Celebrating POC Cover Stars


In this project by Vice Lab, interviews producer, journalist and avid magazine collector Emma Love.


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Emma Love started her collection of magazines with BAME cover stars when she was in her early twenties. Growing up as a mixed-race Londoner, she discusses the representation of diversity in the mainstream media both then and now.

Her archive includes Andre 3000 and Kelis shot by David LaChapelle for The Face, 2004, Italian Vogue's famous 2008 'Black Issue' with Jourdan Dunn and Naomi Campbell, Rihanna shot as Medusa for British GQ in 2013.

Explore Emma's collection and her views on the changing view of black beauty in mainstream fashion media in the video below:



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Ruth MacGilp is an Edinburgh based blogger, and an activist for all things ethical in the fashion industry, as well as supporting the #shopsmall and #shoplocal movements through her work.
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