Robin Givhan



Sept. 8 2013 7:23 PM
Writing at New York magazine, award-winning fashion critic Robin Givhan endorses former model agency owner Bethann Hardison's recent letter that calls for an end to racism on the runway, saying, "diplomacy has shifted to confrontation."
Oct. 22 2012 12:05 AM
Chanel Iman's svelte frame doesn't create poor self-esteem in others, writes fashion journalist Robin Givhan in the Daily Beast. Instead, the fashion world is the shopkeeper enticing you with more, and that's the problem.
May 15 2010 6:15 AM
The recent misfortunes of models Beverly Peele and Noemie Lenoir are a sad reminder that with fashion, one day you're in, and the next, you're so out. Particularly when you're black.
Jan. 5 2010 2:49 PM
The best designers who are inspired by Africa take advantage of the continent's textiles with the same ease other designers have with Swiss lace, Irish wool or Chinese silk. Africa's beauty can be embraced by anyone. And that shouldn't come as a surprise.
Sept. 2 2009 12:16 PM
The cover of Whitney Houston's new album has the returning singer looking so fresh-faced and unlined that one might think that one of the perks to surviving Bobby, "crack-is-wack" and an assortment of other tribulations is unfettered access to Botox.