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Op-Ed: Andre Leon Talley’s Interview on BBC HardTalk + 5 Reasons We Should Celebrate and not Denigrate Andre Leon Talley

My colleague from London sent me a Facebook message a few days ago, telling me that former Vogue Creative Director Andre Leon Talley was on BBC Hardtalk. He wrote, “He literally shouts the entire 30 minutes. The Host is like, ‘Shouldn’t you have done more to help black people earlier in your career?’ and sparks fly!” Check out the interview below: As per the name of the show, the interviewer asks Mr. Talley hard questions like, “In the late 70’s,…

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Andre Leon Talley’s Chiffon Trenches: On Molestation, Halston’s Alleged Cocaine Use & Lost Love From Lagerfeld, Wintour, His Mother, and More

“In 2020 one makes one’s own rules, as long as you have knowledge to watch your back. Dreams can come true for anyone who wants to become. Fear is no longer a barrier.” The Chiffon Trenches, Page 262 Andre Leon Talley’s latest memoir, the Chiffon Trenches, has been making headlines for the past few weeks, as a tome that torches former colleague and Vogue Editrix, Anna Wintour. Though the Devil Wears Prada book turned movie gave us a glimpse into…

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Claire’s Life: Attending the Tamron Hall Show Featuring Andre Leon Talley and Upcoming Designers Denzel Parris, Kidde Itto, Kelsey Randall, and More!

Yesterday, I had the distinct pleasure of attending a taping of the Tamron Hall Show! After ten years at the Today Show, Tamron Hall has stepped out with her own show! The audience was packed with enthusiastic guests from Atlanta, Baltimore, Connecticut, and Canada, from various backgrounds, ages, and spaces! The group to my right was in town celebrating a friend’s birthday, while the pair to my left were on an adorable mother/son date. Audience members all over were fly, fresh,…

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The Gospel According To André: Andre Leon Talley’s Legacy According to Claire Sulmers

I was more than excited to get a ticket to see a screening of “The Gospel According to André,” during Tribeca Film Festival. The documentary traces iconic Vogue Editor at Large Andre Leon Talley’s life, from his humble beginnings in Durham, North Carolina, to his rise to the top ranks and front rows of high fashion. André Leon Talley has always held a special place in my heart. Aside from us both being black and obsessed with style, I felt…

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