The Long HERstory of Misogny at Conde Nast Women's Magazines -- Read ALL THAT GLITTERS

Patronizing Women. With his suave artistic style, Alex Liberman (seen here with wife of a Condé Nast executive) ruled over the glossy magazine empire dedicated to a female audience, though controlled by two men—Newhouse and himself. “When I walk down the corridors at Vogue, especially in the summer, with all those ravishing young creatures in their summer nothings, I feel like Matisse with his odalisques,” Liberman confided to Anna Wintour.