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Controversy Over French Elle’s “Black Style” Article Drags On

After running a wholly inappropriate article on “black style” last month, editors at French Elle removed the piece without comment. They later blandly acknowledged the backlash it received with the excuse that…'s The Cut | February 2, 2012 - 11:10 am

French Elle Writer Has Many, Many Racist Thoughts To Share About Black People And Fashion

“In this America led for the first time a black president, the chic has become a plausible option for a community so far pegged to its codes [of] streetwear ……

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 24, 2012 - 2:40 pm

French Elle Goes Plus-Sized

French women may be known for their ability to guzzle wine and feast on cheese and not gain an ounce, but the reality is they come in all sorts of…

Erin Flaherty | March 25, 2010 - 1:20 pm

French Elle De-Glams Scarlett Johansson

French Elle has bitch slapped the fashion and beauty industries with their most recent cover. Again. For the second time this year, their cover shoot was minimally made up and,…

Lily Q | June 10, 2009 - 5:45 pm

French Elle’s No-Makeup Issue

Magazine editors seem to have noticed (at last!) that women need to see models and actresses in a truer form, without the work of makeup artists and retouchers to mask…

Catherine Strawn | April 13, 2009 - 7:00 pm