Topic: Kate Moss

How Banana Republic Moved From Skinny Models to Gay Guys

Couple keeps the brand beautiful—and authentic

This 1992 ad marked the beginning of Banana Republic advertising’s black-and-white period, which would continue nearly to the end of the decade. While the hunky (and sometimes shirtless) male models tiptoed up to…

Sizing Up Vogue's Health Initiative

Magazines consider changing portrayals of the perfect body

Last month, Vogue launched the Vogue Health Initiative, a six-point plan adopted by its 19 international editions to stop the use of models who are under age 16 or appear…