Posts tagged "asma al assad"

Anna Wintour Finally Speaks Out About Vogue’s Asma al-Assad Profile

“Like many at that time, we were hopeful that the Assad regime would be open to a more progressive society. Subsequent to our interview, as the terrible events of the past year and a half unfolded in Syria, it became clear that its priorities and values were completely at odds with those of Vogue. The…

Julie Gerstein / June 13, 2012

Vogue Scrubs Syria’s First Lady From Its Website

Oh Vogue, you are so very good with the fashions, but the politics? Not so much. The high fashion mag’s latest gaffe is a poorly-timed profile of Syrian First Lady Asma al-Assad, which ran in the mag’s March 2011 issue. It used to be searchable on Vogue’s website, but it’s since been taken off the…

Julie Gerstein / April 26, 2012