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Vogue under fire on social media after senior writers call bloggers 'pathetic' and 'embarrassing'


By Jenny Cleeton | Social Media & Video Content Creator

September 29, 2016 | 4 min read

Vogue is left in hot water following an article from editors naming bloggers as ‘pathetic’ ‘desperate’ and ‘embarrassing’ during Fashion Week.

Fashion blogers vs Vogue

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The article, published during Milan Fashion Week, was written by a selection of Vogue editors including chief critic at, creative digital director Sally Singer and Vogue runway director Nicole Phelps.

The article read: “Note to bloggers who change head-to-toe, paid-to-wear outfits every hour: Please stop. Find another business.

“It is beyond how funny is that we even still call them ‘bloggers’ as so few of them even do that anymore.”

Continuing to poke at bloggers, the Vogue contributors expressed their unhappiness with fashion bloggers attending fashion shows. They wrote: “Rather than a celebration of actual style, it seems to be all about turning up, looking ridiculous, posing, twitching in your seat as you check your social media feeds, fleeing, changing, repeating…it’s all pretty embarrassing.”

As imagined, Twitter soon began to heat up with numerous bloggers calling the elite fashion magazine out with popular style blogger Susie Bubble tweeting: “Bloggers who wear paid-for or borrowed clothes are merely doing the more overt equivalent of that editorial-credit system.

“Its just that bloggers sadly don’t have prestigious titles/publications to hide behind and represent themselves soley.”

Here are a few of the tweets that followed the infamous article.

Meanwhile, Vogue Mexico showed their support for fashion bloggers by having one as their cover girl.

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