15 Terrible Blackface Fashion Moments
This is still happening. It really shouldn't be.
Vogue Netherlands featured blackface in an editorial from their May 2013 issue.
That's May 2013, not, say May 1913 — and even then, it would have likely been viewed as inappropriate. (The magazine's stylists also left the model with wild, unkempt black hair.)
The debacle marks the latest in an unfortunately long line of fashion folks appropriating blackface for "edgy" shoots, flagrant publicity stunts and, perhaps worst of all, simply because actual black models remain scarce enough that finding one is a hassle. Here, a roundup including many of the worst recent (and some repeat) offenders.