It’s not like fashion magazines are known for being sensitive to society at large. Their whole function is to celebrate the elite and to encourage people to embrace a certain kind of privilege—whether it’s financial or aesthetic—regardless of its larger context. Vogue is not alone in publishing controversial stories that draw the ire of the world outside the fashion bubble. One notorious example is Joan Juliet Buck’s adoring profile of Asma al-Assad, wife of Syrian dictator Bashir al-Assad.
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