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Here's How the Fashion Industry Is Reacting to Vogue's Latest Cover

Mar 21 2014 - 12:36pm

You can bet that the fashion industry had more than a few thoughts to share upon the release of Kim and Kanye's highly suspected Vogue cover earlier this afternoon. And while Anna Wintour wasted no time in defending her choice: "You may have read that Kanye begged me to put his fiancée on Vogue’s cover," she reportedly states in her editor's letter [1]. "He did nothing of the sort. The gossip might make better reading, but the simple fact of the matter is that it isn’t true." The reaction we saw on Twitter — whether it was fans of the image expressing support and excitement or individuals voicing concern for the future of the magazine — remained to be action packed, so much so that we had a feeling Twitter would break again [2].

First, here's what the cover stars had to say about Vogue's April issue:

This is such a dream come true!!! Thank you @VogueMagazine [3] for this cover! O M GGGGGG!!! I can't even… http://t.co/CbD5ThUqor [4]

Kim Kardashian [5] (@KimKardashian) March 21, 2014 [6]


#TRILL [7] Thank you @voguemagazine [8] http://t.co/C4O8XOeJjS [9]

KANYE WEST [10] (@kanyewest) March 21, 2014 [11]


And next, here's what editors and designers alike are saying:


Outrage over a magazine cover, seriously ? It's only fashion. #voguemagazine [12]

— steven kolb (@stevenkolb) March 21, 2014 [13]


I don't think Anna "caved" and don't find it offensive. It's the bravest thing American Vogue has done in years.

— Patrik Sandberg (@PatrikSandberg) March 21, 2014 [14]


Seems like a lot of people are bent out of shape because @KimKardashian [15] is on the cover of @voguemagazine [16]. Is it really that big a deal?

— Brad Goreski (@mrbradgoreski) March 21, 2014 [17]


3. To say that Vogue is somehow too good to put these two on their cover is perpetuating a kind of cultural snobbishness that is soo passé.

— Stella Bugbee (@stellabugbee) March 21, 2014 [18]


"We can be friends now, right?" -a text from Kim Kardashian [19] to Beyoncé

— Sam Lansky (@samlansky) March 21, 2014 [20]


In honor of Kim and Kanye's @voguemagazine [21] cover: http://t.co/PjJ6LLlIAt [22]

— The Cut (@TheCut) March 21, 2014 [23]


I really like this Kanye/Kim cover. Subtle. Well-composed. pic.twitter.com/fjwlNuizTH [24]

— Lauren Bans (@LaurenBans) March 21, 2014 [25]


that's also gotta b the first hashtag ever on a Vogue cover, right?

— L.A.S (@SartoriallyInc) March 21, 2014 [26]


Ryan Lochte had a cover too. Remember that.

— John Jannuzzi (@johnjannuzzi) March 21, 2014 [27]


Everyone knows what happens when Vogue photographs you in wedding [28] dresses before the actual wedding. We've all endured the SATC movie.

— Sierra Tishgart (@SierraTishgart) March 21, 2014 [29]


I'm gonna pretend I didn't see the cover of April 2014 issue of US Vogue.

— bryanboy (@bryanboy) March 21, 2014 [30]


anna wintour to the world right now: http://t.co/tcuX7usQXU [31]

— alex rees (@maybealexislost) March 21, 2014 [32]


Anna Wintour YOU ARE OVER! L

— Tom + Lorenzo® (@tomandlorenzo) March 21, 2014 [33]


Photo courtesy of Vogue [34]


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