Vogue Italia editor-in-chief Franca Sozzani took to her Vogue blog to wax poetico about fashion and television. She writes, "TV shows about fashion are generally boring and with so many websites on the subject, unnecessary," calling them, "monotonous, they put you asleep, and I wonder who is interested."
She notes, "Almost every day there are new shows or they come to me with proposals." One, for example:
America's Next Top Model, presented by Tyra Banks, the selection is in the States and the winner gets to be on the cover of an important magazine like Vogue Italia, an agency will take care of her future. Apparently there is an Italian version.
It's true -- part of the prize package for "ANTM" is a fashion spread in Vogue Italia, which either makes Sozzani's post poorly-thought-out or just genius. Her rant closes with, "Television is great. It makes you famous in a few seconds. It's like fashion. However both together haven't found the way to work." Amen, Franca.