MODELS: Everyone loves Karl Lagerfeld and Chanel but maybe it's not a two way street? There were no black models at Chanel's resort collection, and according to The Cut, there were no black models at last year's resort show, fall 2011 show, spring 2011 couture show, or pre-fall 2011 show....

a heart attack when I saw the last Burberry campaign that saw two black models featured as lead models. Following on from that its nice to see that it wasn't just a once in a blue moon occurrence as Louis Vuitton have just released their 2011 Fall/Winter campaign and it too features a black...

The Guardian Race campaigners demand quotas over lack of black models on catwalk at Sao ... Daily Mail By Daily Mail Reporter Race campaigners have slammed fashion labels for refusing to use black models at one of the world's leading catwalk events. Organisers of the Sao Paulo fashion week...

Amy Odell over at New York Magazine's the Cutnoticed that no black models were cast for Chanel's 2012 Cruise Collection, which took place recently in Cap d'Antibes: She said, "The lineup included no black models, no plus-size models (Crystal Renn famously walked the Chanel resort show last...

Racked National (blog) Sao Paulo Fashion Week Protestors Call For 20 Percent Quota Of Black Models Huffington Post Protestors at this season's Sao Paulo Fashion Week called for a 20 percent quota of indigenous and black models to be used on the event's runways, the Guardian reports. Back in...

>> Just before last season , CFDA president Diane von Furstenberg encouraged designers to forego hiring models under 16; however, after her show last season, von Furstenberg discovered that she had hired 15-year-old Hailey Clauson to walk, and subsequentlyissued an apology. This season,...

The worst fashion "trend" in recent years hasn't been sneaker wedges — it's been the repeated failure of mainstream magazines to feature a diverse range of models on their covers. The absolute worst offender has been Vogue UK, which hasn't given a black model an individual cover in over twelve...

Sabina crossed over to plus-size modeling, where she found similar success. She's currently featured in H&M's plus size campaign, though the brand has come under fire for using the relatively small-sized Sabina for a plus size campaign. Black women in fashion already experience incredible...

For the first time in 19 years, Pradahas cast a black model in an advertising campaign. The brand's Fall 2013 advertisements feature Christy Turlington, Freja Beha Erichsen, Catherine McNeil, Fei Fei Sun, Amanda Murphy, Caroline de Maigret, and Malaika Firth, a bi-racial 19-year-old, who,...

• John Galliano used a black model for each of his looks for his resort 2012 collection inspired by blues singer Jessie Smith. We wonder if this was strategic planning, since the collection dropped during his trial. See? He's not a bigot, he uses black models! (Fabsugar) • In more Galliano...

 

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