We look forward to the Vogue Italia Issue every year. It is an extraordinary display of Global Black Beauty and African Design. So It while it’s not surprising, it is disheartening to learn that Vogue Italia Editor in Chief Franca Sozzani , as told to Women’s Wear Daily, has received backlash for her ground breaking fashion issue. However despite the naysayers, Ms. Sozzani has made Vogue Italai a cutting edge publication with a website that includes Black Women, Curvy Women and the ability for young women to start their modeling careers with out an agent. To read the Women’s Wear Daily interview click here.