Monday, November 19, 2007

The New Black...Magazines Breaking Rule of Thumb

Men's Vogue new issue just recently hit stands this past week, with Will Smith gracing the cover. This may not be significant to most, but in the magazine industry when most "shy away from putting African-Americans on the cover in the belief that they don't sell as well, the new Conde Nast men's magazine has devoted four of its 12 covers so far to black men: Tiger Woods, Barack Obama, Denzel Washington and, in December, Will Smith."

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It appears to me that men's publications have always been more receptive to embracing African-American's or other ethnicities on their covers as opposed to women's publications. Here are some new magazine covers also featuring African-Americans.
GQ

1 comment:

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