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Brown Girls Are In (And On!) Vogue

Wednesday, March 17, 2010
"in vogue" (adjective) - in the current fashion or style.

Pictured above:  18-year-old Brown Girl model Rose Cordero (of the Dominican Republic)
on the cover of the March 2010 issue of French Vogue.

Pictured above:  Brown Girl actress Freida Pinto, star of Slumdog Millionaire,
on the cover of the March 2009 issue of Vogue India.

Pictured above:  Brown Girl actress/model Donyale Luna (born Peggy Anne Freeman) on the cover of the March 1966 issue of British Vogue.  NOTE:  Luna was the first African American model to appear on the cover of British Vogue.

Pictured above:  Latina Brown Girl actress Penelope Cruz on the April 2009 cover of Vogue España.

Pictured above:  July 2008 Italian Vogue covers featuring Brown Girl models
(from left to right) Liya Kebede, Sessilee Lopez, Jourdan Dunn, and Naomi Campbell.

Pictured above:  French model & actress, Brown Girl Noemie Lenoir
on the cover of the June/July 2008 issue of Paris Vogue.

Pictured above:  Look who's gracing the front cover of the collector's supplement of
Italian Vogue's Black Issue (July 2008).

Pictured above:  Vogue India's first issue, October 2007

Pictured above:  Korean & African-American Brown Girl model Chanel Iman on the cover of Vogue Korea;
INTERESTING NOTE: It is unusual in Korea (where lighter skin is considered a sign of the ultimate in beauty) to feature a model with Brown skin.

Pictured below:  Let's not omit some of our Chinese sisters that have also graced the cover of Vogue!

Pictured above:  Chinese actress Zhou Xun.

Pictured above:  China Vogue cover, September 2005

Pictured above: Chinese model Du Juan is the first Asian model to appear on the cover French Vogue.



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