InStyle & Glamour Magazines Had The Most Diverse Covers In 2018

There is a longstanding myth that Black women do not sell magazines – a myth the fashion industry has maintained for decades. As magazine sales continue to decline, it was heartening to see some many September issues — arguably the most important issue of the year — feature Black women. BeyoncĂ© landed a historic Vogu e cover, as did Rihanna with British Vogue, there was Tiffany Haddish on Glamour, Zendaya on Marie Claire, Lupita Nyong’o on Porter, Tracee Ellis Ross on Elle Canada, Slick Woods on British Elle, Adwoa Aboah and Naomi Campbell on Love, Issa Rae on Ebony, and Lauren Harrier on The Sunday Times. But how did the rest of the year stack up in terms of diversity as a whole?Fashionista took a look at all of the covers the leading fashion magazines in the US published this year, and found 47.6% featured women of color, a 32.3% increase from 2017. Last year, the website found women of color were on 48 of 153 covers, or 31.4%. In 2018, newsstands saw the biggest jump in d