Azealia Bank controversial cover for Dazed & Confused

Alright so there’s a new “SCANDAL” in the fashion world. Azealia Bank cover for Dazed & Confused September issue, in which she’s smoking a raspberry coloured condom, has been banned from 7 countries (Singapore, Dubai, Malta, Switzerland, India and Thailand).

It makes me cry that some might compare a poor picture with what women from Femen do for their causes. Because yes, Dazed & Confused ALSO makes art direction mistakes.

  • a blow-job with a fake penis picture? No but are you serious? Is that WHAT you consider CONTROVERSIAL? Come on…That’s what highschool fresh photographers shoot when they have no idea of what provocative they could do
  • leaking some parts of the interviews about her early sex behaviors? No but is that a tabloid reportage or are you seriously pretending to describe the rise of female power?

What do you think?



Photography Sharif Hamza
Styling Karen Langley
Hair Brianna Shehee
Make-Up Lisa Houghton at Tim Howard Management
Nails Honey at Exposure NY using Chanel
Set Design Jill Nicholls at The Magnet Agency
Photographic Assistants Matthew Hawkes, Myles Blankenship
Styling Assistants Emma Wyman, Jessica Bobince
Production Ashley Herson
Production Assistant Marcus Chang
Retouching by Blank (Post)

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