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The German magazine Elle apologized after being slammed for their November issue, with the slogan & # 39; Black is back & # 39; and seems to announce that & # 39; color models are back in fashion & # 39;

The German magazine Elle apologized after being hit for their November issue, with the slogan & # 39; Black is back & # 39; and seems to claim that & # 39; color models are back in fashion & # 39 ;.

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The leading fashion feature of the publication shows the profiles of six & # 39; new & # 39; black models, including the famous model Joan Smalls.

Moreover, the biography of model Janaye Furman incorrectly contains a photo of Naomi Chin Wing, and despite the fact that the cover & # 39; back to black & # 39; is sold, a white model is displayed as a cover model.

The cover says & # 39; Back to black – Black is back: irresistible & # 39; and the translated function says: & # 39; Beautiful, successful, (politically) active: Color models were never as popular as they are now. These amazing women inspire us both on and off the catwalk! & # 39 ;.

In a statement this morning, the publication apologized for making various errors & # 39; in their attempt to emphasize the work of color models & # 39; from different angles & # 39 ;, and added & # 39; we apologize to anyone we might have hurt & # 39 ;.

The German magazine Elle apologized after being slammed for their November issue, with the slogan & # 39; Black is back & # 39; and seems to announce that & # 39; color models are back in fashion & # 39;

The German magazine Elle apologized after being slammed for their November issue, with the slogan & # 39; Black is back & # 39; and seems to announce that & # 39; color models are back in fashion & # 39;

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Instagram account Prada diet, an authority for holding fashion brands responsible for their messages, shared a photo of the cover and inside function and closed the publication.

They wrote: & # 39; Not a good appearance, Elle Germany. For their November 2019 issue, the presumably white-headed publication states that & # 39; black is back & # 39 ;.

& # 39; Ironic when, along with much of the fashion industry, they have been complicit until relatively recently in denying visibility for black models. & # 39;

They added: & # 39; Oh, and apparently they can't really tell models apart. At the bottom center, a photo of Naomi Chin Wing is used instead of Janaye Furman.

& # 39; And Joan Smalls has been around for a minute / has never gone anywhere lmao (sic). The song, titled & # 39; Back to Black & # 39 ;, also has a white model on the cover. You can't come up with this! & # 39;

The cover says & # 39; Back to black - Black is back: irresistible & # 39; and the translated function says: & # 39; Beautiful, successful, (politically) active: Color models were never as popular as they are now. These amazing women inspire us both on and off the catwalk! & # 39;

The cover says & # 39; Back to black - Black is back: irresistible & # 39; and the translated function says: & # 39; Beautiful, successful, (politically) active: Color models were never as popular as they are now. These amazing women inspire us both on and off the catwalk! & # 39;

The cover says & # 39; Back to black – Black is back: irresistible & # 39; and the translated function says: & # 39; Beautiful, successful, (politically) active: Color models were never as popular as they are now. These amazing women inspire us both on and off the catwalk! & # 39;

Instagram account Diet Prada, an authority for keeping fashion brands responsible for their message, shared a photo of the cover and the inside function and closed the publication
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Instagram account Diet Prada, an authority for keeping fashion brands responsible for their message, shared a photo of the cover and the inside function and closed the publication

Instagram account Diet Prada, an authority for keeping fashion brands responsible for their message, shared a photo of the cover and the inside function and closed the publication

The post quickly generated almost 80,000 likes from indignant followers who slammed the position.

One wrote: & # 39; What a boring editorial framework on their part, even though it was not ahistorical and racist & # 39 ;, while another added: & # 39; Good intention but poor execution & # 39 ;.

& # 39; This is what happens when companies that & # 39; want to be & # 39; diverse, try to talk about diversity and not have diversity in their offices & # 39 ;, another said.

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Another said: & # 39; The white model on the cover is really the cherry on everything & # 39 ;.

And although the models mentioned in the feature do not offer a solution to the controversy, Motsi Mabuse of Strictly Come Dancing wrote: & # 39; Another day for us Black woman in Germany where you think ……..!

& # 39; I'm sure Elle meant no harm to Germany! I try not to defend or attack anyone! I do think that if there had been more diversity in the company or in the magazine, this would never have happened!

& # 39; Black is not back lol! It was never allowed! How often have I been told that black covers do not sell, so the magazines are aimed at customers, but perhaps it is also time for a change! Interesting subject ! Open for discussion! & # 39 ;.

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The post quickly generated almost 80,000 likes from indignant followers who slammed the position

The post quickly generated almost 80,000 likes from indignant followers who slammed the position

The post quickly generated almost 80,000 likes from indignant followers who slammed the position

In their statement this morning, the publication apologized for making various errors & # 39; in their attempt to emphasize the work of color models & # 39; from different angles & # 39 ;, and added & # 39; we apologize to everyone we might have hurt & # 39;

In their statement this morning, the publication apologized for making various errors & # 39; in their attempt to emphasize the work of color models & # 39; from different angles & # 39 ;, and added & # 39; we apologize to everyone we might have hurt & # 39;

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In their statement this morning, the publication apologized for making various errors & # 39; in their attempt to emphasize the work of color models & # 39; from different angles & # 39 ;, and added & # 39; we apologize to everyone we might have hurt & # 39;

After the commotion, Elle Germany issued a full apology, which reads: & # 39; In our current issue, we approach the color black from different angles.

& # 39; As one of the topics, our goal was to show strong black women who work as models for the fashion industry.

& # 39; In addition, we have made several mistakes that we apologize to anyone we might have hurt.

& # 39; It was a mistake to change the coverline & # 39; Back to use Black & # 39; which could be understood as if black people were some sort of fashion trend.

& # 39; This was clearly not our intention and it was our mistake not to be more sensitive to this.

& # 39; Misidentifying the Naomi Chin Wing model as Janaye Furman has also been a mistake that we regret and apologize for.

& # 39; We are aware of how problematic this is. This has definitely been a learning experience for us and we apologize to anyone we have hurt or offended. & # 39;

The biography of model Janaye Furman (seen on the left) incorrectly contains a photo of Naomi Chin Wing

The biography of model Janaye Furman (seen on the left) incorrectly contains a photo of Naomi Chin Wing

The biography of model Janaye Furman wrongly contains a photo of Naomi Chin Wing (shown on the catwalk)

The biography of model Janaye Furman wrongly contains a photo of Naomi Chin Wing (shown on the catwalk)

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The biography of model Janaye Furman (seen on the left) incorrectly contains a photo of Naomi Chin Wing (seen in the middle)

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