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Franca Sozzani

Protecting the Health of Fashion Models

Dr. David Herzog | Posted 12.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. David Herzog

Extreme thinness can weave itself into the runway ideal, through the inclusion of some unhealthy, rail-thin, often very young models. In response, many in the fashion industry are concerned about the vulnerability of models and are trying to make a difference.

Vogue Italia Says 'No' To Domestic Abuse By Spraying Fake Blood All Over Gorgeous Models

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 04.07.2014 | Impact

Vogue Italia doesn’t want to be like other fashion magazines that ignore disturbing news stories. So, it decided to devote its April cover, and 10 g...

Francesco Carrozzini - Through the Lens (VIDEO) | Posted 05.28.2014 | Arts

Cover shoots for Vogue, music videos for global pop stars, celebrity portraits and the New York Times Screen Tests for T Magazine. This CV sounds like it belongs to an industry veteran, rather than 30-year-old Italian photographer cum filmmaker Francesco Carrozzini.

ONE ON ONE: Franca Sozzani On Water

The WorldPost | Katherine Keating | Posted 03.18.2014 | World

As editor-in-chief of Vogue Italia, Franca Sozzani is one of the world’s most influential fashion figures. Through her involvement with Fashion4Deve...

Julee Wilson

Some Of World's Fanciest Ladies Talk Fashion Diversity | Julee Wilson | Posted 09.27.2013 | Black Voices

First ladies from around the world, diplomats, tastemakers and fashion insiders gathered on Thursday in New York for Fashion 4 Development’s First L...

PICS: Top Models In Crazy Costumes For Vogue Italia!

The Huffington Post | Lauren Leibowitz | Posted 07.01.2013 | Style

Covers on covers on covers! For Vogue Italia's big, fat "25 Years of Fashion" issue, why stop at just one? Instead, the glossy prepped no fewer than s...

FIT: Lecture on Vogue Italia

Franca Sozzani | Posted 05.04.2012 | Style
Franca Sozzani

FIT is New York's best-known college for fashion, design, art and communication. FIT is not only a college, as it also features an exhibition space --...

Victoria Secret's Doutzen Kroes and Vogue Italia's Franca Sozzani Get Personal About Body Image

Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W. | Posted 06.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W.

When I read who was coming to Harvard's public forum, "Health Is Beauty: Defining Ourselves," I knew I was going. The Harris Center's 15th annual forum offered a rare insider's view of an issue near and dear my professional heart -- body image and the media.

Franca Sozzani, Arianna Huffington & Doutzen Kroes Go To Harvard

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 04.03.2012 | Style

"What lead us to establish that thin is beautiful and that thinness is the aesthetic code we should follow?" Franca Sozzani asked an audience at Harva...

Margaret Wheeler Johnson

David Herzog, M.D., Founder Of Harris Center For Eating Disorder Research, Talks Fashion Industry | Margaret Wheeler Johnson | Posted 04.02.2012 | Women

David Herzog, M.D., founded the Harris Center for Education and Advocacy in Eating Disorders at Massachusetts General Hospital in the early 1990s. On ...

Did Franca Sozzani Get Married?

The Huffington Post | Jessica Misener | Posted 03.29.2012 | Style

Here's a head-scratcher: either Vogue Italia is pulling a prank, or else they really don't seem to know whether their editor-in-chief, Franca Sozzani,...


Franca Sozzani | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Franca Sozzani

As a rule I find it very interesting to hear opinions that are different from mine, and at times they make me think in a different way. Each issue of Vogue Italia is seen as controversial and I have found it doesn't bother me at all.

Emotions, First of All

Franca Sozzani | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Franca Sozzani

Life is already a great emotion in itself -- and I think that young people who have big dreams should live them with emotion, or they will only conceive soulless projects, unemotionally.

A Special Day

Franca Sozzani | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Franca Sozzani

There were two crucial moments yesterday when I received the Légion d'Honneur. The first one occurred during the lunch held at the Italian Embassy. The second one was at the Élysée, with President Nicholas Sarkozy and the Première Dame Carla.

PHOTOS: Franca Sozzani Awarded French Legion Of Honor

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 03.14.2012 | Style

Congratulazioni, Franca Sozzani! The editor-in-chief of Vogue Italia was honored today with the Legion of Honour, the highest decoration awarded by...

Franca Sozzani: 'Vogue' Has Its Own World

The Huffington Post | Jessica Misener | Posted 03.13.2012 | Style

If you chat with Franca Sozzani (which we have), don't expect her to mince words. At the helm the oft-controversial Vogue Italia, Sozzani, 62, is ...

Vogue Italia, 'Haute Mess' Or Hot Mess? (POLL)

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

"Haute Mess" is definitely one way to describe Vogue Italia's March fashion editorial. We'd liken it to "Hood Couture." But some are questioning if t...

Vogue Italia, 'Haute Mess' Or Hot Mess? (POLL)

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 03.19.2012 | Black Voices

"Haute Mess" is definitely one way to describe Vogue Italia's March fashion editorial. We'd liken it to "Hood Couture" or totally-tacky-attire. But s...

Another Africa Themed Vogue On The Way?

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 02.16.2012 | Black Voices

Our favorite diversity-loving editor Franca Sozzani revealed to that she plans on publishing a second Africa themed issue for L’Uomo Vo...

Vogue Editor Mentors African Designers

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 01.05.2012 | Black Voices

When Franca Sozzani, editor of Vogue Italia, visited the Huffington Post offices last month she revealed that her proudest professional moment was pub...

Obama's Daughters Banned From Facebook, Let's Not Generalize, Please!

Franca Sozzani | Posted 02.18.2012 | Style
Franca Sozzani

Now, following Obama's veto, thousands of parents will get all excited. The veto will be imposed to everyone by default. Why? Because Obama said so.

Technical Vs. Creative Jobs: Why Is the Latter Undervalued in the Educational System?

Franca Sozzani | Posted 02.15.2012 | Style
Franca Sozzani

Dear creative people, fashion designers, journalists, filmmakers, artists: you are not included among this year's new recruits. Yet, isn't creativity what makes a nation great?

Photography Versus Photoshop

Franca Sozzani | Posted 02.12.2012 | Style
Franca Sozzani

Whoever says Karlie Kloss' pictures are heavily Photoshopped is wrong. The picture is beautiful and that is all.

WATCH: Franca Sozzani Reveals 'Black Issue' As Proudest Moment

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 02.08.2012 | Black Voices

Franca Sozzani, editor of Vogue Italia, joined Arianna Huffington yesterday at our New York City office to chat about her career, life and everything ...

WATCH: Arianna Huffington Interviews Franca Sozzani

The Huffington Post | Sarah Leon | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Yesterday, Arianna Huffington invited Vogue Italia editor-in-chief Franca Sozzani to come to our New York office for a conversation that touched on ev...