Covers & Content: October 2015

Read on to find out how the diversity of Canada’s top three fashion magazines stacked up this month.

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The Magazine: Elle Canada

The Cover Star: Cindy Crawford

Perceived Appearance of Cover Star: White

Does the magazine appear to feature any models of colour in the editorials?: There were two fashion editorials in this issue. The first starred two, thin white models. The second starred one thin, white model, making this issue a Whiteout Issue

Does the magazine appear to feature any plus-size models in the editorials?: No

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The Magazine: Fashion

The Cover Star: Sarah Gadon

Perceived Appearance of Cover Star: White

Does the magazine appear to feature any models of colour in the editorials?: There were two fashion editorials in this issue, both starred one thin, white model each, making the October issue of Fashion also a Whiteout Issue.

Does the magazine appear to feature any plus-size models in the editorials?: No

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The Magazine: Flare

The Cover Star: Lea Michele

Perceived Appearance of Cover Star: Mixed race

Does the magazine appear to feature any models of colour in the editorials?: There were two fashion editorials this month. The first featured two thin, white models. The second featured one thin, white model.

Does the magazine appear to feature any plus-size models in the editorials?: No

Yikes–none of the top Canadian fashion magazines booked a model of colour for their fashion editorials this month!

 

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