Monday, February 17, 2020

Tag: Black Models

Beach Photos of Beautiful Black Models Go...

Photos featuring a set of Black models have gone viral after being shared on Twitter April 23 and 24. Model Cole Woods shared two...

Model Rises Above Disgusting Racist Vitriol from...

Earlier this week, MAC Cosmetics posted a photo of model Mary Sekye wearing the company's lipstick. Instantly, racist trolls began to attack her. Her...

Naomi Campbell Says She Refuses to Stop...

Video via Show Studio

Natural Black Hair Getting Cut From the...

As a few more Black women have managed to push open the doors to the modeling industry, they are starting to find that the...

You Just Have to Hear What Naomi...

Naomi Campbell tells Channel 4 News she believes the fashion world discriminates against models of color - and is reluctant to book nonwhite models...

Naomi Campbell Reveals Plan For Fashion Label;...

Last week, at the British Vogue Festival in London, supermodel Naomi Campbell announced that she's moving into fashion design. During an audience Q&A, a super-fan...

Alek Wek Recalls Ups and Downs of...

Alek Wek was 19 when she was approached by a model scout from a top London agency at a fair in Crystal Palace Park....

Jourdan Dunn: Designers Shouldn’t Be Applauded For...

Jourdan Dunn has criticized the fashion industry for applauding designers who employ just one token Black model to walk in their shows. The 23-year-old British...

Activist Bethann Hardison Issues Progress Report on...

When New York Fashion Week kicks off on Thursday, many commentators will be watching the runways closely -- not just to see which collections...

Erykah Badu is The Face Of New...

Soulful R&B songstress Erykah Badu has become the new face of Givenchy’s spring 2014 campaign and serves as yet another example of how the...

Afro-Brazilian Models Slam Racism in Brazil’s Fashion...

Some 40 models of African descent, most of them women, staged a topless protest in Rio de Janeiro against the low presence of Afro-Brazilians...

Is the Fashion Industry Racist? Professionals Weigh...

“I think people do discriminate in the fashion industry, but that it’s unconscious,” Hannan Saleh, street photographer for Essence magazine, told theGrio at the...

20 of the Most Stunningly Beautiful Black...

Damaris Lewis has one of those faces you never forget. Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, the 23-year-old model has stamped her beauty...

Iman Contends Black Models Had More Work...

Supermodel Naomi Campbell glittered at the grand finale of Diane von Furstenberg’s show at this week’s New York Fashion Week, but DVF is the...

Iman Urges Boycott to Force Designers to...

Has outrage over the lack of diversity and racial insensitivity within the fashion industry reached its peak? If not, Thursday's The New York Times...