Photo: Angela Weiss (AFP/Getty Images) If you’re anything like me, you were annoyed to hear the familiar strains of Christmas carols as you did some light post-Halloween shopping on November 1. […]

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New and Next: Your Bimonthly Black Magazine Cover Roundup Is Here!

(Clockwise from top left) Jasmine Tookes (Harper’s Bazaar Kazakhstan, November 2018); Jasmine Sanders (Elle Turkey, November 2018); Winnie Harlow (Harper’s Bazaar Mexico, November 2018); Naomi Campbell (Vogue Arabia, November 2018); Grace Bol, (Porter Edit, 19th October 2018); Tais Araujo (Vogue Brazil, November 2018); Joan Smalls (Elle Belgium, November 2018) Screenshot: Enrique Vega (Harper’s Bazaar/Hearst), Koray […]

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Moschino x H&M: Cardi B’s Favorite Designer Debuts His Latest Collab With NYC Runway Show

A model walks the runway during the Moschino x H&M – Runway at Pier 36 on October 24, 2018 in New York City.Photo: Mike Coppola (Getty Images) Subtlety has never been designer Jeremy Scott’s modus operandi; either while designing for his two-decade-old eponymous label or as creative director of Italian brand Moschino, where he’s been […]

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Another Royal Wedding: Meghan Markle Returns to the Site of Her Wedding—Once Again, in Givenchy 

Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex take their seats ahead of the wedding of Princess Eugenie of York and Mr. Jack Brooksbank at St. George’s Chapel on Oct. 12, 2018 in Windsor, England.Photo: Danny Lawson (WPA Pool/Getty Images) It’s been just shy of five months since Meghan Markle emerged on the […]

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6 Women, Endless Inspiration: Black Girls Rock! 2018 Reminds Us of Our Infinite Potential

(L-R) Ledisi, Naomi Campbell, Lena Waithe, Mary J. Blige, Queen Latifah, Beverly Bond, Tarana Burke and Jazmine Sullivan onstage during the Black Girls Rock! 2018 Show at NJPAC on August 26, 2018 in Newark, New Jersey.Photo: Astrid Stawiarz (Getty Images for BET) “Tonight’s honorees represent our radiance and our royalty … Thank you all for […]

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