For decades, the fashion industry has notoriously lacked diversity. Thanks to champions like Beyoncé, that is now beginning to change. Seeing diversity represented in the media and the world around us is key to empowering young people and combating discrimination.
For the fashion-conscious, being featured on the cover of Voguemagazine is a major honor. To be featured on the cover of its September issue — its most important and prestigious issue — is monumental.
So, of course, this year’s Vogue September issue features none other than the queen herself, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter. And in true Beyoncé style, the powerhouse entertainer makes history with her cover, the first in Vogue’s 126-year history to be shot by a black photographer