So, partially in response to Wintour’s message regarding the racial disparities, several Black artists have highlighted their talents and bodies in conjunction with the iconic branding imagery.
Take London-based photographer and art director Laré A, for example. “As a Black woman,” she told E! News, “this resurgence has not only made me confident in my own voice, it has also reinvigorated me to be transparent about my experiences with the people around me and most importantly, not brushing things under the rug in the attempt to come across as ‘feisty,’ ‘angry,’ or ‘aggressive.'”