‘Vogue’ slams Kate Middleton for ‘white power suit’ post on Windrush Day

British the trend There has been criticism online for publishing a story titled Kate Middleton reimagines her favorite white power suit A day when the royal unveiled a monument to the Windrush generation.

The Windrush generation is a term used to describe migrants who were encouraged to settle in Britain between 1948 and 1973 to aid in the country’s post-war recovery.

These migrants – most of whom came from the Caribbean – were at the center of a UK political scandal in 2017 when it emerged that, due to strict immigration enforcement, thousands were wrongly classified as illegal immigrants, including A number were deported from

William and Kate both unveiled the national memorial at Waterloo station on Wednesday, with the prince delivering a powerful speech in which he addressed the “racism” faced by the Windrush generation upon arrival in Britain, saying “discrimination is a very familiar one.” There is experience. Black men and women in the UK in 2022.”

The headline, run by the British Fashion Bible, placed the words “Kate Middleton” and “White Power” next to each other, describing the outfit she wore on Windrush Day, drew criticism on social media. Kate Middleton photographed during the unveiling of the National Windrush Memorial on June 22, 2022.
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the trendHeadlines featuring “Kate Middleton” and “white power” – a phrase associated with the white supremacist movement – on a day that are fueled by discussions of race and diversity, prompted users on social media to question it. intention.

Writer and Amnesty International publicist Stephen Simonowitz was quick to highlight the irony of the title on Twitter, posting:

“The #windrush [statue] Unveiled by Prince William and Kate yesterday in Waterloo station @BritishVogue says the Duchess of Cambridge “wore her favorite white power suit” on #WindrushDay!

Another user wrote: “Windrush and White Power in the same title? the trend Trolling us?”

“The wording is completely intentional, isn’t it?” Another Twitter post with further comment read: “@BritishVogue, have you ever thought about investing in sub-editors? This could be a great time.”

British online after its initial publication the trend Removed the word “power” from the title and also from the first line of the article in question. Screenshots of the first webpage and post on the magazine’s Twitter account are still circulating online.

In-spite of this the trend It was not the only publication to have titled his story as such, with the title being the focus of criticism.

An online article published by City Country The debut went with the headline “Kate Middleton Looks Business Chic in White Power Suit to Celebrate Windrush Day.”

Its upload has since been changed to read: “Kate Middleton in white Alexander McQueen power suit to celebrate Windrush Day.”

woman and home The magazine ran a similar headline, this time referring to Meghan Markle. An online story ran with the headline: “Kate Middleton takes inspiration from Meghan Markle’s white power suit at Windrush event.”

Kate Middleton White Pant Suit Windrush Day
Kate Middleton wore a white pantsuit to the unveiling of the National Windrush Memorial at Waterloo Station. 22 June 2022.
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British the trend Published by the media group Condé Nast, with whom Kensington Palace and Kate Middleton have had strained relations in the past.

An article titled in 2020 Catherine the Great Conde Nast’s . was published by tatler magazine. The story made several claims, including that the royal was “angry” at the negative impact her workload was having on her family from Prince Harry and Meghan’s departure from royal life.

At the time of publication, Kensington Palace issued a rare statement through a spokesperson that said: “This story contains a set of inaccuracies and false misstatements that were not placed at Kensington Palace prior to publication.”

This was followed by a legal paper which resulted in the removal of a part of the initial article, however. tatler Its author stood with Anna Pasternak.

British the trendThe editor-in-chief of Edward Enninful has forged strong ties with members of the royal family. At a Fashion Awards presentation presented by Kate in May, Eninul told reporters that he admires Kate’s style:

“I think she’s able to grow so beautifully,” he said.

“His style is inspirational to so many people they relate to, but without losing sight of what’s important to them.”

The editor also worked closely with Meghan Markle when she guest-edited The British the trendThe September 2019 issue and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, give their first in-depth print interview in as many years in the publication’s July 2022 issue.

newsweek reached the British the trend for comment.

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