Lazaro Hernandez (left), Anna Wintour and Jack McCollough attend a 2009 Proenza Schouler fashion show in New York. Wintour was seen as favouring young, handsome gay male designers over equally talented female creators. Photo: David X. Prutting/Patrick McMullan/Getty Images Lazaro Hernandez (left), Anna Wintour and Jack McCollough attend a 2009 Proenza Schouler fashion show in New York. Wintour was seen as favouring young, handsome gay male designers over equally talented female creators. Photo: David X. Prutting/Patrick McMullan/Getty Images
Lazaro Hernandez (left), Anna Wintour and Jack McCollough attend a 2009 Proenza Schouler fashion show in New York. Wintour was seen as favouring young, handsome gay male designers over equally talented female creators. Photo: David X. Prutting/Patrick McMullan/Getty Images
Vincenzo La Torre
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Vincenzo La Torre

White gay privilege exists in fashion – at Anna Wintour’s Vogue I experienced it first-hand

  • Protests sparked by George Floyd’s death have brought a reckoning for corporate America. Fashion bible Vogue, its editor-in-chief and owner have come under fire
  • It lacked diversity when the Post’s fashion editor interned there – but more than that, female colleagues were given a much harder time than men

Lazaro Hernandez (left), Anna Wintour and Jack McCollough attend a 2009 Proenza Schouler fashion show in New York. Wintour was seen as favouring young, handsome gay male designers over equally talented female creators. Photo: David X. Prutting/Patrick McMullan/Getty Images Lazaro Hernandez (left), Anna Wintour and Jack McCollough attend a 2009 Proenza Schouler fashion show in New York. Wintour was seen as favouring young, handsome gay male designers over equally talented female creators. Photo: David X. Prutting/Patrick McMullan/Getty Images
Lazaro Hernandez (left), Anna Wintour and Jack McCollough attend a 2009 Proenza Schouler fashion show in New York. Wintour was seen as favouring young, handsome gay male designers over equally talented female creators. Photo: David X. Prutting/Patrick McMullan/Getty Images
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Vincenzo La Torre

Vincenzo La Torre

Italian-born Vincenzo La Torre is Fashion Editor for the Post and Post Magazine, and started his career in fashion journalism after graduating from Columbia University in New York. He has previously worked for Vogue Japan, Harper's Bazaar Singapore and Prestige Hong Kong. Before joining the Post as fashion editor in 2017, Vincenzo was a member of the launch team of Vogue Arabia in Dubai.